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.
All officers are actively involved in the selection of the incoming first-year class, and assisting with the transition from high school to college. Providing group presentations at high schools and college nights, as well as conducting on-campus information sessions. Reading, evaluating and summarizing applications for admission; handling correspondence and phone inquiries.
Position requires approximately 4-5 weeks of travel, primarily in the fall. Involves additional time commitment (including weekends and extended hours) for at least five months of the year.
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., secondary school students and counselors, parents and Princeton's Alumni Schools Committees.
Travel: Planning, scheduling and implementing four to five weeks of travel a year to visit secondary schools and meet with Princeton Alumni Schools Committee members. Attend college nights, and coordinate regional evening programs.
Communications: The successful candidate will coordinate the communications plan working with the dean and director of admission, and supervise officers on the communications team.
This individual will lead by example and mentor junior staff members. The successful candidate may also be asked to contribute to senior-level internal meetings.
Other duties as assigned. Experience in a highly selective admissions office is strongly preferred.
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