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ADMISSIONS COUNSELOR FOR MULTICULTURAL RECRUITMENT , Admissions Office , to serve as an admissions officer supporting the work of the multicultural recruitment team. Will coordinate and manage major programs within MIT's outreach, recruitment, and yield efforts for enrolling underrepresented students of color; manage the coordination of a two-day fly-in program and admitted student yield events, working closely with student ambassadors and campus and community partners; review and select undergraduate applicants with a full admissions caseload and actively participate in the admissions selection committee; regularly serve as the primary MIT representative to campus admissions visitors; and perform other duties, including several weeks of national and local travel to recruit students, meet with alumni/ae, and assist in other recruitment and yield activities as needed. Will work under the direction of the associate director of admissions and director of multicultural recruitment.
REQUIRED : bachelor's degree; experience working with multicultural students and their families; strong presentation skills and the ability to communicate around sensitive issues; outstanding interpersonal and organizational skills; meticulous attention to detail; superior judgment and discretion with sensitive and/or confidential issues and information; and a driver's license. At least one year of experience working in college admissions, multicultural student affairs, or a related field is preferred. Job #17377-5
The position involves regular evening and weekend work during the academic year and several weeks of travel annually by air.
Internal Number: 17377
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