Senior Assistant Director of Admission for International and Internal Relations

Stanford University

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Senior Assistant Director of Admission for International and Internal Relations
Undergraduate Admissions: Financial Aid Office: Visitor Information Services, Stanford, California, United States

Schedule: Full-time
Job Code: 7512
Employee Status: Regular
Grade: G
Requisition ID: 94334

The Office of Undergraduate Admission assembles a freshman class of 1,700 students and a transfer class of approximately 25-40 students each year. We strive to build a class that cuts across a number of dimensions to add to a rich and diverse undergraduate educational experience for everyone. We believe that a student body that is both highly qualified and diverse in terms of culture, socioeconomic status, race, ethnicity, background, work and life experiences, skills and interests Is essential to the educational process and will provide additional contributions and dimensions to the Stanford community.

The Office of Undergraduate Admission seeks a Senior Assistant Director of Admission for International and Internal Relations who, under the supervision of the Senior Assistant Dean of Admission for International and Internal Relations/Deputy Director, will administer, implement university and/or interpret department admission policies and procedures.

Your responsibilities include:
  • Reading, evaluating and making first level recommendations on undergraduate applicants to consider for admission based on current university priorities.
  • Acting as project manager on medium to large sized projects/programs by establishing and executing project plans, timelines, tasks, and objectives.
  • Conducting informational sessions for internal and external communications (e.g., prospective applicants, their parents and high school guidance counselors) on a variety of subjects (i.e., student life, research, internships, athletics, admission), based on university priorities.
  • Managing assigned geographic territory(ies) by researching, compiling and analyzing various demographic data. Create proposal for outreach and present findings to management with recommendations.
  • Further developing and strengthening relationships with secondary or university personnel, cultivating relationships with secondary or university personnel, professional organizations, students, parents and alumni.
  • Serving as a resource to other departments; representing unit/department at activities and events, meetings, committees and conferences.
  • Planning and executing domestic and international outreach campaigns targeting high school students, parents and counselors.
  • Conducting analysis on effectiveness of territorial and international outreach programs and making recommendations on strategies.
  • May assist in the administration of a specific project and/or program.
  • May assist in mentoring other staff (e.g., may supervise the work of other staff or student paraprofessionals).

* - Other duties may also be assigned.

In addition, requirements include:
  • Bachelor's degree or combination of education and relevant experience.

To be successful in this position, you will bring:
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Good reading comprehension skills.
  • Good organizational, planning and time management skills.
  • Ability to learn admission processes and programs.
  • Program planning skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of Slate (preferred).
  • Knowledge of InDesign (a plus).

*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.

*The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.

Why Stanford is for You

Imagine a world without search engines or social platforms. Consider lives saved through first-ever organ transplants and research to cure illnesses. Stanford University has revolutionized the way we live and enrich the world. Supporting this mission is our diverse and dedicated 17,000 staff. We seek talent driven to impact the future of our legacy. Our culture and unique perks empower you with:
  • Freedom to grow. We offer career development programs, tuition reimbursement, or auditing a course. Join a TedTalk, film screening, or listen to a renowned author or global leader speak.
  • A caring culture. We provide superb retirement plans, generous time-off, and family care resources.
  • A healthier you. Climb our rock wall, or choose from hundreds of health or fitness classes at our world-class exercise facilities. We also provide excellent health care benefits.
  • Discovery and fun. Stroll through historic sculptures, trails, and museums.
  • Enviable resources. Enjoy free commuter programs, ridesharing incentives, discounts and more!

*Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

How to Apply

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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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Change the world. And yourself.

Stanford University has changed the world, over and over again.

We are one of Silicon Valley's largest employers - and also one of the most unique. Our mission is to educate future leaders and promote interdisciplinary, world-class research and teaching. This passion makes Stanford an intensely creative, rewarding, and challenging place to work. At the same time, our traditions of respect and collaboration sustain a humane, supportive environment in which to pursue your life and your career. 

At Stanford you'll work with bright, diverse, dedicated people. You'll find encouragement to learn and grow. You'll enjoy excellent benefits and an outstanding environment.

Stanford Facts at a Glance

Opened 1891

Student Enrollment

  • Undergraduates: 6,980
  • Graduates: 8,897


  • 8,180 contiguous acres in six governmental jurisdictions
  • Nearly 700 major buildings
  • 97% of undergraduates live on campus


  • 5,300 externally sponsored projects
  • $1.33 billion total budget


  • 2,043 faculty members
  • 21 Nobel laureates are currently members of the Stanford community
  • 5:1 student to faculty ratio

Stanford University is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to recruiting and hiring qualified women, minorities, protected veterans and persons with disabilities.

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