Assistant Director, Diversity Recruitment in the Admissions department
September 11, 2018
New York, New York
Advertised Summary Job Description: Reporting to the Associate Director, the Assistant Director assists the MBA admissions program in the planning, development, and implementation of diversity recruitment initiatives, focusing on enrolling a high-quality, diverse student body that enhances the reputation of the Columbia Business School.
1.Evaluate and recommend applicants: duties may include reading and evaluating applications and conducting interviews. Serve as a member of the Admission Committee. 2.Promote and market MBA program: Gain a thorough understanding of our MBA and EMBA programs, coordinate and deliver on and off-campus presentations, host receptions, and participate in other general recruitment activities as determined by supervisor. 3.Coordinate diversity recruitment and yield initiatives: plan and execute recruitment events for populations including, but not limited to, under-represented minorities, LGBTQ, and military prospective students; conduct individual or small group meetings with candidates and ensure they have the support and encouragement needed to apply; participate in partnerships with third-party diversity admissions organizations and partner schools; represent Columbia Business School at off-campus diversity recruitment events. 4.Cultivate and maintain relationships with current students, alumni, faculty, and administrators and solicit their participation in said events. 5.Coordinate communication with Business School departments (Publications, Public Relations, and Computing and Information Services): duties may include activities related to advertising, publications, website, content management, PowerPoint presentation, etc. 6.Perform other relevant duties as needed and assigned.
General Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and/or its equivalent degree required. A minimum of 2 years related experience required.
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications: Excellent presentation, interpersonal, written and oral communication and computer skills required (proficiency with MS Office Suite). Ability to travel (domestic and international) and work evenings and weekends required. Candidate must possess strong skills in diplomacy, tact, and discretion. The ability to work independently in a dynamic environment with changing priorities and multiple responsibilities is an asset.
As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League), it is imperative that members of the Columbia University community, in all matters related to the intercollegiate athletics program, exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Internal Number: 126_171841
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