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(Hiring for Spring 2023! 🎉) Get Paid $21.63 - $28.85 per Hour to Read Applications from Home

Part-Time Application Reader, Carnegie Mellon Pre-College Programs

Locations: Remote Time type: Part time Posted on: Posted 4 Days Ago Job requisition id: 2019260 Carnegie Mellon University has steadily built upon its foundations of excellence and innovation to become one of America’s leading universities. The university’s unique approach to education builds leaders and problem solvers for the changing marketplace of today and tomorrow. Carnegie Mellon Pre-College Programs’ holistic admission process is about more than just admitting a group of students who have the potential to succeed academically; it is about selecting students who will add to the university’s diverse community. With Carnegie Mellon Pre-College Programs, we continue to work to recruit and provide opportunities to students from diverse backgrounds. We also focus on versatile policies and practices that build a sense of community among people with many backgrounds, skills, and strengths. Carnegie Mellon Pre-College Program is hiring a part-time application reader for the Summer Academy for Math and Sciences (SAMS) during the spring of 2023 (typically February to end of March). Trainings and weekly meeting attendance are expected. The reader will thoroughly and holistically evaluate application materials, helping to enroll an academically and artistically qualified, diverse Pre-College SAMS cohort. The reader will also complete assigned readings/articles/materials to ensure adequate knowledge of current and historical admission/higher education information. The reader will work approximately 25-29 hours per week and will have a flexible schedule. Selected candidate needs to be available by February 13. Flexibility, excellence, and passion are vital qualities within our office. Inclusion, collaboration and cultural sensitivity are valued competencies at CMU. We are looking for someone who shares our values and who will support the mission of the university through their work. We value diverse candidates who will support a diverse and inclusive application review committee and strive to create access and equity in the admission process. Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree required

  • 1-3 years prior admission/recruiting and/or secondary education experience required

  • Excellent interpersonal, problem solving, and organizational skills

  • Proficient with technology OR technology user

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to attend weekly staff meetings

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advising or work with a community-based organization advancing education and career opportunities

  • Experience advocating for students from historically underrepresented backgrounds


  • Successful Background Check

Additional Information:

  • This is a fixed term position anticipated for the spring 2023 semester

  • This opportunity is approved to work remotely from PA.

Are you interested in this exciting opportunity?! Apply today! CMU’s COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements: As a condition of employment, Carnegie Mellon University requires all staff and faculty working in the United States to be fully vaccinated, including a booster when eligible, against COVID-19. Prior to commencement of employment, new hires in the United States must provide proof of vaccination or obtain an approved exemption. (Exemptions may be requested for medical reasons or for religious or strong moral or ethical conviction.) Staff and faculty must comply with all applicable COVID-19 mitigation requirements. Please see Minimum Requirements to Return to Campus for details regarding the university’s current COVID-19 mitigation requirements. Location Remote Job Function Admissions and Financial Aid Position Type Seasonal (Fixed Term) Full Time/Part time Part time Pay Basis Hourly More Information:

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** This role gets paid an estimated: $45,000 - $60,000 a year

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