The University of Cincinnati College of Law seeks an experienced and innovative Assistant Dean of Admissions & Financial Aid to lead our J.D. admissions program. The individual in this position will lead and direct a program that will meet the school's recruitment and admission goals. This position is charged with the development of strong relationships to attract a well-qualified, diverse entering class for the College of Law. The Assistant Dean of Admissions & Financial Aid holds primary responsibility for recruitment, admissions, enrollment, and financial aid for the College of Law and reports directly to the Dean.
Develops and oversees administration of the Law School's recruitment and admissions strategies, including the development of a metrics system to ensure enrollment of a diverse, highly qualified student body, and utilizes historical data to determine new market opportunities
Develops recruitment plans (yearly and multi-year) grounded in current trends, institutional data and in collaboration with leaders, divisions, University enrollment management and the College marketing team.
Leads the review and evaluation of applicant files to determine the admissibility of applicants using established school admissions standards.
In collaboration with the director of Marketing and Digital Media, develops marketing strategies to support key admissions goals, including the production of relevant multi-media products (e.g. website, blogs, video).
Utilizes admission data and funnel reports to monitor student projections, yield, drop rates, and retention.
Represents the school at national and local recruitment events, which requires the willingness to travel including some weekends, and coordinates staff representation at recruitment events as needed.
Offer insights to the Dean, Associate Dean and their designees on the design, messaging, and timing of promotional literature, promotional items, and display materials for admissions recruiting and supervises the execution of such marketing strategies.
Provides information regarding academic programs offered and admissions policies and procedures for prospective and admitted students.
Oversee application processing and applicant communication for graduate law programs.
Leadership and Administration
Oversees Admissions office annual operations and scholarship budget.
Develops and oversees financial aid and scholarship administration and programming including financial aid literacy and counseling.
Works closely with the finance and business director to track, predict, and meet University net tuition revenue goals.
Works with Assistant Dean for Student Affairs to make advanced standing and transfer decisions.
Acts as a liaison to student groups and pre-law advisors to enhance and develop programs to improve admission yield and student diversity.
Oversees and manages daily operations and office scheduling of the admissions team.
Supervises Admissions staff, including hiring, performance management, training, discipline, merit and promotion recommendations.
Engages in effective communication in written and oral form.
Collaborates across organizational boundaries with discretion and the capacity to maintain confidentiality.
Master's degree appropriate to the field -AND- a minimum of two (2) years of higher education administrative experience.
Demonstrated commitment to equity and inclusion and a proven record of achieving diversity goals.
Three years or more of supervisory experience.
Applicant review will begin immediately.
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.
SF:OMJ SF:OOD SF:RM SF:INS SF:CB1; SF:IND; SF:INS
Internal Number: 36866-en_US
About University of Cincinnati
HISTORY IN BRIEF - The University of Cincinnati is a public urban serving research institution that was founded in 1819 and today is one of the country’s largest universities offering more than 350 academic programs to more than 44,000 students. UC has many top ranked programs in areas such as Music and Arts, Medical and Human-Services, Criminal Justice and more. Located in an urban setting, UC is close to the heart of Cincinnati and allows easy access for students to enjoy all that the city offers. UC is also the alma mater of many notables such as President William Howard Taft; Albert Sabin, developer of the oral polio vaccine; Astronaut Neil Armstrong and Mary Weinberg, 2008 Olympic gold medalist. UC is classified as a Research University (Very High Research Activity) by the Carnegie Commission and is ranked as one of America’s top 35 public research universities by the National Science Foundation. UC jumped 17 spots in the U.S. News & World Report rankings in the past two years alone. In addition to being named a “green university” by Princeton Review, UC has been named one of the world’s most beautiful campuses by Forbes and Delta Sky magazines. Learn more at www.uc.edu.MISSIO...N STATEMENT - The University of Cincinnati serves the people of Ohio, the nation, and the world as a premier, public, urban research university dedicated to undergraduate, graduate, and professional education, experience-based learning, and research. We are committed to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff, and all of our activities. We provide an inclusive environment where innovation and freedom of intellectual inquiry flourish. Through scholarship, service, partnerships, and leadership, we create opportunity, develop educated and engaged citizens, enhance the economy and enrich our University, city, state and global community.