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Assistant/Associate Director of Admissions and Diversity Initiatives

University of California System
Westchester, CA
Closing date
Jun 19, 2024

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Position Type
Employment Type
Organization Type
College / University
Special Instructions to Applicants

This position is eligible for a remote work arrangement within the state of California. The selected candidate must reside within the state of California or be willing to relocate

Position Summary

UCLA School of Law seeks applications for the position of Assistant/Associate Director of Admissions and Diversity Initiatives (title is commensurate with qualifications). The incumbent has a dual reporting relationship to the Assistant Dean and Director of Admissions. Major responsibilities include but are not limited to: 1. Plan, direct and manage the law school's diversity recruitment efforts, including representing the law school extensively at various recruitment events throughout the country; 2.Conduct prospective and diversity applicant outreach in person and through social media; 3. Assist with the development of print and electronic media including admissions brochures, admissions website and social media; 4. Help train, supervise and manage student volunteers for multiple programs such as the tour guide and student ambassador programs; 5. Assist with planning and running virtual and on-campus events for prospective and admitted students with primary responsibility for diversity related programs; 6. Review and evaluate applications for admission; 7. Lead occasional law school tours; 8. Maintain and collect data and prepare reports; 9. Identify trends and gaps in recruitment and create long-term and short-term strategies to increase overall quality and diversity of applicant pool as well as admitted student yield;10. Serve as a liaison w/ various campus and law school offices and law school student organizations. Incumbent independently prioritizes and performs work on a day-to-day basis. Goal attainment is reviewed by the Assistant Dean and Director of Admissions as needed through formal and informal discussions and meetings. General guidelines provided include administrative directives in the form of rules, policies, and established precedents pertinent to assignments. Candidate supervises temporary, student, and volunteer staff which can vary from 2-10 people as needed.

Salary & Compensation
  • UCLA provides a full pay range. Actual salary offers consider factors, including budget, prior experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business considerations. Salary offers at the top of the range are not common. Visit UC Benefit package to discover benefits that start on day one, and UC Total Compensation Estimator to calculate the total compensation value with benefits.

  • 7 years Working in a leadership capacity, preferably at an institution of higher education or an equivalent combination of education and experience. (Preferred)
  • Advanced skill in the use of Excel, MS Word and PowerPoint in a windows environment. (Required)
  • Experience working with admissions databases and social networking sites desired. (Required)
  • Extensive experience developing, planning, and coordinating events and programs. (Required)
  • Detailed knowledge of the operations of an admissions office of an institution of higher education sufficient to accomplish the duties of the position. (Required)
  • High-level ability to review and evaluate student admissions data. (Required)
  • Detailed knowledge of and ability to implement University and Law School admissions standards, policies and procedures. (Preferred)
  • High-level ability to advise students in areas of admissions requirements and application procedures. (Required)
  • Advanced skill in composing and editing concise, logical and grammatically correct correspondence and procedures. (Required)
  • Advanced skill in prioritizing assignments for self and others to complete work in a timely manner when there are changes in workload, demanding deadlines, and competing requirements. (Required)
  • Advanced skill in acting diplomatically with students, faculty, staff and other campus department staff in a high volume, and demanding environment. (Required)
  • Ability to listen attentively, read carefully, quickly analyze complex processes and accurately interpret material presented. (Required)
  • Ability to maintain a supportive and constructive attitude to maintain good working relationships and interactions with employees, superiors and campus personnel. (Required)
  • Ability to make one-on-one and group presentations using appropriate grammar and vocabulary to obtain information, provide training, and explain policies and procedures. (Required)
  • Demonstrated ability to use appropriate discretion when dealing with sensitive information and situations with advanced skill in working independently and following through on assignments with accuracy and minimum direction. (Required)

Education, Licenses, Certifications & Personal Affiliations

Bachelor's Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience (Required) Juris Doctor (JD) Degree (Preferred)

Special Conditions for Employment

Background Check: Continued employment is contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory background investigation.Live Scan Background Check: A Live Scan background check must be completed prior to the start of employment.Age Requirement: Candidate(s) must be 18 years or older to be eligible to be hired.1. High-level math skills sufficient to perform calculations, computing ratios, rates and percentages. (Required) Evening and weekend work required


8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m

Union/Policy Covered

99-Policy Covered

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