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Meritus Health and the proposed Meritus School of Osteopathic Medicine (MSOM) in Hagerstown, Maryland is seeking a highly motivated individual to become our Admissions Officer.

Meritus Health, Western Maryland’s largest health care provider, is located at the crossroads of Western Maryland, Southern Pennsylvania and the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia. With nearly 3,000 employees, 500 medical... staff members and 250 volunteers, Meritus Health serves over 200,000 residents of the tristate region.

Meritus Medical Center, the flagship facility of the health system, has more than 327 beds and is a Joint Commission accredited hospital. Meritus Medical Center has officially become a teaching hospital, serving as a clinical training site for the Meritus Family Medicine Residency Program, as well as for more than 1,000 nursing and allied health students annually.

Meritus Health also includes Meritus Medical Group, a network of 20 medical practices with more than 100 providers; Meritus Home Health; and Meritus Equipped for Life, a medical equipment company. Meritus Health is a 25% owner of Maryland Physicians Care, a 215,000 Medicaid member health plan. With a long-standing history of caring for the community, Meritus Health relentlessly pursues excellence to improve the health status of the region.

Meritus Health is officially seeking accreditation and licensure to open a proposed four-year osteopathic medical school in Hagerstown.

The Admissions Officer role:
• Provides analytical support for the osteopathic medical school admissions office to ensure efficient workflow for application reviews, operations, and activities under the guidance of the Director of Academic Admissions.
• Assesses admissions applications and transcripts according to eligibility requirements. Exercises discretion and applies informed independent judgment. Maintains records and assists in the maintenance and assignment of electronic admission files. Evaluates admissions procedures and operations for continual process improvement.
• Manages data collection and entry, analysis, and data base maintenance through the admissions application management software (AMP), centralized application (AACOMAS), primary application software (WebAdMIT), and customer relationship management (CRM). Enters decision codes and creates reports and work assignments while managing the technology platforms.
• Prepares reports, provides analyses, and assists with program evaluations.
• Supports the admissions committee as needed. Coordinates and schedules interviews for applicants and interviewers.
• Responds to inquiries from prospective students and provides advising to students and families on admissions requirements, policies and procedures, and related issues.
• Supports marketing and communication efforts to increase admissions yield. Assists with planning student programming and events to support recruitment efforts.
• Assists in maintaining department accounts and ensuring budget compliance.

Qualified applicants should have:

Education – Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing, or other relevant major

Experience – Higher education admissions and/or recruitment experience needed. Minimum of 3 years of experience in recruitment, admissions, or experience directly related to essential responsibilities.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities - Possess strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, gather data, compile and prepare reports, communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, possess strong organizational skills, skilled in the use of computerized systems and databases, and knowledge of university admission policies, standards, and procedures. Must have the ability to lift 25 pounds.

Strength Through Diversity

Meritus Health believes that diversity, equity, and inclusion are key drivers for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. When you join us, you become a part of Meritus Health, and we expect a record of achievement and advancement as we meet our mission. Our commitment to equity in all aspects of patient care delivery, education, and research to promote policies and practices to allow opportunities for all to create joy at work and reach their potential.

Happy to Help

At Meritus, we believe in a collaborative and caring work environment. Interactions are an opportunity to learn, listen, and be there for one another. Therefore, we provide warm welcomes, hospitality-driven closures, and are always Happy to Help
Hagerstown MD United States


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