We are seeking one Admissions Officer to support the operations and continuous improvement of Fulbright’s undergraduate student admissions efforts.
The position will report directly to the Director of Admissions and Financial Aid.
Scope of Work
The Admissions Officer is expected to work collaboratively with colleagues in the admissions and financial aid team, as well as colleagues from other teams such as recruitment, communications, and academics.
The Admissions Officer will serve as a core contributor across admissions support to the life-cycle of Fulbright’s undergraduate admissions program;
and student recruitment to support recruitment activities to encourage prospective students to apply to Fulbright.
Roles and Responsibilities
Providing admissions counseling to prospective students
Assisting applicants understand application requirement and fill out the applications.
Reviewing application materials, conducting interviews and participating in the admissions decision-making process.
Conducting post-mortem reviews of the admissions process to identify ways to improve for next admissions cycles
Cultivating and maintaining relationships with prospective students, parents and educators
Providing reporting to philanthropic donors
Student Recruitment :
Supporting recruitment events on our campus and at other strategic cities / provinces across the country.
Arranging campus tours and conducting information sessions.
Holding activities to bring Fulbright to the public, including representing Fulbright’s Admissions at college fairs, high schools and other opportunities.
Conducting follow-up activities with prospective students and parents such as letter writing and phone-calling campaigns.
Contribute to team effort by welcoming new and different work requirements; explore new opportunities to enhance the services of the department;
help others accomplish related job results as and where needed.
A Bachelor’s degree
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Excellent Vietnamese and English communication skills (both verbal and written), especially the ability to communicate effectively with students and families
Strong alignment with Fulbright’s mission and a passion for working with students
Ability to learn about students holistically and assess them fairly, using a variety of traditional and innovative assessment methods
Ability to have difficult conversations and make decisions with an eye toward what is fair and defensible
A good understanding of the socioeconomic context within Vietnam
Willingness to travel extensively to meet with prospective students and families
Interest in working collaboratively and flexibly on projects beyond their work scope