Position Announcement

JOB TITLE: Expedition Enrollment Assistant

REPORTS TO: Expedition Registrar

JOB OBJECTIVE:  The Expedition Enrollment Assistant is an essential part of the Expedition Admissions team, supporting effective and efficient processes and communication with students and staff. Maintains student documents and provides clerical support for Admissions staff. The Expedition Enrollment Support Assistant is responsible for compiling and distributing paperwork and information in a timely and accurate fashion to Admissions Officers, staffing, students, and locations.

QUALIFICATIONS: Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail. Data entry and computer skills required.  Must be responsible, organized, and able to prioritize tasks and details. Must be able to work independently. Strong communication and office skills required; must be able to accurately type and file. 

LEADERSHIP OR SUPERVISORY DUTIES: This person must work cooperatively with Expedition Admissions and Marketing and Creative staff, as well as consulting with other departments and locations. Does not supervise direct reports.

FUNDS AND/OR PROPERTY: Responsible for accurately communicating financial status of a student's account and of the transfer and cancellation policies. 


  • Accurately file student paperwork. Create and maintain current and archived student files. 
  • Responsible for data entry of student evaluations. Fulfill student evaluation and information requests.
  • Assist Expedition Admissions Manager with compiling application materials for Instructor Courses. 
  • Work with Expedition Admissions Officers to manage department peak needs. Contact students via phone or email for application follow up and registration forms. 
  • Assist Admissions team with email workflow.
  • Clear specific enrollment forms.
  • Data entry for phone applications.
  • Print course diplomas/certificates and send to locations.
  • Handle incoming departmental mail and faxes.
  • Other Admissions and Enrollment Support projects as needed.   

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: NOLS does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetics information, disability unrelated to job or admission requirements, or status as a protected veteran. The school’s nondiscrimination policy applies to all phases of its employment process, its admission and financial aid programs, and to all other aspects of its educational programs and activities. Retaliation directed to any person who pursues a discrimination complaint or grievance, participates in a discrimination investigation, or otherwise opposes unlawful discrimination is prohibited.

CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK: A criminal background check is required from all NOLS employees. 

E-VERIFY: NOLS Participates in E-Verify.



Send Cover Letter and Resume to: Debbie Derbish at debbie_derbish@nols.edu

Contact Expedition Registrar Stephen Miller (stephen_miller@nols.edu) with questions about the position.


STARTING DATE: June 1, 2021.

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