Assistant/Associate Director of Admission

Posted: July 6, 2021

Suffolk University Law School
Boston, MA

Summary of Position

Suffolk University is delighted to announce a career opportunity as the Assistant/Associate Director of Admission! This new position will manage the admission process and digital communications for the admission office. This is a great early career opportunity for a strong writer who wants to learn about law school admission and marketing. The ideal candidate will develop clear messaging and data-driven marketing campaigns to increase applications and help recruit and enroll a quality and diverse incoming class.

Education Required: Bachelor’s
Years of Experience Required: 2 years
Years of Experience Preferred: 2-4 years

Additional Information

Primary/Principal Responsibilities:          

  • 40% Oversee the admission process, including assigning completed applications to Admission Committee, overseeing the voting process, and issuing decisions.
  • 40% Write and send all digital communications with prospective students through the entire enrollment pipeline. This includes managing email, social media, print materials, and website content related to law school admission. The ideal candidate will work collaboratively with the university marketing office and outside vendors to develop and implement marketing and recruitment strategies to recruit and enroll a law school class that meets the university’s goals.
  • 15% Collect and analyze data from marketing campaigns to help the admission office make better decisions about recruiting and enrollment. The ideal candidate will think creatively to find additional sources of data to better engage prospective students and ultimately to increase applications and more effectively yield new law students.
  • 5% Assist in the overall success of the admission office, which may include helping at in-person and virtual law admission events, counseling prospective law students, and generally serving as a concierge to provide a high level of service to our prospective students.


  • Bachelor's degree and two to four years of experience required.
  • Strong writing skills are required. Feel free to submit any writing samples along with your application.
  • Computer skills are required, including proficiency in Microsoft Office, the ability to quickly adapt to new technologies, and the ability to meet deadlines.


Suffolk University does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age, genetic information, or status as a veteran in admission to, access to, treatment in, or employment in its programs, activities, or employment. Suffolk University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. The University is dedicated to the goal of building a diverse and inclusive faculty and staff that reflect the broad range of human experience who contribute to the robust exchange of ideas on campus, and who are committed to teaching and working in a diverse environment. We strongly encourage applications from groups historically marginalized or underrepresented because of race/color, gender, religious creed, disability, national origin, veteran status or LGBTQ status. Suffolk University is especially interested in candidates who, through their training, service and experience, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the University community.

How to Apply

Please submit cover letter, resume and any writing samples (optional) to:

Application Deadline: July 20