University Job Title: Admissions Officer 3 Bargaining Unit: None - Not included in the union (Yale Union Group) Time Type: Full time Duration Type: Regular Compensation Grade: Academic Administration Wage Ranges: Click here to see our Wage Ranges Work Location: Central Campus Worksite Address: 38 Hillhouse Avenue New Haven, CT 06511 Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day) Searchable Job Family: Student Services Total # of Hours to be Works: 37.5
Position Focus: Under the supervision of the Senior Associate Director of Admissions, this position is responsible for admissions activity in a fixed geographical area. Serves as a member of the Admissions Committee, as a member of the Admissions Office staff, provides leadership within the office and handles additional responsibilities. These will include, but are not limited to: managing, coordinating and participating in special programs and projects within the Admissions Office; giving public presentations at secondary schools and regional locations in order to promote Yale to prospective applicants; advising secondary school counselors, applicants and parents on the application process; coordinating alumni recruiting activities in assigned geographical area; serving as a liaison with organizations and individuals involved in the admissions process. Evening and weekend work is expected during peak application reading and travel seasons.
Essential Duties: 1. Evaluates all admissions applications, interviews prospective applicants, and independently assesses each application against a variety of factors, including the applicant’s strength, weaknesses and potential contribution to the Yale community. Determines applicant’s standing within local, national and international applicant pools. 2. Presents applicant recommendations to admissions committee. Briefs admissions committee about applicants and about schools and geographical regions as they relate to evaluation of applicant files. Determines which applicants will be waitlisted 3. Develops public presentations designed to promote Yale to prospective applicants. 4. Advises secondary school counselors, applicants and parents on the application process. 5. Coordinates alumni recruiting activities in assigned geographical areas. 6. Serves as a liaison with organizations and individuals involved in the admissions process. 7. May perform other duties assigned.
Required Education and Experience: Bachelor’s Degree in a related field. Four years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Required Skill/Ability 1:
Ability to review and assess a high volume of online applications. Strong time management skills and proven ability to work as part of a team as well as independently.
Required Skill/Ability 2:
Excellent analytical skills, and creative self-direction. Exceptional administrative, planning, organizational and project management skills.
Required Skill/Ability 3:
Demonstrated excellence in public presentation. Superior writing, communication and interpersonal skills. Demonstrated ability to work with a diverse constituency, including students, faculty, alumni, fellow admissions officers, counselors and administrative staff.
Required Skill/Ability 4:
Well-developed computer skills and demonstrated ability to adapt to new software programs.
Required Skill/Ability 5:
Knowledge of the application process at a highly selective college or university. Ability to interview prospective students, counsel applicants, parents and school counselors through the admissions process.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills:
Drug Screen: No Health Screening: No
Background Check Requirements: All candidates for employment will be subject to pre-employment background screening for this position, which may include motor vehicle, DOT certification, drug testing and credit checks based on the position description and job requirements. All offers are contingent upon the successful completion of the background check. For additional information on the background check requirements and process visit "Learn about background checks" under the Applicant Support Resources section of Careers on the It's Your Yale website.
COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement: The University maintains policies pertaining to COVID-19. All faculty, staff, students, and trainees are required to comply with these policies, which may be found here: https://covid19.yale.edu/health-guidelines
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