Admissions Counselor, Data Analysis

Massachusetts, United States
25 Jun 2020
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25 Aug 2020
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.

ADMISSIONS COUNSELOR, DATA ANALYSISOffice of Admissions, to serve as an admissions officer, with a primary focus on admissions research and analysis. Will support the data collection, analysis, and reporting needs of the Office of Admissions. Responsibilities include administering several online surveys throughout the year, reporting on research findings to senior admissions leaders to influence admissions policy, reviewing and selecting undergraduate applicants with a full admissions caseload, and actively participating in the admissions selection committee. Other duties will include several weeks of national and local travel to recruit students and meet with alumni/ae, welcoming prospective students and their families to campus, conducting information sessions, and assisting in other recruitment and yield activities as needed. Will report to the director of admissions research and analysis. 

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: bachelor’s degree; one year of related experience; excellent presentation, communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills; experience with data management and graphic presentation in MS Excel; the ability to work with minimal supervision, exercising good judgment, taking initiative, and setting priorities; and a driver's license.  

PREFERREDexperience with statistical software.  Job #18780-5

Regular evening and weekend work will be required during the academic year. Several weeks of travel by air annually can also be expected.  Please note that currently, due to the pandemic, all travel and in-person recruitment activities have been suspended. Recruitment travel programs will resume when safe to do so from a public health perspective.

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.

MIT considers equivalent combinations of experience and education for certain jobs. All candidates who believe they possess equivalent experience and education are encouraged to apply.

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