Senior Assistant Director of Admission for Marketing Events
Job Number: 83737
Stanford | UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSION
Senior Assistant Director of Admission
Job Code: 7512
Job Grade: G
FTE: 100%, Exempt
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 a Senior Assistant Director of Admission who, under the supervision of the Assistant Dean of Admission for Marketing, Events and Yield, will administer, implement university and/or interpret department admission policies and procedures.
Your responsibilities include:
Reading, evaluating and making first level recommendations on undergraduate applicants to consider for admission based on current university priorities.
Acting as project manager on medium to large sized projects/programs by establishing and executing project plans, timelines, tasks, and objectives.
Conducting informational sessions for internal and external communications (e.g., prospective applicants, their parents and high school guidance counselors) on a variety of subjects (i.e., student life, research, internships, athletics, admission), based on university priorities.
Managing assigned geographic territory(ies) by researching, compiling and analyzing various demographic data. Create proposal for outreach and present findings to management with recommendations.
Further developing and strengthening relationships with secondary or university personnel, cultivating relationships with secondary or university personnel, professional organizations, students, parents and alumni.
Serving as a resource to other departments; representing unit/department at activities and events, meetings, committees and conferences.
Planning and executing marketing campaigns (print, digital, web and social) targeting high school students, parents and counselors.
Conducting analysis on effectiveness of marketing programs and making recommendations on marketing strategies.
May assist in the administration of a specific project and/or program.
May assist in mentoring other staff (e.g., may supervise the work of other staff or student paraprofessionals).
* - Other duties may also be assigned
In addition, requirements include:
Bachelor's degree or combination of education and relevant experience.
To be successful in this position, you will bring:
Strong oral and written communication skills.
Good reading comprehension skills.
Good organizational, planning and time management skills.
Ability to learn admission processes and programs.
Program planning skills.
Good interpersonal skills.
Knowledge of Slate (preferred).
Knowledge of InDesign (a plus).
*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.
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.