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Assistant Director - Office Of Undergraduate Admissions (4509U) #25617

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University Of California Berkeley , CA 94705

Posted 3 months ago

The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world. Berkeley's culture of openness, freedom and acceptanceacademic and artistic, political and culturalmake it a very special place for students, faculty and staff.

Berkeley is committed to hiring and developing staff who want to work in a high performing culture that supports the outstanding work of our faculty and students. In deciding whether to apply for a staff position at Berkeley, candidates are strongly encouraged to consider the alignment of the Berkeley Workplace Culture with their potential for success at http://jobs.berkeley.edu/why-berkeley.html.

Application Review Date

The First Review Date for this job is: September 13,2018

Departmental Overview

With more than 100,000 freshmen and transfer applications for the 2017-2018 school year, UC Berkeley had its largest and strongest academic class ever. We are looking for a dynamic, passionate and detail orientated Assistant Director who is dedicated to the recruitment and admission of top tier students from around the world.

The Office of Undergraduate Admissions is charged with providing a fair opportunity for every applicant to obtain admission to the University. The department must operate in a professional manner that ensures positive staff morale, values hard work and dedication, and in which staff communicate and collaborate effectively. Furthermore it must also present a coordinated effort to standardize procedures, document best practices, offer a variety of methods for professional development, as well as providing first-class customer service.

Responsibilities

SELECTION:

  • Reads and scores applications to select the undergraduate class for freshman and transfer admission. Assesses academic preparedness of applicants. Assesses applicants for motivation, initiative, leadership potential, work/life experience, extracurricular activities, socioeconomic status, disability, and educational/personal hardship. Uses professional judgment when reviewing complex applications for admission.

ADVISING:

  • Serves as liaison between students, parents, colleges/universities, community agencies, and UC Berkeley college/school/department. Serves as Officer-of-the-Day (OD) as assigned. Provides in-depth information on admissions requirements/selection/eligibility requirements, prerequisite courses, school/college programs and curricula, specific financial aid criteria, and career opportunities.

EVALUATION:

  • Performs course-by-course evaluations for transfer credits. Evaluates transcripts for new and continuing students. Mandates supplemental academic preparation as condition of admission where appropriate. Determines if applicant has met specific University/campus requirements at point of admission. Finalizes applicants' entrance records for the University.

RECRUITMENT:

  • Represents the University of California, Berkeley at school/community college visits, college nights/fairs, transfer days/fairs as assigned. Behaves in a manner that promotes goodwill on behalf of the University. Plans visits to schools, schedules and makes presentations, interviews, and follow-up visits. Identifies potential students, and provides information about higher education generally and UC Berkeley specifically.

PROGRAM COORDINATION:

  • Plans, develops, coordinates and implements all activities necessary for selection of undergraduate students to the assigned program. Screens applicants for school/college/department faculty as needed.

Required Qualifications

  • Thorough and working knowledge of academic programs, including curricula, admissions requirements/policies/procedures/timelines and financial aid programs within a college or university.

  • Thorough knowledge and experience working with a diverse student population.

  • Oral, written and presentation skills.

  • Experience and skill in student recruitment and knowledge of marketing research and analysis.

  • Ability to develop recruitment programs, and design effective materials.

  • Ability to travel and lift approximately 30lbs.

  • Time, organization and project management skills.

  • Knowledge of K-12 higher education issues.

  • Ability to interpret policies and procedures to prospective students and the public.

  • Bachelors degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of Berkeley campus majors, curricula and graduation requirements.

Salary & Benefits

Salary is commensurate with experience. Hiring Range is $60,000-$72,900/annually.

For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:

http://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/compensation-and-benefits/index.html

How to Apply

Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.

Conviction History Background

This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights as an applicant see: http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf

For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct


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