Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Massachusetts


DescriptionDepartment Summary:

The Fletcher School is the United States’ first professional graduate school of international affairs. Since 1933 Fletcher’s multi-disciplinary education in international relations, law, and business, has prepared the world’s leaders to become innovative problem-solvers in government, private sector, and non-governmental organizations. The Fletcher School seeks to fulfill its mission in the most environmentally sensible way possible. We are also committed to increasing the diversity of our administrative staff. Members of under-represented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

The Fletcher School Office of Admissions and Financial Aid is responsible for the recruitment, selection, and enrollment of students for six degree programs (MA, MALD, MIB, LLM, MATA and Ph.D.). The office is responsible for all matters related to incoming and continuing student financial aid.

Job Summary:

The Associate Director of Admissions and Financial Aid plays a key role in planning and managing all aspects of the admissions and financial aid process. Position involves a full range of admission responsibilities including: marketing and recruitment; reading and selection of candidates; public presentations, travel and interviewing; planning and implementation of yield events; recruitment mailings; updating the Fletcher Admissions web site; and coordination of student and alumni volunteers. Plays a key role in scholarship selection and counseling current and prospective students on financial aid issues. Assists in the planning and production of school publications and marketing materials. Serves as the backup for the Associate Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid when the Associate Dean is out of the office. Responsible for representing the Admissions Office in the absence of the Director. Interacts with Fletcher Deans, faculty, staff, overseers, alumni and students in all areas of responsibility.

QualificationsBasic Requirements:

- Bachelor's Degree and 5+ years of directly related professional experience.

- Domestic and Foreign Travel required.

- Excellent interpersonal and presentational skills; excellent computer skills; excellent organizational and time management skills; ability to handle multiple tasks.

- Must demonstrate mature and sophisticated judgment, and have the ability to think strategically and work independently.

- Ability to work with a demanding and diverse set of faculty, alumni, students, and prospective students needed.

Preferred Qualifications:

- Master’s degree.

- Publications experience.

An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.

Equal Opportunity Employer – minority/females/veterans/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity.

Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-Medford/Somerville
Job: Student Services
Organization: Student Services-Fletcher
Employee Status: Regular
Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Dec 2, 2019, 7:15:20 PM

  • education
  • marketing
  • promotion
  • recruitment