Assistant Dean of Admissions

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University of Oregon
Eugene, OR
Oct 24, 2022
Dec 01, 2022
Position Type
Assistant Dean
Employment Type
Organization Type
College / University
Assistant Dean of Admissions
Apply now ( Job no: 530212
Work type: Officer of Administration
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Admissions/Financial Aid/Enrollment Management, Legal/Law, Student Life/Services
Department: School of Law
Appointment Type and Duration: Regular, Ongoing
Salary: $90,000 - $105,000/year
Compensation Band: OS-OA10-Fiscal Year 2022-2023
FTE: 1.0
Application Review Begins
September 27, 2022; position open until filled
Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants must include a cover letter, resume, and a minimum of three professional references.
Department Summary
The University of Oregon School of Law is a dynamic, ABA-accredited law school and Oregon's only public law school. Degrees offered include Juris Doctor (JD), Master of Laws (LLM), Master of Conflict and Dispute Resolution (CRES), and a minor in undergraduate legal studies. Oregon Law's mission is to provide a world-class education. We prepare students through excellent classroom teaching paired with a multitude of practical experience opportunities and robust professional development. Our faculty produce exceptional research and scholarship. We accomplish our mission in a positive, inclusive environment where we strive to provide everyone opportunities to grow, contribute, and develop. Our aim is to learn, teach, and practice the principles of equity and justice as critical foundations for our overall effort to achieve excellence as a top-ranked law school. Success in this work requires a diverse group of people in various faculty and staff roles working in one of our two locations, Eugene and Portland.
The University of Oregon is located within the traditional homelands of the Southern Kalapuya. Learn more about Oregon Law at, and consider joining our team.
Position Summary
The Assistant Dean of Admissions provides leadership and strategic direction for a team whose mission is to attract and enroll the most talented, motivated, and diverse student body possible. The Assistant Dean of Admissions is responsible for administering a comprehensive admissions program for a law school known for its commitment to a student-centered approach to legal education. Key components of the position include annual enrollment forecasting, scholarship and pricing strategies and administration, admissions marketing and recruitment, and the evaluation of applications. The Assistant Dean works closely with executive leadership to develop and implement these strategies.
The Assistant Dean of Admissions reports to the law school Dean of Students and supervises 1-2 FTE.
Minimum Requirements
• JD from an ABA accredited law school or relevant master's degree from an accredited institution.
• Four years of experience in admissions, enrollment management, or relevant professional experience.
Professional Competencies
• Demonstrated ability to 1) work effectively with students, staff, and faculty from culturally diverse backgrounds and with multiple intersectional identities; and 2) advance diversity, equity, and inclusion in the university community.
• Outstanding written and oral communication skills.
• Excellent strategic planning and problem-solving skills.
• Excellent leadership and team-building skills.
• Experience with enrollment marketing outreach (ex: public relations, advertising, social media, the Web).
• Data analytic skills with experience using databases/applicant tracking systems.
• Strong supervisory, organizational, and administrative skills.
• Excellent judgment.
• Strong interpersonal skills sufficient to inspire and work effectively with diverse groups of students, faculty, alumni, and other stakeholders.
• Strong leadership skills and ability to conceive and execute a strategic vision for J.D. admissions.
• Ability to travel overnight or for a week (including weekends) without restriction by airplane, train, bus, and car, as a licensed driver, able to rent a vehicle without restriction.
Preferred Qualifications
• Significant professional experience in law school admissions at a strategic planning level which includes data analysis, scholarship policy generation, and development of enrollment communications.
• Proficiency with ACES or UNITE database management systems.
• Knowledge of trends in legal education and law student recruitment.
FLSA Exempt: Yes
All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.
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The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit
The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us atuocareers@uoregon.eduor 541-346-5112.
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Advertised: Sep 8, 2022 Pacific Daylight Time
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