Admission Counselor for Diversity, Outreach, and External Relations
Location: Stanford, California
Internal Number: 96803
The Office of Undergraduate Admission assembles a freshman class of 1,700 students and a transfer class of approximately 25-40 students each year. We strive to build a class that cuts across a number of dimensions to add to a rich and diverse undergraduate educational experience for everyone. We believe that a student body that is both highly qualified and diverse in terms of culture, socioeconomic status, race, ethnicity, background, work and life experiences, skills and interests Is essential to the educational process and will provide additional contributions and dimensions to the Stanford community.
The Office of Undergraduate Admission seeks an Admission Counselor who, under the supervision of the Assistant Dean for Diversity Outreach and External Relations, will administer, implement university and/or interpret department admission policies and procedures.
Your responsibilities include:
Reading, evaluating and making first level recommendations on undergraduate applications.
Responding to inquiries and providing accurate and timely information regarding application policies, procedures in accordance with Stanford University's established messaging.
Conducting informational sessions for internal and external communications (e.g., prospective applicants, their parents and high school guidance counselors).
Managing assigned geographic territory(ies).
Cultivating relationships with secondary or university personnel, professional organizations, students, parents and alumni.
Coordinating onsite logistics for admission events.
May assist in the administration of a specific project and/or program.
May assist in mentoring other staff.
* - Other duties may also be assigned
In addition, requirements include:
Bachelor's degree or combination of education and relevant experience.
Valid Drivers License
To be successful in this position, you will bring:
Strong oral and written communication skills.
Good reading comprehension skills.
Good organizational, planning and time management skills.
Ability to learn admission processes and programs.
Good interpersonal skills.
*Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
Why Stanford is for You
Imagine a world without search engines or social platforms. Consider lives saved through first-ever organ transplants and research to cure illnesses. Stanford University has revolutionized the way we live and enrich the world. Supporting this mission is our diverse and dedicated 17,000 staff. We seek talent driven to impact the future of our legacy. Our culture and unique perks empower you with:
Freedom to grow. We offer career development programs, tuition reimbursement, or auditing a course. Join a TedTalk, film screening, or listen to a renowned author or global leader speak.
A caring culture. We provide superb retirement plans, generous time-off, and family care resources.
A healthier you. Climb our rock wall, or choose from hundreds of health or fitness classes at our world-class exercise facilities. We also provide excellent health care benefits.
Discovery and fun. Stroll through historic sculptures, trails, and museums.
Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job
Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and 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, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
How to Apply
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Why work at Stanford?Stanford University has changed the world, over and over again.We are one of Silicon Valley's largest employers - and also one of the most unique. Our mission is to educate future leaders and promote interdisciplinary, world-class research and teaching. This passion makes Stanford an intensely creative, rewarding, and challenging place to work. At the same time, our traditions of respect and collaboration sustain a humane, supportive environment in which to pursue your life and your career.At Stanford you'll work with bright, diverse, dedicated people. You'll find encouragement to learn and grow. You'll enjoy excellent benefits and an outstanding environment. How will it change you?