Admissions Officer

Yale University Orange , CT 06477

Posted 2 months ago

Essential Duties

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 in a related field. Two years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Background Check Requirements

All candidates for employment will be subject to pre-employment background screening for this position, which may include motor vehicle, DOT certification, drug testing and credit checks based on the position description and job requirements. All offers are contingent upon the successful completion of the background check. Please visit for additional information on the background check requirements and process.

Position Focus:

The Office of Enrollment Management is an integral part of Yale School of Nursing. The Office oversees the recruitment, admissions operations, and yield activities for students interested in graduate degree programs here at YSN.

The Office reports to the Executive Deputy Dean's Office and works closely with Offices of Diversity and Inclusion, Alumni Relations and Communications. The Office of Enrollment Management is seeking an Admissions Officer (AO). The AO reports to the Director of Enrollment and works very closely with the Associate Director of Financial Aid. In all work, supports YSN diversity and inclusion values and commitments.

A cover letter and resume are required with this application.

Alongside the Director, Associate Director, and other members of the enrollment management office, plan and manage the overall recruitment efforts, including on-campus, off-campus and virtual events to align with the strategic priorities of the School and the Office, as well as with the needs/interests of prospective students.

Implement innovative marketing and recruiting strategies to attract a diverse (e.g., racial, ethnic, socioeconomic status, first generation identity, sexual orientation) applicant pool/incoming student cohort.

Plan, coordinate and attend internal and external recruitment events such as open houses, information sessions and graduate fairs for prospective students to provide information regarding all programs.

Give public presentations in order to promote Yale School of Nursing to prospective applicants; advise applicants on the application process; coordinate recruiting activities in assigned geographical area; serve as a liaison with organizations and individuals involved in the admissions process; counsel prospective students regarding degree offerings and report to Director/Associate Director on recruitment efforts.

Execute phone calls and email outreach to identified groups and organizations.

As a member of the Admissions team, contribute at all levels as needed including handling special projects and event planning (i.e. admitted student days).

Maintain a positive, professional and businesslike manner to clients, students, and other personnel.

Maintains on-campus communication assets such as display cases and brochure holders or similar.

Ensure that all materials are correctly prepared for the Committee on Admissions (in a timely fashion).

Act as liaison with the Offices of Admissions, Registrar, Student Affairs, Student Health, Bursar, Financial Aid, and Communications.

In collaboration with the Director and Associate Director create and maintain Slate campaigns, blasts, events, and similar.

Collaborate on data imports and exports from Slate to Banner and vice versa while ensuring data quality and integrity.

Other duties as assigned.

Preferred Education, Experience and Skills:

Experience of holistic and contextual application review at a college or university graduate admissions office and in the area of marketing, recruitment, and event planning. Preference for a degree in a STEM or related field.

Clear understanding and ability to communicate the values and mission of YSN. Experience working in an admission office as a student employee or staff member.

Posting Disclaimer

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the essential functions that will be required of the position and should not be construed as a declaration of specific duties and responsibilities of the particular position. Employees will be assigned specific job-related duties through their hiring departments.

Affirmative Action Statement:

Yale University considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, an individual's sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin; nor does Yale discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression. Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 protects people from sex discrimination in educational programs and activities at institutions that receive federal financial assistance.

Questions regarding Title IX may be referred to the University's Title IX Coordinator, at, or to the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, 8th Floor, Five Post Office Square, Boston MA 02109-3921. Telephone: 617.289.0111, Fax: 617.289.0150, TDD: 800.877.8339, or Email:

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