Director of Graduate Admissions
Salary: $58,500 - $87,000
Title: Director of Graduate Admissions
Category: Student Affairs and Advising
Department: School of Business Administrat
Date Posted: 01/11/2017
Position Information: The School of Business at the University of California, Riverside is a nationally-ranked and internationally-recognized AACSB-accredited business school. With over 14,000 alumni all over the world, it is home to the largest undergraduate business program in the University of California system, as well as to the A. Gary Anderson Graduate School of Management, which features MBA, Ph.D., Flex MBA, Master of Professional Accountancy (MPAc), and Master of Finance (MFin) programs. The School is positioned as a center of excellence in business education through cutting-edge research on the business challenges of the 21st century. The Director of Graduate Admissions will be responsible for providing leadership to the Admissions department within the School of Business, including supervising a team of admissions and recruitment professionals. The Director of Graduate Admissions will develop, implement, and oversee administrative aspects relevant to graduate student recruitment, admission, and financial support. The Director will develop, implement, and evaluate a marketing and recruitment strategy for all graduate programs within the School of Business. Develop and monitor effectiveness of outreach programs and recommend continuing and/or shifting focus to other opportunities that might have greater yield of potential applicants.
Minimum Requirements: Ability in problem identification, reasoning.
Ability to develop original ideas to solve problems.
Skills in social perceptiveness, awareness of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
Knowledge of advising and counseling techniques.
Skills in monitoring / assessing people, processes or services.
Skills in project management.
Ability in persuasion.
Preferred Qualifications: Knowledge of common University-specific computer application programs and knowledge of University and departmental principles and procedures involved in risk assessment and evaluating risks as to likelihood and consequences.
Ability to lead a dynamic team of graduate admissions professionals to increase student enrollment.
Additional Information: In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history and culture. UCR gives every student the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.
At UC Riverside we celebrate diversity and are proud of our #12 ranking among the nation for most diverse universities (US News and World Report 2013-2014). Become part of a place that fosters success for all its constituents, students, faculty, and staff, and where work/life balance and campus culture are integral to our way of life.
UCR is ranked 55th among top public universities (US News and World Report 2013-2014).
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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