Associate Director of Admissions (4509U), Haas School of Business - 15623
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Application Review Date
The First Review Date for this job is: March 10, 2021
UC Berkeley's Haas School of Business offers a unique opportunity to champion new ideas, collaborate across boundaries, and continually learn in a workplace committed to increasing diversity and creating a welcoming environment for all. Our distinctive culture is captured within our four Defining Leadership Principles: Question the Status Quo, Confidence Without Attitude, Students Always, and Beyond Yourself. These principles distinguish Berkeley Haas as a unique environment, conducive to teamwork, collaboration, and career growth.
- Provides in-depth information on admissions requirements, prerequisite courses, school / college programs and curricula, specific financial aid criteria, and career opportunities.
- Deliver presentations about the programs and represent the School at admissions activities as well as at corporate/professional organization events.
- Counsel prospective applicants regarding admission requirements, Haas programs, and preparation for MBA study.
- Provides in-depth information on admissions requirements, prerequisite courses, school/college programs and curricula, specific financial aid criteria, and career opportunities.
- Assesses academic preparedness of traditional, special-program, and international applicants. Evaluates transcripts and international records for eligibility.
- Assesses applicants for motivation, initiative, leadership potential, work / life experience, extracurricular activities, socioeconomic status, disability, and educational / personal hardship.
- Uses extensive knowledge of college / school / department requirements and applicant pool, to assess the applicants' overall record and experience for final admissions determination and recommendation.
- Evaluate and select students for the part-time MBA programs, including reading/reviewing applications and interviewing MBA candidates.
- Sit on the Admissions Committee for the Evening & Weekend MBA Program, and make admissions decisions from a selective applicant pool.
- Oversee the application review and selection process for specific cohorts, as directed.
- Career Development, by embracing the principle of student always:
- Attend classes to enhance expertise in job areas and improve communication.
- Attend relevant campus training courses or classes to gain knowledge of or to become more proficient with campus policies and/or role relevant skills.
- Seek additional training opportunities that allow growth within the position and to develop professionally.
- Supports Senior Associate Director in implementing programs to enhance recruitment and yield including managing student and alumni outreach efforts.
- Participate in application yield call strategy and coordination.
- Maintain a strong knowledge of competitive programs and their offerings.
- Evaluate effectiveness of admissions and/or recruitment programs and makes recommendations for recruitment strategy to enhance yield.
- Thorough knowledge and experience effectively engaging with a diverse student population.
- Outstanding oral (including public speaking) and written communication skills.
- Ability to interpret and communicate University policies and procedures to prospective students and the public.
- Ability to quickly learn and/or has thorough and comprehensive knowledge of academic programs, including curricula, admissions requirements, and financial aid programs, at UC or other colleges / universities.
- Ability to establish and maintain cooperative relationships with schools, universities, community organizations, and other institutions.
- Ability to develop recruitment programs.
- Demonstrated analytical skills and the ability to make and support admissions recommendations and decisions in a highly competitive admissions environment and to efficiently review large numbers of applications on time and with solid judgment.
- Self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision as well as be an integral member of a team-oriented office.
- Must be available and willing to travel through-out the United States and globally.
- Must be available to work evening and weekends for recruitment events as needed.
- Bachelor's degree and / or equivalent experience/training.
Salary & Benefits
This is an exempt, monthly paid position. Annual salary is commensurate with experience up to $75,500.00.
For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:
How to Apply
Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.
We are currently hiring for three (3) full-time, career roles. This position will remain open until all three roles have been filled.
Conviction History Background
This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.
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