Reporting to the Vice Provost for Enrollment Management, this position oversees the operations of Graduate Admission for the university. The incumbent serves on the leadership team of the Enrollment Management Division, collaborating with the entire division and graduate program directors in the academic units to successful identify, recruit, enroll, and orient graduate students. The role serves as a key liaison to the Academic Division, including the University Graduate Council, graduate chairs, and Graduate Directors in each school and college.
Master’s degree required, supplemented education or training in enrollment software, public relations, and organizational behavior and management
Ten years of senior level administration experience with increasing responsibility within an academic university setting.
Knowledge of admission procedures and requirements, U.S. immigration requirements for international students, registration procedures, recruitment practices, principles of organizational development and office management, budget procedures, computer data base, Slate admission software, and knowledge of academia and the graduate enrollment field.
Ability to perform difficult areas of administrative work with broad latitude for discretion and independent judgment requiring accuracy and speed; devise and adopt office procedures to changing organizational needs; create clear and comprehensive letters and reports; understand and interpret rules and directions to specific situations; maintain confidences; deal effectively with a wide variety of personalities and situations requiring diplomacy, friendliness, poise, and firmness; oversee office operations and personnel; counsel prospective students; and interact in a professional manner with prospective and graduate applicants, students, University administrators, faculty, and staff. Handle confidential information regarding applicants, resolving conflict when it arises, and manage affairs of personal delicacy to safeguard student data and ensure privacy.
Demonstrated verbal communication to effectively interact with diverse applicants, students, faculty, and staff. Writing skills to compose articulate correspondence and generate comprehensive reports. Analytical skills to methodically evaluate and address issues concerning graduate admission.
Founded in 1911, LMU is a premier Catholic university rooted in the Jesuit and Marymount traditions. Our enrollment includes 5,962 undergraduate, 2,129 graduate and 1,278 law school students. Our 142-acre bluff-top campus is located in West Los Angeles and is among the nation's most beautiful and green campuses.