Director of Admissions

Posted: September 8, 2023

University of Florida Levin College of Law
Gainesville, FL

Summary of Position

The Director for Admissions oversees and participates in all aspects of student recruitment and outreach efforts for the Levin College of Law. Working closely with the Office of Messaging and Outreach and the Office of Career and Professional Development, this position leads the College’s J.D. recruitment, yield, and incoming class retention strategies. Additionally, the Director serves as the primary resource for applicants and assists in the review of application files.

Working with the Assistant Dean for Admissions, the Director for Admissions develops, coordinates, and implements a data-driven recruitment/outreach strategy with regular monitoring of outcomes designed to ensure that the College meets its applicant pool goals and ultimately enrolls a class meeting various targets set by the Dean and Assistant Dean.  The development, coordination, implementation, and monitoring of this strategy requires the creation, use and tracking of email campaigns and social media in coordination with the Office of Messaging and Outreach; the deployment of alumni; and the organization of on-campus and virtual recruitment events (such as informational workshops, pipeline programs, and admitted student days) and travel to recruitment fairs, individual speaking presentations, and related events off-campus.

Responsible for the end-to-end experience for applicants, from the pre-application stage through orientation. This includes tracking applicants at the various stages of the application process, managing follow-up, and engaging applicants at all stages of the process. The Director for Admissions therefore uses the admissions database, LSAC Unite, to retrieve data from the Law School Admissions Council in order to assist in recruiting prospective applicants; creates and runs reports to track recruiting event participants and responses to outreach campaigns; assists in the oversight of the application cycle; oversees and implements distribution of enrolled and non-enrolled student surveys and collects, analyzes, and summarizes survey data; and runs ad hoc reports as needed to make data-driven decisions.

Education Required: Bachelor’s
Education Preferred: Master’s
Years of Experience Required: 4
Years of Experience Preferred: 6

Additional Information

J.D. degree preferred.

Experience in graduate, or law school admissions strongly preferred.

How to Apply

Please apply through the UF Career Portal linked below

Application Deadline: October 9, 2023