The Admissions Officer in the Office of Undergraduate Admissions will be responsible for conducting recruiting and application review for freshman and transfer admission to the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences and the Whiting School of Engineering. These activities will involve travel and public speaking. In addition to recruitment activities and evaluating applications from a specified regional territory, the Admissions Officer will contribute to the marketing and communications team as a writer. Will be responsible for some projects across the office which may include working with student volunteer groups. Will also be responsible for supporting roles in larger projects that work towards office priorities.
Essential Job Functions:
The Admissions Officer will be responsible for conducting recruitment and application review for an assigned region, will serve as the primary recruiter and reader for all applications from that region, and will conduct high school presentations and regional presentations there regularly.
Conduct daily information sessions and respond to routine requests from prospective applicants.
Recruitment planning for a designated geographic region(s).
Conduct high school visits, events and other meetings with various constituent groups.
Up to eight to ten weeks of travel and evening/weekend work required, including nights and weekends and conducting off-campus university events and high school visits for prospective students, families and high school guidance/college counselors.
Review and evaluate applications.
Leverage basic data analysis to manage decisions in a designated region(s) or area of study.
Manage internal and external relationships: Faculty, counselors, prospective students and families, current students, university administrators, high school counselors, alumni.
Must be service and team oriented and aware of the needs and concerns of a selective private university.
Marketing and Communications
The Admissions Officer will serve as the primary strategist for event promotion, creating email campaigns, collateral, and other supporting documents as needed.
Will work with the marketing and communications team to identify opportunities for prospect conversion.
Will assist in the planning and execution of video content and other virtual recruitment projects, and will contribute content creation for emails and other marketing campaigns.
Bachelor's degree required. Minimum one year related experience required. Experience as a college or university admissions officer preferred, which would include recruiting travel and applications review. Some related marketing and communications experience, preferably in a marketing role, preferred.
Special Knowledge, Skill or Abilities:
Analytical ability, communications skills (speaking and writing), positive attitude, ability to represent effectively Johns Hopkins University to prospective students, parents and secondary school counselors.
Must be proactive, team oriented and a strong critical thinker and problem solver.
Demonstrated abilities as a writer are required, conveying complex subject matter to a general audience.
Must have a strong and demonstrated background in writing for multiple audiences.
The candidate must be organized, detailoriented, and adept at juggling multiple assignments to meet deadlines.
Some knowledge of video production and editing software is desired.
Position requires the ability to communicate effectively with prospective students, parents, secondary school counselors, faculty and other university partners as well as the ability to represent Johns Hopkins University to the public.
Knowledge of standard office software applications, including Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook.
Ability to travel extensively and work nights and weekends as needed.
Must have valid driver's license and be able to drive car.
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