ADM: Senior Admission Fellow (S9989C)

Summary, Scope, and Responsibilities

NOTE: This position is for rising seniors for the 2014-2015 academic year.

The Fellow must demonstrate dedication and passion for Bates.  The student will be required to undergo training with Admission staff to familiarize him/herself with admissions procedures and Bates-related information.  He/she will work with the Admission professional staff in the capacity of interviewing prospective students, writing interview evaluations, assisting with group information sessions, speaking with prospective students and parents, responding to admissions inquiries via phone, mail, and e-mail, “VIP” tour guiding, and assisting staff members with various admissions events as needed.


The Fellow must be available for 6-8 hours per week, plus several Saturday mornings in the fall. The Fellow must be able to represent Bates in a friendly, honest and professional fashion. The Fellow will have an opportunity to further develop communication and interpersonal skills in a professional office environment.

– Applicants must submit a cover letter.
– Applicants must submit two letters of recommendation, at least one from a Bates faculty member.
– All application materials should be sent to

The Basics

Department: Admission
Supervisor: Johanna Seltzerand Noah Jenkins
Office Location: 103 and 221Lindholm House
Email: njenkins
Pay Grade: C
Hours: 6-8
Workers: 12-15

Qualifications, Requirements, and Responsibilities


Required Experience:Must be a rising senior. Desired Experience: Any previous experience involving admission-related activity (i.e. tour guiding, interning, etc.) or any other work that involves interacting with the public is highly desirable


Senior Fellows report to Johanna Farrar and Noah Jenkins, and work closely with Jennifer Ambrose Lyford and other Admission staff.


The Fellow will work in an office environment.