Participates in recruitment and selection for students enrolling in Boothâ™s Full-time MBA and deferred admission pathways, including Maroon MBA Scholars and Chicago Booth Scholars programs. Reviews applications, participate in committee discussions, and participates in yield activities and communication to admitted students.
Serves as a resource and first point of contact for interested students to full-time and deferred admission pathway programs. Gives presentations, facilitates panel discussions, and participates in Q&A and other informational sessions on behalf of Booth Admissions.
Hosts recruitment events and informational presentations virtually, on campus, and through worldwide travel (when approved by the University).
Develops and maintains relationships with organizations and advising programs at the University of Chicago, at other colleges and universities, and organizations supporting underrepresented candidates to MBA programs to promote deferred admission pathways.
Assists with organization of programming and networking opportunities for candidates admitted to but deferring enrollment at Chicago Booth.
Supports Booth Admissions Fellows and other current student volunteers in hosting events, participating in global outreach to prospective and admitted candidates, and serving as a resource for prospective students.
Provides organization, planning, and day-of-event support to Booth staff members overseeing large-scale events, primarily First Day yield events for admitted MBA candidates.
Supports Associate Directors and Director of Student Recruitment and Admissions on other projects relating to events, admission operations, and recruitment management.
Recruits and/or evaluates applicants for admission by interviewing, reading applications and summarizing evaluations. Completes these tasks independently or with some guidance and instruction from others.
Participates in special projects such as developing marketing materials, monitoring budgets and recruiting underrepresented groups with moderate/high levels of authority.
Performs other related work as needed.
A minimum of two years of professional experience.
Working knowledge organizing and hosting events for small and large groups of individuals on Zoom video platform.
Demonstrated proficiency with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook). Background using Technolutions Slate as an application management system.
Outstanding verbal, written, and presentation skills, as well as organizational skills.
Work independently with little supervision; possess a self-motivated disposition; identify opportunities for improvement and recommend effective changes, all while achieving key objectives resulting in desired outcomes.
Excellent strategic planning, critical thinking, analytical, and persuasion skills.
Handle multiple detailed tasks/projects simultaneously and meet strict deadlines with frequent interruptions.
Participate in domestic and international recruitment travel (when approved for resumption by the University).
Demonstrated ability to work effectively and diplomatically with colleagues, as well as with students, faculty and corporate contacts in a multitude of communication methods i.e., in person, email, phone.
Professional demeanor, including tact, discretion, and a customer service-oriented approach.
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