Under the guidance of senior members of the Office of Undergraduate Admissions, the Admissions Officer is responsible for the daily management of a geographic region to recruit, evaluate and enroll an academically accomplished and diverse student body to Columbia College and The Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science. The officer is responsible for the day-to-day communication with students, parents, secondary school officials and alumni. The officer will be responsible for evaluating approximately 1,100-1,200 applications per recruitment cycle; responsibilities include all calls, correspondence, visitations, admissions recommendations and alumni contact; makes critical judgments, presents arguments recommending admissions decisions to the Admissions Committee; counsels candidates and their parents on admissions and curricular choices.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent required.
Excellent interpersonal skills required.
Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
A valid driver's license and a willingness to travel are essential.
*Applications submitted without a resume and cover letter will not be reviewed.**
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