Advertised Summary Job Description: Reports directly to the Dean of Admissions for the Juris Doctor (J.D.) Office of Admissions, one of the most highly selective law school admissions programs in the country, and works closely with colleagues throughout law school administration.
1.Coordinates 10 to 12 on-campus Information Sessions and manages class visitation by prospective applicants. Such efforts include: a.Assists in planning, streamlining, and managing all information sessions and class visitation processes. b.coordinating all recruitment outreach activities related to information sessions held at Columbia, including related mailings, scheduling, student guide selection and training. c.Working with other officers to develop and implement mechanism for collection, storage, and utilization of data. 2.Shared responsibility for reading evaluating and rendering decisions on approximately 6,000 admission applications annually. 3.Conducts substantial portion of interviews of applicants to J.D. Program. 4.Assists with all correspondence from and shared responsibility for electronic and other mailings to various applicant populations. 5.Shared responsibility for developing and implementing strategic plan for communicating with and tracking mailings to admitted students. 6.Creation of materials and publications for prospective students, as necessary. 7.Oversees coordination, tracking, and handling of travel and lodging logistics related to student recruitment, in particular, management of and reimbursements for all travel related expenses of admitted students. 8.Use of approved social media and webinars. 9.Assist with event planning for admitted student outreach functions and receptions. 10.Shared responsibility for meeting with admitted students, including arranging meetings with current students, faculty and administrators, as necessary. 11.Attends national law fairs and forums. 12.Management and implementation of process for collecting required documents from deposited populations, such as transcripts and dean's certifications. 13.Interacts with prospective and current applicants who visit, call, or correspond with the Office of Admissions. Must have a strong understanding of the Law School admissions process, as well as internal and external policies governing academic administration. 14.Uses national law school applicant database system, primarily for generating and analyzing confidential reports. 15.Coordinates process for direct fee waiver requests from prospective applicant pool. 16.Primary responsibility for tracking documentation of international applicants and serving as liaison between ISSO and the Office of Admissions. 17.Responsible for planning engagement activities with current student body, such as lunches or happy hour events. 18.Works with Dean of Admissions on research and analytical assignments, as well as undertakes special projects and responsibilities as assigned by Dean of Admissions.
General Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required, plus 3-5 years of relevant professional experience. Several years' experience in a professional environment characterized by complex demands, large workloads, deadline pressures and high client/student expectations, preferably in (but not limited to) admissions or student affairs. Computer literacy in spreadsheets and database software. Ability to work with culturally diverse constituencies. Driver License and evening and weekend work required.
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As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League), it is imperative that members of the Columbia University community, in all matters related to the intercollegiate athletics program, exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Columbia University is one of the world's most important centers of research and at the same time a distinctive and distinguished learning environment for undergraduates and graduate students in many scholarly and professional fields. The University recognizes the importance of its location in New York City and seeks to link its research and teaching to the vast resources of a great metropolis. It... seeks to attract a diverse and international faculty and student body, to support research and teaching on global issues, and to create academic relationships with many countries and regions. It expects all areas of the university to advance knowledge and learning at the highest level and to convey the products of its efforts to the world.