Posted: February 28, 2023
Summary of Position
Reporting to the law school’s Director of Admissions, and working closely with the Assistant Dean of Admissions and Student Financial Management, the Assistant Director of Admissions for Graduate and International Legal Programs is responsible for facilitating the matriculation of outstanding and diverse students into the law school’s various non-JD Master’s and certificate programs. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and leading a strategic yield management plan for such programs; collaborating with the Director of Marketing & Communications and various faculty directors to implement program-specific marketing materials highlighting the programs’ distinctive strengths; reviewing applications and optimizing financial aid awards; managing the Master’s application process from time of initial application, to completion, to decision, to post-acceptance follow-up; keeping apprised of evolving trends in graduate and international legal education and in relevant industry sectors; and supporting other members of the law school’s admissions team, as needed.
- Develop and lead a strategic yield management plan for the law school’s various graduate and international legal programs;
- Collaborate with the Director of Marketing & Communications and various program directors to implement program-specific marketing materials that highlight the programs’ distinctive strengths;
- Review applications and optimize financial aid awards;
- Manage the graduate and international legal programs application process from time of initial application, to completion, to decision, to post-acceptance follow-up;
- Keep apprised of evolving trends in graduate and international legal education and in relevant industry sectors.
- Support the admissions team, as needed.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Outstanding written and oral communication skills
- Commitment to responsiveness and customer service
- Robust analytic abilities
- Familiarity with relevant industry sectors and trends
- Commitment to diversity and inclusivity
- Strong compliance orientation
- Ability to coordinate multiple events and activities while maintaining focus on details and outcomes
- Demonstrated capacity to work in teams and to function in a high-paced, collaborative work environment
- A baccalaureate degree from an accredited four-year college or university
- Experience in law, business, government, education, or another relevant field
- Facility with data analysis
- Experience in the fields of admissions, marketing, or professional development
- Experience in higher education
- An advanced degree in a relevant field
- Familiarity with relevant admissions-related software, including LSAC Unite (formerly ACES2) and/or Banner
Normal hours are typically Monday through Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm. Some evening and occasional weekend hours are required.
For best consideration, please submit your application materials by 4:00 p.m. (MST) Mach 14, 2023. Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.
The salary range for this position is $55,000-$65,000.
The University of Denver has provided a compensation range that represents its good faith estimate of what the University may pay for the position at the time of posting. The University may ultimately pay more or less than the posted compensation range. The salary offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information, but not based on a candidate’s sex or any other protected status.
The University of Denver offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO pass. The University of Denver is a private institution that empowers students who want to make a difference. Learn more about the University of Denver.
Please include the following documents with your application:
2. Cover Letter
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All offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.