Admission Assistant

Western University

About Western

Since 1878, Western University has been committed to serving our communities through the pursuit of academic excellence and by providing students, faculty, and community members with life-long opportunities for intellectual, social, and cultural growth. We seek excellent students, faculty, and staff to join us in what has become known as the “Western Experience” – an opportunity to contribute to a better world through the development of new knowledge, new abilities, new connections, and new ways to make a difference.

About Us

The Admissions Team in the School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies is responsible for processing all applications to the School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies


regarding missing documentation.

Assessing incoming applications, including calculating an average, assigning admission conditions and determining a basis of admission.

Serve as the contact person for applicants with admission related inquires, including telephone, email and in person.

Scan incoming transcripts

Please note: This is an on campus position


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivilant experience


  • Two years customer service experience. Previous experience in an academic environment an asset.

Knowledge and Skills

  • Knowledge of educational systems around the world preferred
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and web-based software
  • Good general knowledge of the University environment
  • Knowledge of the specialized needs of graduate student applicants and graduate students
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Possess a reputation for resourcefulness, initiative and being a strong team player

Western Values Diversity

The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Western is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression.

Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Human Resources at [email protected] or phone 519-661-2194.

Please Note:
Effective September 7, 2021, all employees and visitors to campus are required to comply with Western’s COVID-19 Vaccination Policy.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.

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