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 Director of Alumni Volunteer Relations who, under the supervision of the Assistant Dean of Admission for Alumni Volunteer Relations, will work with alumni volunteers, faculty, students, the Office of Development, and assist with evaluating activities, programs, services, and communications that reach, serve, and engage alumni as well as assist with marketing, planning or managing all/part of alumni programs, events, educational opportunities, and/or other alumni initiatives.
Your responsibilities include:
Recruiting volunteers to facilitate their leadership and participation in alumni volunteer programs and events.
Developing contacts and maintaining relationships with alumni volunteers, students, staff, and vendors.
Developing and implementing a range of alumni volunteer events, programs, and services.
Coordinating operational and logistical planning of alumni volunteer events, activities, outreach efforts, volunteer leader recruitment, and event registration.
Producing recruitment marketing material, writing newsletters, and overseeing distribution.
Evaluating performance of alumni volunteer programs and services via the review or production of assessment tools.
Recruiting and overseeing student speakers for events.
Contributing to the preparation of training materials, leading training workshops (some travel required).
Responding to alumni volunteer inquiries.
Training and assisting colleagues.
Serving as an admission officer by managing a territory for outreach and evaluation (including relevant travel to region); reading, evaluating and presenting applicants to committee for admission; participating in yield events including communications with admitted students; serving as Officer on Duty and presenting Discover Stanford information sessions; and assisting with other admission programs/processes as requested.
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, requirements include:
Bachelor's degree and 3 years (4 years preferred) relevant experience or combination of education and relevant experience.
To be successful in this position, you will bring:
Strong oral and written communication skills.
Demonstrated skills at building collaborative relationships with internal colleagues and customers.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team to meet expected deadlines and schedules.
Excellent customer service skills.
Strong project management skills and the ability to manage complex timelines and multiple projects.
Excellent reading comprehension skills.
Ability to make distinctions among competitive applicants.
Professional presentation skills.
Computer proficiency and the ability to learn new systems (experience with Slate highly desirable).
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.
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.
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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Located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of Silicon Valley, Stanford University is recognized as one of the world's leading research and teaching institutions. Leland and Jane Stanford founded the University to "promote the public welfare by exercising an influence on behalf of humanity and civilization." Stanford opened its doors in 1891, and more than a century later, it remains dedicated to finding solutions to the great challenges of the day and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world. The University's thriving diverse community is comprised of nearly 7000 undergraduate students, 12000 graduate students, 2000 faculty members, 1900 postdoctoral scholars, and over 11,000 academic and administrative staff in seven schools including several interdisciplinary research centers and institutes. The campus spreads over 8000 contiguous acres and nearly all undergraduates live on campus. Stanford offers bachelor's and master's degrees in addition to doctoral degrees (PhD, MD, DMA and JD) plus a number of professional and continuing education programs and certifications. More at http://facts.stanford.edu and http://www.stanford.edu. Stanford is an equal empl...oyment 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. Stanford also welcomes applications from others who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching and clinical missions.