Posted: May 25, 2023
Summary of Position
The University of Michigan Law School’s Admissions Office is looking for a professional to join its three-person clerk team within its office of 12. The Admissions Office, located within the iconic Law Quadrangle buildings, is a fast-paced work environment staffed by a tight-knit, friendly team who all share the goal of enrolling smart, well-rounded law students.
Who We Are
Founded in 1859, Michigan Law School is one of the world’s leading institutions of legal education and enjoys a reputation for academic excellence characterized by a powerful commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Michigan is consistently ranked among the top law schools in the nation, and enjoys international renown for its intellectual rigor, stunning physical surroundings, preeminent faculty scholarship, and a community noted for collegiality and warmth. Michigan Law has an exceptional and cooperative community of talented and interesting students, with 1000 in the JD and 40 in the LLM program. Our commitments to collegiality, to constructive and challenging debate, and to enabling our students to pursue a wide range of options explain why the Law School has long been committed to diversity along many dimensions. Our graduates serve with distinction in the private, public, non-profit, and academic sectors, in large numbers in every major market in the nation, as well as internationally. The University of Michigan is located in Ann Arbor, Michigan, which is considered among the best places in the United States to live and work.
At Michigan Law, we view our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion as central to our mission as an educational institution, and we seek to ensure that each member of our community has full opportunity to thrive in our environment. We believe that diversity is key to individual flourishing, educational excellence, and the advancement of knowledge, and we maintain a deep commitment to fostering a diverse community in which all students, staff, and faculty learn and work in an atmosphere of inclusion and respect.
- Act as information expert with matters related to MLaw admissions processes;
- Process Law School admission applications for the Juris Doctor program;
- Track and update data in M-Pathways;
- Maintain electronic and paper files of applications;
- Generate mailings to prospective students;
- Organize and categorize requests for information from prospective students;
- Coordinate shipping of materials to recruiting events;
- General clerical duties as needed, including occasional assistance with reception desk.
A high school diploma or equivalent and two-five years of applicable experience. Must have excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills; data entry experience with experience in Excel; demonstrated ability to work well within a team as well as independently; strong attention to detail and proofreading skills; demonstrated organizational and time management skills; ability to prioritize multiple projects simultaneously and successfully meet deadlines; ability to work with accuracy and speed. Position requires flexibility to adjust to changing priorities and ability to prioritize accordingly.
Bachelor’s degree and experience as a productive team member in a fast-paced admissions office, student service office, or other academic service unit; high level experience in Excel including data manipulation; competency using M-Pathways or equivalent (i.e. PeopleSoft) for student administration functions; experience using LSAC’s ACES2 or Unite, Business Objects, and Google products (Gmail, calendaring, etc.). Familiarity with and enthusiasm for technology and technological solutions.
Campus salary ranges for people currently in this position can be found at: https://www.umsalary.info/index.php
Salary decisions are made based on a combination of experience and qualification for the job.
Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended.
U-M EEO/AA Statement
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.