The Tufts University School of Medicine’s Office of Public Health and Professional Degree Programs oversees the administrative operations of the medical school graduate programs, inclusive of admissions, registration, career services and general student services functions.
The Admissions Counselor works with a professional Admissions team to fulfill the enrollment objectives set by the Tufts University School of Medicine’s Office of Public Health and Professional Degree Programs oversees the administrative operations of the Doctor of Physical Therapy program, inclusive of admissions, registration, career services and general student services functions. S/he reads and evaluates applications for admission by reviewing applications and making recommendations/assignments to the Admissions Committee(s) in Slate and/or PTCAS application system. Responsible for giving presentations about the DPT programs, including virtual presentations. Prepares statistics for Admissions Committee(s) and other meetings (including marketing meetings) that require statistical data. Additional responsibilities include preparing PowerPoint presentations as needed, providing informational updates for partner offices (e.g. Student Advisory and Health Administration, Office of International Affairs, etc.). Works closely with Director of Admissions in DPT to ensuring the successful flow of the application business process and processes for matriculation. Provides assistance to the Director of Admissions, admissions committee, and Administrative Coordinator of the DPT program. S/he conducts group/individual information sessions for prospective students and represents the PHPD at schools and college fairs during travel to assigned geographic recruitment territory. This individual assists the Director of Admissions managing inventory, budget, travel schedules, website content etc. The Admissions Counselor’s primary duties include the exercise of discretion and independent judgement in many areas. When reviewing applications, they must exercise judgement in determining an applicant’s academic ability by making assessments of coursework/test scores, resume, related experience and professionalism, and consider many other discerning factors. They must also abide by FERPA guidelines and exercise judgement and discretion in communicating with applicants disseminating information regarding applications and significant individual personal matters.
Bachelor’s Degree and up to 5 years of related experience, as a student employee or professional in a secondary school or institution of higher education.
Master’s degree receives strong consideration.
Admissions experience in higher ed, customer service, alumni relations, previous recruitment experience.
Special Work Schedule Requirements:
Position requires travel and limited non-standard work schedule.
An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.
Equal Opportunity Employer – minority/females/veterans/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity.