1) The Admissions Manager provides professional support in the implementation and administration of admissions strategies, policies and procedures.
2) The individual works as an integral member of the admissions team to assist with recruitment activities and coordination of admission processes.
3) Primary point of contact for handling admissions inquiries from prospective students, including answering email, phone calls and addressing walk-ins.
4) Tracks all interactions in Slate, our comprehensive Admissions database.
5) Responsible for all admissions event planning including venue selection, catering and contract negotiation for both local and non-local events.
6) Manages the preparation and execution of on-site Admissions events such as information sessions, interview days and diversity events.
7) Oversee class visitor process including communication with prospective students and tracking in Slate.
8) Responsible for sourcing promotional swag to support recruiting and admissions activities such as prospective student events, alumni ambassador gifts and referrals.
9) Manage gratitude program for referrals from students, alumni and other Chicago Booth partners.
10) Manage collection of application materials such as transcripts, deposits and credential verification.
11) Assist with yield activities including preparing welcome packages for admitted students.
12) Assist admissions staff with day-to-day activities and special projects.
13) Support and participate in various student related events led by the Student Life team.
1) Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
2) Knowledge of database technology and Microsoft Office, as well as ability to learn new technologies quickly.
3) Discretion and customer service orientation.
4) Work successfully as part of a global team.
5) Superior organizational skills.
1) Willingness and ability to work some evenings and Saturdays.
1) Knowledge and skills developed through at least one year of work experience in admissions or a related job discipline.
2) Cover letter
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.
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