Admission Officers/Assistant Director of Admission read and evaluate applications for admission, serve as voting members of the Board of Admission during the selection process, develop regional recruitment strategies, conduct group information sessions for prospective students and families, represent the university at schools and college fairs during travel to assigned geographic territories and alumni and other recruitment events. They are also responsible for planning and assisting with special projects pertaining to recruitment, evaluation and matriculation of students.
Recruiting applicants to Brown University
Recruit prospective students to the university by meeting with prospective students, their families, high school counselors, alumni/ae; develop relationships with community based organizations; lead public presentations to promote Brown, provide admission counseling and explain the application process; represent Brown at recruitment events such as high school visits, group travel consortiums, Brown Near You events and college fairs; develop and implement recruitment strategies in their geographic territories; conduct on campus group information sessions and serve as Admission Officer on Call; encourage admitted students to enroll.
Evaluation and selection of applicants
Review applications for admission and provide written evaluations of credentials; prepare cases, recommend decision and present cases to the Board of Admission; serve as voting member of the admission committee; participate in final decisions.
Coordination of admission efforts with other departments and programs on campus/special projects
Assignments can include Visit Brown coordinator and primary liaision with Bruin Club; liaison with Music and Visual Art departments for slideroom reviews; staffing on campus recruitment and matriculation events coordination (ADOCH); athletic liasion; travel grant coordination.
This is a dual graded position posting. The candidate's qualifications/experience will determine if the position is filled at a grade 9 or grade 10 level.
Required: Â Bachelorâ™s Degree.
Excellent interpersonal skills, including strong writing and public speaking skills.
Sensitivity to concerns of people of different ages and backgrounds.
Willingness and ability to work both independently and with groups in a multi-tasked environment.
Creativity, efficiency, flexibility, open-mindedness, good judgment.
Ability to work long hours.
Ability to travel.
Attention to detail and strong organizational skills.
First-hand knowledge of major issues facing American colleges and universities.
Understanding of Brown and its academic standards.
Capacity to relate easily and appropriately with a broad range of people.
Understanding of public relations and social media.
Demonstrated ability to support a community of diverse perspectives and cultures in an inclusive environment.Â Â
All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background check.
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Admission Officer/Assistant Director of Admission
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Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any staff position at Brown University you must submit an application form for each position for which you believe you are qualified. Applications are not kept on file for future positions. Please include a cover letter and resume with each position application.
Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.
Located in historic Providence, Rhode Island and founded in 1764, Brown University is the seventh-oldest college in the United States. Brown is an independent, coeducational Ivy League institution comprising undergraduate and graduate programs, plus the Alpert Medical School, School of Engineering, Executive Master of Healthcare Leadership and the IE Brown Executive MBA.