Student Engagement & Operations Coordinator


Alliant International University is a professional practice University committed to excellence in four areas:  Education for Professional Practice, Scholarship, Multicultural and International Competence and Community Engagement.  The University provides students with the highest quality of education through excellence and innovation in academic scholarship, applied training and research, and community service, particularly to underserved populations.  Through its Mission, the University's goal is to equip students with the competencies they need to provide public benefit and make an impact in their communities by addressing major contemporary social issues.  Core competencies of the University's training programs include cultural diversity, which is infused in courses and field placements and is manifest in the diversity of its students, faculty.


Our Mission:
Alliant International University prepares students for professional careers of service and leadership, and promotes the discovery and application of knowledge to improve the lives of people in diverse cultures and communities around the world.


 Our Vision:
An inclusive world empowered by Alliant alumni.




The Student Engagement & Operations Coordinator, under the general direction of the AVP of Student Engagement, provides administrative and strategic support services for the Admission and Operations team, serving as a liaison between students, staff, faculty of the University, and the external community. The incumbent must have strong abilities to organize and plan work. The Coordinator must handle multiple assignments and prioritize them in a constantly changing work environment, demonstrate ability to effectively problem-solve, and work independently operating within the perimeters of the priorities of workload and projects determined by Admissions and Operations leadership.


Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the wide range of administrative functions within admissions to support routine operations, which includes determining priorities, managing special projects, data entry, and arranging meetings.
  • Monitors the admissions office inbox and answers and forwards inquiries appropriately.
  • Responsible for updating and maintaining the student app with important events, deadlines, and reminders.
  • Oversees and manages student and staff materials on admissions shared and student advising shared point for training documents, student facing documents, and policies and procedures in partnership with management.
  • Assist with projects, events, and programs including but not limited to Alliant CONNECT peer mentoring, student ambassador program, social media admitted pages, open houses, and virtual recruitment events.
  • Create and maintain admissions operations process documentation and workflows.
  • Responsible for Salesforce record, report, and process auditing to ensure efficient and accurate admissions functionality.
  • Testing and evaluation support for Salesforce enhancements and upgrades.
  • Perform other related tasks, duties and responsibilities as required, assigned or directed.



  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Social Media.
  • General office skills including word-processing, organizational and prioritization, oral/written communication, detail orientation, with a high degree of integrity and discretion.
  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a "customer service" orientation and the ability to work in a dynamic environment.
  • Demonstrated attention to detail.
  • Sensitivity to cultural diversity and ability to communicate and interact effectively with people of all ages and diverse background
  • Proven ability to work effectively as a team player
  • Highly motivated, focused and results oriented
  • Ability to exercise discretion and tact in all interpersonal contacts, and to maintain confidentiality at all times
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks according to required deadlines
  • Maintain composure under high stress conditions
  • Ability to be optimistic, positive and supportive in all interactions with others


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Education: High School diploma required, Bachelor's degree preferred
  • Experience: Three (3) years experience in a customer service role, preferably in higher-education admissions environment. Working knowledge of customer service principles. 


Application Instructions: 

  • Please submit a resume/CV and cover letter



Background Check Requirements:
Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check (including criminal, prior employment and education verification).  Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current University employees who apply for the position. 


Additional Information:
Anti-Discrimination Policy:  Alliant International University prohibits unlawful discrimination, harassment or retaliation in its educational programs, services and activities, and in employment practices, including but not limited to internal promotions, training, opportunities for advancement, terminations, relationships with outside vendors, use of contractors and consultants, and in its admission or access thereto, on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin or descent, color, creed, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability (including physical, disease, psychiatric or psychological disability), medical condition, pregnancy, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, hair style or texture associated with race, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.


Alliant International University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to ensuring a high quality of education through the diversity of the University community and the curriculum. Women, people of color, people with disabilities and people from other underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply, as we actively seek to increase diversity at all levels. The University will conduct its programs, services and activities consistent with applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations and orders.


Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.  Offers of employment are contingent upon the presentation of documents that demonstrate a person's identity and authorization to work in the United States, which are consistent with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.


Applicants with disabilities and applicants who require assistance completing an application may contact Human Resources at or 858-635-4509.


The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) requires that we provide you with this Notice at Collection for California Employees and Applicants.  This notice is about the collection and use of your personal information.  We encourage you to read this notice carefully.  


Governing legislation: Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Civil Rights Act of 1991, Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, the regulations implementing these statutes, and applicable federal and California law.


Alliant International University is a smoke and tobacco free environment.


Company: Alliant International University, Inc. 

Country: United States of America 

State/Region: California 

City: San Diego 

Postal Code: 92131 

Job ID: 123541

Date:  Mar 31, 2021

San Diego, CA, US, 92131

Nearest Major Market: San Diego

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