Student Affairs

Admissions Counselor, Yield and Events

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Cambridge, MA United States

ADMISSIONS COUNSELOR, YIELDS AND EVENTS, Office of Admissions, to serve as an admissions officer with a focus on yield programs. Will assist with the development and management of admissions programs, with a particular focus on post-admission/pre-decision communications and events for admitted students; develop and manage programming for Campus Preview Weekend, MIT’s spring yield program showcasing the Institute for admitted students and their parents; assist admissions staff with other event planning as needed; and review and select undergraduate applicants with a full admissions caseload and actively participate on the admissions committee. Other duties include several weeks of national and local travel to recruit students and meet with alumni/ae, and assisting in other recruitment and yield activities as needed. Will work under the direction of the assistant director of admissions for yield and events.

REQUIRED:  a bachelor’s degree; at least one year of relevant experience, preferably in higher education; excellent public speaking, communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills; ability to work with minimal supervision and exercise good judgment, take initiative, and set priorities; and a driver's license.  Event planning experience highly desirable.  Job #18860-5

Under normal circumstances, regular evening and weekend work is required during the academic year. Several weeks of air travel is also normally required annually.

For the foreseeable future, all recruitment activities have been virtualized. Familiarity with virtual event platforms and remote presentation are strongly recommended, as well as the flexibility to adjust to rapidly changing circumstances.  Please note that currently, due to the pandemic, all travel and in-person recruitment activities have been suspended. Recruitment travel programs will resume when safe to do so from a public health perspective.


  • Start Date: No Start Date
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree Required
  • Work Experience: 1 - 3 years
  • Part/Full Time: Full-Time

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