Admissions Counselor for Educational Council

Cambridge, Massachusetts
12 Jun 2019
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09 Aug 2019
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Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture – and benefits – that just aren’t found together anywhere else. If you’re curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future – then take a look at this opportunity.
ADMISSIONS COUNSELOR, Office of Admissions, to serve as an admissions officer, with a primary focus ON supporting the MIT Educational Council, the network of alumni and alumnae volunteers who interview prospective students and support admissions outreach efforts. Will work under the direction of the director of the Educational Council (EC) to develop, manage, and support programs for the EC office, including coordinating communications with ECs via web, email, telephone, and social media; manage alumni/ae-student outreach programs including the annual spring Admitted Student Gatherings; support other admissions programs involving MIT alumni/ae as needed; review and select undergraduate applicants with a full admissions caseload and actively participate in the admissions selection committee; and perform other duties including several weeks of national and local travel to recruit students and meet with alumni/ae and assisting in other recruitment and yield activities as needed.

Job Requirements
REQUIRED: a bachelor’s degree; excellent public speaking, communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills; the ability to work with minimal supervision, exercise good judgment, take initiative, and set priorities; and a driver's license. At least one year of experience working in higher education is preferred. Volunteer management experience is highly desirable. Experience with MIT would be a plus. Job #17571-5
Regular evening and weekend work will be required during the academic year, along with several weeks of travel by air annually.