Associate Director, Admissions

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The University of Oklahoma
Cleveland County, OK
Sep 17, 2022
Oct 03, 2022
Position Type
Associate Director
Employment Type
Organization Type
College / University
The Associate Director shares responsibility for recuriting ad enrolling an incoming class of students each year, which is core to the mission (and survival) of the law school. The admissions team consists of a Director, an Associate Director, and a Recruiter. All three positions are essential to achieving the goal of enrolling a qualified class each year and it is critical that we replace the Associate Director as soon as possible.

The Associate Director oversees the efforts to identify, recruit, evaluate and enroll prospective students and directs daily operations.
  • Provides oversight and coordination of the student admissions process. Interacts with departments to develop and maintain an enrollment management system.
  • Assists in the development and coordination of recuritment programs. Plans and executes events such as student orientation, outreach and commencement activities.
  • Performs degree audits and coordinates courses and enrollment. Advises students and faculty on the satisfactory completion of degree requirements.
  • Assists with applying and monitoring academic policy and standands and with curriculum development to meet the needs of the program and students.
  • Partners and assists the academic colleges in recruitment initiatives. Serves as a liaison to the colleges for data information exchange and strategic work.
  • Creates and fosters relationships with high school counselors, students, administration, alumni and stakeholders.
  • Presents information to various prospective students and other groups regarding The University of Oklahoma, higher education, financial aid and other related topics.
  • Maintains student administrative records
  • Administers scholarship programs including review, selection, appeals and eligibility guidelines.
  • Serves on committees and performs special projects.
  • Participates in professional development conference and activities.
  • Performs various duties as needed to successfully fulfill the function of the position.

Required Education: Bachelor Degree in related field, AND:
  • 24 months experience in student services to include admissions, recruitment, course scheduling, and curriculum development in a higher education environment including 12 months experience managing an academic or student services area.

Equivalency/Substitution: Will accept 48 months related experience in lieu of the Bachelor's degree for a total of 72 months related experience

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Highly organized and able to handle multiple projects and deadlines
  • Able to communicate well and build rapport quickly with students, faculty and staff
  • Strong initiative to solve problems
  • Must be able to create and deliver effective presentations to small and large groups.
  • Must have proficient writing skills for composing marketing materials, reports, e-mails, social media postings, etc.
  • Produce reports and complete work within established deadlines.
  • Able to read and interpret policy.
  • Working knowledge of student privacy laws

  • Valid drivers license required for 5-15% travel schedule.

Advertised Physical Requirements:
  • Must be able to move, engage in repetitive motions, and communicate effectively.

Departmental Preferences:
  • University of Oklahoma degree.
  • Juris Doctorate from an ABA accredited law school
  • Knowledge of University of Oklahoma departments and resources.

Supervision: Intermittently supervises one admissions/recruitment specialist.

Special Instructions:

If you are selected as a final candidate for this position, you will be subject to The University of Oklahoma Norman Campus Tuberculosis Testing policy. To view the policy, visit

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The University of Oklahoma is committed to achieving a diverse, equitable, and inclusive university community by recognizing each person's unique contributions, background, and perspectives. The University of Oklahoma strives to cultivate a sense of belonging and emotional support for all, recognizing that fostering an inclusive environment for all is vital in the pursuit of academic and inclusive excellence in all aspects of our institutional mission.

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