HERC: Metro New York & Southern Connecticut Senior Associate Director, Admissions in New York, New York
Employer Name: Columbia University
Job Type: Officer of Administration Bargaining Unit: Regular/Temporary: Regular End Date if Temporary: Hours Per Week: 35 Salary Range: Commensurate with experience A strong internal candidate has been identified for this position, however, we are still accepting applications from other qualified candidates. Job Type: Officer of Administration Bargaining Unit: Regular/Temporary: Regular End Date if Temporary: Hours Per Week: 35 Salary Range: Commensurate with experience Position Summary Reporting to the Director of Admission, the Senior Associate Director of DEI manages the marketing, recruiting, and selection of future MBA classes, reviewing the credentials, and advising on admission decisions for approximately 6,000 applications annually. The Senior Associate Director advises leadership on increasing diversity of the MBA student body. The focus of this position is on the recruiting and retention of qualified under-represented minority candidates at the School. Responsibilities 1. Creates, develops and implements marketing efforts for targeted groups, especially under-represented minorities. Collaborates with cross-functional teams across the School to expand diversity of sourcing strategy and prospective student pipelines. 2. Design and execute in-person and virtual events, including capstone events for 250+ candidates of underrepresented groups, while working closely with student and alumni affinity groups. 3. Reviews admissions credentials and advises on decisions to admit approximately 6,000 applicants annually. 4. In partnership with the Director, creates and develops new recruitment initiatives in developing countries. 5. Represents the Business School at public forums locally and nationally (approximately two to four weeks of travel per year), and to outside professional organizations and associations. 6. Works with Admissions Leadership team and Financial Aid to identify potential scholarship recipients with the goal to build an increasing percentage of under-represented minorities into each consecutive class. . 7. Responsible for interviewing and counseling under-represented minority applicants both locally and nationally. 8. Performs other projects as needed by the Assistant Dean. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree and/or its equivalent required. 4- 6 years related experience required. Must have at least 3 years work experience in admissions, DEI, or related experience. Must have demonstrated excellent presentation, organizational, interpersonal and written communication skills required. Strong computer skills, including abilities for geo-statistical reporting and the coordination of multiple targeted mailings. Must be comfortable presenting the MBA Program to diverse audiences, including prospective applicants, alumni and corporate persons. Ability to travel (domestic and international) and work evenings and weekends required. Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.