Advertised Summary Job Description: The Graduate Admissions Manager serves as the primary admission liaison for the Office of Graduate Affairs PhD programs. Responsibilities will include: -Managing and updating the on-line application site for the Coordinated Doctoral Program. -Serves as liaison to application vendor, providing updates to application materials. -Troubleshoots applicant and faculty access problem; -Interacts with and responds to prospective student inquiries; -Drafts and oversees mailings (electronic and paper) that are sent out to different constituents, tailoring each mailing to the various groups, including but not limited to information for prospective students. Coordinates personalized messages to admitted students at time of admission; -Tracks application material and correspond with applicants regarding missing material; -Creates and maintain accepted students folders in electronic or paper format; -Maintains an admissions database, generating statistical reports and table as needed; -Liaise with individual doctoral programs to extend electronic invitations to prospective students for interviews. Develops interview schedules in coordination with programs; -Writes, edits, reviews and/or designs sections of Coordinated Doctoral Program website to ensure that content is sophisticated, current and to enhance the online presence of GSAS @P&S to support recruitment and retention; -Create and maintain a social media presence for the Coordinated Doctoral Program, attending to updates and management; -Manages and oversees the revision of the Student Handbook to maintain currency; -Serves as the liaison with publishing or printing vendors concerning materials for students, including programs, posters, videos, and other branding materials; -Oversees content development for Graduate Student Life column of Columbia Medicine Magazine; -Assist other officers with special projects or other responsibilities as directed; -Other related duties as assigned
General Minimum Qualifications: Requires a bachelor's degree or equivalent in education and experience, plus four (4) years of related experience.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with a customer oriented approach. Computer literacy required (MS Office Suite)
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications:
As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League), it is imperative that members of the Columbia University community, in all matters related to the intercollegiate athletics program, exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Columbia University is one of the world's most important centers of research and at the same time a distinctive and distinguished learning environment for undergraduates and graduate students in many scholarly and professional fields. The University recognizes the importance of its location in New York City and seeks to link its research and teaching to the vast resources of a great metropolis. It... seeks to attract a diverse and international faculty and student body, to support research and teaching on global issues, and to create academic relationships with many countries and regions. It expects all areas of the university to advance knowledge and learning at the highest level and to convey the products of its efforts to the world.