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Assistant Director of Admissions, Office of Undergraduate Admissions Georgetown University

Georgetown University
Washington D.C.

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Institutional & Business Affairs, Admissions & Enrollment
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Four-Year Institution
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Assistant Director of Admissions, Office of Undergraduate Admissions Georgetown University

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.


Assistant Director of Admissions, Office of Undergraduate Admissions - Georgetown University

The Assistant Director of Admissions shares in the responsibilities involved with the recruitment and selection of talented undergraduates. The Assistant Director interacts with prospective students, parents, high school guidance counselors, alumni & student volunteers, and faculty; and conducts frequent presentations on-campus to prospective students and their families. They have responsibilities for daily management of a geographic region, assigned travel designed to attract qualified students, and full participation in the application review process. Reporting to an Associate or Senior Associate Director, the Assistant Director of Admissions has duties that include but are not limited to:

Evaluation and Processing
  • Evaluates and processes academic credentials and personal qualities of applicants on a regional level under the supervision of the Senior Associate Director and on the individual schools level as a member of a committee comprised of Deans, faculty and students.
  • Participates in actual decision-making and determination of application status.
  • Takes responsibility for a specific geographic admissions area - to include conducting the initial review and evaluation of all applicants from this area, and serving as a member of the Committee on Admissions that makes decision on applicants for admission.
  • Plays a decision-making role in the Admissions process.
  • Travels to their assigned admissions region to visit high schools, participates in joint recruitment activities, and hosts meetings for local alumni.

  • Counsels students regarding Georgetown programs that best suit their needs through on-campus contact, either individually or in group information sessions, and travels in assigned regions.
  • Recruits prospective students and disseminates information about undergraduate academics, student life, financial aid, admissions requirements, and application procedures.
  • Serves as the primary point of contact for high school guidance counselors and applicants from their geographic region, playing a significant counseling role with prospective students and their parents.
  • Advises students toward better understand the University's academic programs, student life, financial aid, and admission standards.

  • Serves as the staff contact for the Alumni Admissions Program Committees in their geographic regions.
  • Communicates information on admissions policies standards and processed to these groups.
  • Ensures that their committee member understands both admissions procedures and admissions results.

Collateral Duties

Performs additional duties that vary, depending upon the incumbent's strengths and interests.

  • Bachelor's degree - Master's preferred
  • 5+ years of admissions experience
  • Strong public speaking and writing skills
  • Sensitivity to the needs of differing groups of students and a commitment to a diverse student body
  • Willingness and availability to travel

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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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