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Admissions Officer

Employer
Harvard University
Location
Cambridge, MA
Closing date
Apr 28, 2024

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Specialty
Admissions
Position Type
Other
Hours
Full-time
Employment Type
Permanent
Organization Type
College / University
Additional Information

In order to be considered for this position, please demonstrate basic qualifications are met.

Candidates MUST submit a cover letter in addition to their resume in order for their application to be reviewed.

This position has a 6-month orientation and review period.

All formal offers will be made by FAS HR.
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The Admissions, Financial Aid, and Student Employment Office of Harvard College is committed to the values of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. In order to recruit and admit a diverse class, as well as support students' equitable access to educational experiences, we strive toward Harvard University's goal of "inclusive excellence." We affirm that a rich learning and working environment can only result from a diverse community where all are supported in being their authentic, true selves and empowered to contribute fully to our shared goals and achievements.

Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience required
  • Minimum of 1 year relevant work experience

Position Description
  • Provide information and advice about Harvard College and its admissions procedures through information sessions conducted both in-person and online. Travel may be undertaken independently or as joint travel with other institutions.
  • Read and evaluate admissions applications from assigned geographical regions. Apply discretion and independent judgment in deciding which qualified students should be presented to the committee for possible admission.
  • Handle inquiries from prospective students, applicants, parents, secondary school administrators and the general public in assigned geographical regions.
  • Develop and nurture relationships with alumni/ae interviewers. Devise regional interview process procedure; guide alumni/ae on how to conduct successful applicant interviews.
  • Answer and respond to inquiries and concerns of applicants and students both admitted and rejected from assigned geographical area.
  • Assist in planning and/or participate in virtual and in-person recruitment and yield events.
  • Additional administrative responsibilities as assigned.

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