Associate Director of Admission for Diversity Outreach and External Relations
Location: Stanford, California
Internal Number: 98601
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 (UGA) seeks an Associate Director of Admission who, under the supervision of the Assistant Dean of Admission for Diversity Outreach and External Relations, 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.
Being a thought leader and collaborator in the development of the Diversity Outreach and External Relations Team's over-arching vision and strategies toward diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Developing and implementing diversity outreach programs and strategies for recruitment of top students in local and national communities, including students who are underrepresented minorities, first in their family to attend college, and reside in rural contexts.
Serving as project manager on medium to large scale sized projects/programs by establishing and executing detailed project plans, establishing timelines, tasks, and objectives (examples include: supporting the visioning and creation of a potential multi-university bay area bridge program; leading the development and implementation of the Stanford Counselor Outreach Program that connects school counselors across the country to UGA and partnering with the Community Based Organization (CBO) liaison to support external partner programming on campus as needed).
Conducting informational sessions and responding to questions regarding the admission process and student experience at Stanford.
Developing program and efforts to cultivating and maintaining relationships with secondary personnel, professional organizations, CBOs, prospective students, parents and alumni.
Analyzing needs, developing and managing admission programs and processes (e.g., in the area of diversity outreach); participating in the continuing evaluation of departmental policies and procedures.
Conducting quantitative analyses and review of admission and programming data.
Serving as a public relations and information resource to prospective applicants, secondary or university personnel, professional organizations, students, parents and alumni, representing University at activities and events, meetings, committees and conferences.
Hiring, training and supervising part-time seasonal readers and other staff; supporting/mentoring junior officers with programs under their care (e.g., Questbridge, virtual and in-person outreach, and student worker support).
Leading project and affinity teams as assigned.
* - Other duties may also be assigned
In addition, requirements include:
Bachelor's degree and 3 years (4-5 years highly desirable) relevant experience or combination of education and relevant experience.
The expected pay range for this position is $98,000 to $116,000 per annum.
Stanford University provides pay ranges representing its good faith estimate of what the university reasonably expects to pay for a position. The pay offered to a selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal equity, geographic location and external market pay for comparable jobs.
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..
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Demonstrated presentation skills.
Evidence of program planning and management skills.
Knowledge of Slate (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.
This is a hybrid two day in office and three day work from home position.
How to Apply
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*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.
*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.
Why work at Stanford?Stanford University has changed the world, over and over again.We are one of Silicon Valley's largest employers - and also one of the most unique. Our mission is to educate future leaders and promote interdisciplinary, world-class research and teaching. This passion makes Stanford an intensely creative, rewarding, and challenging place to work. At the same time, our traditions of respect and collaboration sustain a humane, supportive environment in which to pursue your life and your career.At Stanford you'll work with bright, diverse, dedicated people. You'll find encouragement to learn and grow. You'll enjoy excellent benefits and an outstanding environment. How will it change you?