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Senior Admissions Officer - Georgetown University Main Campus
The Senior Admissions Officer is responsible for evaluating and processing academic credentials and personal qualities of applicants on a regional level, and on the individual schools level as a member of a committee comprised of Deans, faculty, and students. S/he participates in the actual decision-making and determination of application status, playing a decision making role in the Admissions process. The incumbent travels to their assigned admissions region to visit high schools, participates in joint recruitment activities, and hosts meetings for local alumni. This position has full responsibility for a specific geographic admissions area. This includes conducting the initial review and evaluation of all applicants from this area as well as serving as a member of the Committee on Admissions that makes decision on applicants for admission.
Duties include but are not limited to:
Counseling students on Georgetown programs which best suits their needs through on-campus contact, either individually or in group information sessions, and travel in assigned regions. Through counseling, the Admissions Officer recruits prospective students and disseminates information about undergraduate academics, student life, financial aid, admissions requirements, and application procedures.
This position also serves as the primary point of contact for high school guidance counselors and applicants from their geographic region. In this capacity, the position will play a significant counseling role with prospective students and their parents.
In working with these external constituencies, this position will counsel them to better understand the University's academic programs, student life, financial aid, and admission standards.
This position will serve as the staff contact for the Alumni Admissions Program Committees in their geographic regions. In this capacity, the position will be responsible for communicating information on admissions policies standards and processes to these groups. This position will work to ensure their committee
member not only understand admissions procedures, but also admissions results.
Managing the Slate Admissions Database
Undertaking international recruitment
A Bachelor's degree is required, but a Master's degree is preferred
Three or more years of prior admissions experience is preferred
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