Job ID: 2019-10971 Type: Full-Time # of Openings: 1 Category: Student Affairs and Services
The Office of Admission is currently hiring two Admission Officers responsible for articulating the mission of Princeton University and conveying its policies and procedures to applicants, parents, guidance counselors, alumni and University personnel.
Resume and cover letter are required with application materials.
All officers are actively involved in the selection of the incoming first-year and transfer classes, and assisting with the transition from high school to college; making group presentations at high schools and college nights, as well as conducting information sessions on campus; making public presentations about Princeton University's undergraduate academic and extracurricular programs and resources, and admission and financial aid policies and procedures to a variety of audiences both on and off campus, e.g., to secondary school students and counselors, parents, and Princeton's Alumni Schools Committees; and reading, evaluating, and summarizing applications for admission. Intensive work during the selection process.
Position requires approximately 4-5 weeks of travel, primarily in the fall. Planning, scheduling and implementing travel plans to visit secondary schools and community-based organizations, and meet with Princeton Alumni Schools Committee members. Attend college nights and coordinate regional evening programs.
Involves additional time commitment including weekends and extended hours for at least four months of the year.
Other duties as assigned.
Excellent writing and speaking skills
Must be able to relate positively to a variety of interests, backgrounds and points of view by using tact, diplomacy and discretion
Must have the ability to exercise good judgment while working collegially in a high pressure, deadline-driven environment
Familiarity with and a willingness to learn technology and data driven systems
Ability to be comfortable with complexity and ambiguity
Ability to exercise good judgment in a variety of challenging conditions
High energy level
Willingness to learn and accept constructive feedback
Resourcefulness, initiative and motivation
Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW
Internal Number: 114387358
About Princeton University
Princeton University is a vibrant community of scholarship and learning that stands in the nation's service and in the service of all nations. Chartered in 1746, Princeton is the fourth-oldest college in the United States. Princeton is an independent, coeducational, nondenominational institution that provides undergraduate and graduate instruction in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences and engineering.As a world-renowned research university, Princeton seeks to achieve the highest levels of distinction in the discovery and transmission of knowledge and understanding. At the same time, Princeton is distinctive among research universities in its commitment to undergraduate teaching.Today, more than 1,100 faculty members instruct approximately 5,200 undergraduate students and 2,600 graduate students. The University's generous financial aid program ensures that talented students from all economic backgrounds can afford a Princeton education.