Admissions Recruitment Specialist 2 (4508U) – IEOR, College of Engineering

The Industrial Engineering & Operations Research department Graduate Student Services is recruiting up to 15 Readers to assist the Admissions Committee in reading and evaluating applications for admissions to our professional master’s programs. The work will range 10 to 20 hours per week and will include training sessions on campus and reading approximately 120 applications (typically done at your home/off campus) the remainder of the time. We require the position to work approximately 2 weeks in mid January 2023, with anticipated secondary reviews in mid February to late Feb. There is a possibility for re-appointment in subsequent years.


  • Exercises professional judgment in reviewing, evaluating, and recommending applicants for admission using established guidelines.
  • Review and evaluate approximately 120 applications.
  • Review applicants’ undergraduate and/or graduate transcripts, resume and work experience, letters of recommendations and essays, and standardized test scores.
  • Consults with experienced level staff or faculty when reviewing more complex applications.
  • Reviews admissions training materials and becomes familiar with prerequisite courses and equivalents.

Required Qualifications

  • Ability to read between 10 to 20 hours each week.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  • Ability to analyze and synthesize large amounts of information
  • Position requires successful completion of a background check

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training
  • Familiarity with STEM degrees and courses

Salary & Benefits

$28-$37 per hour
UC Berkeley employees with a 100% FTE appointment may participate and receive a 5% stipend. Current UCB employees can contact Heather Iwata directly.

How to apply

External applicants can apply here. UCB employees can contact Heather Iwata directly at to apply.