Admission Support Application Reader

Reed College | Portland, OR

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Posted Date 8/03/2022

Reed College seeks Admission Support Application Readers. The role of an Application Reader is to evaluate information presented by prospective students in support of their applications for admission and determine suitability for admission. This role reports to the Senior Assistant Dean of Admission.

This is a part-time, contracted role with flexible work hours; generally most readers work 15-25 hours weekly. This can increase or decrease depending on the time of the year and the goals of the Admission office. This position is not eligible for benefits. The pay range is $18.00-23.00 depending on experience. Pay is based on the number of applications read, transcripts reviewed, and/or interviews completed. The length of time needed varies, but is intended to be completed within one hour on average. Work is completed remotely.

Who You Are

  • Consistency and accurate details are important to you.

  • You have an impeccable track record of integrity and the highest professional and ethical standards for handling confidential information.

  • You always meet your deadlines.

  • You are empathetic and adept at working with others who are different from you.

  • You bring an important aspect of diversity to our team.

  • You are organized, intentional, and thoughtful.

  • You are comfortable with technology and working online.

  • You are self-aware. You understand your own culture, identity, biases, prejudices, power, privilege, and stereotypes.

What You’ll Do

  • Review specialized admissions categories, with established guidelines and standards of practice.

  • Interpret academic transcripts and work, helping provide a clearer snapshot of academic performance and trajectory.

  • Submit written notes and recommendations to the admissions committee.

  • Assist in deciding whether admissions candidates should be admitted, deferred, waitlisted, or denied.

  • Contribute to implementation of Admission goals for achieving non-discrimination and creating a multi-cultural environment.


  • Bachelors’ degree required; advanced degree preferred.
  • Prior admissions or industry experience preferred.

Listing Type
Education | Nonprofit
Position Type
Full Time
Employer Type
Direct Employer

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