ADMISSIONS OFFICER, UG ADMISSIONS

Location
Durham, NC
Posted
Jun 11, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

ADMISSIONS OFFICER, UG ADMISSIONS
PAS Adm - UG adm

Admissions Officer - Multicultural Recruitment, Duke University

The Office of Undergraduate Admissions at Duke seeks an Admissions Officer to join our team of admissions professionals. This job classification will be hired as Admissions Officer, Senior Admissions Officer, or Assistant Director depending on experience. The ideal candidate will be service-oriented and should possess excellent interpersonal, organizational, communication, and presentation skills as well as the ability to analyze data to inform decision making. We seek energetic candidates with a strong sense of initiative, the ability to work well independently and in a team, the capacity to manage multiple responsibilities concurrently, and the ability to effectively utilize the Admissions Office database(s).

The candidate should be prepared to be responsible for a full range of recruitment activities including: coordinating admissions recruitment activities to reach underrepresented populations, particularly Latinx students; planning Duke's Latinx Student Recruitment Weekend; serving as an admissions liaison to Duke Latinx student groups; representing Duke University to students, parents, alumni, and high school counselors in a variety of settings; evaluating applications and participating in the selection process; planning on- and off-campus recruitment events; conducting on-campus information sessions to both large and small groups; working successfully with student volunteers; other duties/projects as assigned by the Dean of Undergraduate Admissions or other senior staff members. Admissions officers can expect to travel four to six weeks throughout the year.

Desired qualifications:
Bachelor's degree, excellent writing and public speaking skills, high energy, ability to articulate the benefits of a broad-based liberal arts and science and engineering education are required. Fluency in Spanish is strongly preferred.
Preference will be given to Duke graduates and/or applicants with prior admissions or college counseling experience, particularly those with experience working with underrepresented populations in a highly selective institution. Position requires weekends and extended hours, especially during the fall and from January through April. Good judgment, strict confidentiality, and the ability to work collegially in a deadline-driven environment are important. A valid driver's license is required. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with whom they have worked 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
401247804

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 Employercommitted to providing employment opportunity without regard to anindividual'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 mayinclude essential job functions that require specific physical and/ormental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests forreasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

Education

Work requires a knowledge and understanding of college experience andstudent 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

88726BR

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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