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Part-Time Admissions Applications Processor

Cornell University
Job Location:
Ithaca, New York
Admissions and Enrollment

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Our College:
Leading at the intersection of people, business, and technology, the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business is one of the most comprehensive business schools in the nation and includes many areas of expertise not found in any other leading institution. The college is comprised of the university's three accredited business schools, each of which is recognized as among the best in higher education: the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management, and the School of Hotel Administration. Our academic research; industry and community engagement; and undergraduate, graduate, and professional degree programs all reflect the future of business: flexible, collaborative, and cross-disciplinary. The college community includes 244 research faculty, 44,000 alumni, and nearly 3,300 undergraduate, professional, and graduate students. The SC Johnson College of Business has an unparalleled resource base from which to draw-within the college, Cornell Tech in New York City, and Cornell University broadly.

Our Team:

As part of the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business, the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University continues to transform graduate business education to better prepare graduates for success in tomorrow's business world. Johnson provides cutting-edge learning experiences that immerse students sooner and deeper in their chosen fields. As an integral part of the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business, Johnson students can access the full power of educational and research opportunities across the university to reach deeper competency in their industries and areas of interest. Johnson offers seven different MBA programs, spanning the U.S., Canada, Latin America, Mexico, and China, and is home to award-winning faculty and research.

The Johnson Admissions team operationalizes strategic enrollment planning, engagement and recruiting, admissions decisions, enrollment and scholarship awards for the MBA (Master of Business Administration) and AMBA (Accelerated Master of Business Administration) programs at Johnson.

This Position:

Reporting to the Director of Operations, Admissions and Scholarship, the Part-Time Admissions Application Processor supports the Admissions and Scholarship team by maintaining accurate application records in Salesforce, ensuring that applications are prepared for committee evaluation according to strict deadlines and procedures. The Part-Time Admissions Application Processor is responsible for various aspects of the application processing funnel, including monitor applications and reports in Salesforce, management of application materials, and routine quality control measures. This position involves a high level of judgment and autonomy and requires knowledge of college admission policies and procedures.

The Part-Time Admissions Application Processor actively engages prospective students from inquiry to application submission via phone, email, and through participating in events as requested. This individual will assist other members of the Operations team with duties related to maintaining and updating student data systems, performing data entry, and assuming other application duties as assigned.

This position is part-time and it is on a temporary basis for less than 6 months. No visa sponsorship or relocation assistance is available for this position. This is a non-benefits eligible position.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent, with at least one to two years but less than five years of related experience or equivalent.
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and maintain high level of confidentiality and professionalism.
  • Ability to anticipate the needs of applicants aligned with the goals of the office, and think critically and creatively about process solutions.
  • Ability to take initiative on issues, pay close attention to detail, employ good judgment and decision-making abilities, possess excellent oral and written communication skills, and have the ability to work under pressure to meet time sensitive deadlines.
  • Must have experience and be comfortable using a CRM and office software technologies.

University Job Title:

Temporary Administrative Assistant, Senior

Job Family:

Temporary Administration


No Grade - Hourly

Pay Rate Type:



Contact Name:

Leanna Caloras

Number of Openings:


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  • Unique applicable skills.

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