Application Review Begins February 25, 2019; position open until filled
Special Instructions to Applicants Applications must include a cover letter, resume, and a minimum of three professional references.
As the state's only public law school, the University of Oregon School of Law is charged with providing an exemplary, accredited legal education in a cost-effective manner. The School provides a broad-based legal education to approximately 450 graduate students, in addition to over four hundred undergraduate students enrolled in the Legal Studies minor program. The students are supported by over one hundred full time and part-time faculty members and 50+ administrative employees. The law school is an integral part of the University of Oregon and the Eugene-Springfield community.
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 application, scholarship, and fellowship opportunities.
Minimum Requirements • Bachelor's degree and three years of relevant professional experience; OR • JD from an ABA-accredited law school.
Professional Competencies • Ability to travel independently by air, auto, train, or bus, and obtain a UO Driver’s Certification. • Excellent written and oral communication skills. • Demonstrated organizational, administrative, and interpersonal skills sufficient to work as part of a team or independently. • Demonstrated ability to relate and work well with various stakeholders and to communicate effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds. • Demonstrated 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.
Internal Number: 523538
About University of Oregon School of Law
The University of Oregon is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and
is a major research university committed to combining high level research with strong
undergraduate and graduate teaching. Founded in 1876, UO enrolls almost 24,000 students from
all 50 states and more than 95 countries; and offers over 300 undergraduate and graduate degree
programs. There are also 30 research centers, institutes, and core research facilities. Since July
2014, the University has been governed by an independent Board of Trustees of the University of
Oregon. One of two AAU institutions in the Pacific Northwest, the University is widely known
for a mix of highly ranked departments and innovative interdisciplinary programs; a strong
commitment to research and education; and a collaborative, non-hierarchical institutional culture. The School of Law is Oregon’s only public law school, made up of three graduate degree programs and an undergraduate legal studies program.