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Assistant/Associate Director of Admissions, Professional Degree Programs (Rosslyn, VA)

Company: University of Virginia
Location: Fairfax
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

The University of Virginia Darden School of Business, one of the world's leading business schools, seeks an Assistant/Associate Director of Admissions, Professional Degree Programs to join its professional degree program team in Rosslyn, VA. With strong momentum in the Full-Time MBA, Part-Time MBA and Executive MBA programs, the Assistant/Associate Director joins Darden at an exciting time. Darden is ranked the #1 MBA education experience in the United States for ten years in a row by the Economist magazine.This position will be of part of Dardens Admissions committee, responsible for activities necessary to market to, identify, evaluate, and select a diverse class of high-quality applicants and students in Darden's Professional degree programs.The position is located in-person in Rosslyn, VA.To be considered for the Assistant Director role, responsibilities include: :

  • Read and evaluate applications for admission into the Darden School of Business.
  • Represent Darden at various alumni and prospective student events, MBA forums/fairs, and other events, including yield events both domestically and internationally.
  • Interview prospective students on Grounds and by Zoom.
  • Serve as liaison to alumni base and coordinate their involvement with multiple recruitment and yield efforts.In addition to the above, Associate Director level responsibilities include:
    • Utilize more depth of knowledge and experience to lead initiatives and projects that are more complex in nature.
    • Apply experience to solve problems without review, and latitude to devise the approach and method to performing assignments.
    • Perform long-term or non-routine assignments with minimal supervisory intervention, seeking assistance when significant deviations are proposed, or when unprecedented problems arise.
    • Train, serve as a resource, and provide guidance to more junior staff on non-routine problems, processes, and policies.
    • Assist senior staff in setting goals, allocating resources and tracking and evaluating results.Education and Professional Experience:Assistant Director:
      • Bachelor's degree and at least three years of experience in student services functions or a total of eight years of experience in lieu of degree.Associate Director:
        • Bachelor's degree and at least seven years of experience in admissions or related field or a total of twelve years of experience in lieu of degree. Experience will include leading complex projects and teams with minimal supervision and the ability to mentor and motivate junior team members.
        • Minimum of 2 years admissions experience at a high-quality higher education institution, or an equivalent with relevant recruiting, student services or HR/talent experience in a top corporation.
        • Demonstrated ability to attract, interview, and yield highly qualified MBA candidates from diverse backgrounds.
        • Awareness of the needs and concerns of a selective MBA program.
        • Ability to take initiative and execute high quality actions using judgment and discretion.
        • Global awareness and understanding.
        • Poise, tact, and emotional intelligence to deal with people and sensitive issues.
        • High energy and an ability to make compelling presentations.
        • Ability to communicate effectively with faculty, staff, students, and outside stakeholders.To Apply:Apply online at https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs search for requisition R0039711 . Internal applicants must apply through their UVA Workday profile. Complete the application, and upload the following Required materials:
          • Resume
          • Cover Letter
          • Contact information for three professional references (name, email address and telephone number).Please note that you MUST upload ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS into the CV/Resume box, into which multiple documents can be uploaded. Applications that do not contain all of the required documents will not receive full consideration.This position will remain open until filled.Questions regarding the application process should be directed to Marcus Rozier, Academic Recruiter, at hjv5vm@virginia.edu .COVID Vaccination Requirement and GuidelinesPlease visit the UVA COVID-19 Job Requirements and Guidelines (https://hr.virginia.edu/uva-covid-19-job-requirements-and-guidelines) webpage prior to applying for current information regarding vaccination requirementsandguidelines for employment at UVA.The University of Virginia, i ncluding the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physicians Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.The University of Virginia is an iconic public institution of higher education, boasting nationally ranked schools and programs, diverse and distinguished faculty, a major academic medical center, and proud history as a renowned research university.In January of 1819, the Commonwealth of Virginias General Assembly chartered what would become the University of Virginia. Entering our third century, the University has served Virginia, the nation, and the world by: educating responsible citizen-leaders; advancing, preserving, and disseminating knowledge; and providing world-class patient care. These responsibilities are enduring and continue to inspire our efforts.The UVA Health System is renowned for providing outstanding patient care, educating tomorrow's health care leaders, and discovering new and better ways to treat diseases. The UVA Medical Center and Physicians Group, School of Medicine, and School of Nursing are recognized for their excellence in patient care, education, and research.At UVA, we offer a rich collection of benefits, which have long been recognized and valued for their comprehensiveness and competitiveness in the market. In addition to a robust array of traditional benefits such as health care, time off, and retirement, UVA offers an array of other benefits and services to support faculty, staff, and UVA Health team members with their personal and family needs.We are committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and welcome diversity in all forms. For more information on the University of Virginia and the surrounding area, visit our Why UVA (https://hr.virginia.edu/careers-uva/why-uva) and Why Charlottesville (https://hr.virginia.edu/careers-uva/why-charlottesville) webpages

Keywords: University of Virginia, Washington DC , Assistant/Associate Director of Admissions, Professional Degree Programs (Rosslyn, VA), Executive , Fairfax, DC

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