Assistant Director of Admission

Location
Stanford
Posted
Oct 03, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Stanford University

Assistant Director of Admission

Job Number:
76542

Job Purpose

The Office of Undergraduate Admission (UGA) seeks an Assistant Director of Admission to independently administer, implement and/or interpret university and the Office of Undergraduate Admission's policies and procedures.


Reporting to one of five Assistant Deans, s/he may also be assigned duties in the area of publications, international admission or admission technology.

Core Duties*
  • Read, evaluate and make higher level recommendations on undergraduate applications.
  • Develop and implement programs and strategies for recruitment of top students, bear primary responsibility for a specific area of focus (e.g., assist in the development of communications and publications for prospective students, their families and high school counselors).
  • Develop and deliver outreach programs in local, national and international communities, conduct informational meetings and respond to questions regarding admissions and the student experience at Stanford.
  • Develop programs and efforts to cultivate and maintain relationships with secondary school personnel, professional organizations, students, parents and alumni (e.g., conduct.
  • Analyze needs, develop and manage admission programs and processes (e.g., serve as a member of the SLATE [integrated document management and reading platform] implementation.
  • May conduct quantitative analyses of admission data.
  • Serve as a public relations and information source to prospective applicants, secondary or university personnel, professional organizations, students, parents and alumni.
*Other duties may also be assigned.


Minimum Education and Experience Required


Bachelor's degree and two years (Master's and 3 years preferred) of relevant experience or combination of education and relevant experience (preference for highly selective admission).

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 management skills.
Certificates and Licenses Required

California driver's license required.


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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