Director of Admissions

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Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Lilydale, MN
Dec 11, 2022
Feb 02, 2023
Position Type
Employment Type
Organization Type
College / University

Mitchell Hamline School of Law is seeking to hire a full-time Director of Admission. The incumbent in this position will provide leadership in the development and implementation of the School's recruitment initiatives in alignment with the enrollment goals of the institution (i.e., analyzing of enrollment data to identify target populations for recruitment, evaluating market trends to advance the School's enrollment and recruitment strategies, and implementing a budget for student recruitment and other applicable expenses to maximize enrollment and recruitment needs). The Director will be responsible for the hiring, orienting, training and supervision of Admissions staff.

Mitchell Hamline School of Law is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. We are dedicated to building a diverse employee base that is committed to teaching and working in an environment focused on equity and inclusion. The Director is responsible for ensuring equity and inclusion is rooted into their day-to-day work. The Director must strive to promote equity through continuous learning and improvement, the positive development of our community, and the identification and removal of barriers.

***In fulfilling this commitment in enrollment and admissions operations, a continuous review and adjustment of recruitment strategies with an equitable lens to ensure that enrollment and recruitment services advance opportunities for student populations of diverse and under-represented backgrounds to transition from prospective and inquiring students to admitted students.


To be eligible for this position, you must have obtained a Bachelor's degree in Higher Education Administration, Marketing, Public Relations, or relevant field of study. Additionally, you must have a minimum of 5 years of experience in higher education admissions, or related field, with a minimum of 3 years of leadership experience (i.e., management decision-making, team development, and operational functionality) in similar field.

  • Master's degree of Higher Education Administration, Marketing, Public Relations, or relevant field of study is preferred.
  • Master of Law (LL.M.) or Juris Doctorate (J.D.) is preferred.
  • Knowledge of higher education admissions requirements and administrative processes, including pre-admissions and post-admissions phases.
  • Familiarity with general law school and LL.M. admissions criteria is preferred.
  • Experience in producing successful outcomes through the development and implementation of enrollment and recruitment efforts, including establishment of diverse student population.
  • Knowledge of Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) relating to student information and record and can demonstrate experience in management and independent judgement of discreet and confidential information.
  • Ability to leverage strong network and working relationship
  • Connections to practicing attorneys, judges, and other members of the legal community is preferred.
  • Ability and willingness to travel for recruitment, admissions, and other relevant School purposes.
  • Effective communication skills including strong writing ability, superior interpersonal communication skills, and effective public speaking skills.

Other Information:

Occasional work outside of normal business hours might be anticipated, including evenings and weekends.


Advertised Date:

Saturday, December 10, 2022

Application Close:

Open Until Filled

Desired Start Date:


Position Title:

Director of Admissions

Department Name:


Work Location:

Mitchell Hamline School of Law, 875 Summit Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55105

Employment Type:


DOL Status:


Work Shift:

Monday - Friday; 8:00AM - 4:30PM (varies)

Travel Required:

25% - 50%

Pay Type:


Salary Minimum:

$79, 575 (commensurate with education and experience)

Salary Maximum:

$111,405 (commensurate with education and experience)


To be considered for this position, please submit the following application documentation:
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter, including salary requirements

  • Applications submitted on or before Wednesday, January 4, 2023 will receive strongest consideration.


    Mitchell Hamline School of Law was formed in 2015 by the combination of William Mitchell College of Law and Hamline University School of Law. This extraordinary union brought together two law schools that have shaped Minnesota's legal landscape for more than a combined 155 years, creating the top law school in the Midwest for students seeking a rigorous, practical, and problem-solving approach to legal education. Mitchell Hamline School of Law provides a legal education grounded in legal theory and distinguished by exceptional practical legal training. A forward-thinking, independent law school with a history dating back more than 100 years, we have continually shaped legal education to be relevant to our students, their future clients, and the legal profession. We are committed to making legal education accessible and offer an unmatched number of enrollment options. Our students graduate prepared to put their degree into practice or use their legal training in the profession of their choice.

    To learn more information about Mitchell Hamline School of Law, visit our website by clicking here.


    At Mitchell Hamline School of Law, we believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion in all its forms, benefits the classroom, the institution, and the legal profession. Mitchell Hamline is a respectful community that embraces differences and an environment that encourages, supports, and welcomes diversity, equity, and inclusion. We embrace diversity. We recognize the importance of creating a culture that supports and welcomes all members who choose our school to work or learn. Each student (past, present, and future) and employee's unique cultural background, life experiences, perspectives, and viewpoints are considered and valued. Mitchell Hamline strives to provide an excellent educational and employment experience by practicing inclusivity as we work, educate, and learn with one another. Mitchell Hamline is committed to these efforts and believe in promoting a philosophy of anti-racism, cultural diversity, multicultural understanding, and cultural respect in our educational curriculum, in our organizational operations, and throughout the communities we impact. Accordingly, we encourage members of diverse and under-represented groups to apply. (AA/EEO)

    To learn more information about the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, click here


    Our benefits program is designed to provide you flexibility and security in selecting coverage that best meets your needs. The School offers high-quality benefits that provide you and your family the protection and assurance you need right now and for your future. We continually work to balance many competing considerations while staying true to the following benefit philosophies:
    • Providing benefit options that recognize the diverse needs of our employee population;
    • Maintaining competitiveness with benefits offered by other employers in the marketplace so that we can recruit and retain talent;
    • Offering financial protection in planning for retirement;
    • Sharing responsibility between the School and employees for the cost of medical, dental and retirement benefits.

    All benefits are effective on the employee's first day of employment. The benefit program includes:
    • Employer-paid basic life insurance, including optional voluntary life available
    • Employer-paid short-term and long-term disability
    • Healthcare coverage, including optional dental and vision
    • 403(b) retirement
    • Employer matching after one year of service
    • Tuition assistance
    • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
    • Paid Time Off (PTO)
    • Annual holiday and winter break package

    For more information regarding the School's benefits package, contact Human Resources at


    Mitchell Hamline School of Law believes it is our duty as an employer to ensure that we are providing and maintaining a workplace that is free of any known hazards. It is important that we adopt actions that safeguard the health of our employees, students, visitors, and the community at large. We continue to monitor updates and review recommendations provided by the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH), Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other applicable local, state, and federal partners aimed at the prevention and transmission of this virus.

    As we move forward as a School community through this pandemic, we will continue to find the best course of action to navigate through our commitment to protect the health and well-being of our community, along with ensuring effective operational proficiency that provides the best services for our students, employees, and constituents.

    To learn more about our COVID-19 response, please visit our COVID webpage.


    Mitchell Hamline School of Law is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. Mitchell Hamline complies with all applicable laws regarding equal employment opportunity and affirmative action and does not unlawfully discriminate against any person based upon race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, veteran/military status, disability or handicap, age, sexual orientation, status with regard to public assistance, or any other protected class status defined by law.

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