1) Recruits for SSA masterâ™s programs, including responding to and sending e-mails, taking and making individual phone calls, and having individual appointments.
2) Assists with recruitment fair strategy and attends recruitment fairs locally, regionally, and nationally.
3) Prepares and participates in recruitment events including webinars, info sessions, class visits, and campus visits.
4) Provides Director with insights, feedback, and critique of recruitment practices, procedures, and processes to improve service.
5) Tracks effectiveness of recruitment efforts and provides reports to demonstrate outcomes.
6) Assists Director of Admissions with e-mail communication strategy and marketing efforts such as updating print materials.
7) Develops new relationships and maintains current relationships with all organizations and individuals involved in the admissions process including internal and external partners.
8) Leads UChicago undergraduate recruitment efforts; Assists with PhD recruitment if needed.
9) Assigns files to faculty readers and moves files through the review process.
10) Participates in DOS Admissions application review, decisions, and scholarship awards.
11) Updates records with decision and scholarship award letters, and releases decisions.
12) Is the admissions advisor for newly admitted students and communicates changes in admission status to Admissions and Field teams.
13) Coordinates with Graduate Financial Aid for the successful processing of awards for admitted students.
14) Assists with outreach to and on-boarding of newly admitted students.
15) Represents SSA at UChicagoGRAD meetings.
16) Assists in hiring, training and supervising student workers.
17) Is a collaborative member of the Office of the Dean of Students team and participates in regular meetings, retreats, and events.
18) Assists with recruitment, admissions, and Dean of Students events (e.g., orientation, hooding) as needed.
19) Other duties as assigned.
1) Strong project management background. 2) Excellent organizational skills. 3) Excellent oral and written communication skills. 4) Ability to communicate to small and large audiences in a variety of settings, including web-based platforms. 5) Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills.
6) Attention to detail. 7) Decision making skills.
8) Excellent data-gathering, problem-solving, and consensus-building skills. 9) Ability to work productively and collaboratively in a team environment. 10) Ability to respond with flexibility to demands and requirements of the project and to effectively prioritize multiple tasks and meet deadlines. 11) Outstanding knowledge of word processing, presentation, and spreadsheet software. 12) Ability to exercise sound judgment, tact, courteousness, reliability, and employing sound and ethical decision-making skills. 13) Ability to maintain confidentiality. 14) Ability and willingness to travel and work some evenings and weekends.
15) Knowledge of admissions processes and procedures. 16) Knowledge of financial aid processes and procedures. 17) Knowledge of CRM technology, Technolutions Slate. 18) Knowledge of student databases, PeopleSoft Systems.
1) May require some domestic travel.
1) A minimum of two years of relevant experience in admissions or student affairs. 2)Two years of experience in graduate admissions or graduate student affairs.
3) Writing Sample
4) Reference Contact Information
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded to the Resume/CV section of the application
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