ADMISSIONS OFFICER, UG ADMISSIONS

Location
Durham, NC
Posted
Jun 10, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

diversity employer



ADMISSIONS OFFICER, UG ADMISSIONS
PAS Adm - UG adm

Admissions Officer, Duke University


The Office of Undergraduate Admissions at Duke seeksan Admissions
Officer to join a team of
lively,
forward-looking admissions professionals. This is an entry level
position. Preference will be
given to Duke
graduates or applicants with 1-3 years of prior admissions experience.
Candidates should be
service
oriented and aware of the needs of a highly selective, private research
institution.


The ideal candidate should possess excellent interpersonal,
organizational, communication,
presentation
skills and the ability to analyze data to inform decision making, and
is prepared to be
responsible for a full
range of recruitment activities. General admissions responsibilities
include decision making
and interacting
effectively with the computerized Admissions Office database. We seek
energetic candidates
with a strong
sense of initiative, the ability to work well independently and in a
team, and the capacity to
manage multiple
responsibilities concurrently.


Duties include:
# Representing Duke University to students, parents, alumni and high
school counselors in
a variety of settings: evening information programs; high school
visits; college fairs; and
counselor meetings.
# Evaluating applications and participating in the selection process. #
Four to six weeks of
travel throughout the year.
# Conducting on-campus information sessions to both large and small
groups; assisting with
other on-
campus recruitment and yield activities.
# Performing other duties/projects as assigned by the Dean of
Admissions, or other senior
staff
members.


Desired qualifications:


Bachelor's degree, excellent writing and public speaking skills, high
energy, ability to articulate
the benefits of
broad-based liberal arts and science education and the Pratt School of
Engineering are
required.
Preference will be given to applicants with 1-3 years of highly
selective admissions experience,
or
comparable work in student affairs.


Position requires weekends and extended hours, especially during the
fall and from January
through April.
Good judgment and the ability to work collegially in a deadline driven
environment are
important. Also
important is the ability to learn a great deal about the admissions
process and administration
in a short
amount of time. A valid driver#s license isrequired.


Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and a list
of three professional
references with
whom you have worked with in the past three years.




Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the
position is filled. The
Admissions Office
seeks a staff that reflects the diversity of the Duke University
community.

Requisition Number
401275878

Location
Durham

Duke Entity
UNIVERSITY

Job Code
1833 ADMISSIONS OFFICER, UG ADMISSIONS

Job Family Level
70

Exempt/Non-Exempt
Exempt

Full Time / Part Time
FULL TIME

Regular / Temporary
Regular

Shift
First/Day

Minimum Qualifications
Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer
committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an
individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender,
gender expression, gender identity, national origin, race, religion,
sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Essential Physical Job Functions:
Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may
include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or
mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for
reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.


Education

Work requires a knowledge and understanding of college experience and
student life obtained through completion of a bachelor's degree program.


Experience

None required.

OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

Auto req ID

90771BR

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

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