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