Associate Director of Admission

Location
Stanford
Posted
May 17, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Stanford University

Associate Director of Admission

Job Number:
75002

Office of Undergraduate Admission Associate Director/Diversity Outreach Job Purpose The Office of Undergraduate Admission (UGA) seeks an Associate Director of Admission who, under the supervision of the Assistant Dean of Admission for Diversity Outreach, will administer, develop and implement and/or interpret university and department admission policies and procedures. As such, special steps will need to be taken to sensitize and enlighten the admission staff to the special interests and needs of diverse populations, develop and deepen relationships as well as plan and execute travel in support of the recruitment and yield efforts for these groups.


Core Duties*

  • Read, evaluate and make higher level recommendations on freshman and transfer applications.
  • Develop and implement diversity outreach programs and strategies for recruitment of top students in local and national communities, conduct informational meetings and respond to questions regarding the admission process and student experience at Stanford.
  • Develop programs and efforts to cultivate and maintain relationships with secondary personnel, professional organizations, Community Based Organizations, prospective students, parents and alumni.
  • Analyze needs, develop and manage admission programs and processes (e.g., in the area of diversity outreach). Participate in the continuing evaluation of departmental policies and procedures.
  • May conduct quantitative analyses of admission data.
  • Serve as a public relations and information resource to prospective applicants, secondary personnel, professional organizations, students, parents and alumni, represent University at activities and events, meetings, committees and conferences.
  • May hire, train and supervise part-time seasonal readers and other staff. Serve as a model and mentor for new and junior-level admission officers.
  • Lead project and affinity teams as assigned.

*Other duties may also be assigned. Minimum Education and Experience Required Bachelor's degree and 3 years (Master's and 4-5 years preferred) of relevant experience (preferably in selective higher education admission) or combination of education and relevant experience.

Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent reading comprehension skills.
  • Strong organizational, planning and time management skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and make distinctions among competitive applicants.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated presentation skills.
  • Evidence of program planning and management skills.
  • Strong systems application skills (Word, Excel, Outlook, PeopleSoft, etc.); knowledge of document imaging processes a plus.
Certificates and Licenses Required California Driver's License. Physical Requirements*

  • Frequently perform desk based computer tasks, seated work and use light/ fine grasping.
  • Occasionally lift, carry, push pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.
  • Rarely stand, walk, use a telephone and write by hand.

*Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.

Working Conditions

  • May work extended or non-standard hours based on project or business needs. Occasional local and overnight travel required.

Work Standards

  • Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
  • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
  • Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu/.

Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.



Job: Administration

Location: Undergraduate Admissions: Financial Aid Office: Visitor Information Services
Schedule: Full-time
Classification Level:

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: stanfordcareers.stanford.edu

Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.






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