Assistant Director of Admissions and Scholarship, SC Johnson Graduate School of Management
Location: Ithaca, New York
Internal Number: WDR-00031100
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Cornell SC Johnson College of Business:
Leading at the intersection of people, business, and technology, the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business is one of the most comprehensive business schools in the nation and includes many areas of expertise not found in any other leading institution. The college is comprised of the university's three accredited business schools, each of which is recognized as among the best in higher education: the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management, and the Cornell Peter and Stephanie Nolan School of Hotel Administration. Our academic research; industry and community engagement; and undergraduate, graduate, and professional degree programs all reflect the future of business: flexible, collaborative, and cross-disciplinary. The college community includes 232 research faculty, 46,000 alumni, and nearly 3,300 undergraduate, professional, and graduate students. The SC Johnson College of Business has an unparalleled resource base from which to draw--within the college, Cornell Tech in New York City, and Cornell University broadly.
SC Johnson Graduate School of Management:
As part of the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business, the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University continues to transform graduate business education to better prepare graduates for success in tomorrow's business world. Johnson provides cutting-edge learning experiences that immerse students sooner and deeper in their chosen fields. As an integral part of the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business, Johnson students can access the full power of educational and research opportunities across the university to reach deeper competency in their industries and areas of interest. Johnson offers seven different MBA programs, spanning the U.S., Canada, Latin America, Mexico, and China, and is home to award-winning faculty and research.
The Assistant Director of Admissions & Scholarship Opportunity:
Reporting to the Executive Director of Admissions and Scholarship 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. This role will assist as well 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.
The Assistant Director will be chiefly responsible for managing the Student Ambassador Program. This includes developing the program, selecting, and training participants, and managing their experience throughout. This position will also oversee data management and reporting responsibilities including creating daily dashboards and reports for the admissions team and assisting with providing admissions data that supports the annual MBA rankings.
A Bachelor's degree with two to three years of experience working in University admissions and enrollment.
Exceptional oral and written communication skills are necessary along with strong presentation skills.
Strong organizational skills and ability to follow-through.
A clear understanding of, or the ability to understand, higher education issues.
A commitment to excellence and to providing a high degree of 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.
The ability to travel internationally and domestically on a frequent basis is a must along with working occasional evening and weekend hours.
Master's degree in business or education is preferred in addition to experience in admissions for MBA or other graduate programs
Experience working on a team with high expectations regarding professional conduct.
Experience coordinating a process or project is a plus.
Rewards & Benefits at Cornell:
This position is full-time, based in Ithaca, NY and is eligible for benefits. If interested in applying please include a cover letter in your application so we can better understand you background and interest in the position. No visa sponsorship is available for this position.
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Health Care - Several excellent plan options for medical, dental, prescription drug, and vision care coverage.
Generous Paid Time Off & Leave Provisions with flexible work options - This includes vacation time, health and personal time, holidays, and parental leave.
Retirement Plans - Employees are eligible for the 403(b) Cornell University Retirement Plan (CURP) which offers superior retirement savings benefits.
Education - Options include the Employee Degree Program, taking classes to enrich your career skills, New York's 529 College Savings Program, and Cornell Children's Tuition Scholarship.
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