The AdmissionsCounselor/Evaluator is part of the Office of Undergraduate Admissions atVanderbilt University and is a key individual contributor responsible forexamining applications and academic records of students to determineeligibility for admission to an undergraduate school of the university.
This role is primarilyresponsible for ensuring that all admissions applications and supplementalmaterials are evaluated, reviewed and decisioned as accurately and efficientlyas possible. This position will also interview applicants, assist with otherrecruitment programs and has to exercise independent judgement and contributeto admission decisions on undergraduate applicants.
Duties and Responsibilities
Determine student eligibilityfor admission to an undergraduate school of the university.
Review academictranscripts and application information with school entrance requirementsaccurately and in a timely manner.
In some instances,interview applicants regarding qualifications and requirements for a program ofstudy.
Participate in thedetermination of acceptance of qualified applicants.
May be an active andvoting member of the Admissions Committee.
Assist in therecruiting effort.
Travel for recruitmentpurposes.
Participate in forumsand ‘College Night’ and ‘Career Days’ programs.
Develop brochures andadvertisements.
Participate in otherrecruitment programs such as mass mailings, high school visits, and collegefairs.
Provide mediapresentations and/or tours of campus facilities.
Contact current highschool students regarding recruitment programs.
Assist with developingrecruitment plans for meeting enrollment goals.
Profile of an Ideal Candidate
Bachelor's degree is necessary.
Master's degree is preferred.
About Vanderbilt Benefits
In addition to offering alively community that encourages learning and celebrates diversity, VanderbiltUniversity offers a competitive, flexible benefits package including health,dental, vision, life, accidental death & dismemberment, disabilityinsurance, paid time off, and a 403(b) retirement plan with employer match.Vanderbilt offers tuition assistance to employees, spouses and dependentchildren. Also, after five years of service, Vanderbilt will pay up to 55% ofthe tuition for up to three dependent children to earn a bachelor's degree.Learn more about Vanderbilt's benefits at VUBenefits Overview.
About Vanderbilt University
Vanderbilt is a renownedprivate institution founded in 1873 and located in the heart of Nashville,Tennessee. The university's students and faculty frequently cite Nashville andthe surrounding area as one of the many perks of being a part of the Vanderbiltcommunity. Vanderbilt University is a place where your expertise will bevalued, your knowledge expanded, and your abilities challenged. It is a placewhere your diversity is sought and celebrated. It is a place where employeesknow they are part of something bigger than themselves, take exceptional pridein their work and never settle for what was good enough yesterday. Vanderbiltwas recently ranked #2 for ‘best quality of life’ and ‘great financial aid,’ #5for ‘best run colleges’ and ‘beautiful campus,’ and #6 for both being in a‘college city that students love’ and having ‘great campus/city relations.’
Commitment to Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
Vanderbilt University iscommitted to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic communityof faculty, staff, and students. We seek individuals who are committed to thisgoal and our campus values.
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About Vanderbilt University
Vanderbilt University is a center for scholarly research, informed and creative teaching, and service to the community and society at large. Vanderbilt will uphold the highest standards and be a leader in the quest for new knowledge through scholarship, the dissemination of knowledge through teaching and outreach, and the creative experimentation of ideas and concepts. In pursuit of these goals, Vanderbilt values most highly intellectual freedom that supports open inquiry, equality, compassion, and excellence in all endeavors.