Temporary Admissions Reader - Penn Engineering Online Education

University of Pennsylvania
William Penn Annex West, PA, Working from home
Sep 07, 2022
Sep 24, 2022
Position Type
Employment Type
Organization Type
College / University
University Overview

The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn's distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning. As an employer Penn has been ranked nationally on many occasions with the most recent award from Forbes who named Penn one of America's Best Employers By State in 2021.

Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

COVID-19 vaccination is a requirement for all positions at the University of Pennsylvania. New hires are expected to be fully vaccinated before beginning work at the University. For more information about Penn's vaccine requirements and the use of Penn Open Pass, visit the Penn COVID-19 Response website for the latest information.

Posted Job Title

Temporary Admissions Reader - Penn Engineering Online Education

Job Profile Title

Temporary Employee - Non-Exempt


Penn Engineering Online is seeking a remote, part-time temporary Admissions Reader to work 4 - 25 hours/week during admissions cycles from February 1, 2022 through November 30, 2022.

Expected dates for work:

February 1, 2022 - April 15, 2022

April 1, 2022 - June 15, 2022

July 1, 2022 - September 15, 2022

September 1, 2022 - November 1, 2022

Job Description

Admissions Readers are an integral part of the Admissions process for the Penn Engineering Online program. We hire Admissions Readers to review applications ensuring that every application we receive is reviewed according to our program's guidelines. Admissions Readers have two primary responsibilities which include reviewing documentation and evaluating each application using a rubric.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent time management skills and able to work in a deadline-driven environment
  • Great written communication skills
  • Highly self-motivated with the ability to work independently with little to no supervision
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Must maintain University policies in keeping confidentiality of personal information associated with applicants
  • At least one year of data entry experience
  • Comfortable with using computer programs and Google Suite
  • Previous experience in Higher Education or Admissions is preferred but not required
  • Must comply with University's vaccine and testing policy

Job Location - City, State

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School

School of Engineering and Applied Science

Pay Range

$7.25 - $155.75

Affirmative Action Statement

Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

Special Requirements

Background check may be required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.