Senior Associate Director, Haas School of Business (4510U) 16353
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Application Review Date
The First Review Date for this job is: March 30, 2021
UC Berkeley's Haas School of Business offers a unique opportunity to champion new ideas, collaborate across boundaries, and continually learn in a workplace committed to increasing diversity and creating a welcoming environment for all. Our distinctive culture is captured within our four Defining Leadership Principles: Question the Status Quo, Confidence Without Attitude, Students Always, and Beyond Yourself. These principles distinguish Berkeley Haas as a unique environment, conducive to teamwork, collaboration, and career growth.
Evaluates the effectiveness of the recruitment program, considering general college admissions/enrollment goals, financial aid/scholarships, number of UC Berkeley applicants, acceptance rate, and graduation rate from the University.
Assists management in the design and implementation of admissions programs.
Oversees the design, planning and implementation of a specific application review and selection process.
Prepares strategy and plans for recruitment.
Reviews most difficult and complex admissions cases, provides assistance to experienced admissions specialists.
Evaluates effectiveness of admissions and/or recruitment programs and makes recommendations for recruitment strategy to enhance yield.
Makes final determination of transferability of international course work vis a vis admissions prerequisites.
Represents college/school/department or campus as it relates to specialist's specific area of expertise and provides guidance to other specialists in that area of expertise, such as international admissions or articulation agreements.
Manages the process of developing articulation agreements between Berkeley and colleges/universities.
Documents and communicates transfer course equivalencies.
Evaluates and recommends fellowship and scholarship awards for admitted applicants.
Advanced knowledge of project management including program design, implementation, and evaluation.
Advanced knowledge and experience working with a diverse student population.
Demonstrates strong analytical skills to interpret policies and procedures to prospective students and the public.
Advanced and comprehensive knowledge of academic programs, including curricula, admissions requirements, and financial aid programs, at colleges / universities.
Advanced knowledge of tertiary level foreign credentials, secondary school records, study abroad programs and policies, and the knowledge of major educational systems of the world.
Advanced ability to establish and maintain cooperative relationships with schools, universities, community organizations, and other institutions.
Demonstrates advanced knowledge to develop recruitment programs, and design effective materials.
Advanced knowledge of admissions requirements for campus/school/college, including mitigating circumstances/bases for exceptions.
Advanced skills to develop the school's/college's strategic recruitment plans, designing outreach and recruitment programs and materials that will attract and enroll top candidates to the school/college, including students from under-represented groups.
Advanced knowledge of Slate by Technolutions.
Bachelors degree in related area and / or equivalent experience/training
Salary & Benefits
This is an exempt, monthly paid position. Annual salary will be commensurate with experience up to $93,900.00.
For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:
Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.
This position is a 100% time, 40-hrs per week, Contract role anticipated through February 2022, with the possibility of extension.
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:
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