This position assists the Director of Admissions with the development and execution of recruitment, enrollment, and communication strategies. In addition, this position collaborates in developing and administering recruitment efforts and initiatives to increase the number of law students from underrepresented and other groups that contribute to the diversity of the legal profession. Toward these ends, this position develops relationships with undergraduate pre-law advisors and external constituent groups and executes programming and communication initiatives aimed at driving the applications of qualified and interested applicants, as well as enrollment. Additionally, this position counsels prospective students on law school admissions, legal education and the school’s academic program and resources, represents Mitchell Hamline at school forums and graduate/professional school fairs, and also develops and cultivates relationships with admitted students. This position is a member of the Admissions Committee, reviews applications, and makes admission recommendations
Qualifications: bachelor’s degree (J.D. preferred) and 3-5 years experience in higher education administration or marketing (preferred) with experience in all forms of social media, and a commitment to encouraging students from diverse backgrounds to pursue college and law school; previous experience in admissions is a plus and a combination of education and experience may be considered; requires travel up to 20%; high degree of professionalism and ability to work with confidential and sensitive matters; strong interpersonal and communication skills; strong organizational skills; ability to work in a fast-paced environment; ability to work independently and as a member of a team; ability to develop collaborative working relationships both internally and externally; effective public speaking and presentation skills; high degree of initiative; ability to think creatively; skilled at project management; and comfort with data. Must possess some knowledge and understanding of issues affecting the educational attainment of students from diverse backgrounds
To apply please send cover letter and resume, including salary requirements, by e-mail to email@example.com; by fax to (651) 290-8645; or by mail to Human Resources, Mitchell Hamline School of Law, 875 Summit Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105. Members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.
Mitchell Hamline School of Law is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, veteran/military status, disability or handicap, age, sexual orientation, status with regard to public assistance, or any other protected class status defined by law.
About Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Mitchell Hamline School of Law was formed in 2015 by the combination of William Mitchell College of Law and Hamline University School of Law. This extraordinary union brought together two law schools that have shaped Minnesota’s legal landscape for more than a combined 155 years, creating the top law school in the Midwest for students seeking a rigorous, practical, and problem-solving approach to legal education.
Mitchell Hamline School of Law provides a legal education grounded in legal theory and distinguished by exceptional practical legal training. A forward-thinking, independent law school with a history dating back more than 100 years, we have continually shaped legal education to be relevant to our students, their future clients, and the legal profession. We are committed to making legal education accessible and offer an unmatched number of enrollment options. Our students graduate prepared to put their degree into practice or use their legal training in the profession of their choice.