Associate Director of Admission for Communication and Operations-75105
Office of Undergraduate Admission
The Office of Undergraduate Admission (UGA) seeks an Associate Director of Admission to independently administer, develop and implement and/or interpret university and department admission policies and procedures. Additionally, s/he will develop and implement programs and strategies for recruitment of top students, with an emphasis on admission communications and operations.
Read, evaluate and make higher level recommendations on freshman and transfer applications.
Develop and deliver outreach programs in local, national and international communities, conduct informational meetings and respond to questions regarding the admission process and student experience at Stanford.
Develop programs and efforts to cultivate and maintain relationships with secondary personnel, professional organizations, prospective students, parents and alumni.
Analyze needs, develop and manage admission programs and processes (e.g., in the area of admission communications and operations: manage programs and processes in Slate such as Deliver, Decision Release, and the Slate Reader). Participate in the continuing evaluation of departmental policies and procedures.
May conduct quantitative analyses of admission data (e.g., harvest, manipulate, and analyze large data sets in Excel, Slate, and Business Intelligence programs).
Serve as a public relations and information resource to prospective applicants, secondary personnel, professional organizations, students, parents and alumni, represent University at activities and events, meetings, committees and conferences (e.g., write and edit communications that range from emails and letters to website content).
May hire, train and supervise part-time seasonal readers and other staff. Serve as a model and mentor for new and junior-level admission officers.
Lead project and affinity teams as assigned.
*Other duties may also be assigned.
Minimum Education and Experience Required
Bachelors degree and 3 years (Masters and 4-5 years preferred) of relevant experience in administrative (preferably in selective higher education admission) or combination of education and relevant experience.
Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required
Strong oral and written communication skills.
Excellent reading comprehension skills.
Strong organizational, planning and time management skills.
Demonstrated ability to work independently and make distinctions among competitive applicants.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Demonstrated presentation skills.
Evidence of program planning and management skills.
Strong systems application skills (Word, Excel, Outlook, PeopleSoft, etc.); knowledge of document imaging processes a plus.
Certificates and Licenses Required
California Drivers License.
Frequently perform desk based computer tasks, seated work and use light/ fine grasping.
Occasionally lift, carry, push pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.
Rarely stand, walk, use a telephone and write by hand.
*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.
May work extended or non-standard hours based on project or business needs. Occasional local and overnight travel required.
Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the Universitys Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu/.
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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