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ADMISSIONS OFFICER, UG ADMISSIONS
Job Title: ADMISSIONS OFFICER, UG ADMISSIONS
Job Code: 1833
Job Level: 70
Job Family: JF 33
Perform and/or coordinate a variety of activities involved in the recruitment and selection of student applicants for admission to Duke University. Employees in this classification will be designated by the department as Admissions Officer I, Admissions Officer II or Assistant Director, Undergraduate Admissions, depending on experience and specific responsibilities.
Analyze qualifications of prospective students utilizing established University admissions standards, guidelines and criteria, reviewing unusual circumstances with supervisor as appropriate; submit evaluations and recommendations to Director of Undergraduate Admissions regarding admissibility of applicants. Correspond with prospective students, applicants, University alumni, guidance counselors, members of University community, and others seeking information on admissions standards, academic and non-academic programs and student activities. Visit secondary schools, junior colleges and other educational institutions within assigned areas; conduct meetings with prospective students, guidance counselors, and student service agencies; represent Duke University to local, state and national admissions and related organizations.
Conduct on-campus interviews with prospective students and their parents; assist in arranging campus tours.
Coordinate activities involved in the recruitment and selection of student applicants representing a targeted constituency for admission to Duke University; serve as resource for other Admissions Office staff regarding programs or issues affecting constituency group; serve as reader for all applications from constituency group to ensure consistent review of qualifications.
Maintain liaison with academic deans and department heads concerning recruitment and selection of students in their respective academic areas. Coordinate others and participate in special areas of responsibility relating to constituency group, including but not limited to, the evaluation and selection of recipients for named and endowed scholarships, preparation of publications, design and evaluation of statistical studies, and the design and coordination of special events/programs.
Assist in and conduct training and orientation sessions for members of Alumni Admissions Advisory Committee, guidance counselors and other officials to ensure active alumni recruitment of students and continuing secondary school, junior college and other educational institution relations.
Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein. The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified.
Required Qualifications at this Level
Work requires a knowledge and understanding of college experience and student life obtained through completion of a bachelor's degree program.
OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
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