Position Description: In support of Undergraduate Admission (UA) efforts to meet annual new student recruitment and enrollment goals, the Assistant Director position demonstrates a comprehensive knowledge and an advanced level of expertise in all areas of international undergraduate admissions as it relates to evaluation of freshman and transfer applicants. Additionally, the incumbent has a strong foundation in the evaluation of complex world-wide international educational systems. The individual must have a good understanding of evaluation of applications for international students and will be a leader in the annual international applications evaluation process. This expertise is acquired through experience in admissions and additional training and knowledge in the evaluation of credentials from foreign institutions. The position serves as a resource to other admission staff in Undergraduate Admission, including other evaluators, admission services staff, recruitment specialists, for issues related to international evaluation and other complicated problems related to admissions.
The Assistant Director also represents UCLA and Undergraduate Admission to internal and external constituents involved in the recruitment and enrollment of domestic and international undergraduates to UCLA. This involves counseling and advising of general public by conducting both in-person and virtual recruitment and yield operations for prospective and admitted students and their parents, high school and community-college counselors, representatives from other universities, faculty, and administrators on admission-related issues; and participation in various outreach activities such as high school and community college conferences and meetings. This position involves significant amounts of travel, predominantly internationally.
The incumbent interprets UC's complex requirements for admission and makes independent decisions regarding the acceptance of transfer coursework for domestic and foreign institutions to the University, and represents the University and Undergraduate Admission at conferences and meetings. The incumbent may participate in interdepartmental and UC system wide meetings regarding admission to the University.
The incumbent may be assigned a specific target population or have a specific set of duties and may specialize in that area, but will be sufficiently well-versed to work with a variety of prospective student audiences. Examples of special populations and programs include, but are not limited to: liaison with UCLA campus departments or programs; two- and four-year college articulation; Education Abroad Programs, advanced evaluation of international evaluation student records, and more.
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. Benefits: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.