Assistant Director of Admissions

Posted: February 8, 2024

University of Illinois Chicago School of Law
Chicago, IL

Summary of Position

Under the direction of the Director of Admissions, the Assistant Director of Admissions' primary focus is on outreach to prospective and admitted students with the goal of increasing applications and matriculation.

  • Represent the UIC School of Law (UIC Law) at national and regional campus visits, law fairs, and law forums
  • Review and evaluate applicant files
  • Organize and host visits of undergraduate groups on campus
  • Conduct meetings with prospective and admitted students
  • Respond to general admission inquiries by telephone, email, and in-person
  • Coordinate and participate in Open House events and other outreach/recruiting activities
  • Recruit, manage, and train student ambassadors and run the Student Ambassador Program
  • Assist the Director of Admissions in advising international students on immigration matters
  • Monitor and update social media sites for the Office of Admissions
  • Perform other related duties as assigned
  • Perform other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned.
Education Required: Master’s
Education Preferred: JD
Years of Experience Required: At least two years of experience in Admissions in a higher education environment

Additional Information

UIC is among the nation’s preeminent urban public research universities, a Carnegie RU/VH research institution, and the largest university in Chicago. UIC serves over 34,000 students, comprising one of the most diverse student bodies in the nation and is designated as a Minority Serving Institution (MSI), an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPSI) and a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI). Through its 16 colleges, UIC produces nationally and internationally recognized multidisciplinary academic programs in concert with civic, corporate and community partners worldwide, including a full complement of health sciences colleges. By emphasizing cutting-edge and transformational research along with a commitment to the success of all students, UIC embodies the dynamic, vibrant and engaged urban university. Recent “Best Colleges” rankings published by U.S. News & World Report, found UIC climbed up in its rankings among top public schools in the nation and among all national universities. UIC has nearly 260,000 alumni, and is one of the largest employers in the city of Chicago.

How to Apply


For fullest consideration, apply online by the listed closing date. Include (upload) a .pdf copy of your letter of intent, current CV/resume, and the names of 3 references.

Application Deadline: February 29, 2024