Admission Advisor (School of Law)

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Job Type
Regular Full-Time
School Of Law
School of Law
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
Not Applicable
Job Category
Admissions & Student Life
Location : Name
Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor
Campus Location (For Posting) : Location

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Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.


Emory Law is a top-ranked law school defined by creativity and innovation in legal education. Located in Atlanta, it enrolls students from throughout the United States and the world pursuing juris doctor, juris master, master of laws, doctor of juridical science, and master of comparative law degrees. Emory Law alumni work across the globe as leaders in law, business, government, philanthropy, and education. Emory Law strives for a world in which law provides a common framework for courageous leaders to engage our most complex social and economic challenges and to achieve positive social transformation by advancing the rule of law. 




Under the direction of the Director of Admission, the Admission Advisor will be responsible for data maintenance of all programs, including JD and Graduate Programs. This includes our ACES2 database, Radius CRM, and Unite with duties including but not limited to regular queries and reporting. The Admission Advisor will also maintain communication with prospective students and applicants through all stages of the recruitment and admission process, including file review, admission interviews, and new student orientation. The Advisor will assist in planning, organizing, and implementing admission events and programs. This position requires travel to recruitment and yield events, including international travel, with most travel being from September-November. It also requires the ability to work evenings and weekends with advance notice.


 Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Maintains admission data for all programs, ensuring data accuracy and integrity
  • Utilizes all admission office CRMs (currently ACES2, Radius, and Unite), including queries, document uploads, data reporting, and acting as office liaison to all help desk personnel
  • Provides regular data reports, including but not limited to daily applicant reports, weekly narrative reports, admission deposit reports, CRS queries, and scholarship reports
  • Assists in the interface of all data with our OPUS student management system
  • Acts as office liaison to the International Student & Scholars Services office as well as the OPUS/Peoplesoft office, including sharing information, participating in email listservs, attending regular meetings, and ensuring admission office compliance
  • Assists in the implementation of admission strategic goals and objectives to increase applications and programming
  • Counsels prospective, admitted, waitlisted, and deposited students across all programs throughout the admission cycle
  • Attends recruitment and yield events, including international events
  • Reviews and evaluates application files and conducts admission interviews
  • Assists with the delivery of admission and scholarship decisions
  • Assists with post-deposit yielding efforts
  • Assists with planning, organizing, and implementing new student orientation
  • Assists in identifying and developing new markets for targeted recruitment
  • Assists in developing, organizing, and implementing domestic and international admission events, both in person and virtually
  • Serves as an office liaison for other Emory Law departments, sharing and/or transferring data as appropriate and participating in cross functional meetings
  • May serve as a staff advisor to student organizations
  • Assists with the Graduate Programs Admission Ambassador program
  • Works closely with other admission staff and participates in related admission, career, student life, and diversity initiatives
  • Other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality with sensitive information
  • Strong organizational, time management, and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task and work effectively with competing deadlines
  • Ability to travel. Travel schedules typically include overnight stays. (Schedules vary but are significant from September-November.)
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends with advance notice


  • Bachelor's degree (or equivalent combination of experience, education, and training).
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.


  • One year of admission, academic services, or related experience
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills, including proficiency with sorting, advanced filtering, and queries
  • Prior admission or higher education experience is preferred, especially law school admission experience
  • Prior CRM experience
  • Demonstrated experience working with people of diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds

For Consideration as an Applicant

  • Applicants must include a cover letter specific to this position and a resume.
  • Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.

NOTE: Position tasks are generally required to be performed in-person at an Emory University location. Remote work from home day options may be granted at department discretion. Emory reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.

Emory Supports a Diverse and Inclusive Culture

Emory University is dedicated to providing equal opportunities and equal access to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Emory University does not discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment on the basis of any factor stated above or prohibited under applicable law. Students, faculty, and staff are assured of participation in University programs and in the use of facilities without such discrimination. Emory University complies with Executive Order 11246, as amended, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veteran's Readjustment Assistance Act, and applicable executive orders, federal and state regulations regarding nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action. Emory University is committed to achieving a diverse workforce through application of its affirmative action, equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training. Inquiries regarding this policy should be directed to the Emory University Department of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Building, Atlanta, GA 30322. Telephone: 404-727-9867 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD).
Emory University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate format or to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact the Department of Accessibility Services at 404-727-9877 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD). Please note that one week advance notice is preferred.


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