Sr Associate Director/Assoc Director Diversity Admissions
Company: University Of Michigan
Location: Ann Arbor
Posted on: April 6, 2021
Sr Associate Director/Assoc Director Diversity Admissions
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consideration for this position and should be attached as the first
page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific
interest in the position, include your salary requirements, and
outline skills and experience that directly relate to this
position. Job Summary Being part of something greater, of serving a
larger mission of discovery and care - that's the heart of what
drives people to work at Michigan. In some way, great or small,
every person here helps to advance this world-class institution.
It's adding a purpose to your profession. Work at Michigan and
become a victor for the greater good. Our Michigan Ross Full-time
MBA Admissions team is looking for a Senior Associate Director of
Diversity Admissions. You will be a member of the full-time MBA
admissions committee who will report directly to the Director of
FTMBA Admissions. You will oversee the execution of outreach and
recruitment programs focused on candidates from underrepresented
backgrounds in business education. Through a high degree of
collaboration with Michigan Ross stakeholders including senior
leadership, admissions committees, students, alumni, and external
partners you will evaluate these efforts as well. You will envision
how to best attract the next generation of world class leaders to
the Michigan Ross MBA program. You will also represent Michigan
Ross at events throughout the world working with prospects, alumni,
and major employers and universities. Responsibilities*
- Develop a strategy, outreach and execution plan to recruit and
yield applicants with an emphasis on those historically
underrepresented in top master's programs including
underrepresented minorities (URM), LGBTQ+, women, veterans, and
- Develop partnerships with the Consortium, Management Leadership
for Tomorrow (MLT), Riordan and other partner organizations to
increase brand awareness and foster outreach efforts to diverse
- Work with the Director of FTMBA Admissions, Senior Associate
Director of Operations, Chief Diversity Officer, Director of
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Dean's Advisory Council for
Diversity as requested to represent the FTMBA admissions team and
report on diversity admissions activities.
- Develop partnerships with our student leaders (VP of
Admissions, VP of Diversity, Consortium Student Liaisons, Ross
Student Ambassadors) to support admissions outreach and engagement
- Plan and attend recruitment and admitted student events,
including interview weekends, visitation days, admitted student
weekends, live events, virtual chats, and Q&A sessions.
- Manage a budget focused on strategic opportunities to improve
diversity admissions outreach, recruitment, and yield.
- Serve on the admissions committee to read, evaluate, and
deliberate applications for admission and financial aid, and
participate in admission reader training. Required Qualifications*
- 7+ years' of experience attracting and interviewing qualified
graduate level candidates from diverse backgrounds, or analogous
experience in higher education or demanding talent environments; or
equivalent combination of education and related experience.
- Experience taking initiatives and accomplishing high-quality
actions to achieve results, without direct hierarchical
- Experience shaping strategic plans in the areas of DEI &
recruitment and ensuring successful execution against agreed-on
plans and goals.
- Experience managing complex projects, developing detailed
project plans, and organizing and analyzing data.
- Work evenings or weekends occasionally and ability to travel.
- Master's of Business Administration
- Experience in admissions, recruiting, marketing or consulting
including assessing candidates, evaluating talent and building
relationships. Additional Information Michigan Ross values a
culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion. We are committed to
the development of diverse and culturally intelligent staff who
thrive and contribute to a positive and inclusive environment.
Benefits at the University of MichiganIn addition to a career
filled with purpose and opportunity, The University of Michigan
offers a comprehensive benefits package to help you stay well,
protect yourself and your family and plan for a secure future.
- Generous time off
- A retirement plan that provides two-for-one matching
contributions with immediate vesting
- Many choices for comprehensive health insurance
- Life insurance
- Long-term disability coverage
- Flexible spending accounts for healthcare and dependent care
expenses The statements included in this description are intended
to reflect the general nature and level of work assigned to this
classification and should not be interpreted as all-inclusive.
Michigan Ross values a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
We are committed to the development of diverse and culturally
intelligent staff who thrive and contribute to a positive and
inclusive environment. The statements included in this description
are intended to reflect the general nature and level of work
assigned to this classification and should not be interpreted as
all-inclusive. Application Deadline Job openings are posted for a
minimum of seven days. The job may be removed from posting boards
and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended. U-M
EEO/AA Statement The University of Michigan is an equal
opportunity/affirmative action employer.
- Job Opening ID 196110
- Working Title Sr Associate Director/Assoc Director Diversity
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