The Assistant Director of MBA Admissions collaborates with the team to attract, recruit, select and enroll an exceptional class of Stanford MBA students. Key duties include representing Stanford GSB at on- and off-campus recruiting events including possible domestic and international travel, evaluating MBA applications, interviewing MBA candidates, and helping admitted students understand the Stanford MBA experience and make informed enrollment decisions.
Specifically, this role will work closely with the Associate Director of Enrollment on the strategy and implementation of a variety of post-admission activities and initiatives including Admit Weekend; admitted student receptions around the world; connecting admits with students, alumni, faculty and staff to make the most informed enrollment decisions; coordinating a large deferred admit program; and working with financial aid.
A successful candidate will have demonstrated results orientation, team leadership, strategic orientation, and influence and collaboration skills. Other desirable qualities include excellent communication and interpersonal skills; ability to take initiative and achieve results working both independently and with team members; strong project management skills with excellent attention to detail; comfort with data analytics; exceptional self-discipline; flexibility, cooperativeness and strong work ethic. Finally, we seek candidates who balance operational excellence with flexibility and openness to innovate.
Independently administer, implement and/or interpret university and department admission policies and procedures.
Read, evaluate and make higher-level recommendations on MBA applications and interview applicants.
Develop and deliver outreach programs in local, national and international communities, conduct informational meetings and respond to questions regarding admissions and the student experience at Stanford.
Develop programs and efforts to cultivate and maintain relationships with university personnel, professional organizations, students, and alumni.
Analyze needs, develop and manage admission programs and processes, especially related admitted and deferred students.
May conduct quantitative analyses of admission, enrollment, or financial aid data.
Serve as a public relations and information resource to prospective applicants, secondary or university personnel, professional organizations, students, and alumni, represent University at activities and events, meetings, committees and conferences.
* - Other duties may also be assigned
Internal Number: 283991
About Stanford University
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, 9000 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 University is a...n equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations of and applications from women, members of minority groups, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, as well as from others who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research, teaching and clinical missions.