Admissions Officer, Campus Programs - Office of Undergraduate Admissions

Washington D.C.
May 02, 2017
Jun 29, 2017
Full Time
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Admissions Officer, Campus Programs - Office of Undergraduate Admissions

The Admissions Officer, assuming full responsibility for a geographic admissions region, organizes the recruitment of prospective students by counseling applicants and their families about academic programs, student life, financial aid and admissions standards; advises accepted students to enroll; and coordinates the efforts of the Alumni Admissions Program committees within their Admissions region. S/he works collaboratively with selected Admissions Committees to evaluate and process the academic credentials and personal qualifications of applicants to make accurate admissions decisions; and participates in the Admissions decision-making process. Reporting to an Associate or Senior Associate Director, the Admissions Officer has duties that include but are not limited to:

Evaluation and Processing

  • Evaluates and processes academic credentials and personal qualities of applicants on a regional level under the supervision of the Senior Associate Director and on the individual schools level as a member of a committee comprised of Deans, faculty and students.
  • Participates in actual decision-making and determination of application status.
  • Takes responsibility for a specific geographic admissions area - to include conducting the initial review and evaluation of all applicants from this area, and serving as a member of the Committee on Admissions that makes decision on applicants for admission.
  • Plays a decision-making role in the Admissions process.
  • Travels to their assigned admissions region to visit high schools, participates in joint recruitment activities, and hosts meetings for local alumni.


  • Counsels students regarding which Georgetown programs which best suit their needs through on-campus contact, either individually or in group information sessions, and travels in assigned regions.
  • Recruits prospective students and disseminates information about undergraduate academics, student life, financial aid, admissions requirements, and application procedures.
  • Serves as the primary point of contact for high school guidance counselors and applicants from their geographic region, playing a significant counseling role with prospective students and their parents.
  • Counsels students toward better understand the University's academic programs, student life, financial aid, and admission standards.


  • Serves as the staff contact for the Alumni Admissions Program Committees in their geographic regions. Communicates information on admissions policies standards and processed to these groups.
  • Ensures that their committee member understands both admissions procedures and admissions results.


Serves as Campus Program Coordinator, undertaking international and minority recruitment


Performs additional duties that vary, depending upon the incumbent's work with a senior staff member.


  • Bachelor's degree - Master's preferred
  • 1 - 2 years of admissions experience preferred
  • Willingness and availability to travel

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EEO Statement:

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