Reporting to the Director of Admissions, The Admissions Manager is the primary member of the admissions team that recruits applicants and coordinates the evaluation of applications for admission to the Dual BA Program between a University in Israel and Columbia University. The Admissions Manager will be responsible for organizing and executing recruitment planning for the Dual BA Program under the direction of the Assistant Director of Admissions for International Programs and in collaboration with the University in Israel. The Admissions Manager will also help coordinate the management of the Dual BA read cycles for the admissions team and will organize the joint Admissions Committee review process between the University in Israel and Columbia. The Admissions Manager will also participate in all admissions related activities at the School of General Studies, including potential new future international programs.
Recruitment: Under the supervision of the Assistant Director of Admissions and working with the GS recruiting team at Columbia, and in conjunction with the University in Israel, the Admissions Manager will attend recruitment events for the Dual BA Program. They will be responsible for coordinating, scheduling, and attending recruitment events (regional information sessions, college fairs, and selected high school visits) to explain and promote the Dual BA Program to students and their parents, guidance counselors and teachers. They will be the primary contact person in the GS Admissions Office for prospective students interested in applying to the Dual BA Program. The Admissions Manager will also help to coordinate Admitted Students Day activities for the Dual BA Program. Travel and work on nights and weekends will be required for some recruitment events.
Admissions: The Admissions Manager is a member of the Admissions Committee for the Dual BA Program with the University in Israel. They will review applicants for the Dual BA Program and make initial recommendations to the committee. They will also organize and participate in the required interview process for all applicants being considered for admissions. The Admissions Manager will also coordinate the Dual BA admissions committee process between the University in Israel and Columbia, with the responsibility of entering admissions committee decisions into Slate.
International Admissions: While the Dual BA Program with the University in Israel is the primary focus of the position, the Admissions Manager will provide general support, and participate in all Admissions efforts for all international programs at the School of General Studies. This can include recruitment activities, applicant evaluations and potential coordination of new international programs in the future.
Entrance Credit Report Analysis and Transfer Credit Processing: The Admissions Manager is the lead admissions team member responsible for creating and modifying the Entrance Credit Reports for Dual BA Program students. They will evaluate and record transfer credits and work with the GS Admissions Team to ensure the timely completion of such evaluations.
Performs other duties as assigned or requested.
Bachelor's degree or its equivalent required; at least two to four years of experience in admissions, higher education, or other relevant professional experience is required; excellent interpersonal skills required; experience with Slate and proficiency with Windows and MS Office and other computer systems at the University highly desirable. Fluency in English; and the ability to work independently is required. A driver's license is required.
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