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Stanford University Assistant Director of Admission for International and Internal Relations in Stanford, California

Assistant Director of Admission for International and Internal Relations

Undergraduate Admissions: Financial Aid Office: Visitor Information Services, Stanford, California, United States

Student Services

Post Date Sep 03, 2021

Requisition # 91188

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 who, under the supervision of the Senior Assistant Dean/Deputy Director of Admission for International and Internal Relations, will assist in the development and implementation of strategies to recruit and enroll students. Under minimal supervision, the Assistant Director will administer, implement and interpret university and/or department admission policies and procedures.

Your responsibilities include:

  • Reading, evaluating, presenting freshman and transfer applications to the Admission Committee based on reader training, including university priorities.

  • Acting as primary or secondary project manager on small, medium and large projects/programs by establishing and executing project plans, timelines, tasks, and objectives.

  • Conducting information sessions for internal and external communities, ranging from topics such as Stanford to highly selective admission to letter-writing workshops for counselors.

  • Managing assigned geographic territory by researching, compiling and analyzing various demographics data. Creating proposal for outreach and presenting findings to management with recommendations.

  • Further developing and strengthening relationships with secondary schools or university personnel, community-based organizations, students, parents and alumni.

  • Serving as a resource to other departments; representing unit/department at activities and events, meetings, committees and conferences.

  • May supervise the work of other staff.

* - Other duties may also be assigned.

In addition, requirements include:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 2 years relevant experience or combination of education and relevant experience.

To be successful in this position, you will bring:

  • 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.

  • Professional presentation skills.

  • Program planning skills.

  • Knowledge of Slate (preferred).

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.

  • Enviable resources. Enjoy free commuter programs, ridesharing incentives, discounts and more!

How to Apply

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.

*The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.

*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.

Additional Information

  • Schedule: Full-time

  • Job Code: 7512

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Grade: G

  • Requisition ID: 91188