Admissions Representative

Lewisburg, PA
Sep 16, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
The Admissions Office at Bucknell University has an Admissions Representative opening. The Admissions Representative is a member of the staff of the Office of Admissions and contributes to the overall recruitment efforts at Bucknell University. This full-time, temporary position (end date of June 1, 2018) requires extensive travel and non-standard hours. Responsibilities include representing Bucknell to a wide and diverse audience on and off campus, traveling several weeks each year, corresponding with prospective students and their families, and participating in the review and selection of Bucknell applicants. The Admissions Representative reports to an Associate Dean of Admissions, and works in collaboration with the Dean of Admissions and other Admissions team members.

Minimum Qualifications:
• Bachelor's degree
• Valid driver's license
• Ability to independently travel out-of-state for several weeks throughout the contract period
• Commitment to working flexible hours, nights, and weekends as needed to meet office goals
• Excellent presentation, interpersonal and computer skills
• Effective oral and written communication skills
• Ability to maintain confidentiality, work with sensitive issues and exercise good judgment under pressure
• Demonstrated commitment to actively participating in a community that celebrates diversity and inclusion

Preferred Qualifications:
• One to two years of related professional or student-work experience is preferred.
• Valid passport to conduct international travel is desirable
• Ability to speak a second language is a plus

Physical Demands:
• Must be able to independently transport boxes of recruitment material (typically weighing up to 50 pounds).
• Must be able to travel independently by automobile and public transportation.

Bucknell University provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, marital status, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its educational programs and activities.

Bucknell University is a private, highly selective, unique national University where liberal arts and strong professional programs in engineering, business, education and music complement each other. We seek candidates who are committed to Bucknell's efforts to create a climate that fosters the growth and development of a diverse student body, and we welcome applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education. Bucknell is a NCAA Division I (FCS) and Patriot League member institution that sponsors 27 varsity athletics programs. Located in Central Pennsylvania along the Susquehanna River, Bucknell is nestled in the Borough of Lewisburg, an architectural gem that has been ranked as one of America's best small towns. The Lewisburg area offers a unique combination of outdoor recreation opportunities, and appealing amenities such as art galleries, an art deco theater, historic museums, and charming independent boutiques and restaurants. In addition to the many cultural and athletic events offered by the University and the Borough, the surrounding region offers outstanding schools, medical facilities, and an affordable cost of living. For those who crave the city, Bucknell is within an easy three-hour drive to Philadelphia, New York, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C.