Associate Director of Admission (School of Law)

Job Number
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

Discover Your Career at Emory University

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 seeking a dynamic, engaged person to join the team in Admissions.  In this position, the Associate Director will participate in the Admissions Life Cycle by implementing a successful recruitment and communication plan to recruit, enroll, and retain a qualified and diverse class of students across all programs. The Associate Director will work strategically with the Director of Admission to coordinate enrollment, manage data, develop new recruitment initiatives, and develop, organize, and implement admission events and programs. The Associate Director will represent Emory Law at various recruitment events throughout the country, which will require extensive travel, particularly from September-November.


The Associate Director will participate in the recruitment and admission effort for all programs within the Emory Law admission team, including JD, LLM, JM, and transfer and visiting students. The successful candidate will be a results-driven, motivated team player with excellent organizational and interpersonal skills, and have the ability to interact well with a diverse community of students, faculty, and staff.



  • Participate in the development and implementation of admission strategic goals and objectives to increase applications and programming
  • Initiate, cultivate, and maintain relationships with external and internal parties, including students, pre-law advisors, administrators, alumni, faculty, staff, student organizations, and peers
  • Build and maintain relationships with applicants throughout the admission cycle, including counseling and communicating extensively with prospective and admitted students
  • Serve as liaison to various law school departments and student organizations
  • Assist in the development and implementation of alumni volunteer activities to enhance student recruitment
  • Review and evaluate applications for admission
  • Manage and participate in admission interviews across all programs
  • Develop, implement, and supervise admission events, both on-campus and virtually
  • Recruit at law school fairs, forums, and private visits nationwide, including giving presentations about Emory Law and the application process with a particular focus on diversity recruitment
  • Manage applicant data and ensure data integrity, including CRM system data management and student records in OPUS
  • Produce admission decision and scholarship letters
  • Track and analyze data and generate regular operational, statistical, and narrative reports
  • Collaborate with Marketing/Communications staff to develop and implement marketing materials and targeted communication plans, including electronic communications and social media platforms
  • Review admission-related websites and work with Marketing/Communications to ensure all information is accurate and up to date
  • Hire, train, and supervise student office employees and ambassadors
  • Perform related responsibilities as required


  • A bachelor's degree
  • Three years of admission experience in a college or university setting
  • Demonstrated experience working with people of diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds
  • Ability to travel 25-35%. Travel schedules typically include overnight stays. (Schedules vary but are significant from September-November.)
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends with advance notice


  • A JD or other graduate degree is highly preferred
  • Previous law school admission experience
  • Familiarity with ACES2, Unite, and/or PeopleSoft systems
  • Experience in effectively planning and implementing an annual work plan

TO APPLY: Candidates should submit a cover letter with their resume.  Emory Law will consider candidates 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

To ensure the safety of our campus community, the COVID-19 vaccine is required. For more information on the University and Hospital policies and potential exemptions, please see our website.

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.


Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
Share on your newsfeed

Connect With Us!