Admissions Manager, MLH Fellowship

  • Fellowship
  • New York, United States

Admissions Manager, MLH Fellowship

Job description

Major League Hacking (MLH) is rethinking technical education for the modern world. Now that every company is a technology company, we need faster and more effective ways to train the talent that everyone depends on. Our unique hands-on, community-driven approach has helped more than 500,000 technologists worldwide launch their careers and stay up-to-date with the latest trends. If you're passionate about technology, education, and the future of work – this this the place for you!

Role Overview:

The MLH Fellowship is an educational internship alternative, where MLH Fellows have the opportunity to collaborate on software with mentorship of professional software engineers. We truly believe that this program can change the face of technology education and hiring, helping computer science students learn the skills that they’re not getting in the classroom, but are necessary to join the workforce.

As our first Admission Manager, you will be responsible for helping us surface incredible talent to join the program and help connect them with jobs after they graduate. You'll lead a team of more than 30 interviewers who were responsible for evaluating more than 30,000 applications for the program last year. You'll oversee everything from the moment an aspiring software engineer applies to the program all the way through their admissions decision, making sure it's a world-class experience at every touch point. This is a role for someone who is a clear communicator, highly organized, and enjoy figuring things out.

You'll be based in our New York City office (presently remote) and will report directly to the company's CEO & Co-Founder.

Responsibilities / What you'll do:

  • Project manage admissions. In our first class of Fellows, we had over 20,000 applicants for a total class of 110. You’ll help us ensure that we can continue to meet the demand of our applicants and evaluate applications effectively to select the best possible class of MLH Fellows. You’ll ensure that the experience of applying to the MLH Fellowship is awesome, that we have the resources available to do it, and select students who meet our high standards.
  • Match Fellows to pods, projects, and companies. Using the unique data the MLH Fellowship provides and the knowledge, interests, and experience of the MLH Fellows you’ll match them with pods, projects, and partner companies based on the needs of each.
  • Design the admissions experience. We want the MLH Admissions process to be a positive, learning experience for hackers applying. You’ll help create an experience where applicants grow just by taking part in the process.
  • Manage admission schedule. You’ll be in charge of creating the admissions calendar, today we have three principal Batches of the Fellowship, following the semester schedule, you’ll set the timeline for admissions for each batch.
  • Be the main point of contact for admissions during the program. You will be the primary contact for the MLH team when it comes to setting admissions goals, answering admissions questions, or helping admitted Fellows.
  • Oversee admissions specialists. Dozens of alumni and MLH community members help us evaluate MLH Fellowship applicants, you’ll manage their time, work, and billing.


    • Competitive salary
    • Stock options
    • Medical, dental, vision benefits and 401K
    • Unlimited PTO
    • Weekly team lunches
    • Travel opportunities


    • 2+ years of experience in a recruiting firm or related role, this is a hard requirement
    • Knowledge of or background in technology, developer experience is a plus
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Process driven and detail oriented personality
    • Exceptional organizational ability
    • Ability to create strong connections