Admissions Analyst, Office of Admissions - Graduate School of Arts & Sciences

Washington D.C.
Aug 25, 2017
Oct 11, 2017
Full Time
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Admissions Analyst, Office of Admissions - Graduate School of Arts & Sciences

Georgetown's Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (GSAS) - at nearly 200 years old - offers a wide variety of doctoral, master's and certificate programs encompassing both traditional and interdisciplinary studies.  Whether interested in pursuing doctoral research in Government or Neuroscience, or exploring top-ranking master's programs such as Foreign Service or Public Policy, students find unique opportunities in our graduate community.

The Admissions Analyst plays an integral role in supporting and expanding graduate education at Georgetown University. S/he represents Georgetown University on campus and off campus, locally and internationally, and cultivates rich relationships with potential graduate applicants during prospect development and recruitment and provides comprehensive applicant support throughout the admissions application process. The Admissions Analysts administers in-depth operational admissions data on the back end, including data entry, information and record management, and system management. The Admissions Analyst has duties that include but are not limited to:

Recruitment & Prospect Management

  • Represents Georgetown University at various job / graduate fairs nationally and internationally.
  • Develops relationships with potential applicants and provides follow up communication regarding program offerings tailored to their specific interests.
  • Develops and delivers information sessions, live chats, and webinars.
  • Works with prospect management systems and vendors to identify and load prospects for GU programs.
  • Works with GU program administrators / faculty and GSAS Associate Directors/Assistant Director on program enrollment goals.​

Information Management, Support & Training

  •  Maintains knowledge and expertise with regards to 60+ graduate programs and 40+ dual degree offerings under the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.
  • Provides regular reviews and updates of admissions information posted to the Graduate School Admission's website and wiki, information pamphlets, and administrative resources for program administrators and faculty.
  • Trains program faculty and staff on all Graduate School and Georgetown University policies, procedures and practices with regard to recruitment, data entry, and processing of applications & decisions.

Admissions Support: Applicants and Programs

  • Responds to general inquiries from prospects, applicants and their families (online, via phone, or in person) regarding graduate program offerings, application policies and procedures, and decisions.
  • Provides thorough review and support of all graduate applications, including all credentials, and follows up to ensure completion of all applications.
  • Supports graduate programs in application review and inputting decisions providing official communication of decisions.
  • Processes all decisions and final actions like acceptance and deferrals.
  • Provides thorough case management of graduate applicants, start-to=finish support from initial point of interest to final decision, working in conjunction with the Assistant and Associate Directors on the admissions team.

Information, Data & System Management

  • Conducts regular cyclical reviews of applicant records and appropriate record retention applies with regards to holding and purging records.
  • Reviews and maintains data including manual entries as well as downloads imports and exports.
  • Provides data loading and data entry of prospects and applicants information, data imports and exports, and processing of all admissions decisions.
  • Tests and provides feedback on new prospect, applicant, and student management systems.
  • Generates prospect and applicant reports that reflect detailed illustrative records across time periods to be used in day to day management of operations and to be reviewed and referenced by the Dean of the Graduate School.
  • Provides increased support during major application deadlines and additional support to colleagues on the Admissions Team.
  • Supports Graduate School events such as the annual Commencement ceremony or New Student Orientation.


  • Bachelor's degree
  • 2-3 years of general administrative experience in an office setting
  • Knowledge of, and experience with, higher education administration preferred
  • Well-versed in general administrative applications such as Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat and Google apps
  • Effective communication skills and excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to learn and adapt to new data management systems with ease
  • Ability to appropriately represent Georgetown University at recruitment events and build effective relationships with prospects and applicants
  • Great attention to detail with the ability to manage various projects concurrently
  • Ability to recognize problems and act accordingly to resolve them

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Submission Guidelines:

Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any position at Georgetown University you must submit a cover letter and resume  for each position of interest for which you believe you are qualified. These documents are not kept on file for future positions.

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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 (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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