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Admissions Coordinator

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Posting Details


Job Description Summary:

The George Washington University Law School Admissions Office is responsible for the recruitment and selection of students for the JD program. The Office advises and provides prospective students information on the School’s admission requirements and options, transfer policy and procedures, other associated issues and questions. The Office currently has an opening for an Admissions Coordinator. This position reports to the Department Operations Supervisor and will have the following responsibilities:
• Oversees the processing of all transfer and visiting student admission decisions.
• Processes all new applications and related student documents such as transcripts and letters of recommendation; tracks applications through their cycles. May work on joint degree applicants with supervisor or Director of Admissions.
• Provides weekly statistical and comparative reports on admissions and/or financial aid to the Associate Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid.
• Oversees the watch list process for current applicants.
• Coordinates law fair registrations which includes the selection of recruitment materials and shipping of brochures. May organize and schedule group visits.
• Assists with phone and email inquiries from prospective students; updates and monitors social media platforms.
• Performs other work related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Qualified candidates will hold a high school diploma/GED plus 1.5 years of relevant professional experience, or, a Bachelor’s degree or higher in a relevant area of study. Degree must be conferred by the start date of the position. Degree requirements may be substituted with an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Additional Required Licenses/Certifications/Posting Specific Minimum Qualifications:
Preferred Qualifications:

Excellent customer service skills.

Attention to detail and the ability to work cooperatively in a team environment.

Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively within a diverse academic community.

Proficiency with personal computers and associated contemporary hardware/software applications.

Office administrative experience preferably in higher education.


Campus Location: Foggy Bottom, Washington, D.C.
College/School/Department: GW Law School (LAW)
Family Enrollment Services
Sub-Family Admissions
Stream Service and Support
Level Level 2
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time
Hours Per Week: 40
Work Schedule: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm Monday thru Friday
Position Designation: Non-Essential: Employees who are not required to work unless directed to do so by their supervisor.
Telework: No
Required Background Check: Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Internal Applicants Only? Yes (University Wide)
Posting Number: S006847
Job Open Date: 12/07/2017
Job Close Date:
If temporary, grant funded or limited term appointment, position funded until:
Background Screening Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire.
EEO Statement:

The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you currently employed with The George Washington University?
    • No
    • Yes
  2. * Please explain how your education and experience relate to the position.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you have experience working in Admissions? If so, in what capacity did you serve?

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Please list any student information/tracking systems (e.g., Banner, PeopleSoft, AdvisorTrac) with which you have experience, and your level of proficiency with each (low/medium/high).

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Describe your experience providing customer service.

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * Please explain why you are interested in this position?

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents