Academic Affairs Associate

Location
Los Angeles, California
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 08, 2017
Ref
0170369
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

This position has primary responsibility for marketing and recruiting a robust and academically strong applicant pool for the School of Film and Television's graduate/certificate programs and assists with admitting, converting, and retaining students. This position works closely with the faculty Graduate Directors, the two Associate Deans, the Assistant Dean and the School’s Office of Communications and Media Relations. The School currently has three M.F.A. degrees, and several other graduate/certificate programs are in development.

Additional responsibilities include: serve as the School’s point person for all graduate recruitment; be the initial contact for prospective students; respond to inquiries; build and maintain relationships from the application stage through acceptance and enrollment, and serve as the on-site recruiter at events, colleges, film festivals and panels, etc.  The incumbent will also be responsible for developing opportunities for prospective students to connect with faculty.  The Academic Affairs Associate will also manage, analyze, and report on recruitment and admissions data.

Loyola Marymount University shares in a rich intellectual heritage fostered by the Jesuit and Marymount educational traditions and founded on social justice and ethical values. Governed by an independent Board of Trustees, LMU cherishes its Catholic identity while at the same time welcoming people from diverse social, religious, and cultural backgrounds. LMU is in Los Angeles, yet near the Pacific Ocean, offering a dynamic cultural environment.

We typically require candidates to have a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience and familiarity with the film industry. Minimum of 4 years related job experience.  Highly developed organizational, leadership, and public speaking skills.  Successful candidates will also have the ability to analyze, manage, organize and execute day-to-day operations; work under deadlines. Assess, prioritize and delegate the daily flow of work. Ability to write and edit correspondence; to prepare memos and reports. Sensitivity to confidential information is essential. Computer competency in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.

Equal Opportunity Employer