Cornell University's College of Engineering, the preeminent engineering school in the Ivy League, has a rich history of experimentation, innovation, and leadership. Consisting of almost 3,000 undergraduate students, 1,700 graduate students, and over 200 faculty members, Cornell Engineering is recognized as a global leader in the discovery of new knowledge and the creation of transforming inventions. Cornell Engineering students and faculty members possess an independent spirit that allows for the development of innovative interdisciplinary research, the creation of exciting new programs, and the education of students who will better the future.
The COE Admissions team supports prospective undergraduate students (including transfer and international students) by providing information and guidance related to applying to Cornell Engineering undergraduate programs.
The Assistant/Associate Director of Admissions works closely with the Director, providing counsel and assistance on a daily basis to the Director in the recruitment, selection and enrollment of freshman; management of the Engineering Admissions Office's application operations processes; works to recruit, select and yield ROTC students and US Military Veterans; develops and manages a strategic plan for undergraduate international students; and plans for the recruitment, selection and yield of a broadly diverse class of first-year Cornell Engineering students.
The Engineering Admissions Office is comprised of a small team of six staff who recruit, select, and yield first-year, transfer, and visiting students for admission to the College of Engineering. We are now seeking a seventh member to join the existing team and are seeking a hard-working, forward-thinking, admissions professional who enjoys thinking innovatively, collaborating with colleagues, and who has a good sense of humor and can function exceptionally well in a team-based office. The ideal candidate will be able to balance working autonomously with excellent judgment about collaborating with colleagues. Our new colleague will be kind, collaborative, committed to diversity in STEM and have the ability to maintain a healthy work-life balance.
Please submit a cover letter and resume. Review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Bachelor's degree and 1 year of work experience or an equivalent combination. Candidates should also demonstrate excellent organizational skills, a strong work ethic, and the ability to work as part of a high-performing team, strong oral and written communication skills, excellent reading comprehension skills, strong organizational, planning and time management skills, demonstrated ability to work independently and make distinctions among competitive applicants, excellent interpersonal skills., professional presentation skills, and program planning skills.
Preferred Qualifications: Diversity recruitment and admissions experience preferred. Prior college or university admissions and recruitment experience in a highly selective context preferred. Terminal degree preferred.
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Admissions Associate II
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