Posted: May 11, 2021
Summary of Position
The Assistant Dean of Admissions & Financial Aid reports to the Dean of Students and is accountable for the strategic recruitment and enrollment efforts of the law school. In addition to the Juris Doctor program, Wake Forest Law has Master of Laws (LLM), Doctor of Juridical Science (SJD), and Master of Studies in Law (MSL) degree programs. The Assistant Dean will lead the admissions team and work collaboratively with the Director of Graduate & International Programs to recruit and enroll students into all programs of the law school. In addition, the Assistant Dean is responsible for the oversight of the financial aid and student account functions of the law school, and works in collaboration with the main campus offices of those functions.
At Wake Forest Law, we are dedicated to staying small and personal. This combination ensures that our education cultivates collaboration and a rich connectedness between students, faculty, staff, and alumni. Our mission is to advance access to justice through insightful scholarship and reflective teaching, preparing professionals to meet the legal challenges of the future with confidence, character, and creativity.
Wake Forest School of Law is located in Winston-Salem, a beautiful, mid-sized city centrally located in the Piedmont-Triad region of North Carolina. Winston-Salem is a family-friendly city with high quality schools, numerous outdoor recreational activities and events, and is known for its vibrant and thriving arts scene. Winston-Salem residents enjoy close proximity to the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains (1.5 hours) and Atlantic beaches (4 hours), a moderate climate with four distinct seasons, a very reasonable cost of living, and an eclectic variety of restaurants, wine bars, and breweries for dining with friends and family. Winston-Salem offers many of the amenities of a large city but with the sense of community and quality of life of a smaller town.