Associate Director of Admissions

Job description

Associate Director of Admissions

Posting Number: R0000861
Location: Salem Campus

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Position Summary:

Willamette University College of Law invites applications for the full-time administrative position of Associate Director of Admissions. The Associate Director assists and advises students interested in studying one of three degree programs: JD, LLM, and MLS. The position counsels prospective students and recruits admitted students during all phases of the admissions cycle, whether by phone, email, or in-person visits at the College of Law, or off-site. The Associate Director collects, analyzes, and interprets data for use in analysis, decision-making, and performance monitoring. Willamette University College of Law's admissions team holds responsibility for helping to shape the face and composition of the legal profession. We are committed to recruiting and supporting students from diverse backgrounds.Duties & Responsibilities
  • Assist with the day-to-day functions of the Office of Admissions.

  • Counsel prospective students regarding the application process to Willamette University College of Law for all degree programs.

  • Serve as the College of Law's representative at local, national, and international admissions and recruitment events for all degree programs.

  • Meet with visiting prospective students.

  • Serve as the primary admissions contact for LLM, MLS, and international students.

  • Assist with developing and implementing plans to recruit diverse students.

  • Assist with the development and execution of effective admissions-related marketing and communication strategies.

  • Gather and analyze data to make informed admissions and recruitment decisions.

  • Serve as one of two Designated School Officials (DSO) for the College of Law.

  • Coordinate with the Office of International Education to procure visas for international students and ensure their compliance with the Department of Homeland Security's Immigration and Customs Enforcement division.

  • Work collaboratively with faculty, administrators, current students, alumni, and other stakeholders to solicit their participation in recruitment efforts.

  • Perform other responsibilities to support overall office goals and targets.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or 5 years relevant higher education experience

  • 3 years relevant higher education experience

  • Experience working with international populations

  • Demonstrated excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Ability to work weekends and evenings and to travel for extended periods of time

  • Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid driver's license within 30 days of hire

Preferred Qualifications

  • Graduate degree in higher education administration and/or JD

  • Proficiency in one other language in addition to English

  • Demonstrated familiarity with F-1 and/or J-1 visa process

  • Demonstrated success in international student recruitment

  • Demonstrated knowledge of modern enrollment management technologies such as Slate

  • Ability to meet Department of Homeland Security's requirements to become a Designated School Official (DSO)

  • Demonstrated experience recruiting and supporting students from diverse backgrounds

You will need to upload the following two documents as part of your application materials:

  • Cover letter addressing the required/desired qualifications and presenting any other applicant characteristics which deserve emphasis
  • Current Resume

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

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Believing that diversity contributes to academic excellence and to rich and rewarding communities, WU is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty, staff and student body. We seek candidates, particularly those from historically under-represented groups, whose work furthers diversity and who bring to campus varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds.





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Posted: 1/24/2018
Application Due: 3/26/2018
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