Assistant Director, Graduate Admissions

Washington D.C. United States
04 Jun 2019
End of advertisement period
04 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Established in 1865, The George Washington University Law School is the oldest law school in Washington, DC. The school is accredited by the American Bar Association and is a charter member of the Association of American Law Schools. The law school is located on the GW campus in the downtown neighborhood familiarly known as Foggy Bottom.

This position typically represents the university both on campus and off campus in order to build relationships and analyze data to manage a recruitment territory, evaluate admissions applications and make recommendations regarding admissions decisions.

The core responsibilities of this role are typically to execute strategic recruitment initiatives, to analyze recruitment data, to holistically evaluate applications and make recommendation for admissions decisions, to determine eligibility for special admissions programs, and to present recommendations to final review authority.

This role may also plan, execute, and represent the university both on campus and off campus at events via information sessions, interviews, college fairs, open houses and department events, and may coordinate special programs/projects in support of admissions efforts.

This position also works on student and alumni ambassador recruitment programs and with the Advanced Degree Program Associate in assisting with handling technical components of the JD admissions process including online applications, database, and web issues.

Performs other related duties as assigned. 

The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.

The position is based at GW’s Foggy Bottom Campus in Washington, DC.

Minimum Qualifications:  

Qualified candidates will hold a Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization plus 2 years of relevant professional experience, or, a Master’s degree or higher in a relevant area of study. Degree must be conferred by the start date of the position. Degree requirements may be substituted with an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Preferred Qualifications:    

  • JD preferred.
  • Previous experience in graduate/professional admissions in higher education.
  • Excellent customer service skills, as well as organizational and communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Proficiency with contemporary hardware/software and other related applications, i.e., ACES 2, Banner, etc.
  • Experience in working within a diverse academic environment.
  • Ability to lift 20lb boxes when attending law school fairs and forums.

Typical Hiring Range    

$47500 - $57259 How is pay for new employees determined at GW?