The Cornell SC Johnson College of Business is comprised of the university's three accredited business schools: The Hotel School, the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, and the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management. The College delivers undergraduate, graduate, and professional business programs creating a collaborative, comprehensive business management program that preserves the excellence of all three schools while uniting the faculty and students. The Cornell SC Johnson College of Business is one of the most comprehensive business schools in the nation, with 145 research faculty and nearly 2,900 undergraduate, professional, and graduate students. The Cornell SC Johnson College of Business has a collection of areas of expertise not found in any other leading institution and an unparalleled resource base from which to draw—both within the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business and within Cornell (including Cornell Tech).
The Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell delivers educational programming across seven different MBA programs with the intent of developing highly successful and ethical business leaders of the future. Relying on the pillars of performance learning, a collaborative community and Cornell's vast connections, the Johnson faculty produce students equipped to excel in the current cross-functional, collaborative, digital economy.
The Admissions & Financial Aid team at the Samuel Curtis Johnson School of Management is charged with attracting, selecting, and matriculating the highest caliber of diverse students in the MBA (Masters of Business Administration) and AMBA (Accelerated Master of Business Administration) programs. Reporting to the Executive Director of Admissions and Financial and with minimal supervision, the Assistant Director focuses on reading and interviewing candidates for the two-year and one-year MBA programs. The Assistant Director, serving as a member of the Admissions Committee, will evaluate applications, conduct interviews, and recommend admissions decisions. Additionally, the Assistant Director is responsible for providing insight and guidance on selection and yield, as well as coordinating and assessing admissions criteria to develop an effective recruiting plan. S/he assists in the creation and implementation of marketing efforts via event planning, digital initiatives, and alumni engagements intended to cultivate and matriculate the incoming the class.
Frequent travel (domestic and international) is required along with evening and weekend hours.
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent with one to two years of work experience or equivalent combination. Professional experience with higher education admissions is required. Exceptional oral and written communication skills are necessary along with strong presentation skills. Successful candidate will be organized and have demonstrated follow-through. S/he should have a clear understanding, or demonstrated aptitude to understand, higher education issues. The candidate should also be committed to excellence and to providing high-level customer service. An outgoing nature that is comfortable working alone but also as a member of a team in a high-volume environment is essential.
Master's degree in business or education is strongly preferred in addition to experience in admissions for MBA or other graduate business programs or related functional areas including MBA Career Management or MBA Student Services. Prior experience working with data and with developing reports and conducting analyses is a plus.
Visa sponsorship not available for this position.
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