ADM: Admission Student Coordinator (S9980A)

Summary, Scope, and Responsibilities

Admission Student Coordinators are responsible for supporting the Office of Admission with the goal of recruiting the most talented and diverse class possible. Coordinators will work on a variety of short and long term initiatives across project areas including, but not limited to:

– Alumni in Admission (1)
– Visitor Experience
o Overnight Hosting (3)
o Diversity Outreach (2)
o Events (1)
o Day Hosting (1)
– Communications (1)

Admission Student Coordinators act as leaders in our office and will serve as member of the Students in Admission Executive Board. In this capacity, Coordinators will regularly meet with staff and as a group to discuss office events, initiatives, and areas of improvement. Coordinators may also be asked to provide office support and complete other tasks as assigned.


The Basics

Department: Admission
Supervisor: Susan Russell
Office Location: Lindholm House, 23 Campus Ave
Pay Grade:
Hours: 5
Workers: 9

Qualifications, Requirements, and Responsibilities


The student must have at least one year at Bates, and have an interest in supporting the mission of the institution and the work that Admissions does on behalf of it. The student must be comfortable interacting with diverse range of individuals interested in Bates. Along these communication skills, a friendly demeanor, a sense of humor, and organizational skills are valued. The student must be able to work independently with minimal supervision, as well as in a team. Comfort with the Google suite and data entry is required.


Students will report to Susan Russell and Jack Behre, with Carolyn Starks also available to support students. As members of the Executive Board, students will also regularly work with other Admission staff members and each other.


The student will work in an office environment and will use the telephone, computer and email often; the student will also be connecting with visiting prospective students and families. The student may be asked to lift materials up to twenty pounds.