1. Develops a strategic plan to build a robust recruitment program that will take both selectivity and yield into account. 2. Coordinates all recruitment efforts internationally, nationally, and locally. 3. Implements marketing strategies to assist in building an applicant pool and in raising the yield percentage. The strategies should incorporate advertising through digital venues-including social networks-and partnerships with organizations like the Alumni Association, but be open to new and creative venues. 4. Oversees all admissions processes including admission applications, the admissions decision-making process, correspondence, special events, and decision notification. 5. Oversees financial aid application and award procedures, including making a special effort to reduce student indebtedness through appropriate financial counseling. 6. Develops special strategies to increase diversity among students in all three degree programs. 7. Develops and leads international recruiting strategies and events. Collaborates with the University Offices and other units to create a sustainable international recruiting network. 8. Supervises and develops the staff. 9. Cultivates ways to partner with other individuals or units to increase the efficiency and effectiveness. 10. Develops and manages the annual budget. 11. Represents the Office at the Dean's Leadership Committee, providing advice and suggestions for the advancement of the School as a whole. 12. Develops a series of metrics to measure the effectiveness of the Office and maintains all relevant data for the evaluation of the Office. 13. Represents the School at University and national meetings dealing with admissions or financial aid. 14. Works collaboratively with other units in the School and University. 15. May perform other duties assigned.
Preferred Education: J.D. plus five years of experience in law-related positions(s), OR Bachelors degree plus seven years of experience in admissions, placement, student counseling. Exposure to law school admissions process through personal, volunteer, and/or professional experience preferred.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: J.D. plus five years of experience in law-related positions(s), OR Bachelors degree plus seven years of experience in admissions, placement, student counseling. Exposure to law school admissions process through personal, volunteer, and/or professional experience preferred.
Posting Position Title: Student Services Officer 4, Professional School
Required Skill/ability 3: Ability to collect, manage, analyze and prepare data for presentation to a variety of audiences.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Director of J.D. Admissions
Required Skill/ability 1: Exceptional organizational and oral/written communication skills.
Required Skill/ability 4: Ability to demonstrate creativity, enthusiasm, tact, and a commitment to diversity.
Required Skill/ability 2: Strong leadership and management abilities and ability to work independently with minimal supervision. Strong, proven ability to relate and work well with diverse constituents and facilitate dialogue among them.
Bachelor's degree and five years of related work experience in admissions, registrar, placement, financial aid or student counseling or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Internal Number: 60007BR
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