University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law
Location: Tucson, Arizona
Type: Full Time
Preferred Education: Juris Doctor
Salary: $47,735 - $62,533 DOE
Internal Number: req10960
The University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law is seeking applicants for an Assistant Director of Admissions to help plan and implement outreach and recruitment initiatives within the College in order to produce a deep and diverse pool of applicants. Providing access to all qualified candidates is an essential value of the University of Arizona College of Law. We are seeking a data-savvy and creative candidate with sound judgment and excellent communication skills who works well both independently and collaboratively. This position will help create a robust recruitment program, providing a pipeline and pathway to attract diverse and traditionally underrepresented students. This position requires nation-wide travel and weekend work.
Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!
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Duties & Responsibilities
Works with the JD Admissions team to create and implement yearly recruitment plan focusing on underrepresented students.
Counsels and assists prospective students and applicants.
Provides outreach efforts to prospective students and increases application rates from students of diverse backgrounds (Includes extensive travel).
Assists in the day-to-day management of the Advanced JD Program for Non-US Lawyers.
Collaborates with key organizations across the UA, including the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, and the law school.
Connects the law school to outside professionals and organizations that focus on diversity, inclusion, and awareness.
Partners with Tucson community leaders to create programming and events with local high school students.
Creates and maintains pathways for prospective/current students, alumni, and college staff to participate in the diversity efforts of the College.
Plans and implements programs and projects that strategically engage students, alumni, employers, and the bench and bar.
Other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Strong understanding of JD admissions process, student recruitment, JD educational process, and legal market.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, together with the ability to work collaboratively and courteously with students, colleagues, alumni, other constituents, and the public.
Cultural awareness and sensitivity, and demonstrated effectiveness relating to students from diverse ethnic backgrounds.
Demonstrably strong writing, planning, and organizational skills.
Flexibility and initiative, as well as the ability to work independently, combined with the skills for thriving in a team environment to achieve institutional goals.
High professional and ethical standards for handling confidential information.
Ability to organize and complete multiple tasks simultaneously with close attention to detail and prioritization to meet deadlines.
Ability to work a flexible schedule during peak times and during evening and weekend events as well as the ability to travel.
Intermediate to advanced computer skills, including word-processing, database maintenance, and subsequent data analysis.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent advanced learning attained through professional level experience required.
Minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience is required.
Minimum of intermediate experience with Word, Excel and MS Outlook required.
JD from an ABA accredited law school.
Experience working directly with people of diverse backgrounds and cultures.
Student services experience, and particularly, experience in the recruitment and provision of services to international students.
About University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law
Since our founding in 1915, University of Arizona Law has offered one of the nation's best legal educations. And yet, we are constantly motivated to search for a better way forward. Together with our faculty, students, alumni and the legal profession, we are exploring new paths for the sake of advancing legal education and the legal profession.