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Temporary, Graduate Admissions Representative

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Job Detail

Campus Location Boston Campus
Working Title Temporary, Graduate Admissions Representative

This is a temporary position with the opportunity to go permanent

The Office of Graduate Admission seeks a motivated individual to serve as the point of contact for prospective students interested in a portfolio of programs. Under the supervision of the Director of Graduate Admission, this position will recruit prospective students, assist with admission requirements, and provide support and guidance to prospective students throughout the enrollment process.
Facilitates enrollment activities for students engaged in enrollment process including conducting student interviews and acting as liaison with appropriate College departments to identify problems and contribute to their resolution.
Provide appropriate follow up and follow through with prospective students from point of inquiry through enrollment.
Present information about how Emerson College may benefit the student’s personal, academic and professional needs. Answers questions and responds to prospective student concerns.
One-on-one admissions counseling to diverse populations is an important responsibility of this position. Admissions counseling occurs primarily by in-person appointments, information sessions, presentations, phone calls and emails.
Extensive outreach efforts and interpersonal communication. The candidate should be a self-starter and able to work independently and manage projects simultaneously.
The position will be able to assume additional responsibilities as assigned.
Candidate may be asked to represent the College at local events. Ability to travel locally required.

Primary Duties, Responsibilities, and Tasks
-Correspond regularly with prospective students throughout the admission lifecycle
- Meet in person with prospective students
- Actively participate in on-campus recruitment and yield events
-Conduct outbound call campaigns
-Attend local recruiting events
-Lead information sessions on campus
-Respond to general email inquires and answer inbound call lines

Primary Duties, Responsibilites, and Tasks
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Education (including hardware, software, and equipment)

- Bachelor’s Degree
- Strong written and oral communication service skills
- Public speaking skills
- Excellent computer skills in spreadsheets and databases
- Experience working with people in a customer service oriented setting.
- Ability to handle multiple tasks to work effectively, both as a team player and independently.
- Ability to travel is required. Valid driver’s license necessary.
Preferred/Desirable Knowledge, Skills, and Education (including hardware, software, and equipment)

Preferred/Desirable Knowledge, Skills, and Education (including hardware, software, and equipment)

Previous admissions experience preferred, but not required. Experience in an office setting desirable.

Required Prior Work Experience

Required Prior Work Experience
1-3 year of experience; entry level position.
Special Instructions to Applicants

Special Instructions to Applicants
Diversity Statement

Emerson College believes diversity enriches the educational experience by providing students with the opportunity to learn from individuals who may have different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. Engagement with diversity in the curriculum, in our co-curricular offerings, and all other aspects of the College enhances the personal and intellectual growth of all members of our campus community. Emerson is committed to strengthening communities, including our workplace, by fostering the development of the intercultural competencies necessary for meaningful citizenship in an increasingly complex, pluralistic society.

Annual Clery Report

In accordance with the federal Clery and Campus SaVE Acts, Emerson College commits to providing all current and prospective students and employees with access to the annual campus security reports for each of our campuses. This report may be accessed from the Emerson College Police Department website.

Posting Detail Information

Requisition Number FY11/120710STFF
Open Date
Close Date


Compensation is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Emerson College typically hires qualified candidates between the minimum and 25th percentile of the grade range. Emerson College also offers a comprehensive benefits package.

Benefits Package

Information on Emerson College’s benefits package can be found here.

Classification Title Entry IC
Salary Grade 14
Job Family Individual Contributor

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Requisition Specific Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume or CV
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. References
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