Assistant Director, Undergraduate Admissions

Washington D.C., United States
Jul 22, 2014

Job Description Summary:

The Assistant Director of Admissions participates in all aspects of the admissions and recruitment process. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to: representing GW to and leading presentations for prospective students and their families both on and off campus; managing domestic and international recruitment territories; using data to build and implement strategic, innovative, and creative recruitment plans to include but not limited to travel activities; engaging in professional development activities including but not limited to representing GW at professional conferences; arranging and conducting individual interviews with students; organizing regional interview weekends and information sessions; assisting with on-campus recruitment events; evaluating domestic and international freshman and transfer applications; developing and maintaining professional relationships with key secondary schools and community based organization; and working with alumni, parent, and current student volunteers to support GW's enrollment objectives.

Job Location Rice Hall - 2121 I St NW - FB0014
Campus Location: Foggy Bottom
Division/Vice President: Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs (AA)
College/School/Department: Not Applicable

Internal Applicants Only? No
Position Type: Administrative/Professional
Posting Number: Staff - 003609
Working Title: Assistant Director, Undergraduate Admissions
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time
Work Schedule: 8:30am to 5:30am, some Saturdays and evenings
Total Hours Per Week: 40+
Pay Grade: 14
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, Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) Search
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: 07/18/2014
Job Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes
Applicant Review Will Commence On: 07/18/2014

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.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization plus 2-3 years of relevant experience. Degree requirements may be substituted with an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

A valid driver’s license is required.

Desired Qualifications:

The successful candidate will possess outstanding interpersonal, public speaking, and customer service skills; excellent writing ability; strong critical thinking, analytical, and organizational skills; flexibility and adaptability; a demonstrated ability to perform in a fast-paced, high volume environment; and a deep commitment to recruiting and enrolling a diverse class. Prior experience in admissions is strongly preferred.

Please note that this position involves significant travel and work on evenings and weekends.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Job Duties
  • Manages domestic and international recruitment territories, using data to build and implement strategic, innovative, and creative recruitment plans to including relationship development with key stakeholders, recruitment travel, and targeted communications.

  • Function:
  • Evaluates domestic and international freshman and transfer applications; makes admission recommendations; presents cases in committee.

  • Function:
  • Represents the University both on campus and off campus via information sessions, special events, interviews, high school visits, college fairs, group travel programs, high school counselor events, etc.

  • Function:
  • Coordinates special programs/projects.

  • Function:
  • Performs other work related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.

  • 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.