assistant director of admissions

Posted: October 11, 2021

University of Michigan Law School
Ann Arbor, MI

Summary of Position

Provide in-person admissions counseling, and answer telephone and e-mail inquiries from prospective students; select, train, and coordinate Law School students, student organizations, and alumni recruiting volunteers; represent the Law School on panels and at forums, fairs, and other programs at undergraduate institutions and other locations across the United States, aimed at providing information about the admissions process and the Law School and recruiting applicants; plan, organize, execute, and represent the Law School at events and programs designed to recruit admitted applicants, both on- and off-campus; assist in design, editing, and drafting of marketing and external communications, including considerable writing responsibilities. 

Education Required: Bachelor’s
Education Preferred: JD
Years of Experience Required: 0 (if MA or JD) to 5 (if BA)

Additional Information

JD or MA degree, or BA with five years of experience in admissions settings, is necessary. Excellent written and oral communication skills; strong interpersonal and organizational skills; a demonstrated sensitivity to and competency in working with issues of diversity; familiarity with current issues in legal education; ability to work effectively on a team; ability to collect, manage, analyze, and prepare data for presentation to a variety of audiences; ability to reliably balance multiple responsibilities and manage time effectively; ability to understand and promote the goals and distinct qualities of the Law School; facility with data-management and presentation tools (Excel, Powerpoint, and the like), as well as web pages and social media. Must be able to travel. Enthusiasm, creativity, energy, discipline, collegiality, judgment, discretion, commitment to diversity, passion for excellence, and sense of humor are essential attributes.

How to Apply

Application Deadline: 10/15/2022 or until position is filled