Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture – and benefits – that just aren't found together anywhere else. If you're curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future – then take a look at this opportunity.
ADMISSIONS COUNSELOR, Office of Admissions, to serve as an admissions officer, with a primary focus supporting the MIT Educational Council (EC), the network of alumni and alumnae volunteers who interview prospective students and support admissions outreach efforts. Will--under the direction of the director of the EC--develop, manage, and support programs for the EC office, including coordinating communications with ECs via web, email, phone, and social media; manage alumni/ae-student outreach programs including the annual Spring Admitted Student Gatherings; support other admissions programs involving MIT alumni/ae as needed; and review and select undergraduate applicants with a full admissions caseload and actively participate in the admissions selection committee. Other duties include several weeks of national and local travel to recruit students and meet with alumni/ae and assisting with other recruitment and yield activities as needed.
Job Requirements REQUIRED: a bachelor's degree; excellent public speaking and communication skills; outstanding interpersonal and organizational skills; ability to work with minimal supervision, exercise good judgment, take initiative, and set priorities; and a driver's license. At least one year of experience working in higher education is preferred. Volunteer management experience is highly desirable. Experience with MIT a plus. Job #15703-N
Regular evening and weekend work will be required during the academic year, as will several weeks of travel by air annually.
Internal Number: 15703
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