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Admissions Manager

University of Hawaii System
Wake Island, HI
Closing date
Apr 10, 2024

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Position Number 0078383


Location: UH at Manoa

Band C

Salary: salary schedules and placement information

Full Time/Part Time: Full-time

Month: 11-month

Temporary/Permanent: Permanent

Duties and Responsibilities
  • *Serves as the William S. Richardson School of Law Director of Enrollment Management.
  • *Establishes and implements short and long-range strategic marketing and recruitment goals, objectives, plans, policies, and operating procedures for JD and LL.M programs.
  • *Monitors and evaluates programmatic and operational effectiveness, and effects changes required for improvement and in support of the Law School's academic mission and tuition revenue goals.
  • *Designs, develops, and implements a comprehensive, strategic recruitment plan for the Law School's JD and LL.M programs in collaboration with key law school and campus constituents.
  • *Trains, supervises, evaluates, and provides professional development opportunities for staff members to increase productivity and employee performance.
  • *Reviews problem situations as necessary and exercise professional advice and decisions based on policies and procedures.
  • *Collects and analyzes data to evaluate current recruitment strategies at the School of Law JD and LL.M programs. Make recommendations to Senior Administrators regarding recruitment and enrollment practices.
  • *Represents the office in a variety of internal and external situations involving policy and procedural matters related to recruitment.
  • *Represents the Law School at recruitment events across the country, with the goal of attracting a highly qualified and diverse applicant pool.
  • *Bolster the Law School's accreditation by the American Bar Association (ABA) and the American Association of Law Schools (AALS).
  • *Collaborates in the design and development of collateral materials used in student recruitment activities for the School of Law.
  • *Develops programs and creative initiatives to appropriately engage senior administrators, faculty, staff, current students, and alumni to participate in the recruitment and enrollment of graduate students.
  • *Coordinates and collaborates with Academic Deans, and Program Directors in developing the Law School's JD and LL.M recruitment framework for the purpose of developing positive working relationships and building community.
  • *Actively participates in Law School's faculty Admissions Committees with respect to JD and LL.M admissions and enrollment management decisions.
  • *Counsels and advises students, faculty, and the general public regarding admissions policies and practices.
  • *Manages the annual budget for JD and LL.M recruitment to meet organizational goals and provide for efficient management of resources.
  • *Prepares reports, proposals, position papers, and other documents relating to recruitment for external and internal review and decision-making as requested by the Dean.
  • *Ensures compliance with LSAC, ABA, Law School, and University best practices, standards, and policies for admissions and enrollment management.
  • *Travels to various geographical locations across Oahu, neighbor islands, country, or foreign countries for visitations, presentations, or college fairs.
  • *Lifts or carries exhibit or other materials for visitations, presentations, or college fairs.
  • *Works outside of normal scheduled hours including evenings, weekends and holidays as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Denotes Essential Functions

Minimum Qualifications
  • Possession of a baccalaureate degree in education, counseling, social sciences, or related field and 6 year(s) of progressively responsible professional experience with responsibilities for student admissions/recruitment or student services in higher education; or equivalent education/training or experience.
  • Any equivalent combination of education and/or professional work experience which provides the required education, knowledge, skills, and abilities as indicated.

Desirable Qualifications
  • Juris Doctor or Master's degree in educational administration/counseling, social sciences, or related field.
  • Knowledge of ABA-accredited Law School programs and organizations, their purposes, and functions.
  • Knowledge of policies and regulations of ABA-accredited Law Schools as applied to the recruitment of students, including awareness of DEI best practices.
  • Demonstrated success in all areas of enrollment management (recruitment, retention, matriculation, bar passage, etc.) within an ABA-accredited law school.

Supplemental Minimum Qualifications
  • Extensive knowledge of law school enrollment management, admissions, recruitment, and ethical practices typical of an institution in higher education.
  • Knowledge of the systems, methods, materials, and techniques used in marketing and promotion as it relates to student recruitment typical of an institution of higher education. Demonstrated ability to administer and coordinate law school enrollment management programs.
  • Ability to engage in travel off island, including neighbor islands, mainland, and foreign countries, several times a year for purposes including visitations, presentations, and college fairs.
  • Ability to drive safely/responsibly/independently to various locations in a timely manner. Requirement may be fulfilled by a valid Hawai'i driver's license (Class B), comparable driver's license, or other means of transportation which meet office needs.
  • Ability to work outside normally scheduled hours, including evenings, weekends, and holidays.
  • Ability of lift and carry up to 30 pounds independently or with assistance. Ability to deal tactfully but firmly with others.
  • Extensive experience working with students, faculty, and administrators in both secondary and higher education.

To Apply:

Click on the "Apply" button on the top right corner of the screen to complete an application and upload required documents. Submit (1) cover letter indicating how you satisfy the minimum and desirable qualifications; (2) resume; (3) the names and contact information of at least three professional references; and (4) transcripts showing degree and coursework to date appropriate to the position (original official transcripts will be required at the time of hire.)


EEO/AA, Clery Act, ADA:

The University of Hawai'i is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution and is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination on the basis of race, sex, gender identity and expression, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, genetic information, marital status, breastfeeding, income assignment for child support, arrest and court record (except as permissible under State law), sexual orientation, domestic or sexual violence victim status, national guard absence, or status as a covered veteran. For more information or inquiries regarding these policies, please refer to the following link:

Employment is contingent on satisfying employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986; reference checks of previous employers; and for certain positions, criminal history record checks.

In accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, annual campus crime statistics for the University of Hawai'i may be viewed at:, or a paper copy may be obtained upon request from the respective UH Campus Security or Administrative Services Office.

In accordance with Article 10 of the unit 08 collective bargaining agreement, bargaining unit members receive priority consideration for APT job vacancies. As a result, external or non BU 08 applicants may not be considered for some APT vacancies. BU 08 members with re-employment rights or priority status are responsible for informing the hiring unit of their status.

Accommodation Request: The University of Hawai'i complies with the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the EEO coordinator directly. Determination on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. For further information, please refer to the following link:

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