Director of Admissions and Student Services

Job Description Summary:

The Director of Admissions for Health Sciences directs the ongoing admissions processes of the Health Sciences on a daily basis. The Director supports the Executive Director in fulfilling the requirements of admission responsibilities for Health Sciences.

Job Location 2100 Pennsylvania Avenue - 2100 Pennsylvania Ave NW - FB0015
Campus Location: Foggy Bottom
Division/Vice President: Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs (AA)
College/School/Department: School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS)

Internal Applicants Only? No
Position Type: Administrative/Professional
Posting Number: Staff - 003624
Working Title: Director of Admissions and Student Services
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time
Work Schedule: Monday through Friday
Total Hours Per Week: 40
Pay Grade: 17
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: 07/22/2014
Job Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes
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.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Seven (7) years of experience in academic admissions, preferably at the graduate level.

Desired Qualifications:
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Job Duties
  • Oversee the application review process including the proper calculation of GPA's advisement of students, consistent application of procedure and policies, and formal communications with applicants. Identify and investigate application irregularities. Recommend changes to policies and procedures to comply with University and external requirements.

  • Function:
  • Direct and conduct quality assurance reviews for continuous improvement of Health Sciences admission processes across all programs and departments within Health Sciences. Review the accuracy of information disseminated through public conduits (web, marketing materials, etc.) for purposes of ensuring that Admission criteria and guidelines are properly articulated.

  • Function:
  • Maintain and oversee updates of the application system(s) to ensure seamless and complete transmission of applicant data. Develop reports from the applicant systems as needed to support departmental, accreditation, and University needs.

  • Function:
  • Participate in the selection and training of all new staff involved in admission activity. Develop and implement a process for assessing individual staff competence in admission related responsibilities. Teach staff to perform internal audits as a matter of regular business process.

  • Function:
  • Conduct special projects and analyses on behalf of the Health Sciences to provide information for strategic planning program direction. Work with programs to achieve specific admissions objectives and criteria. Provide support for accredited programs in handling analyses of admissions outcomes.

  • Function:
  • Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director.

  • Posting Specific Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    1. Do you have a Bachelor's Degree?

      (Open Ended Question)

    2. Do you have experience working in Admissions? If so, in what capacity did you serve?

      (Open Ended Question)

    3. Do you have supervisory experience? Please explain.

      (Open Ended Question)

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

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