Admissions Counselor - GSEHD

Washington D.C., United States
Mar 25, 2014
Job Location 2136 G Street - 2136 G St NW - FB0103
Campus Location: Foggy Bottom
Division/Vice President: Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs (AA)
College/School/Department: Graduate School of Education & Human Development (GSEHD)

Internal Applicants Only? No
Position Type: Administrative/Professional
Posting Number: Staff - 003070
Working Title: Admissions Counselor - GSEHD
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time
Work Schedule: M-F w/ some nights during peak recruitment period
Total Hours Per Week: 40
Pay Grade: 13
Recruitment Salary Range: Commensurate with experience
Required Licenses/Certifications and other Specific Requirements: Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, Sex Offender Registry Search, and Prior Employment Verification, Credit
If other was selected above, or there are special requirements, please explain.
If temporary, grant funded or limited term appointment, position funded until:
Telework: No
Job Open Date: 03/10/2014
Job Close Date:
Open Until Filled: No
Applicant Review Will Commence On:

Ad Statement:

Founded in 1821, GW is the largest institution of higher education in the District of Columbia, to include ten academic units, with a full-time equivalent enrollment of a little over 20,000 students and approximately 11,000 full-time and part-time employees (faculty and staff). The George Washington University is a community dedicated to learning, communication, respect, service and teamwork. As one of the largest private employers in the District of Columbia, the university seeks employees who support the teaching, research, and public service mission of the university.

Job Description Summary:
Minimum Qualifications:

A Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization plus two years of relevant experience. Degree requirements may be substituted for an equivalent combination of education, experience and training.

Desired Qualifications:

Self-starter with demonstrated ability to handle multiple concurrent projects from start to finish.

Fluency in Microsoft Office and proficiency with Microsoft Excel.

Experience with CRM software is strongly preferred.

Relevant practical experience in higher education, data analysis, or communications.

Strong data analytic, project management and organizational skills.

Excellent writing and communications skills and an ability to work collaboratively and support multiple internal constituents.

Candidate should demonstrate positive presence and approachable disposition.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Job Duties
  • Serves as the first point of contact via walk-in, phone, or email for all potential applicants in a specified set of graduate degree and certificate programs. Demonstrates deep knowledge and effectively communicates about program fields of study, curriculum, faculty, and career outcomes.

  • Must develop relationships with an integrated combination of face-to-face, phone, and email communication methods so that School constituents develop trust in his/her skills and abilities.

  • Completes the admissions cycle for chosen applicants by accurately processing admission recommendations into decision letters and notifications in a prompt and timely manner.

  • Initiates the beginning stages of developing an annual Graduate Student Support budget.

  • Initiates the beginning stages of developing the on-campus graduate funding distribution model, then partners with the Director of Admissions and Marketing to add depth to the plan.

  • Assists with all Office of Student Life event coordination to include New Student Orientation, Commencement, Admitted Student Reception, etc.

  • In concert with the Assistant Director of Admission and Marketing, coordinates recruitment and outreach schedule regarding on-campus, off-campus, or online event planning.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • Manages/coordinates direct communication of GSEHD funding opportunities to applicants and current students alike. Monitors and responds to GSEHD Tuition Support email inbox.

Posting Specific Questions

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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents

The George Washington University is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution.PI74642558