Director of Admissions, School of Law

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Job location: Charlottesville, VA

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2019-09-18
Req: R0010514

The Admissions Office at the University of Virginia School of Law seeks a Director of Admissions. This is a University Executive and Senior Administrative Staff position reporting to the Assistant Dean and Chief Admissions Officer.

The Director of Admission will counsel prospective students and recruit admitted students during all phases of the admissions cycle, whether by phone, email, or in-person visits at the Law School or off-site. The Director will evaluate applications and make admissions recommendations to the Assistant Dean, ensuring timely turnaround of admissions recommendations. The Director will collect, analyze, and interpret data for use in analysis, decision-making, and performance monitoring. The Director will help organize on-grounds events such as tours, class visits, admissions information sessions, and Admitted Students Open Houses, including the involvement of current students, faculty, and alumni. This position will enhance existing initiatives in student recruitment and data analysis, while also allowing development of new initiatives in the Admissions Office. Some travel is involved during the admissions cycle.

A J.D. from an ABA-accredited law school is required. At least two years of legal or higher education work experience is required. Candidates must have superior oral and written communication skills; an excellent customer-service orientation; strong interpersonal and organizational skills; a strong commitment to student services; and the ability to work with diverse constituencies in a team-oriented and collegial environment. Facility with databases and Microsoft Excel is strongly preferred.

Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.


***Please note that multiple documents can be uploaded in the box.***

***Applications that do not contain all of the required documents will not receive full consideration.***


Please apply through your Workday Home page, search “Find Jobs”, and search for “ R0010514" . Complete an application online and attach a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references (name, email address, telephone number, and address).


Please visit UVA job board, (Requisition number R0010514) complete the application and attach a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references (name, email address, telephone number, and address).

A writing-skills sample will be required for candidates who make it to the final round.

For questions regarding this posting, please contact Assistant Dean Cordel Faulk at For questions about the application process, please contact Nicole Robinson, Faculty Search Advisor,

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System and the University Physician’s Group are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff.  We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences.  We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.




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Posted: 9/20/2019
Application Due: 12/29/2019
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