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Massachusetts Institute of Technology Admissions Counselor for Educational Council in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Admissions Counselor for Educational Council

  • Job Number:

17571

  • Functional Area:

Alumni Relations

  • Department:

Admissions Office

  • School Area:

Chancellor's

  • Employment Type:

Full-Time

  • Employment Category:

Exempt

  • Visa Sponsorship Available:

No

  • Schedule:

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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. 6/11/19

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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