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Admissions Officer

Johns Hopkins University
Waverly, MD
Closing date
Apr 7, 2024

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      We are seeking a Admissions Officer in the Office of Undergraduate Admissions will be responsible for recruiting and conducting application review from a specified regional territory for first year and transfer admissions to the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences and the Whiting School of Engineering. In this role, the Admissions Officer serves as a public facing ambassador for the Office of Undergraduate Admissions and Johns Hopkins University. The position will involve in-person and virtual recruitment, as well as some projects across the office which may include working with student volunteer groups, assisting with office programs, responding to and working with prospective students and families, and engaging university partners. They will also be responsible for supporting roles in larger projects that work towards office priorities and goals. This position requires an average of eight to ten weeks of travel and occasional evening/weekend work.

      Specific Duties & Responsibilities

          • Responsible for conducting recruitment and application review for an assigned region (domestic and/or international territory).
          • Recruitment responsibilities include, but are not limited to,
          • Building relationships and hosting presentations in market.
            • Visiting high schools and community organizations.
              • Developing knowledge and familiarity with the secondary school landscape in the region.
                • Leverage basic data analysis to manage decisions in a designated region(s) or area of study.
                Conduct information sessions, support tours as needed, and respond to routine requests from prospective applicants and families, as well as counselors.Will be expected to represent and be knowledgeable about the academics, student experience and financial aid programs at Hopkins.

                    • Support programming and events staffing as assigned.
                    • Manage internal and external relationships: Faculty, counselors, prospective students and families, current students, university administrators, high school counselors, alumni.
                    • Must be service and team oriented and aware of the needs and concerns of a selective private university.
                    • The Admissions Officer will have other responsibilities to be determined around a specific project or program area.
                    • These responsibilities could include hiring and training student volunteers, developing materials for recruitment workshops and other events, assisting with messaging and presentation delivery, building international recruitment plans, or furthering initiatives related to access and diversity.

                    Special Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
                    • Ability to communicate effectively with prospective students, parents, secondary school counselors, faculty and other university partners as well as the ability to represent Johns Hopkins University to the public.
                    • Ability to work with minimal supervision, independently and as part of a team.
                    • Demonstrates the utmost level of professionalism with both internal and external constituents.
                    • Appreciation for working with diverse populations.
                    • Knowledge of standard office software applications, including Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook.

                    Additional Information/ Requirements
                    • Ability to travel extensively and work nights and weekends as needed.
                    • Must have valid driver's license and be able to drive a car.
                    • The job duties listed above are not intended to be an exhaustive list of responsibilities. Positions are classified to a particular job title based upon the predominant, essential and primary functions and work complexity.

                    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

                    • Experience as a college or university admissions officer i preferred, including recruitment and application review.

                    Classified Title: Admissions Officer
                    Role/Level/Range: ACRP/03/MC
                    Starting Salary Range: Min $47,500 - Max $83,300 Annually ($50,000 targeted; Commensurate with experience)
                    Employee group: Full Time
                    Schedule: M-F 8:30-5p
                    Exempt Status: Exempt
                    Location: Hbrid/Homewood Campus
                    Department name: Undergraduate Admissions
                    Personnel area: University Student Services

                    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

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                    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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