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Optometry Admissions Coordinator
Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions

Date Posted May 6, 2022
Title Optometry Admissions Coordinator
University Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions
Provo, UT, United States
Department Doctor of Optometry Program
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
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Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions (RMUoHP) is a rapidly growing, regionally accredited, graduate healthcare institution located in beautiful Provo, Utah with easy access to hiking trails, world-renowned ski resorts, national parks, zip lines, and more. Our employees and students embody the statement “Advancing Knowledge, Advancing Healthcare → Advancing You”. At RMU, we believe all employees should have the opportunity to not only grow as a professional, but also as an individual. We invite you to join our community and become your best self. In doing so, you will also be furthering our mission to advance healthcare & develop leaders.



The Mission of RMUoHP is to educate current and future healthcare professionals for outcomes-oriented, evidence-based practice. The University demonstrates mission fulfillment through the quality of its education and success of its students in academic programs that develop leaders skilled in clinical inquiry and prepared to effect healthcare change.

RMUoHP values being Learning-Centered, Authentic, Collaborative, Evidence-Based, Service-Oriented, Inclusive, and Trustworthy. These core values contribute to our unique university culture.



The Admissions Coordinator for the Doctor of Optometry (OD) Program supports the program by working closely with the University Enrollment Management department to ensure matriculation of high-quality applicants. This position reports directly to the Dean of the Doctor of Optometry Program. Responsibilities include:

  • Provide direction to university personnel to enable effective engagement and counseling of prospective Optometry applicants 
  • Provide administrative oversight for hosting program informational sessions to educate interested parties about the optometry profession and RMUoHP Doctor of Optometry program 
  • Work closely with Enrollment Management department personnel to fulfill all functions necessary for screening and scoring applications, interviewing candidates, extending offers, securing students, and ensuring prematriculation requirements are completed 
  • Answer program admission inquiries not adequately addressed through the Enrollment Management department 
  • Coordinate with the chair of the Admissions Committee and provide leadership in facilitating continuous self-assessment and improvement of admissions processes 
  • Work closely with the University webmaster and Doctor of Optometry program to ensure published website information is up-to-date and compliant with accreditation standards 
  • Provide administrative oversight for student records information related to admissions and pre-matriculation requirements 
  • Work with external constituencies as it pertains to admission workflow and coordination
  • Other duties as assigned by the Dean



The individual filling this position must be able to carry out each essential responsibility satisfactorily. The ideal incumbent will have the requirements listed below. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. 

Education: Bachelor's degree preferred 



RMUoHP offers a competitive benefits package for full-time employees that includes, but is not limited to:

  • Paid Time Off (per year)
    1. 14 holidays, 12 sick days, long winter break in December, 1 floating holiday (your day of choice), 1 floating Cultural & Diversity Appreciation Day, 1 floating day of service, vacation accruals (10-30 days based on job level & years of service), random holiday extensions given by President, vacation and sick time carryover
  • Personal / Physical Growth
    1. 80% covered healthcare and dental premiums, accommodating leave for new parents, free 24/7 BetterHelp counseling sessions via chat/phone/video, insurance reimbursement for existing spouse/partner’s policy, donated sick time program for medical/life emergencies
  • Financial Gain
    1. HSA matching program – up to $100 per paycheck, 401(k) matching program with immediate 100% vesting at eligibility date, free retirement planning & financial advisement
  • Professional / Educational Advancement
    1. Tuition reimbursement up to $3000 per year at other institutions, employee tuition discount starting at 75% discount upon 1 year of service for RMU courses, RMU tuition scholarship for relatives, allocations for professional development, 100% covered BLS classes
  • Work Environment Development
    1. Flexibility, work/life balance, growth & development opportunities, networking opportunities through monthly activities/workshops/events, service opportunities



Job Type: Full Time

Location: Hybrid (on and off campus)

Pay Range: Commensurate with experience in the range of $40,000 annually

  • Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Furthermore, RMUoHP understands the importance of being inclusive as it is one of the University’s Core Values. By honoring our differences and similarities, we strengthen institutional and community connections. For these reasons, the University is especially interested in and strongly encourages qualified candidates who can contribute to the diversity of our academic community to apply.

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Contact Information

  • Arianna Williams
    Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions
    Provo, UT 84606


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