Assistant Dean of Admission

Chicago, Illinois
Apr 26, 2017
Executive Administration Jobs
Deans, Other Executive Administration
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Summary: The John Marshall Law School in Chicago, Illinois seeks a dynamic, experienced Assistant Dean for Admissions. The Assistant Dean for Admissions is responsible for developing pre- and post-admissions recruiting strategies, making scholarship recommendations for new and returning students, achieving admissions and enrollment goals, and managing the Admissions Office, which has three other employees, including two with J.D. degrees. The Assistant Dean for Admissions reports to the law school’s Dean.

The policy of the Law School is to provide equal opportunity to all employees.  This equal opportunity refers to all applicable law school practices, including employee recruiting, hiring, administering wages & salaries, transferring, training, promoting, disciplining, terminating & all other conditions & privileges of employment.

Responsibilities: Lead all aspects of the Law School’s enrollment-management effort, including- 

  • Develop, manage, and implement recruiting programs for J.D., LL.M., and M.J. programs, including on- and off­-campus events for prospective and admitted students;
  • Represent the Law School at recruiting and other events;
  • Coordinate new-student orientation with the Assistant Dean for Student Life and Leadership;
  • Work with the Faculty Admissions Committee and law-school administration in setting admissions policies;
  • Implement admissions policies;
  • Develop and maintain the content for Admissions web pages;
  • Review applications and make decisions regarding admissions;
  • Maintain admissions statistics;
  • Develop and implement the Law School’s scholarship strategy for new and returning students;
  • Supervise all other aspects of enrollment management, including the transfer and non­-matriculated pool;
  • Serve as the admissions liaison to other law school constituencies, including faculty, alumni/ae, and off-campus groups including pre-law advisors and the Law School Admissions Council;
  • Work with Marketing and Communications to oversee the design and messaging of all recruitment materials, such as publications, website entries and video;
  • Lead the admissions staff to accomplish the Law School’s strategic priorities;
  • Participate in weekly Deans Staff meetings with other members of the senior management team; and
  • Work on other projects as requested.

Requirements and preferences:

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