at Duke University and Duke University Health System

Durham, North Carolina

Duke University:


Duke University was created in 1924 through an indenture of trust by James Buchanan Duke. Today, Duke is regarded as one of America’s leading research universities. Located in Durham, North Carolina, Duke is positioned in the heart of the Research Triangle, which is ranked annually as one of the best places in the country to work and live. Duke has more than 15,000 students who study and conduct research in its 10 undergraduate, graduate and professional schools. With about 40,000 employees, Duke is the third largest private employer in North Carolina, and it now has international programs in more than 150 countries.


Fuqua Admissions Readers participate in a team effort to evaluate and select students for the Fuqua School of Business Programs including the Daytime MBA, Accelerated MBA, Executive MBA, Masters of Management Studies (MMS), Masters of Quantitative Management (MQM), and Online Masters degree programs.  The Reader reports to the Program Director of Admissions and must be staffed in North Carolina.  


This is a seasonal position working an abbreviated schedule from September through May, with optional projects available June through August.  The reader will average 10 hours per work week, and during peak application submission time, readers may work up to 40 hours per week.  Hours are flexible and most work is completed offsite.  The Reader may also interview candidates across programs or assist with additional projects from the admissions office, as the need arises. The Admissions Reader is a member of the admissions committee and is required to sign a confidentiality agreement in accordance with Duke University Policy. At the discretion and invitation of the Dean, a contract Admissions Reader may be invited to renew the contract for the next admission cycle.


Responsibilities include:
•    Reading and evaluating qualifications of prospective students utilizing established standards and guidelines.
•    Submitting evaluations for review by the Admissions Committee.
•    Attending regular Admissions Committee meetings and trainings.
•    Participating and giving feedback on Admissions Committee decisions.
•    Interviewing candidates for the MBA programs and one year specialty masters' programs as needed. 
•    Help with admitted student outreach, such as welcome calls.  
•    Perform other duties related to the admissions process as needed.  


Skills and Qualifications


Bachelors’ degree required; advanced degree preferred.



•    Prior admissions or industry experience preferred.
•    Outstanding time management, analytic, and interpersonal skills. 
•    Comfort with working online and with software programs.  




Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.


Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.


Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essentialjob functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.


Durham, North Carolina

As a world-class academic and health care system, Duke Health strives to transform medicine and health locally and globally through innovative scientific research, rapid translation of breakthrough discoveries, educating future clinical and scientific leaders, advocating and practicing evidence-based medicine to improve community health, and leading efforts to eliminate health inequalities.

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