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Graduate Admissions Assistant - Office of Graduate Admissions, School of Arts and Sciences
Tufts University

Date Posted Jul. 2, 2021
Title Graduate Admissions Assistant - Office of Graduate Admissions, School of Arts and Sciences
University Tufts University
Medford\/Somerville, MA, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Classified Staff
  • Admissions/Student Records/Registrar

Graduate Admissions Assistant – Office of Graduate Admissions, School of Arts and Sciences – (21001500)


The Office of Graduate Admissions recruits the student body for the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences and the graduate programs in the School of Engineering and coordinates application processing of applications for all graduate programs in the two schools. The department partners with graduate faculty and deans on the coordination of all aspects of student recruitment, communications, marketing and the management of more than 5,000 applications to the respective departments and programs.

Reporting to the Director of Graduate Admissions, the Graduate Admissions Assistant serves as administrative support to PhD and Certificate applicants to the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. The position serves as a first point of contact for prospective graduate students with questions about application and admissions procedures, organizes, batches and forwards inquiry information to appropriate departments for follow up; follows up with applicants regarding incomplete or unclear information; quality controls completed applications for departmental review; receives and processes admissions decisions, and proofs decision letters for efficient delivery to applicants.


Basic Requirements:

1-3 years years of related experience.
High School degree; BA/BS preferred.
Knowledge of data entry protocols, Microsoft Word and Excel, Ability to be trained in Tufts databases such as SIS and Slate.
Ability to multitask, assess priorities, work as part of a team, excellent communication and customer service skills, attention to detail.
Preferred Qualifications:

Previous experience working in Higher Education.

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.

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