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Admissions Reader

Johns Hopkins University
Clifton East End, MD
Closing date
Apr 7, 2024

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The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Office of Admissions is looking for an Admissions Reader to assist the Admissions Committee with reading and evaluating applications for admission to our Master of Science in Nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice, Doctor of Philosophy, and Post-Master’s Certificate programs. Reporting to the Director of Admissions, this work will range from approximately 10 to 20 hours per week, and largely take place during busy reading times, for instance, between September and March each year.

This position will be focused on reading application files 95% of the time. On occasion, this position may be asked to support other aspects of the admissions process, for example, communicating with prospective students and virtual event support. This position helps the recruitment team meet important deadlines and milestones each cycle and helps support the growth and development of a diverse community of health professionals.

We seek candidates who thrive in a team environment and can help sustain strong relationships both within the Hopkins and the Nursing communities.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities
  • Develop understanding of SON degree and certificate programs to be able to fully assess applications.
  • Review and evaluate approximately 50 applications per week.
  • Exercise professional judgment in reviewing, evaluating, and recommending applicants for admission using established guidelines.
  • Review applicants’ undergraduate and/or graduate transcripts, resume and work experience, virtual interviews, letters of recommendations and essays.
  • Summarize applicants’ strengths and weaknesses.
  • Conduct prospective and applicant outreach virtually, by phone and email when directed.
  • Develop and maintain close working relationships with students, faculty, staff, alumni and other key constituents as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Special Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.
  • Detail-oriented with the ability to organize efficiently.
  • Strong technology skills and the ability to work with a CRM.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree.
  • One-year related experience.
  • Additional education may substitute for experience to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Two to five years’ experience in college admissions, financial aid, and/or student affairs (related experience).
  • An understanding of graduate nursing programs is strongly preferred.

Classified Title: Admissions Officer
Job Posting Title (Working Title): Admissions Reader
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/03/MC
Starting Salary Range: Min $24.35 - Max $42.71 HRLY ($42,155 targeted; Commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Casual / On Call
Schedule: Monday - Friday (Up to 27hrs per week as needed)
Exempt Status: Exempt
Location: Remote
Department name: Admissions Office of
Personnel area: School of Nursing

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.

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.

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