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Seasonal Application Reader - Office of Admissions and Financial Aid

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Colby College
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Job DescriptionDepartment:Admissions Data and Analytics - JMPay Rate Type:HourlyEmployee Type:Job Summary:Part-Time (10-30 hours per week), Non-Exempt, Hourly, Temporary Staff Appointment

Department:
Admissions Enrollment Management

  • Pay Rate Type: Hourly

  • Employee Type: Temporary


Job Summary:

  • Office of Admissions and Financial Aid

  • Part-Time (10-30 Hours Per Week), 16 weeks, Hourly, Temporary Staff Appointment

  • Due to possible conflicts of interest, we are unable to consider those who are current admission professionals, independent college consultants, current employees of secondary or post-secondary institutions, or the parents, guardians, or immediate family members of a high school senior who plans to apply to a four-year college.

  • Reporting to the Deputy Dean of Enrollment Management, seasonal academic

  • reviewers are responsible for assisting in the review of academic credentials for first-year and transfer candidates for admission to Colby College. This is a part-time, temporary position, and candidates will have the ability to work remotely from their primary residence with flexibility in working hours. Training will be provided in mid-November.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist in the review and evaluation of academic credentials for first-year and transfer applicants for admission for approximately 10-30 hours per week from mid-November to early March.

  • Thoroughly review and accurately assess academic details and data for applicants, including but not limited to: transcripts, school profiles, and other relevant academic credentials.

  • Exercise discretion, sensitivity, and professional judgment while accessing and evaluating highly confidential applicant information.

  • Maintain regular communication with the Deputy Dean of Enrollment.

  • Management, and be receptive to ongoing training and feedback.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent in education and experience

  • Appreciation for the value of a liberal arts education and of diverse cultures, backgrounds, and experiences

  • Strong, self-motivated work ethic, high energy, and competitive spirit

  • Highly organized, attentive to detail, and technically proficient with digital documentation

  • Ability to analyze and synthesize large amounts of information within strict deadlines

  • Ability and confidence to exercise discretion while working independently and as a member of a diverse team and community

KEY RELATIONSHIPS:

  • This position will have significant interaction with several members of the Office of Admissions and Financial Aid.

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Position often involves sitting. Computer usage involving repetitive hand/wrist motion is also necessary.

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Working at Colby College 

Founded in 1813, Colby is one of America’s most selective colleges. Serving only undergraduates, Colby’s rigorous academic program is rooted in deep exploration of ideas and close interaction with world-class faculty scholars. Students pursue intellectual passions, choosing among 57 majors or developing their own. Independent and collaborative research, study abroad, and internships offer robust opportunities to prepare students for postgraduate success. Colby is home to a community of 1,850 dedicated and diverse students from around the globe. Its Maine location provides easy access to world-class research institutions and civic engagement experiences.


Under the leadership of its new president, David A. Greene, Colby is building on this strong foundation while remaining committed to excellence, to supporting students and faculty at the highest levels, and to the College’s deep liberal arts traditions. This new chapter includes plans for creating innovative academic initiatives and partnerships, strengthening the connections between the liberal arts and the professional world, revitalizing downtown Waterville, and pursuing significant capital projects for performing arts and athletics.

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