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Part-Time Psychological Assessment Professional

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JOB ID: 22000173

Hershey, PA
Part-time
Job Category: Admissions (Family & Community Affairs)

Milton Hershey School (MHS) is increasing its’ enrollment to serve even more Pre-K through 12th grade lower-income students.  We are seeking a highly motivated part-time Psychological Assessment Professional to pro-actively contribute to the completion of and review of a high volume of student applications for admission in MHS’s Enrollment Management Department.  This position is an in-office role and works up to 29 hours per week, within typical office hours Monday through Friday.     Founded in 1909 by Milton and Catherine Hershey, MHS is a cost-free, private home and school for over 2,000 pre-K through 12th grade students. Since its’ founding, the lives of more than 11,000 children from lower income and working-class families have been transformed through high-quality education and a positive, structured home life.  Responsibilities for the part-time Psychological Assessment Professional include:   

  • Conduct a large quantity of interviews and assessments of students and families.
  • Under supervision, administer & interpret cognitive, behavioral, emotional, and achievement assessments.
  • Review student application files including financial, medical, psychological, and scholastic records.
  • Gather additional relevant information, as needed.
  • Prepare reports for Admissions Committee review. 
  • Provide information to applicants and families.
  • Collaborate extensively within the Admission and Enrollment teams to ensure applications are processed accurately and expediently.   
  • Serve as a mandated reporter.  

 

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Psychology, preferably Clinical or School.  
  • At least 2 years’ experience in a similar capacity including the administration of and interpretation of cognitive, behavioral, emotional, and achievement assessments.
  • Experience with lower income students and families a plus.  
  • Proficient with Microsoft applications and assessment scoring software.  Database administration experience a plus.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills essential, including the ability to collaborate. 
  • Demonstrated skills in multi-tasking a high volume of complex work in an accurate and time effective manner.
  • Demonstrated sound judgment in interpreting and evaluating complex information.
  • Must demonstrate a high degree of integrity as all MHS staff are considered to be role models for MHS students.
  • Must be willing to actively engage with students and their families & sponsors during Enrollment Days and other MHS activities.  
  • Bilingual/Spanish fluency a plus.    

 

 

 

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