Duties and Responsibilities:
***Coordinate and supervise administrative detail and operations of admissions process to include applicant development, marketing communications, and data tracking.
***Compile and analyze admissions data and develop reports related to tracking applicant status or other aspects of the admissions process for review by the Admissions Committee and other administrators.
***Organize and implement admissions activities and application process in regards to interview day; maintain confidential electronic application folders.
***Assist in the development of admissions programs such as mass mailings, orientation, campus visits, and student recruitment; develop standard correspondence and other printed materials for the admissions process.
***Counsel applicants regarding potential for admission to medical school; instruct applicants and pre-medical advisors as to the admissions process; educate applicants regarding financial aid options and eligibility.
***Plan and coordinate annual recruitment schedule; attend recruitment events at other colleges and universities; present workshops on the application process; plan and execute annual admissions related special events.
***Recruits, selects, trains, and supervises the Medical Student Ambassador program.
***The collaborative nature of Vanderbilt will allow the candidate the ability to work with various constituents across campus.
***Perform other duties as assigned.
***A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education is necessary.
***A Master’s degree is strongly preferred.
***At least 3-5 years of progressively responsible admissions office experience is necessary.
***As a salaried (exempt) position, ability to work weekends and nights is necessary, especially in key times of the recruitment cycle.
***Strong interpersonal and communication skills are necessary.
***The ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community is necessary.
***Effective verbal and writing skills are necessary.
***Strong public speaking skills, with comfort in front of audiences of 150+, are necessary.
***Ability to travel independently up to 6+ weeks annually is necessary.
***Skill in examining and re-engineering operations and procedures, formulating policy, and developing and implementing new strategies and procedures is necessary.
***Ability to analyze and solve problems is necessary.
***Conflict resolution and/or mediation skills are necessary.
***Ability to use independent judgment and to manage and impart confidential information is necessary.
***Skill in the use of the admissions software, word processing, spreadsheet, and/or presentation software is preferred.
***Organizing and coordinating skills are preferred.