Coordinator of Outreach Programs


University, MS, US, 38677

Department:  Outreach & Continuing Education (10000815)
Employee Designation:  Regular Full-time (Benefits Eligible)

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Definition of Class

This position coordinates and participates in the collection and maintenance of records associated with the registration and enrollment of students, the collection of tuition and fees, and the preparation and distribution of course materials. The incumbent reviews evaluations to make recommendations on rehiring faculty, assists in formulating class schedules, and acts as advisor for students in dual enrollment regarding academic matters.

Examples of Work Performed

  • Coordinates with site personnel the admission and enrollment of students
  • Maintains confidential records of students enrolled in outreach programs.
  • Counsels and advises current and prospective students concerning admissions, registration, course selection, and payment of fees and acts as liaison between the University and parents as necessary.
  • Coordinates the admissions and enrollment processes with appropriate personnel in the central University offices of Admissions, Financial Aid, and other affected administrative offices, and coordinates enrollment procedures.
  • Collects and deposits tuition and fees and prepares requests for refunds when fees are to be returned to students.
  • Monitors and supervises the preparation of brochures, registration materials, pamphlets, and correspondence for mailing to prospective participants.
  • Interfaces with deans, department chairs, or other appropriate academic administrators to secure approval of enrollments and resolve problems arising from admissions processes.
  • Assists in preparation and monitoring of budgets for programs.
  • Prepares purchases requisitions, receiving reports and other forms involved in the normal business operations.
  • Recommends policy and procedure adjustments, and reviews evaluations of faculty to make recommendations for continued employment with programs.
  • Prepares regular and special reports reflecting enrollment trends, enrollment distributions, or other applications and enrollment data as requested.
  • Coordinates and participates in the maintenance of financial records for programs, continuing studies, and assigned externally funded projects or programs.
  • Coordinates the employment procedure and processing of payrolls for faculty.
  • Performs similar or related duties as assigned or required.

Essential Functions

These essential functions include, but are not limited to, the following. Additional essential functions may be identified and included by the hiring department.

  1. Coordinates and participates in the collection and maintenance of records associated with registration and enrollment.
  2. Coordinates and participates in the collection of tuition and/or program fees.
  3. Prepares reports reflecting enrollment trends and other data.    
  4. Advises and counsels prospective and current students in the enrollment process.

Minimum Education/Experience

Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university.



Two (2) years of experience related to the above described duties.


Substitution Statement:

Related experience may be substituted for education, on a basis set forth and approved by the Department of Human Resources.

Interview Requirements: Any candidate who is called for an interview must notify the Department of Equal Opportunity/Regulatory Compliance in writing of any reasonable accommodation needed prior to the date of the interview.

Salary/Wage Information

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EEO Statement

The University of Mississippi provides equal opportunity in any employment practice, education program, or education activity to all qualified persons. The University complies with all applicable laws regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action and does not unlawfully discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based upon race, color, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, citizenship, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information.

Background Check Statement

The University of Mississippi is committed to providing a safe campus community. UM conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

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