Assistant Director of Admission
Assistant Director of Admission
Job Number: 76542
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.
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.
California driver's license required.
- 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.
- May work extended or non-standard hours based on project or business needs. Occasional local and overnight travel required.
- 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/.
Location: Undergraduate Admissions: Financial Aid Office: Visitor Information Services
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.