Associate Director of Admissions, Admissions Officer Training/Development

Massachusetts, United States
08 Jul 2019
End of advertisement period
08 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

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.

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF ADMISSIONS, ADMISSIONS OFFICER TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT, MIT Admissions.  Reporting to the Director of Admissions, responsible for the training and management of seasonal readers and training and development of admissions officers.  Serve on the admissions leadership team as a strategic advisor to the Dean and Director, and assist with developing admissions policy and departmental strategies.  Participate as a senior admissions officer in the admissions process from recruitment through selection.  Schedule and coordinate local and regional presentations nationally.  Requires several weeks of domestic travel annually.  Read and evaluate applications, sit on the admissions selection committee and participate in other senior admissions officer responsibilities. Collaborate closely with the Director of Selection to support annual tasks and projects related to admissions and enrollment.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED:  Bachelor’s degree and minimum of five years experience working in college admissions or a related field.  Master’s degree preferred.  Project and people supervision within a complex organization charged with multiple priorities and objectives strongly preferred.  Strong presentation skills and the ability to work with high school students and parents around sensitive issues essential.  Candidates must be analytical and strategic thinkers, be able to work hard over sustained periods, and possess superior judgment and discretion.   Regular evening and weekend work required.  Must possess a driver’s license and be available to travel by air several weeks annually. Job #17668-9

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.

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