Assistant Director of Admissions

Job Number
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Goizueta Business School
GBS: MBA Admissions
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
Not Applicable
Job Category
Admissions & Student Life
Campus Location (For Posting) : City
Location : Name
Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor

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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.




  • Assists in developing, implementing and evaluating recruitment strategies for a professional school. Attends recruitment functions and maintains contact with prospective students, candidates and recruiting contacts.
  • May coordinate admission programs for one or more student group such as prospects, already accepted prospects, alumni, internationals, or transfers.
  • Reviews applications for admission, provides comments, and assigns an admissions rating to each application.
  • Recommends which applicants to accept, refer, reject, or put on the waiting list.
  • May participate in coordinating alumni volunteer activities to enhance student recruitment.
  • Assists in planning and implementing special student recruitment events.
  • Conducts information sessions and tours for visiting students and parents.
  • Answers questions concerning admission, housing, financial aid, academic departments and the university in general.
  • Performs related responsibilities as required.
  • Utilizes CRM system (Slate) to track prospective student engagement, conduct recruitment data analysis, manage contacts and generate reports.
  • Utilizes CRM system (Slate) to support digital communication for prospect engagement and event management.
  • Proactively initiates interactions with prospects from all MBA programs to establish relationships and influence prospects to move through the admissions funnel to application.
  • Provides timely follow through on communication plans by initiating & answering correspondence and inquiries from prospective students
  • Occasional travel required to attend local and non-local recruitment functions: domestic and international, some early morning, evenings, and weekends.
  • Delivers presentations, in person and online, for diverse groups of prospective applicants.
  • Maintains working relationships with other school departments; working closely with the Program Offices, the Career Management Center, and the Marketing department.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
  • Supports defined paths to leverage corporations, non-for-profits, military and other organizations to generate candidate interest.
  • Supports prospect engagement for diversity, women, international, and special populations in the program pools.
  • Supports website, print material and social media strategy to achieve recruiting and pipeline growth goals.
  • Represents the School with the highest degree of professionalism through an array of outreach programs and activities.




  • A bachelor's degree and three years of college admission or recruiting experience in a university or business environment or related experience.
  • Effective public speaking skills.




  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
  • Demonstrate a strong sense of cultural awareness to support recruiting in a global market and provide a positive example to raise awareness levels.
  • Comfortable in sharing ideas and incorporating the ideas of others in order to reach good decisions.
  • Demonstrated ability to efficiently and effectively solve problems by initiating and implement projects independently.
  • Must be detail-oriented.
  • Ability to travel and work flexible hours.
  • Knowledge of the broad spectrum of available university academic units, curricula, and programs.
  • Knowledge of student recruitment issues.
  • Ability to provide consistent personalized positive attention to candidates.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of records and information.



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.

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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).

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