Job Location 7 months ago (2/21/2020 8:39 PM)
Requisition Number 2020-34698
# of Openings 1
Posted Date Day
Overview POSITION SUMMARY:
Under the direction of the Associate Dean for Admissions (ADA),
directs administrative and fiscal strategies, personnel, technology
and pre-matriculation program management of the Office of
Admissions for the School of Medicine (SOM). Oversee development
and implementation of a comprehensive student recruitment
strategies. Provides leadership in all functions of admissions
Responsibilities Oversee SOM Admissions Process
Direct selection and admission of incoming MD, MD/PhD, PURCH,
URIM, disadvantaged and transfer students to the SOM under the
direction of the ADA and in collaboration with the Admissions
Direct admissions interview process for 1,000 applicants;
recruit and train interviewers, set interview targets for each
Oversee computerized application processing for approximately
4,000+ applications annually. Collaborate with Peoplesoft
developers in application database management. Ensure timely review
and decision making on each application.
Generate comprehensive year end statistics reports for
distribution to school administration.
Ensure that admissions is compliant with AAMC/AMCAS regulations
and traffic rules, medical school bylaws, state, federal government
regulations affecting admissions.
Oversee student recruitment and retention strategies
Recruit/develop comprehensive recruitment plan for attracting
qualified students, particularly from out of state, groups
under-represented in medicine and disadvantaged students.
Plan recruitment events including campus visits, fairs-both
virtual and physical, visiting student groups and annual 2nd Look
Direct information technology needs website development,
recruitment and marketing materials, handbooks.
Oversee department budget and financial planning
Direct department fiscal needs and projections.
Develop departmental budget and purchasing needs.
Training and supervision of department staff and Admissions
Provide training to department staff in job duties.
Provide training to new admissions committee members, MMI
raters, student ambassadors, student recruiters.
Conduct Annual performance appraisals on support staff. Provide
feedback on performance. Identify opportunities for growth and
improvement. Ensure job descriptions are up to date and an accurate
reflection of job duties.
Manage admissions office staff.
Represent SOM admissions within the medical school and
Serve on assorted school committees including Technical
Standards, Academic Accommodations, Basic Science Evaluation Board,
Clinical Science Academic Evaluation Board.
Represent UMMS in establishing relationships with the American
Medical College Application Service (AMCAS) and the American
Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC).
Responsible for establishing relationships with pre-med advisors
on a national level. Develop inter-department relationships within
the medical school, GSN, GSBS and medical school
Collaborate with ADA and Project Coordinator in development of
pre-matriculation programs such as the Baccalaureate MD Pathway and
Qualifications REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Master's Level Degree in Public/Business Administration, Higher
Education Management or Program Development Disciplines
7-9 years’ experience
Department level or higher leadership experience in higher
Experience with multiple direct reports.
Experience with development of recruitment and enrollment
Fiscal management and budget preparation.
Ability to work with diverse populations and demonstrated
awareness and sensitivity to socio-ethnic and cultural
Ability to coordinate multiple projects and oversee a diverse
team in a fast-paced environment.
Electronic database and website management skills.
Demonstrated ability to effectively collaborate and network with
senior level administration, faculty, staff, applicants,
constituents both internally and externally on a national
Additional Information PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
1-3 years’ experience - Higher education admissions. Medical
school admissions a plus.
Strong interpersonal and negotiating skills.
Working knowledge of university and college academic policies,
financial aid policies, academic records, medical school entrance
procedures, and available student resources
Thorough understanding of medical education issues as they apply
to the recruitment and selection of students
Writing, presentation and communication skills.
Ability to conduct training and orientation sessions.
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