Unit-specific Responsibilities 1) 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.Â 2) Delivers information sessions and participates in on-campus events for prospective students. 3) Responds to inquiries via phone and e-mail providing a positive experience for all who interact with department. 4) Reviews applications of first year and transfer applications. 5) 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.Â 6) Weekend and evening availability is expected for some aspects of the position.Â
1) Excellent verbal and written communication 2) Presentation skills 3) Customer service skills 4) Ability to maintain confidentialityÂ 5) Ability and willingness to travel required Â
Job Duration 1) This position is limited to one year, with the potential to extend contingent on performance.
Preferred Qualifications Education 1) Bachelor's degree or on track to graduate with a Bachelorâ™s degree by June 2019.Â 2) University of Chicago alumni or selective liberal arts college alumni.Â
Experience 1) A minimum of one year of relevant experience.
Licenses and Certifications 1) Valid United States driverâ™s license.
Technical Knowledge/SkillsÂ 1) Knowledge of Microsoft Office.
Required Documents 1)Â Â Â Resume 2)Â Â Â Cover Letter 3)Â Â Â Reference Contact Information
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.
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