UALR Functional Title
Assistant Dean for Admissions and Scholarships / R97565
Dean-School of Law
The Assistant Dean for Admissions and Scholarships is responsible for leading an aggressive student recruitment program within Arkansas as well as nationally to help build the Law School’s enrollment. The Assistant Dean is responsible for helping to develop a strong brand identity for UALR as it relates to recruitment and marketing while providing leadership and direction in the admissions processes for the university. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.
Job Duties and Responsibilities
- Handles all aspects of the recruitment and admissions process including the development and management of the law school recruitment plan.
- Provides dynamic, targeted recruitment/admission presentations to the campus and community.
- Achieving enrollment goals.
- Traveling to recruitment events.
- Coordinating in-school recruitment activities.
- Communicating with prospective and current applicants.
- Evaluating applications.
- Contributes to the team-oriented environment to provide world class customer service.
- Participating in the selection and managing the award of scholarships to entering and continuing students.
- Maintain enrollment data and produce ad hoc reports as requested by the Dean.
- Manages staff to support admission processing and recruitment and outreach.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- Ability to multitask and manage in a dynamic, changing environment desired.
- Ability to effectively communicate in person, in writing, and through electronic means of communication.
- Experience in advanced recruitment technology and applications.
- Ability to analyze and utilize data in decision making.
- Ability to work with current social media.
- Ability to work with a diverse group of students.
- Ability to advise students.
- Possess effective problem solving skills.
- Ability to travel and represent the law school in connection with recruitment events.
- Willingness to engage in professional development and external committee service.
- Administrative experience relevant to higher education admissions responsibilities.
- Experience in developing a positive team environment to achieve new student enrollment goals and collaborate with colleagues.
- Ability to work flexible hours which may include nights, weekends and holidays.
Required Education and/or Experience
a J.D. from an accredited law school and three years of supervisory experience.
Preferred Education and/or Experience
Three years of experience in higher education is preferred.
Background Check Requirements
01 - Criminal/Financial
Sedentary Work - Exerting 10 pounds: Frequently, Medium Work - Exerting 20-50 pounds: Occasionally, Kneeling: Occasionally, Climbing (Stairs, Ladders, etc.): Occasionally, Lifting 5 -10 lbs: Frequently, Lifting 10-25 lbs: Occasionally, Carrying 5-10 lbs: Frequently, Carrying 10-25 lbs: Occasionally, Pushing/pulling 5-10 lbs: Frequently, Pushing/pulling 10-25 lbs: Occasionally, Sitting for long periods of time: Frequently, Standing for long periods of time: Occasionally, Speaking; Essential, Hearing: Essential, Walking - Short Distances: Frequently, Walking - Moderate Distances; Occasionally, Vision: Ability to distinguish similar colors, depth perception, close vision: Essential
Spends approximately 75% or more time indoors
Posting Detail Information
Background Check Statement
This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal and financial history background check. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication and/or adverse financial history alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.
UALR EEO Statement
The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and actively seeks the candidacy of minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. Under Arkansas law, all applications are subject to disclosure. Persons hired must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States.
Open Until Filled
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