Outside Reader, Admissions (Temporary)

Pomona College - Street, MD4.7

Job Posting Location:
Claremont, CA

Job Posting Title:
Outside Reader, Admissions (Temporary)

Job Description:
Admissions Outside Reader

Target hiring pay rate: $25 per hour

Full-time, temporary, non-exempt, non-benefit eligible

ABOUT POMONA COLLEGE : Located near Los Angeles, California, Pomona College is widely regarded as one of the nation's premier liberal arts colleges. Established in 1887, Pomona College is known for small classes, a challenging curriculum, close relationships between students and faculty, and a range of student research and leadership opportunities. Pomona is a member of The Claremont Colleges.

POSITION SUMMARY : The Admissions Outside Reader assists in the evaluation and selection process for Pomona’s entering first-year class. Reporting to the Associate Dean of Admissions, the Admissions Outside Reader will partner with other admissions officers to holistically evaluate a slate of applications and make recommendations to the Admissions Committee on possible actions. The Admissions Outside Reader will be a full member of the Admissions Committee and must be able to defend his or her recommendations while balancing the College’s competing institutional priorities.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Reporting directly to the Associate Dean, Admissions, the Admissions Outside Reader performs the following essential duties and responsibilities:

Read, review, and comment on applications in partnership with other admissions officers in Pomona’s holistic, committee-based evaluation process.
Participate and vote in Admissions Committee deliberations on individual applicants.
Help shape the final makeup of the entering cohort once all decisions have been made.
Coordinate special projects/tasks and provide assistance as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS : Bachelor’s degree is required. Experience with a selective college admissions process and/or familiarity with a liberal arts curriculum strongly preferred. Able to operate computers with basic Microsoft Office software (such as Word, Excel, Outlook) and associated professional software (such as Technolutions Slate, Internet research, menu-driven databases, etc.). Demonstrated understanding of the use of technology to achieve annual goals and maintain confidentiality. Ability to multitask with exceptional organizational and reading skills. Must keep strictest confidentiality.

REQUIRED HOURS : The regular hours for this temporary position are 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday – Friday. Overtime, holiday, weekend, and evening work hours may be required. Regular hours may vary due to the needs of the College or division.

POMONA COLLEGE REWARDS : Pomona College offers a wide variety of benefits and perks including health, dental, and vision plan options; paid time off; flexible spending accounts; retirement benefits; tuition assistance; fitness and wellness programs; rideshare incentives; and so much more!

Pomona College prides itself in being an open, competitive, and equal opportunity employer.