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Admission Officer

Company: Stanford University
Location: Stanford
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Stanford Graduate School of Business

Stanford's Graduate School of Business (GSB) has built a global reputation based on its immersive and innovative management programs. We provide students a transformative leadership experience, pushing the boundaries of knowledge with faculty research, and offering a portfolio of entrepreneurial and non-degree programs that deliver global impact like no other. We are committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in service of our mission of developing innovative, principled, and insightful leaders who change lives, change organizations, and change the world. We invite you to be part of this mission.

The Stanford MBA Admissions Office seeks an Admission Officer to join our outreach team. The outreach team creates opportunities for prospective applicants to engage with the GSB community, understand the GSB experience, and make informed application and enrollment decisions.

The Admission Officer will play a critical role managing the production and delivery of online and in-person MBA admission programming while engaging with a global audience. As an ambassador for Stanford GSB, you will be a key resource for prospective students looking to learn more about the MBA Program. While reporting to the Director of Outreach, you will work closely across teams within the MBA Admissions and Financial Aid Office, engage other GSB departments such as Alumni Relations, External Relations, and Marketing and Communications, and act as liaison to student groups and other university and external partnerships. In addition to supporting the prospective student journey, you will also be involved in the review and selection process for educational opportunity and access programs supported by the MBA Admissions Office.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to help Stanford GSB attract, admit, and enroll incredible classes of dynamic, diverse, and talented future business leaders. Together, we can make a positive impact on the experience of prospective MBA applicants worldwide.

Your primary responsibilities include:

  • Manage planning, production, and delivery of online and in-person MBA admissions outreach programs reaching thousands of prospective MBA applicants each year.
  • Collect and analyze data on programming effectiveness; present findings and recommendations to develop recruitment strategy.
  • Serve as an ambassador to prospective applicants, secondary or university personnel, professional organizations, students, parents and alumni; represent the University by attending activities and events, meetings, committees and conferences.
  • Cultivate and maintain relationships with professional organizations, students and student organizations, and alumni.
  • Read, evaluate, recommend, and advocate to the selection committee for educational opportunity and access partnership program fellowships such as ROMBA (Reaching Out MBA) and Fort as well as BOLD (Building Opportunity for Leadership Diversity) Fellows Fund.

    To be successful in this position, you will bring:
    • Bachelor's degree or a combination of education and experience.
    • Demonstrated ability to manage projects and drive results.
    • Strong reading comprehension and oral and written communication skills.
    • Ability to learn admissions processes, programs, and technology platforms.
    • Strong interpersonal and collaboration skills.

      In addition, preferred requirements include:
      • Functional experience in financial analysis, operations, program management, or customer service is desirable.
      • Experience in admissions, financial aid, or higher education is also desirable.

        The expected pay range for this position is $64,000 to $74,000 per year. Stanford University provides pay ranges representing its good faith estimate of what the university reasonably expects to pay for a position, The pay offered to a selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal equity, geographic location, and external market pay for comparable jobs.

        Please Note: This position requires at least two days onsite.

        Why Stanford is for You

        Stanford's dedicated 16,000 staff come from diverse educational and career backgrounds. We are a collaborative environment that thrives on innovation and continuous improvement. At Stanford, we seek talent committed to excellence, driven to impact the future of our legacy, and improve lives on a global sphere. We provide competitive salaries, excellent health care and retirement plans, and a generous vacation policy, including additional time off during our winter closure. Our generous perks align with what matters to you:
        • Freedom to grow. Take advantage of career development programs, tuition reimbursement, or audit a course. Join a TedTalk, film screening, or listen to a renowned author or leader discuss global issues.
        • A caring culture. We understand the importance of your personal and family time and provide you access to wellness programs, child-care resources, parent education and consultation, elder care and caregiving support.
        • A healthier you. We make wellness a priority by providing access to world-class exercise facilities. Climb our rock wall, or participate in one of hundreds of health or fitness classes.
        • Discovery and fun. Visit campus gardens, trails, and museums.
        • Enviable resources. We offer free commuter programs and ridesharing incentives. Enjoy discounts for computers, cell phones, recreation, travel, entertainment, and more!

          We pride ourselves in being a culture that encourages and empowers you.

          How to Apply

          We invite you to apply for this position by clicking on the "Apply for Job" button. To be considered, please submit a cover letter and rsum along with your online application.

          * The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.

          Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.

          Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and 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, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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