Admissions Counselors are part of an energetic team dedicated to informing prospective students about the undergraduate experience at UChicago and selecting the students who make up each incoming class. S/He delivers information sessions about academics, student life, and the admissions process to both small and large groups. Interviews prospective students and responds to inquiries via phone and e-mail.
The Admissions Counselor manages a domestic or international territory that travels 4-6 weeks per year and is the primary evaluator of applications for admission and serves as members of the admissions committee.
Delivers information sessions and participates in on-campus events for prospective students
Reviews applications of first year and transfer applications
Each Admissions Counselor will have additional responsibilities in the office. Possibilities include working with current students and alumni volunteers, with low-income, under-represented, and first-generation applicants, with print and web publications and social media, and more.
Weekend and evening availability is expected for some aspects of the position.
Excellent verbal and written communication
Presentation and Interview skills
Customer service skills
Ability to maintain confidentiality
Ability and willingness to travel required
Education, Experience, and Certifications:
Bachelor's degree required or on track to graduate with a Bachelorâ™s degree by June 2018.
University of Chicago alumni or selective liberal arts college alumni preferred.
A minimum of one year of relevant experience preferred.
Licenses and Certifications:
Valid United States driver's license required.
Technical Knowledge or Skills:
Knowledge of Microsoft Office required.
Resume, Cover Letter, and References
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application
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