Admission Specialist

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Position Information

Position Information

Present Position NumberT0246WRole Code TitleEducation Support Spec IIPosition TitleAdmission SpecialistPosition Summary

This is an hourly position working forty (40) hours per week and does not include employee benefits.

Candidate will participate in multiple aspects of the college admission cycle and should have a strong interest in contributing to office wide efforts to recruit the most academically and personally distinguished students who will contribute to the diversity of the university’s undergraduate population.

The successful candidate will regularly conduct group information sessions for prospective students and their families, and field inquiries about the university and the admission process via phone, email and in person.

Candidate will participate in the reading and evaluation of applications for admission to the undergraduate program. This includes being able to provide careful analysis and assessment of secondary school curricula, academic performance, standardized testing, essays, letters of recommendation, personal statements and other applicant submissions to determine which students’ educational aspirations and abilities are closely aligned with the mission and goals of the university.

Additionally, some supplementary participation in on-campus event planning will also be included.

The successful candidate will work for the months of January to June.

Required Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree (to be confirmed on or before start date) or equivalent combination of education, training and experience indicating possession of the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

• Experience in a liberal arts and sciences university setting and/or working in a secondary school environment as a student or employee.

• Ability to learn work quickly, work independently with little supervision, ability to read and write effectively and understanding the importance of a confidential review process is critical.

• Strong analytical, organizational, project management, interpersonal and communication skills (oral & written).

• Demonstrated flexibility and interest in being part of a diverse admission staff.

• Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook-email).

Preferred Qualifications

• Prior experience working in undergraduate admission or related student affairs department (including volunteer or work experience while a student) or high school college counseling is especially helpful.

• Firsthand knowledge of, experience working at, and/or attending William & Mary.

• Previous experience supervising student volunteers, serving in leadership capacity within student organizations, and/or event programming experience.

• Experience with public speaking as a student or an employee.

• Experience with CRM.

Advertised Pay Range$15 per hourDepartment3F2000 AdmissionsLocationWilliam & MaryUniversity Salary Range

U04Job Open Date10/16/2019Review Begin DateJob Close DateOpen Until FilledYesEmployment CategoryHourlyPosition TermOther (Specify Below)Special Application Instructions

Please attach a list of references in addition to a resume and cover letter under applicant documents,“Attachment 1”

Conditions of Employment:

• Must be available to work forty (40) hours a week between the months of January through June.

• Periodic evening and weekend work and/or travel may be required.

• Must be able to maintain a valid Driver’s License.

EEO Statement

William & Mary is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access employer and actively encourages applications from minorities, women, disabled persons and veterans.

Background Check Statement

William & Mary is committed to providing a safe campus community. W&M conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

Supplemental Question

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    Supplemental DocumentsRequired Documents
    1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    2. Cover Letter
    3. Attachment 1
    Optional Documents




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      Posted: 10/17/2019
      Application Due: 12/12/2019
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