Assistant Dean of Admission for Alumni Volunteer Relations
Job Number: 85266
Stanford | UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSION
Assistant Dean of Admission for Alumni Volunteer Relations
Offices of Undergraduate Admission, Financial Aid and Visitor Information Services
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 an Assistant Dean of Admission for Alumni Volunteer Relations to perform team leadership role for new and current alumni relations programs and projects, develop strategies for and across alumni relations, conduct program evaluation and marketing analysis, link strategies to business and departmental objectives, and
manage, administer, implement and interpret university and/or department admission policies and procedures.
Your responsibilities include:
Managing and mentoring a staff of five, developing and coordinating training programs.
Managing alumni leadership around the world through relationship building and support
Developing and implementing a strategic plan for the continued domestic and global expansion of the alumni volunteer program.
Actively developing and maintaining relationships with important alumni contacts both on and off campus and colleagues in alumni admission.
Coordinating with Admission Office's Dean and Director on highly sensitive topics regarding alumni engagement and the admission process.
Serving as a liaison with admission leadership and university legal counsel in the creation and distribution of alumni training tools and programs.
Assuring excellence in program marketing and technology.
Providing a robust program to maintain current volunteers.
Evaluating, assessing and making program enhancements based on volunteer and student experience.
Recruiting, training, supporting, directing, cultivating and challenging volunteer leaders to achieve success.
Coordinating with and supporting activities of the alumni association with a special focus on diversity and inclusion.
Reading, evaluating, recommending and advocating for higher level undergraduate applications to the Admission Committee to consider for admission based on current university priorities.
Chairing admission committees; making higher level management, evaluative and programmatic decisions.
Developing, managing, evaluating and implementing multi-dimensional admission outreach and recruitment strategies to enroll the most academically talented students, make recommendations for future program improvements.
Developing and maintaining external community and University liaisons related to admission programs and services.
Evaluating departmental policies and procedures and make recommendations to senior management team.
Overseeing the collection of enrollment data, developing reports and analyses, managing team's program budget.
Evaluating needs and managing the implementation and development of technology.
Participating in the development of long-term strategic planning on the implementation of annual long-range planning efforts, development of business practices, and organizational change that improve processes and workflow.
Serving as a key member of the management team; representing the department/unit on University wide teams and projects.
Taking leadership role at regional and national committees/conferences.
* - Other duties may also be assigned; not all unique aspects of this job are covered by this job posting. A full job description will be shared during the interview process.
In addition, preferred requirements include:
Bachelor's degree and seven (7) years of relevant experience or combination of education and relevant experience.
To be successful in this position, you will bring:
Personnel management experience.
Budget management experience.
Proven strong strategic planning skills.
Strong oral and written communication skills.
Proven reading comprehension skills.
Proven strong organizational, planning and time management skills.
Demonstrated ability to work independently and make distinctions among competitive applicants.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Proven experience in public speaking and giving presentations.
Strong evidence of program planning skills.
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 perksempower 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.
We invite you to apply for this position by clicking on the Apply for Job button. To be considered, please submit a cover letter and resume along with your online application. Your one-page cover letter should briefly describe your background in human resources and provide examples of your experience with problem solving, confidentiality, project management, customer service, multi-tasking, attention to detail, responsiveness..
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.
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.
Location: Undergraduate Admissions: Financial Aid Office: Visitor Information Services, Stanford, 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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