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Assistant Director of Admissions
Title:Assistant Director of Admissions
Department:David A. Clarke School of Law
Location:Van Ness

Number of Vacancies: 1

Area of Consideration: Open To The Public

Position Status: Full-Time, Regular

Pay Plan, Series & Grade: DS0058/05/04

Salary Range: $67,246 - $74,933

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

4200 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20008

Brief Description of Duties

As a law school admission professional, the incumbent is primarily responsible for assisting with the day-to-day operation of the Office of Admission – processing candidates’ applications for admission, reviewing applicants’ academic credentials and other qualifications, and providing prospective students with adequate counseling on admission-related topics. He/she will also perform a variety of duties in support of the Admission Office operation and student recruitment function, e.g., recruiting qualified students locally and nationally, producing statistical reports using the electronic applicant data system, communicating effectively with diverse populations, and assisting with organizing and maintaining programs designed to attract students to the School of Law. The candidate must have excellent organizational and communication skills, attention to detail, and the ability to manage competing demands in a timely and conscious manner. He/she must also be enthusiastic, creative, able to develop and deliver recruiting initiatives, and have knowledge of marketing strategies. The incumbent reports to the Assistant Dean of Admission.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Assists in supervising, coordinating and managing the activities of the Office of Admission – recruitment and admission of students and review and maintenance of applications and relevant supporting materials.
  2. Maintains a mission-oriented and applicant-friendly office environment. 
  3. Assists in keeping the University’s internal and external community informed about law school admission standards and policies.
  4. Assists in coordinating and collecting information of interest for potential students. 
  5. Assists in developing and maintaining contact with organizations external to the University in order to promote the School of Law’s admission objectives.    
  6. Recruits students and ensures that the School of Law is represented at local, regional and national admission-related activities, including law fairs, LSAC-sponsored Law School Forums and other recruitment activities. 
  7. Assists the Dean of Admission in developing initiatives regarding recruitment and admission services for prospective law students based on School of Law and national admission trends and relevant data.
  8. Assists in supervising Admission staff and work-study student staff
  9. Assists in collecting, analyzing and producing statistical data on applicant pool, admission and enrollment.
  10. Oversees Admission Office in Assistant Dean of Admission’s absence.
  11. Corresponds effectively with pre-law advisors and others regarding the School of Law’s student recruitment goals and mission.
  12. Conducts regular law school information sessions and tours.
  13. Responds to public requests in person, by email and social media, for law school admission information.
  14. Assists the Dean with resource management of Admission budget and expenditures

Minimum Job Requirements

  1.   Bachelor’s degree required; graduate or J.D. degree preferred.
  2.   The successful candidate should have law school or college admission experience, or other related higher education student-services experience.

Information to Applicant

Collective Bargaining Unit (Union): This position is not part of the collective bargaining unit.  

Employment Benefits: Selectee will be eligible for health and life insurance, annual (vacation) and sick leave and will be covered under the University of the District of Columbia' s retirement plan (TIAA).

Equal Opportunity Employer: The District of Columbia Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, family responsibilities, matriculation, physical handicap, or political affiliation.

Notice of Non-Discrimination: In accordance with the D.C. Human Rights Act of 1977, as amended, D.C. Official Code, Section 2-1401.01 et. seq., (Act) the University of the District of Columbia does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived actual race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, marital status, personal appearance, genetic information, familial status, source of income, status as a victim of an intrafamily offense, place of residence or business,  or status as a covered veteran, as provided for and to the extent required by District and Federal statutes and regulations. Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination which is also prohibited by the Act.  In addition, harassment based on any of the above protected categories is prohibited by the Act.  Discrimination in violation of the Act will not be tolerated.  Violators will be subject to disciplinary action.

Veterans Preference:  Applicants claiming veterans preference must submit official proof at the time of application.

Visa Sponsorship: At this time, the University of the District of Columbia does not provide sponsorship for visas (e.g. H-1B). This position is also ineligible for Optional Practical Training (OPT).

Residency Preference: A person applying for a position who is a bona fide District resident at the time of application for the position, may be awarded a 10-point residency preference over non-District applicants, unless the person declines the preference points. If selected, the person shall be required to present no less than 8 proofs of bona fide District residency on or before the effective date of the appointment and maintain such residency for 7 consecutive years from the effective date of the appointment. Failure to maintain bona fide District residency for the 7-year period will result in forfeiture of employment.

Drug-Free Workplace: Pursuant to the requirements of the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, the individual selected to fill this position will, as a condition of employment, be required to notify his/her immediate supervisor, in writing, not later than five (5) days after conviction of any criminal drug statute occurring in the workplace.

Background Investigation: Employment with the University of the District of Columbia is contingent upon a satisfactory background investigation.  The determination of a "satisfactory background investigation" is made at the sole discretion of the University of the District of Columbia.  The University may refuse to hire a finalist, rescind an offer of employment to a finalist or review and may terminate the employment of a current employee based on the results of a background investigation.

Disposition of Resume: Resumes received outside the area of consideration and/or after the closing date will not be given consideration. You must resubmit your resume to receive consideration for any subsequent advertised position vacancies. For the purpose of employment, resumes are not considered job applications. Therefore, if selected for employment a UDC application will be required.

Job Offers: Official Job Offers are made by the University of the District of Columbia, Office of Talent Management only.

Contact Information:  All inquiries related to employment and job applications should be directed to UDC Office of Talent Management at (202) 274-5380.

The University of the District of Columbia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For a full version of the University’s EO Policy Statement, please visit: .

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