1. Evaluates all admissions applications, interviews prospective applicants, and independently assesses each application against a variety of factors, including the applicant's strength, weaknesses and potential contribution to the Yale community. Determines applicant's standing within local, national and international applicant pools. 2. Presents applicant recommendations to admissions committee. Briefs admissions committee about applicants and about schools and geographical regions as they relate to evaluation of applicant files. Determines which applicants will be waitlisted 3. Develops public presentations designed to promote Yale to prospective applicants. 4. Advises secondary school counselors, applicants and parents on the application process. 5. Coordinates alumni recruiting activities in assigned geographical areas. 6. Serves as a liaison with organizations and individuals involved in the admissions process. 7. May perform other duties assigned.
Required Skill/ability 5: Knowledge of the application process at a highly selective college or university. Ability to interview prospective students, counsel applicants, parents and school counselors through the admissions process.
Posting Position Title: Admissions Officer 1
Required Skill/ability 3: Demonstrated excellence in public presentation. Superior writing, communication and interpersonal skills. Demonstrated ability to work with a diverse constituency, including students, faculty, alumni, fellow admissions officers, counselors and administrative staff.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Admissions Officer Yale College Admissions
Required Skill/ability 1: Ability to review and assess a high volume of online applications. Strong time management skills and proven ability to work as part of a team as well as independently.
Required Skill/ability 4: Well-developed computer skills and demonstrated ability to adapt to new software programs.
Required Skill/ability 2: Excellent analytical skills, and creative self-direction. Exceptional administrative, planning, organizational and project management skills.
Internal Number: 54089BR
About Yale University
Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.