Director of Admissions Operations University of California, Los Angeles
Requisition Number: 30663 Salary: 5325-10533
Position Description: The UCLA Anderson Fully Employed MBA (FEMBA) Program is a premiere part-time MBA program. FEMBA is Anderson's largest, highest-ranked MBA program, and a vital component of the school's mission of educating business leaders.
Reporting to the Assistant Dean and Admission Director for FEMBA, the Director of Admissions Operations serves as a senior member of the Admissions Committee, reads and analyzes applications for admission to the FEMBA Program, presents a comprehensive written discussion and analysis of each case, recommends action to the Admissions Committee, interviews applicants, oversees FEMBA admission readers, and travels to select events to represent the program and gain an understanding of the part-time MBA marketplace.
A key accountability of the Director of Admissions Operations is to oversee all elements of the application life cycle, including and not limited to, the actual online application, the back-end IT support systems, all while understanding and adhering to UCLA and Anderson policies & procedures, coordinating staff, and interfacing with our primary business partners (MBA Admissions, IT, Graduate Division, and external vendors). The incumbent seeks to constantly improve processes and systems to enhance efficiencies and the delivery of excellent customer service experiences.
As a senior member of the office, the Director of Admissions Operations is responsible for identifying and implementing key marketing strategies. The role will require speaking and representing UCLA at recruiting events and industry conferences (QS World Tour, MBA World Tour, MBA Access, Forte Foundation, etc.). The role mentors and trains the entire admissions team in effective recruiting, communications, and marketing tactics; writes and updates content for admitted student communications; and identifies and implements new technologies to communicate with hundreds of prospective and admitted students. This role is responsible for consistency of messaging/branding across a wide diversity of platforms in coordination with internal and external marketing.
Other key functions include special projects as designated by Anderson Deans. Some examples include: analyzing admission data for AACSB certification and business press rankings, campus-wide recruiting initiatives such as UCLA Staff Fellowships, current student initiatives such as graduate student health insurance, etc.
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, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction
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UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs. UCLA offers undergraduate degrees in more than 127 majors and graduate degrees in 198 program areas. UCLA has 11 highly regarded professional schools. Eight are ranked among the nation's top 15 in their field by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA is consistently among the most popular campus in the nation for undergraduate applicants.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.