Assistant Director, Masters Admissions - Tepper School of Business

Carnegie Mellon University
Arsenal, PA
Sep 26, 2022
Oct 25, 2022
Position Type
Assistant Director
Employment Type
Organization Type
College / University
The Tepper School of Business is home to many programs and research programs that cross subject areas. We approach scientific problems from fresh angles using creative interdisciplinary approaches while drawing on our strengths in the core social sciences. Tepper faculty members are nationally and internationally recognized for their research in a variety of fields, including organizational behavior and theory, economics, finance, and accounting.

Carnegie Mellon University's Tepper School of Business is searching for an Assistant Director, Masters Admissions. This is a dynamic opportunity for someone who thrives in an interesting and challenging work environment. This role is responsible for providing professional support in the Tepper Masters Admissions Office by recruiting and advising prospective students for MBA and MS programs.

Your core responsibilities will include:
  • Assist with components of application processing from submission to matriculation, including the support of the execution of admissions committee meetings, application auditing, and credential verification
  • Assists with activities related to the application database (Slate), which serves as the central tool for managing applications to MBA and other masters applications
  • Responsible for the execution of pre-decision data checking and post-admit action items for all candidates.
  • Travels extensively across the US and worldwide to participate in various recruiting events/activities
  • Evaluates applications, interviews candidates, recommends admission decisions, counsels prospective students through the admissions process
  • Manages special projects and assists in the development and implementation of recruiting/yield initiatives, process changes, publications, or events. Top of Form
  • Evening and weekend hours required
  • Other duties as assigned

Flexibility, excellence, and passion are vital qualities within the Tepper School of Business. Inclusion, collaboration and cultural sensitivity are valued competencies at CMU. Therefore, we are in search of a team member who is able to optimally interact with a varied population of internal and external partners at a high level of integrity. We are looking for someone who shares our values and who will support the mission of the university through their work.

You should demonstrate:
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong student service orientation, organizational skills, including ability to prioritize work and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Detail orientation, analytical, reasoning and problem solving skills

  • Bachelor's degree required
  • 3-5 years of experience in university admissions, university student services or professional employee recruiting required; some familiarity with financial aid process; public speaking; interviewing. Experience working with databases is strongly preferred.
  • Or a combination of education and relevant experience from which comparable knowledge

  • Successful background check

Are you interested in this exciting opportunity?! Apply today!

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Pittsburgh, PA

Job Function

Admissions and Financial Aid

Position Type

Staff - Regular

Full Time/Part time

Full time

Pay Basis


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