Admissions Officer - Georgetown University Main Campus

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Admissions Officer - Georgetown University Main Campus

Located in a historic neighborhood in the nation's capital, Georgetown offers rigorous academic programs, a global perspective, exciting ways to take advantage of Washington, D.C., and a commitment to social justice. Our community is a tight knit group of remarkable individuals interested in intellectual inquiry and making a difference in the world.


This position will function as a regional Admissions Officer assuming full responsibility for a geographic admissions region. This will include organizing the recruitment of prospective students by counseling applicants and their families about academic programs, student life, financial aid and admissions standards. Duties of he Admissions Officer include:

  • Assumes responsibility for advising accepted students to enroll.
  • Coordinates the efforts of the Alumni Admissions Program committees within their Admissions region. This includes both public relations efforts as well as coordination of the interview assignment as well as travel to their region to visit high schools, participate in joint recruitment activities and host meetings for local alumni.
  • Works collaboratively with selected Admissions Committees to evaluate and process the academic credentials and personal qualifications of applicants to make accurate admissions decisions.
  • Participates in the Admissions decision making process.

Work Interactions
This position reports to an Associate or Senior Associate Director and serves as a regional admissions officer. In that role, the position is involved in the recruitment and evaluation of applicants for Admissions. Internally, this position will interact with other members of the Admissions committees in evaluating student applications. Externally, interaction will take pace with students and parents in on-campus information sessions, individual meetings, phone conversations, visits to high schools within this position's assigned admissions region, meeting with Alumni serving on AAP committees.

  • The Admissions Officer is above an entry level Admissions Officer Position.
  • One or more years of prior admissions experience is preferred.
  • A Bachelor's degree is required, but a Master's degree is preferred.

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Submission Guidelines:

Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any position at Georgetown University you must submit a cover letter and resume for each position of interest for which you believe you are qualified. These documents are not kept on file for future positions.

Need Assistance:

If you are a qualified individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please click here for more information, or contact the Office of Institutional Diversity, Equity, and Affirmative Action (IDEAA) at 202-687-4798 or [email protected].

Need some assistance with the application process? Please call 202-687-2500. For more information about the suite of benefits, professional development and community involvement opportunities that make up Georgetown's commitment to its employees, please visit the Georgetown Works website.

EEO Statement:

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Georgetown University offers a wide variety of comprehensive and competitive benefits. Benefits packages include comprehensive health, dental and vision plans, disability and life insurance coverage, retirement savings programs, tuition assistance, voluntary insurance options (including group legal, accident, and critical illness), and much more. Whatever your need, the Office of Faculty and Staff Benefits will be standing by to support you. You can learn more about the benefits offered to eligible faculty and staff at or view the online interactive benefits guide for more information.

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Job No:
Posted: 6/7/2021
Application Due: 6/7/2033
Work Type: Full Time