Admissions Officer - Office of Undergraduate Admissions

Washington D.C.
Aug 04, 2018
Aug 15, 2018
Full Time
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Admissions Officer - Office of Undergraduate Admissions

The Admissions Officer, in an entry level role, assumes full responsibility for a geographic admissions region - organizing the recruitment of prospective students by counseling applicants and their families about academic programs, student life, financial aid, and admissions standards. S/he coordinates the efforts of the Alumni Admissions Program Committees within their Admissions region, working collaboratively to evaluate and process the academic credentials and personal qualifications of applicants to make accurate admissions decisions. Reporting to an Associate or Senior Associate Director, the Admissions Officer, the Admissions Officer has duties that include but are not limited to:

Recruiting, Evaluation and Decision-Making

  • Evaluates and processes academic credentials and personal qualities of applicants on a regional level under the supervision of the Sr. Associate Director.
  • With assigned responsibility for a specific geographic admissions area, conducts the initial review and evaluation of all applicants from this area
  • Serves 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 host meetings for local alumni.

Counseling and Representation

  • Counsels students on Georgetown programs that best suits their needs through on-campus contact - either individually or in group information sessions - and travels in assigned regions.
  • Through counseling, 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; and plays a significant counseling role with prospective students and their parents to 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, communicating information on admissions policies standards and processed to these groups.
  • Works to ensure their committee member not only understand admissions procedures, but also admissions results.

Collateral Duties assigned dependent upon the interests and abilities of the incumbent

  • Serves as Campus Program Coordinator
  • Undertakes international and minority recruitment
  • Administers publications
  • Manages Publications


  • Bachelor's degree
  • 1 to 2 two years of prior admissions experience preferred

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EEO Statement:

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