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Admissions & Financial Aid Counselor

Employer
Johns Hopkins University
Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Jul 16, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Admissions, Enrollment, Retention & Registrar, Financial Aid
Employment Type
Full Time
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The Admissions Department seeks anAdmissions and Financial Aid Counselor (Admissions Officer) who will assist in all aspects of the recruitment process for the Peabody Conservatory Admissions Office, and provides counseling in the Office of Financial Aid during the Spring yield season (April – May). This role assists with the recruitment and evaluation of candidates for admission and oversees a portfolio of instrument/major areas. Report to the Director of Admissions with a dotted line reporting relationship to the Director of Financial Aid.

The Admissions Officer assists the director in managing day to day operations of the Office of Admissions and provides leadership and collaborates with faculty in the development of recruitment and marketing strategies in their respective portfolios. They schedule auditions, counsel prospective students and parents, produce reports and develops metrics for tracking recruitment data and evaluating the success of recruitment efforts. They also travels in support of recruitment, and supervises student workers.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

Admissions:

  • Serves as a point of contact for prospective students and parents, and counsels applicants on the admission and audition process, develops all correspondence, and tracks students through the admission funnel.
  • Works with DOA to maintain a network of feeder schools, teachers, and other influencers, and other organizations that have the potential to produce applicants for the Conservatory.
  • Manages a recruitment portfolio of approximately one-third of the applicant pool and associated faculty. The process involves direct collaboration with departments, faculty, and applicants, resulting in the collection of trend data to support the scholarship awarding process, while also developing predictive models to support enrollment management at Peabody. Participates in the development of the Strategic Recruitment Plan for the Institute.
  • Travels within the continental United States to recruit students, which may include college fairs, summer festivals, arts high schools and youth orchestras.
  • Assists with scheduling of auditions and reserving of rooms for audition week
  • Schedules all regional auditions
  • Schedules and registers DOA and staff conferences and college fairs
  • Works with DOA to edit and maintain all brochure and marketing materials
  • Coordinates social media efforts both domestic and international
  • Handles travel reimbursements for DOA
  • Works with marketing to maintain admissions portion of website
  • Works on admissions-related research projects as needed
  • Works with DOA and staff on student studio placement
  • Assists with the coordination Audition Week, the pivotal recruitment event for Peabody involving the scheduling and hosting of @ 1800 students and their families within a week’s period. Involves complex scheduling with faculty, parents and prospects on many levels.
  • Assists in the hiring and training of staff and student workers.
  • Performs other relevant duties as assigned.

Financial Aid:

  • Pivots to Office of Financial Aid full time in late March through May
  • Supports Peabody’s recruitment efforts through full and active participation in the financial aid appeals process; assessing student financial needs and making informed recommendations to the Enrollment Management Committee
  • Counsels admitted students and families in all aspects of financial aid in adherence with federal regulations and university policies

Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):

  • Bachelor’s degree and one year of related experience required.
  • Two years of relevant office or admissions work preferred.
  • Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
  • Ability to travel: ability to multi-task, and to demonstrate excellent judgment in complex situations.
  • Demonstrated aptitude with technology and software, including MS Word, Excel.
  • Excellent customer service and communications skills.
  • Ability to work as part of a team, to work independently, to work with a diverse clientele and to maintain confidentiality.
  • Familiarity with electronic processes and financial aid databases.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Fundamental knowledge of classical music; experience in admissions.
  • A bachelor’s degree in music is strongly preferred.
  • Familiarity with federal financial aid regulations and the interplay between institutional aid and non-institutional aid in meeting students.

JHU Equivalency Formula:  30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience.  Additional related experience may substitute for the required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.

Classified Title: Admissions Officer
Working Title: Admissions and Financial Aid Counselor
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/03/MC
Starting Salary Range: $45,650 - $62,850 annually (commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: 37.5 hours per week
Exempt Status: Exempt
Location: ​​​​​​​Peabody Institute
Department name: ​​​​​​​Admissions
Personnel area: Peabody

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office atjhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

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Peabody Institute


The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Note: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled.

EEO is the Law
Learn more:
https://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf
Important legal information
http://hrnt.jhu.edu/legal.cfm
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