Admission Officer 1

New Haven, New Haven County
Mar 07, 2014
STARS Requisition number 24532BR

Department Yale Col Admissions

University Job Title Admission Officer 1

Bargaining Unit None

Job Category Managerial & Professional

Type of Employment Full Time

Duration Type Regular

Salary Grade 21

Work Location Central Campus

Worksite Address 38 Hlh

Work Week Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)

Work Schedule (Other than Standard) Flexible based on departments needs.

Position Focus: Under the supervision of the Director of Admissions, this position is responsible for admissions activity in a fixed geographical area. Serves as a member of the Admissions Committee, as a member of the Admissions Office staff, provides leadership within the office and handles additional responsibilities. These will include, but are not limited to: manages, coordinates and participates in special programs and projects within the Admissions Office, gives public presentations at secondary schools and regional locations in order to promote Yale to prospective applicants, advises secondary school counselors, applicants and parents on the application process, coordinates alumni recruiting activities in assigned geographical area, serves as a liaison with organizations and individuals involved in the admissions process, and interviews prospective applicants.
Evening and weekend work is expected during peak application reading and travel seasons.

Department URL Address: Click here for more information

Principal Responsibilities
1. Evaluates all admissions applications, interviews prospective applicants, and independently assesses each application against a variety of factors, including the applicant's strength, weaknesses and potential contribution to the Yale community. Determines applicant's standing within local, national and international applicant pools.
2. Presents applicant recommendations to admissions committee. Briefs admissions committee about applicants and about schools and geographical regions as they relate to evaluation of applicant files. Determines which applicants will be waitlisted
3. Develops public presentations designed to promote Yale to prospective applicants.
4. Advises secondary school counselors, applicants and parents on the application process.
5. Coordinates alumni recruiting activities in assigned geographical areas.
6. Serves as a liaison with organizations and individuals involved in the admissions process.
7. May perform other duties assigned.

Required Education and Experience
Bachelor's Degree.

Required Skill/Ability 1: Ability to review and assess a high volume of online applications. Strong time management skills and proven ability to work as part of a team as well as independently.

Required Skill/Ability 2: Excellent analytical skills, and creative self direction. Exceptional administrative, planning, organizational and project management skills.

Required Skill/Ability 3: Demonstrated excellence in public presentation. Superior writing, communication and interpersonal skills. Demonstrated ability to work with a diverse constituency, including students, faculty, alumni, fellow admissions officers, counselors and administrative staff.

Required Skill/Ability 4: Well developed computer skills and demonstrated ability to adapt to new software programs.

Required Skill/Ability 5: Knowledge of the application process at a highly selective college or university. Ability to interview prospective students, counsel applicants, parents and school counselors through the admissions process.

Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Strong preference for experienced driver with a valid driver's license.

Weekend Hours Required? Occasional

Evening Hours Required? Occasional

Drug Screen No

Health Screening No

Background Check Requirements All external candidates for employment will be subject to pre-employment background screening for this position, which may include motor vehicle and credit checks based on the position description and job requirements. Internal candidates may be subject to a motor vehicle or credit check for this position based on the position description and job requirements. All offers are contingent on successful completion of the required background check. Please visit for additional information on the background check requirements and process.

Additional Background or Health Screening Requirements Selected incumbent must have successful completion of a DMV check and a valid driver's license.

Yale University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Yale values diversity in its faculty, staff, and students and strongly encourages applications from women and members of underrepresented minority groups.