Human Resources

Title: Admissions Communication Clerk
Classification: C1
Department: Records/Registration

Job Summary

Responsible for assisting with the mailroom functions in support of the recruitment activities of the University.




Essential Functions:

  • Receives, routes, processes and distributes admissions mail.
  • Data entry (load and maintain) into the student information system.
  • Assembles, processes and mails correspondence in response to student inquiries.
  • Maintains knowledge of postal regulations to insure that mailings meet postal standards.
  • Assist with small and large mailing (60,000+) in support of the Admissions recruitment effort.
  • Assemble, mail or deliver supplier/brochures/publications in response to campus departmental requests.
  • Uses information provided by computerized reporting to monitor and maintain the quality and accuracy of recruitment data.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Non-Essential Functions:

  • Works at commencement.
  • Work at registration events.


  • High school graduate.
  • Minimum of one year related work experience and/or relevant training.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to maintain positive interpersonal relationships.
  • Ability to operate office equipment.
  • Ability to provide quality customer service.
  • Ability to maintain satisfactory work performance and attendance records.
  • Possess strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must be able to lift and transport 60 lbs or less.
  • Must be able to make deliveries to various departments on campus.
  • Must be able to perform work duties/responsibilities for extended periods of time; this required extensive standing, walking and lifting.

Supervision Received:

Receives supervision and work assignments from a designated supervisor, although other staff members in the unit may provide work direction.

Supervision Exercised:

May direct the work of student employees.


Physical Demands:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Must have the physical stamina to work long hours and/or more than 5 days per week.  The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function.


The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position.  Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned.


Revised Date: March 2011 For questions regarding employment, email Human Resources Employment Information. TDD Callers: Call Michigan Relay Center 1-800-649-3777.