Senior Admissions Officer - Undergraduate Admissions

Washington D.C.
Aug 09, 2017
Aug 22, 2017
Full Time
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Senior Admissions Officer - Undergraduate Admissions

The Senior Admissions Officer assumes full responsibility for a geographic admissions region, and organizing the recruitment of prospective students by counseling applicants and their families about academic programs, student life, financial aid and admissions standards.  Reporting to the Senior Associate Director, the Senior Admissions Officer has duties that include but are not limited to:

Evaluation and Selection

  • 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 school's level as a member of a committee comprised of Deans, faculty and students; and participates in actual decision-making and determination of application status.
  • Manages full responsibility for a specific geographic admissions area - including the conduct of the initial review, evaluation of all applicants from this area, and participation as a member of the Committee on Admissions that makes decision on applicants for admission.
  • Travels to their assigned admissions region to visit high schools, participate in joint recruitment activities, and hosts meetings for local alumni.


Counsels students on Georgetown programs which best suits their needs (through on-campus contact, either individually or in group information sessions, and /or travel in assigned regions) - recruiting prospective students and disseminates information about undergraduate academics, student life, financial aid, admissions requirements, and application procedures.

Regional Point of Contact

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 by helping them to better understand the University's academic programs, student life, financial aid, and admission standards.

Alumni Admissions Program Committees

Serves as the staff contact for the Alumni Admissions Program Committees in their geographic regions, communicating information on admissions policies standards and processes to these groups; and working to ensure their committee member not only understand admissions procedures, but also admissions results.

Campus Programs

  • Organizes and schedules all on-campus information sessions and tours for approximately annual 60,000 visitors.
  • Manages the Blue Gray Tour Guide Society of more than 100 tour guides.
  • Conducts frequent presentations on-campus to prospective students and their families, including some weekends.


Supervises a full-time Information Officer, as well as several work-study students responsible for visitor and caller management in the Campus Programs area


Bachelor's degree - preference for Master's degree

Preferred qualifications

  • 3 to 4 years of admissions experience
  • Experience with campus programs

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EEO Statement:

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff.  All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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