ADM: Senior Admission Fellow (S9989C)

Summary, Scope, and Responsibilities

Senior Fellows are integral members of the Office of Admission and represent the Bates community to prospective students and families through information sessions and interviews. Senior Fellows serve as leaders on campus and represent a diverse array of academic and extracurricular interests. Senior Fellows demonstrate dedication to and enthusiasm for Bates, and will serve as an ambassador for the school in this role. The Senior Fellow position provides students with an opportunity to further develop communication and interpersonal skills in a professional setting and to learn about higher education admission.


The Basics


Department: Admission
Supervisor: Laura Robinson
Office Location: Lindholm House
Email: lrobinso@bates.edu
Pay Grade: C
Hours: 8-10
Workers: 14-16

Qualifications, Requirements, and Responsibilities

Requirements


Applicants for the Senior Fellow role must be rising seniors. Previous experience with admission-related work (i.e. Receptionist, Tour Guide, Summer Intern, etc.) or experience that involves customer service/interacting with the public is desired.

Reporting


Senior Fellows report directly to Laura Robinson and work closely with the entire admission staff.

Responsibilities


Following preliminary training with Admission staff, Senior Fellows will co-lead information sessions with the Admission staff, conduct interviews with prospective students, provide evaluative interview reports, correspond with prospective students and families in person and via email, and provide assistance during admission-sponsored events. Senior Fellows are expected to work an average of 8 hours per week, as well as on select Saturday mornings during the fall and winter semesters when the Office of Admission is open for visitors. Opportunities to work during school breaks and during short term are also available.