Associate Director of Admissions and Programs, Anderson Graduate School of Management

Los Angeles, California
May 15, 2017
Requisition 25902
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Under the general supervision of the Executive Director, the Associate Director of Admissions and Programs assumes the following primary responsibilities for the Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) Program:

(1) work with the Executive Director in planning, developing, and implementing recruiting programs and activities;
(2) actively recruit prospective applicants to the MSBA, planning and representing the MSBA Program at career fairs, informational panels and recruiting events;
(3) evaluate applicants for admission to the MSBA Program, including review candidates' application packages, interview applicants for potential admission, analyze and present written recommendations for each application read and each interview conducted;
(4) maintain a historical detailed database of applicants as well as develop and analyze annual statistical and historical reports for recruiting activities;
(5) serve as a public relations agent in promoting the MSBA Program to prospective candidates. This responsibility includes meeting with potential applicants to discuss the program and evaluate their fit (provide resume review and advice on how to strengthen their candidacy);
(6) monitor applicants' and admitted students' progress in terms of preparing for the rigorous MSBA Program;
(7) interface with the Graduate Division on special cases of applicants whom we would like to admit but do not normally qualify for under current Graduate Division policy. Follow up on these cases through final action;
(8) general student affairs management for a class of up to 70 students;
(9) management of MSBA special events including admission and career recruiting events, workshops, orientation and graduation;
(10) fostering collegial relationships with MSBA applicants, students, faculty, administrators, employers, and external vendors.

The Associate Director works independently and as a fully-participating member of a management team to deliver a wide range of services to students, faculty and senior management.  




Application Instructions

Applicants must submit their qualifications via UCLA's Career Opportunities website at  Reference position # 25902.     AA/EEO


The complete listing of qualifications is available on UCLA's official job posting.


  • Computer skills: Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office with emphasis in word (creation of forms & tables, signs, labels) and excel (formulas, database function, spreadsheets, data sorts, mail merges, etc.). Experience with html web site design and maintenance; ability to use Dreamweaver software.
  • Ability to lead teams and to be a team member to manage, collaborate, and execute small and large-scale projects and events.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to interact effectively with corporate executives, professional students, faculty, administrators and persons of various socio-economic, ethnic and cultural backgrounds. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with other administrators, faculty, students, and vendors.
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally, and to work evenings and weekends.
  • Well-developed event management experience; ability to organize details of meetings and events, including all scheduling and logistics.
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally, and to work evenings and weekends.
  • Skills in program and time management, including ability to manage multiple tasks, to determine importance of tasks and to complete tasks quickly and on time.
  • Strong leadership and supervisory skills to train, delegate, and monitor work assignments of student staff and/or temporary staff.
  • Ability to negotiate effectively with suppliers to maintain costs and ensure delivery of quality products and services.



UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy -

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