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Seasonal Admissions Interviewer

Job description

Overview

Macalester college is seeking to hire seasonal Admissions Interviewers to join the Admissions team.. This role is responsible for interviewing prospective students and producing a summary of the interview that will be included in the student’s application for admission. Between interviews, Admissions Interviewers also work on a variety of outreach initiatives, including hand written cards and emails to prospective students. 

 

Weekday Position

Weekday positions work a set weekly schedule. Positions work around 30 hours per week, with the option to work an additional 4 hours on Saturdays. Start date is Monday, August 19 and position continues through November (with the possibility to continue through January.)

 

Schedule:

Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays - 10:30 a.m.-4:15 p.m.

Tuesdays, Thursdays - 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Saturdays (optional) - 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

 

Saturday Position

Admissions is open most Saturdays in September, October and November. In addition to our weekday positions, we do hire interviews to work on Saturdays only. Saturday shifts run from 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. A required training is scheduled for the morning of Saturday, August 17 for Saturday only schedules. Start date is Saturday, September 7.

Responsibilities
  • Conduct several interviews per shift with prospective students
  • Complete an interview summary for each student
  • Work on outreach initiatives, such as hand written note cards, between interviews
  • Assist with college fairs, special projects, and clerical work as needed
Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree; preferably from a selective, four-year, private liberal arts college
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work efficiently and independently
  • Direct experience as a student or staff member at a selective, residential, liberal arts college strongly preferred

 

Application Guidelines

For best consideration, please submit resume and cover letter in one PDF through the Macalester Employment Opportunities webpage. Review of applications will begin immediately. All inquiries about this position should be directed to:

 

Ashley Ellingson

Talent Acquisition Manager

[email protected]

 

Macalester is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from everyone who would add richness to our community, including people of color, individuals with disabilities, women and LGBTQIA+ individuals. Candidates of color are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

This position is not eligible for benefits but has access to Macalester community benefits and discounts. For more information, please visit our website at https://www.macalester.edu/employmentservices/benefits/.

 

Institutional Overview 

Since its founding in 1874, Macalester has provided students with the inspiration, insight, and experience to become successful and ethical leaders. Located in St. Paul, Minnesota, Macalester enrolls nearly 2,100 students who come from virtually every state and 91 countries. Macalester is committed to being a preeminent liberal arts college known for its high standards of scholarship and its special emphases on internationalism, multiculturalism, and service to society.

 

Macalester is proud of its longstanding commitment to social justice and creating a safe environment for all people regardless of sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship status, gender, religion, age, or ability. Macalester is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from everyone who would add richness to our community, including people of color, individuals with disabilities and women.

 

 

 

 

 

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Posted: 6/26/2019
Application Due: 7/25/2019
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