Admissions Counselor - Admissions, SMFA at Tufts - (19001666)
The Office of Admissions recruits, selects and enrolls the University's undergraduate student body in the School of Arts and Sciences and the School of Engineering and coordinates outreach and application processing for the graduate programs in both schools. Each year, the undergraduate admissions staff designs and manages a comprehensive recruitment plan that attracts nearly 70,000 student inquiries and as many as 50,000 campus visitors; processes, reads, evaluates and renders decisions on more than 21,000 applications for freshmen and transfer admission; and enrolls an academically-accomplished and diverse class of 1,425 freshmen and 50-100 transfer students. For graduate admissions, the office designs and manages outreach initiatives on behalf of the graduate faculty in over 30 masters', doctoral and certificate programs as well as coordinates all aspects of application processing for these programs.
As part of the SMFA at Tufts team, the Admissions Counselor works with a professional Admissions staff to fulfill the enrollment objectives set by the Dean for the School. S/he reads and evaluates applications for admission, participates in the selection process and serves on selection committee, conducts group information sessions and tours for prospective students to the SMFA at Tufts and represents the University at schools and portfolio day events during travel to assigned geographic recruitment territory. This individual assists the Assistant and/or Associate Director with the coordination of specific recruitment initiatives such as publications or event planning.
Bachelor's Degree (or higher) in visual arts OR Bachelor's degree in another field and 2-3 years directly related experience in the visual arts.
BFA and/or MFA degree.
Up to 2 years of related experience as a student employee or professional in a secondary school or institution of higher education.
Special Work Schedule Requirements: Position requires travel.
An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.
Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-Boston
Job: Student Services
Organization: SMFA at Tufts
Employee Status: Regular Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Aug 6, 2019, 1:53:49 AM
Internal Number: 19001666
About Tufts University
Tufts is a leader in American higher education, distinctive for its success as a moderately sized university that excels at research and providing students with a personal experience. Our unique combination of research and liberal arts attracts students, faculty and staff who thrive in our environment of curiosity, creativity and engagement.