Graduate Assistant for Undergraduate Admissions

Posting Details

Posting Details

Position Number: 7181023
Title: Graduate Assistant for Undergraduate Admissions
Functional Title: Graduate Assistant for Undergraduate Admissions
Category Status: 04-Graduate Assistant
Applicant Search Category: Graduate Assistant
University Authorized FTE:
Unit: SVPAAP-EM-Undergraduate Admissions
Hiring Range Minimum: $22,087.23
Hiring Range Maximum: $22,653.57
Campus/College Information:

Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship institution in the University System of Maryland. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation’s capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.

Position Summary/Purpose of Position:

The Office of Undergraduate Admissions seeks two Graduate Assistants to serve as members of the Transfer Admission team. This is a 20 hours per week, 12 month assistantship consisting of the following responsibilities:

• Serving on admission committee, including reviewing and making decisions for undergraduate students.
• Counseling prospective undergraduate students on admission processes
• Assisting with the admission process for special programs, scholarships, and limited enrollment programs.
• Serving as a representative of the Undergraduate Admissions Office, and facilitating information sessions and support with counseling prospective students
• Limited recruitment travel to local venues for recruitment events and at times provide informational presentations.
• Participating in Undergraduate Admission recruitment events including: Admitted Student Open Houses, Discover Maryland, Maryland Day, Visit Maryland Day, and Maryland Marquee Day, and other events as assigned
• Other tasks as assigned by the Associate/Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admissions

Additional Benefits include being eligible for 10 credits of tuition remission in the Fall and Spring semesters, 4 credits in the Winter Term, and up to 8 credits during the Summer, and participation in the employee health benefits program.

Minimum Qualifications:

Enrolled in a full-time graduate program at UMD.
Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
Strong customer service skills
Strong computer skills, especially with Excel
Previous counseling experience preferred

Additional Certifications:
Additional Information:
Posting Date: 07/18/2017
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled Yes
Best Consideration Date 08/09/2017
Physical Demands


Diversity Statement:

The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References (no emails sent from system)
Optional Documents

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