Associate Director of Admission, Knight-Hennessy Scholars
Job Number: 81288
Associate Director of Admission, Knight-Hennessy Scholars Admission Officer 3, Student Services, Admission Job Code: 7513 Job Grade: I Knight-Hennessy Scholars program
The Knight-Hennessy Scholars program is building a community of future global leaders to address complex challenges through collaboration and innovation. Each year, up to 100 high-achieving students from around the world receive full funding to pursue any graduate degree at Stanford.
Despite our lofty goals, our team is small and entrepreneurial. A successful admission process is essential to the Knight-Hennessy Scholars program, and this new role as the Associate Director of Admission is key to the long-term success of the admission process. If you enjoy collaborating with colleagues across Stanford, relish engaging with varied constituencies around the world, and appreciate intense periods of reflection, we want to hear from you.
Your primary responsibilities include:
Representing the Knight-Hennessy Scholars program to various groups within Stanford University (faculty, department administrators, etc.)
Embodying the Knight-Hennessy Scholars program and Stanford University to various constituents (prospective applicants, alumni, university administrators) throughout the US and around the world
Leading on-campus, off-campus, and online information sessions
Designing, implementing, analyzing, and overseeing evaluative operations (application policies and practices, in-person assessment process, evaluation timeline, etc.)
Reading, evaluating, and making recommendations on Knight-Hennessy Scholars applications
In consultation with leadership team, hiring, training, managing, and developing a team of auxiliary readers
Other duties may also be assigned
To be successful in this position, you will bring:
Bachelor's degree and three years of relevant experience, or a combination of education and relevant experience.
Excellent communication (oral and written) and presentation skills
Ability to lead cross-functional groups toward a shared goal.
Experience with project management and the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
Adaptability to new information, changing conditions, or revised priorities
Capability to handle highly confidential and sensitive information with good judgment
Facility with data analysis
In addition, preferred requirements include:
An advanced degree and five years of relevant experience
* Please note this position will require occasional work on evenings and weekends and up to 25% travel.
* 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.
Location: Office of the Provost, California, United States Schedule: Classification Level:
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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