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Assistant/Associate Director of Admissions

University of Oregon
Eugene, OR
Closing date
Apr 24, 2024

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Assistant/Associate Director of Admissions

Apply now Job no: 533592

Work type: Officer of Administration

Location: Eugene, OR

Categories: Admissions/Financial Aid/Enrollment Management, Executive/Management/Director

Department: School of Law

Appointment Type and Duration: Regular, Ongoing

Salary: $60,000 - $72,000 per year

Compensation Band: OS-OA06-Fiscal Year 2023-2024

FTE: 1.0

Application Review Begins

April 15, 2024; 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 produces exceptional research and scholarship. We accomplish our mission in a positive, inclusive environment where we strive to provide everyone with 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/Associate Director of Admissions reports to the Assistant Dean of Admissions of the University of Oregon School of Law. The Assistant/Associate Director works closely with the Assistant Dean to annually enroll a first-year class that meets the School's enrollment goals and standards required by the American Bar Association. Together with the Assistant Dean, the Assistant/Associate Director helps create and implement annual recruitment and enrollment initiatives that are part of the strategic goals of the School of Law. Under the direction of the Assistant Dean, the Assistant/Associate Director assists with managing the annual admissions calendar, admissions communications, JD recruitment and counseling, and the review of applications, scholarships, and fellowship opportunities.

Minimum Requirements

Assistant Director level position:
  • Bachelor's degree and three years of relevant professional experience; OR
  • JD from an ABA-accredited law school.

Associate Director level position:
  • Bachelor's degree and five years of relevant professional experience; OR
  • JD from an ABA-accredited law school and two years of relevant professional experience.

Professional Competencies
  • Ability to work effectively with students, staff, and faculty from culturally diverse backgrounds and with multiple intersectional identities; and advance diversity, equity, and inclusion in the university community.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Organizational, administrative, and interpersonal skills sufficient to work as part of a team or independently.
  • Proficiency in collecting, analyzing, and accurately reporting data to a variety of audiences.

Preferred Qualifications
  • JD, or an advanced degree in a related field from an accredited university or college.
  • Professional experience in JD Admissions.
  • Supervisory experience.

FLSA Exempt: Yes

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.

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 at or 541-346-5112.

UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil Rights Compliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

In compliance with federal law, the University of Oregon prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and services. The Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at

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