The Admissions Officer in the Office of Undergraduate Admissions will be responsible for conducting recruiting and application review for freshman and transfer admission to the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences and the Whiting School of Engineering. These activities will involve travel and public speaking. The Admissions Officer will be responsible for the recruitment and evaluation of applications from a specified regional territory. Will be responsible for some projects across the office which may include working with student volunteer groups. Will also be responsible for supporting roles in larger projects that work towards office priorities.
Essential Job Functions:
The Admissions Officer will be responsible for conducting recruitment and application review for an assigned region, will serve as the primary recruiter and reader for all applications from that region, and will conduct high school presentations and regional presentations there regularly.
Conduct daily information sessions and respond to routine requests from prospective applicants.
Recruitment planning for a designated geographic region(s).
Conduct high school visits, events and other meetings with various constituent groups.
Eight to ten weeks of travel and evening/weekend work required, including nights and weekends and conducting off-campus university events and high school visits for prospective students, families and high school guidance/college counselors.
Review and evaluate applications.
Leverage basic data analysis to manage decisions in a designated region(s) or area of study.
Manage internal and extemal relationships: Faculty, counselors, prospective students and families, current students, university administrators, high school counselors, alumni.
Must be service and team oriented and aware of the needs and concerns of a selective private university.
The Admissions Officer will have other responsibilities to be determined around a specific project or program area. These responsibilities could include conducting on-campus interviews (including hiring and training student volunteers); serving as the primary contact for specific academic areas or programs, and/or offices across the university, including application selection and yield programs within those areas or programs.
Note: The job duties listed above describe the kinds of tasks, nature and level of work complexity of the job titles in this grid. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of duties and responsibilities. Positions are classified to a particular job title based upon the predominant, essential and primary functions and work complexity.
Bachelor's degree required. One year related experience required. Experience as a college or universitv admissions officer preferred, which would include recruiting travel and applications review.
Special Knowledge, Skills or Abilities:
Ability to communicate effectively with prospective students, parents, secondary school counselors, faculty and other university partners as well as the ability to represent Johns Hopkins University to the public
Knowledge of standard office software applications. including Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook.
Communications skills (speaking and writing)
Must be proactive
Strong critical thinker and problem solver.
Ability to travel extensively and work nights and weekends as needed.
Must have valid driver's license and be able to drive car.
Johns Hopkins University remains committed to its founding principle, that education for all students should be grounded in exploration and discovery. Hopkins students are challenged not just to learn but also to advance learning itself. Critical thinking, problem solving, creativity, and entrepreneurship are all encouraged and nourished in this unique educational environment. After more than 130... years, Johns Hopkins remains a world leader in both teaching and research. Faculty members and their research colleagues at the university's Applied Physics Laboratory have each year since 1979 won Johns Hopkins more federal research and development funding than any other university. The university has nine academic divisions and campuses throughout the Baltimore-Washington area. The Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, the Whiting School of Engineering, the School of Education and the Carey Business School are based at the Homewood campus in northern Baltimore. The schools of Medicine, Public Health, and Nursing share a campus in east Baltimore with The Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Peabody Institute, a leading professional school of music, is located on Mount Vernon Place in downtown Baltimore. The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies is located in Washington's Dupont Circle area.