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Admissions Reader

Johns Hopkins University
Washington, OH
Closing date
Dec 14, 2023

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We are seeking an Admissions Reader. Reporting to the Director of Admissions, the Reader will be responsible for written summation and evaluation of Master of Arts and Master of International Public Policy applications for admission during the reading season (November through March). The position is to be paid as unit pay with details discussed during the interviewing process. The expected number of hours will range from 20- 25 hours per week. Flexible scheduling is available. Term of employment begins in early October 2021 and expected to end in April 2022.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
- Ability to commit up to 25 hours/week.
- Attend training sessions regarding the reading process.
- Full participation in the application reading cycle.
- Reading materials on-line either in the office or at home.
- Availability to attend meetings during office hours.
- Inclusion in the post-reading committee review.
Special Instructions
- Works collaboratively and regularly with admissions team.
- Reader will be required to complete confidentiality forms, as well as participate in any staff-wide professional development meetings.
- Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Johns Hopkins University. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.
- Proficiency in basic computer applications (e.g., Word, OnBase)
- Commitment to diversity and to serving the needs of diverse populations.
Special knowledge, skills, and abilities:
- Proficiency in basic computer applications (e.g., Word, OnBase)
- Strong time management skills
- Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
- Ability to understand and follow specific instructions and procedures
- Ability to work effectively with admissions staff members
- Sensitivity to the needs of differing groups of students
- Commitment to diversity and to serving the needs of diverse populations.
Minimum Qualifications
- Bachelor's Degree.
- Some related experience with higher education.
- Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
Preferred Qualifications
- Some experience with higher education, especially the evaluation of undergraduate or graduate applications is preferred, but not required.
Classified Title: Admissions Reader
Role/Level/Range: ACRO37.5/02/CE
Starting Salary Range: Commensurate with experience
Employee group: Casual / On Call
Schedule: Monday-Friday 8am-5pm
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt
Location: Hybrid/District of Columbia
Department name: ???????Admissions and Joint Degree Programs
Personnel area: SAIS
Total Rewards
The referenced salary range is based on Johns Hopkins University's good faith belief at the time of posting. Actual compensation may vary based on factors such as geographic location, work experience, market conditions, education/training and skill level. Johns Hopkins offers a total rewards package that supports our employees' health, life, career and retirement. More information can be found here:
Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines:
JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.
**Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date.
The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check. Johns Hopkins is committed to hiring individuals with a justice-involved background, consistent with applicable policies and current practice. A prior criminal history does not automatically preclude candidates from employment at Johns Hopkins University. In accordance with applicable law, the university will review, on an individual basis, the date of a candidate's conviction, the nature of the conviction and how the conviction relates to an essential job-related qualification or function.
The Johns Hopkins University values diversity, equity and inclusion and advances these through our key strategic framework, the JHU Roadmap on Diversity and Inclusion ( .
Equal Opportunity Employer
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.
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Accommodation Information
If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the Talent Acquisition Office at . For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711. For more information about workplace accommodations or accessibility at Johns Hopkins University, please visit .
Johns Hopkins has mandated COVID-19 and influenza vaccines, as applicable. The COVID-19 vaccine does not apply to positions located in the State of Florida. Exceptions to the COVID and flu vaccine requirements may be provided to individuals for religious beliefs or medical reasons. Requests for an exception must be submitted to the JHU vaccination registry. For additional information, applicants for SOM positions should visit and all other JHU applicants should visit .
The following additional provisions may apply, depending on campus. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.
The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.
Note: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled.
Equal Opportunity Employer:
Johns Hopkins University is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other occupationally irrelevant criteria. The university promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans.

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