The Admissions Officer serves as a professional member of Admissions team charged with the recruitment and selection of diverse, bright, highly engaged, creative and intellectual students from across the United States and around the world.
A bachelor’s degree.
A valid driver’s license and ability to travel domestic and international.
Some demonstrable exposure to admissions or related recruitment experience.
An understanding of the nature and aims of a selective, residential liberal arts college.
Strong oral and written communication skills, as well as the ability to communicate complex issues with warmth and clarity to a diverse audience.
Strong interpersonal skills.
Enthusiasm for and demonstrated commitment to supporting a student body that is broadly diverse with regard to gender, race, ethnicity, nationality, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation, and religion, among other factors.
Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, high-volume environment.
A willingness and ability to work extended and weekend hours during peak periods.
Leadership skills: Highly collaborative, dynamic, optimistic, empathetic, patient, and fun.
Carleton is a private liberal arts predominantly residential campus with nearly 2000 students and 800 faculty & staff. Founded in 1866, Carleton College is an independent and highly selective liberal arts college with a diverse and exceptionally able student body, a talented faculty whose first priority is teaching, and a continued commitment to the liberal arts. A four-year college, Carleton offers the Bachelor of Arts degree. Its students can choose from 37 majors and 15 concentrations in the arts, humanities, natural sciences, and social sciences.Carleton College occupies more than 1,000 scenic acres of campus, arboretum, over 100 campus buildings, and athletic fields. Located in Northfield, Minnesota, 40 miles south of Minneapolis and St. Paul, Carleton offers access to the cultural advantages of a major metropolitan area.