Admissions Diversity Intern needed for 2018-2019 Academic Year

Admissions Diversity Intern
The Office of Admissions is looking for a junior or senior who is driven, well connected, committed to issues of diversity and inclusion, and has excellent communication skills to serve as its Diversity Intern for the 2018-2019 academic year. The Diversity Intern will report to the Senior Associate Dean of Admissions, and will spend the majority of time working on tasks that support programs and initiatives that enhance domestic multicultural and international student enrollment. A full year’s commitment is required.  The intern will be expected to work at all major open house programs during the fall and spring semesters.
Primary responsibilities include:
 Recruiting members for and coordinating activities of the Diversity Outreach Team (DOT), a group of student volunteers who assist with recruitment efforts by serving as
overnight hosts, panelists, phonathon callers, social media posters, webinar co-presenters, and email correspondents
 Coordinating various aspects of overnight diversity programs, particularly Journey to Bucknell (November 4-6, 2018) and Admitted Student Open House (April 12-13, 2019)
 Working at all on-campus recruitment programs:
o 4 open house programs in the fall, including
 Journey to Bucknell
 2 general programs
 STEM open house
o 2 open house programs in the spring, including
 Gateway to Bucknell (for sophomores and juniors)
 Admitted Student Open House
 Conducting information sessions for prospective students and their families
 Participating in the evaluation of applications and credentials submitted in support of those applications and the selection of students to be offered admission
 Coordinating all aspects of five phonathons and virtual webinars
 Aiding in the content development and management for international social media platforms
 Attending weekly meetings with members of the Admissions Diversity Team
 Other duties as assigned by supervisor and other members of the Admissions staff

Desired Qualifications:
 Prior participation in recruitment and/or yield activities on behalf of Admissions
 Excellent oral presentation and written communication skills
 Demonstrated ability to meaningfully engage with culturally diverse populations
 Ability to work well with a team of peers to accomplish shared goals
 Ability to articulate information pertaining to Bucknell University’s academic programs, faculty, student life, and support services available that enable students to have a successful experience
 Proficiency with Google Drive applications (spreadsheets, forms, documents, calendars, etc.)
 Adeptness at motivating and building relationships with students of many different cultural backgrounds

 Demonstrated experience in simultaneously managing multiple projects with dexterity
 High level of cultural competency and proficiency in a second language
 Creativity and a sense of humor
 Prior experience supervising and motivating students or volunteers
 Ability to cultivate and maintain positive relationships with students, parents, and counselors
 Ability to maintain confidences and a sense of professionalism as an office representative
Working hours:
 Approximately 6-8 hours per week in the office (more hours during special recruitment initiatives such as Journey to Bucknell and phonathons)
 Working some weekends and evenings during the academic year is required (particularly for open houses and overnight programs)
To apply for this position, complete this online application and submit a cover letter and resume to: admprograms@bucknell.edu.

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