Admissions Officer - Georgetown University Main Campus
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Admissions Officer - Georgetown University Main Campus
This position will function as a regional Admissions Officer assuming full responsibility for a geographic admissions region. This will include organizing the recruitment of prospective students by counseling applicants and their families about academic programs, student life, financial aid and admissions standards. The position also assumes responsibility for advising accepted students to enroll. This position also coordinates the efforts of the Alumni Admissions Program committees within their Admissions region. This includes both public relations efforts as well as coordination of the interview assignment as well as travel to their region to visit high schools, participate in joint recruitment activities and host meetings for local alumni. This position works collaboratively with selected Admissions Committees to evaluate and process the academic credentials and personal qualifications of applicants to make accurate admissions decisions. This position participates in the Admissions decision making process.
Reporting to an Associate or Senior Associate Director, duties include, but are not limited to:
1. Evaluating and processing academic credentials and personal qualities of applicants on a regional level under the supervision of the Sr. Associate Director and on the individual schools level as a member of a committee comprised of Deans, faculty and students. The Admissions Officer participates in actual decision-making and determination of application status.
This position has full responsibility for a specific geographic admissions area. This includes conducting the initial review and evaluation of all applicants from this area as well as serving as a member of the Committee on Admissions that makes decision on applicants for admission.
This position does play a decision making role in the Admissions process.
This position would travel to their assigned admissions region to visit high schools, participate in joint recruitment activities and host meetings for local alumni.
2. Counseling students on Georgetown programs which best suits their needs through on-campus contact, either individually or in group information sessions, and travel in assigned regions. Through counseling, the Admissions Officer recruits prospective students and disseminates information about undergraduate academics, student life, financial aid, admissions requirements, and application procedures.
This position also serves as the primary point of contact for high school guidance counselors and applicants from their geographic region. In this capacity, the position will play a significant counseling role with prospective students and their parents.
In working with these external constituencies, this position will counsel them to better understand the University's academic programs, student life, financial aid, and admission standards.
3.This position will serve as the staff contact for the Alumni Admissions Program Committees in their geographic regions. In this capacity, the position will be responsible for communicating information on admissions policies standards and processes to these groups. This position will work to ensure their committee member not only understand admissions procedures, but also admissions results.
Collateral duties such as:
Undertaking international and minority recruitment
These additional duties vary depending upon the incumbent who will work with the lead of a senior staff member.
A Bachelor's degree is required, but a Master's degree is preferred.
One or more years of prior admissions experience is preferred.
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