Duke University was created in 1924 through an indenture of trust by James Buchanan Duke. Today, Duke is regarded as one of America's leading research universities. Located in Durham, North Carolina, Duke is positioned in the heart of the Research Triangle, which is ranked annually as one of the best places in the country to work and live. Duke has more than 15,000 students who study and conduct research in its 10 undergraduate, graduate and professional schools. With about 40,000 employees, Duke is the third largest private employer in North Carolina, and it now has international programs in more than 150 countries. International Application Readers for Duke Kunshan University
International application readers are part-time/seasonal positions that assist the staff in the Duke Kunshan University (DKU) Office of International Enrollment Management (IEM) to perform selected duties during seasons of peak activity.
Readers work 20 hours per week on average from mid-November or mid-December through mid-March. Please note that these are part-time, seasonal positions that require annual reappointments. Work performed:
Readers perform a review of student applications for admission to Duke Kunshan University; analyze the qualifications of prospective students using established University admissions standards; submit evaluations and assessments to the DKU IEM staff.
Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Prior experience in reading and evaluating applications for highly-selective schools is desired.
- Outstanding communication, analytic, time management, decision-making, and interpersonal skills.
- Must be able to prioritize work effectively, be responsive to deadlines and feedback, and work well under pressure.
- Well-developed computer skills and the demonstrated ability to adapt to new software programs are crucial.
- Must have a computer and high-speed internet access, wired or wireless connection to internet provider at a quiet and private location.
- Must demonstrate a high level of discretion and confidentiality.
- Candidates must be self-directed and able to work independently.
We cannot consider a) parents, guardians or siblings of a high school junior or senior, regardless of whether he/she plans to apply to Duke or Duke Kunshan; b) college admission professionals including high school guidance counselors and independent consultants; c) employees or volunteers for any other undergraduate institution.
Please know that university policy means that we cannot employ hourly staff who reside outside of North Carolina. Minimum QualificationsEducation
Work requires analytical, communications and organizational skills generally acquired throughcompletion of a bachelor's degree program. Experience
OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
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