Manager of Admissions

Riverside, CA
Sep 29, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Salary: $60,100 - $89,200
Title: Manager of Admissions
Category: Management and Professional
Department: SOM - Student Affairs
Date Posted: 09/28/2017

Position Information: Responsible for all aspects of the medical school admissions operational activities which includes developing and administering programs and participation in the strategic planning and recruitment, admission and outreach activities. Oversee the processing and review of more than 5500 applications annually, coordinating and managing the multi-mini interview sessions (at least 11 per year). Plan, coordinate and manage the Executive Admissions Committee meetings to provide management support to the Senior Associate Dean of Student Affairs, the Chair of Admissions and committee members. Gather, analyze and prepare reports and spreadsheets on applicant data for admission process and maintain AMCAS status reports. Advise prospective applicants to ensure recruitment and retention rate success. Serve as primary contact for AMCAS administrative duties and all oversee all other technical updated related to the medical school admission and application process. Has significant impact and influence on organizational structure and policies related to the overall medical school admission process. As an ambassador for the School of Medicine, represent the medical school at various student recruiting events.

Minimum Requirements: Advanced knowledge and experience working with a diverse student population.
Advanced ability to establish and maintain cooperative relationships with schools, universities, community organizations, and other institutions.
Advanced ability to develop recruitment programs, and design effective materials.
Ability to work with and counsel students from socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds and various cultures.
Ability to analyze, interpret and evaluate statistical data and policies.
Organizational ability to assist with the coordination of student programs and events.
Strong proficiency in MS Office applications, online business systems and online student information systems.
Ability to maintain strict confidentiality.
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment.
Demonstrated ability to work independently and follow through on assignments with minimal direction.
Advanced knowledge of admissions requirements for campus/school/college, including mitigating circumstances/bases for exceptions.
Advanced and comprehensive knowledge of academic programs, including curricula, admissions requirements, and financial aid programs, at colleges/universities and specifically at UC.
Advanced understanding of admissions technology.

Preferred Qualifications: Advanced knowledge and understanding of UC, and the ability to interpret policies and procedures to prospective students and the public.

Advanced knowledge of project management including program design, implementation, and evaluation.

Advanced knowledge of tertiary level foreign credentials, secondary school records, study abroad programs and policies, and the knowledge of major educational systems of the world.

Demonstrated knowledge of medical school/program admissions policies, procedures and practices.

Demonstrated knowledge of UCR campus policies and procedures regarding admissions, housing, financial aid and student services.

Advanced skills to develop the school's/college's strategic recruitment plans, designing outreach and recruitment programs and materials that will attract and enroll top candidates to the school/college, including students from under-represented groups.

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, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.

  • Washington Monthly (August 2016) ranked UC Riverside 12th in the nation in its annual University and College Survey.
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  • Education Trust placed UC Riverside 9th in the nation for closing the graduation gap between black and white students by 1.7 percentage points.

  • In QS World University Rankings 2016/2017, UC Riverside's Department of Philosophy is #1 in the world for the frequency with which published papers are cited by other philosophers.

  • U.S. News and World Report Survey (September 2016) ranked UC Riverside 118th overall; earns "Great Schools, Great Prices."

  • Shanghai Jiao Tong University (August 2016) Academic Ranking of World Universities ranked UC Riverside among the top 151 to 200 institutions. This survey bills itself as "the most trustworthy precursor of global rankings of the world's top 500 universities."

  • U.S. News and World Report's Best Graduate Schools (2016) including:

    • Graduate School of Education - 62nd among ranked schools

    • Bourns College of Engineering - 71st among ranked schools

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.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview


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