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Director, Enrollment

Company: Stanford University
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: September 17, 2023

Job Description:

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  • DATE POSTED 2 days ago
  • Schedule Full-time
  • Job Code 4123
  • Employee Status Regular
  • Grade K
  • Requisition ID 100321 Stanford Graduate School of Business Residing in Silicon Valley, the heart of innovation, the Stanford Graduate School of Business (GSB ) has built a global reputation based on its immersive and innovative management programs. We provide students a transformative leadership experience, push the boundaries of knowledge with faculty research, and offer a portfolio of entrepreneurial and non-degree programs that deliver global impact like no other. We are committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in service of our mission of developing innovative, principled, and insightful leaders who change lives, change organizations, and change the world. We invite you to be part of this mission.The Director, Enrollment reports to the Assistant Dean, MBA Admissions and Financial Aid. The Director will develop the enrollment strategy and manage all enrollment programs to ensure every admitted student can make a well-informed enrollment decision. The Director will collaborate closely with the Enrollment team, faculty, staff, current students and alumni to guide admitted students as they learn about the Stanford MBA program, develop relationships with the GSB community, and transition into the MBA program. The Director will work with the Enrollment team to design and execute high profile events like Admit Weekend on campus and receptions for admitted students around the world.The director will analyze and track our enrollment efforts to identify opportunities for enhancement. Finally, as a member of the Admissions Committee, the Director will evaluate applications (after completing training), interview candidates, and lead recruiting events on campus, online and across the globe.Are you a high achieving professional who has an interest in developing effective partnerships and a deep curiosity about how to assess human potential? If so, this position may be the right fit for you. Primary responsibilities* include:
    • Develop and lead a robust enrollment process to educate hundreds of admitted students about the Stanford MBA program and GSB community.
    • Lead strategic review of qualitative and quantitative enrollment results and improve efforts to increase enrollment outcomes.
    • Oversee and manage staff in the development and implementation of enrollment programs and the MBA Admissions Ambassador program.
    • Manage enrollment budget strategically investing resources to maximize enrollment outcomes.
    • Manage joining and dual degree workflow, including reviewing and processing deferrals.
    • Oversee communication to admitted students to prepare them for their arrival working with internal and external stakeholders to ensure a successful transition.
    • As a member of the Admissions Committee, evaluate applications and interview applicants.
    • Lead outreach sessions on campus, online and across the globe.
    • Represent MBA Admissions to both internal and external constituents including: Financial Aid, MBA Program, Stanford Housing, Bechtel International Center, and Joint Degree programs. Resolve concerns and challenges collaboratively.
    • Partner with technical and department staff to develop technology infrastructure, which delivers enhanced student and staff experience, operational efficiency, and analytics. To be successful in this position, you will bring:
      • Bachelor's degree and at least eight years relevant experience or a combination of education and experience.
      • Demonstrated leadership skills and ability to influence and motivate constituencies which could span multiple organizational boundaries,
      • Demonstrated excellent planning, organizational and analytical skills.
      • Demonstrated ability to make sound business decisions using good business judgment and innovative and creative problem-solving.
      • Demonstrated ability to manage financial, organizational and staff resources.
      • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills with the ability to cultivate professional and business partnerships.
      • Ability to work evenings or weekends occasionally. Preferred qualifications:
        • Advanced degree; MBA preferred.
        • Functional experience in recruitment, talent assessment, training, or admissions desirable.
        • Industry experience in admissions, human resources, or higher education is beneficial.
        • Demonstrated evidence of managing complex projects to completion with performance risk.
        • Experience with Slate is a plus.The expected pay range for this position is $119,000 to $175,000 per year.Stanford University provides pay ranges representing its good faith estimate of what the university reasonably expects to pay for a position. The pay offered to a selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal equity, geographic location and external market pay for comparable jobs.At Stanford University, base pay represents only one aspect of the comprehensive rewards package. The Cardinal at Work website ( ) provides detailed information on Stanford's extensive range of benefits and rewards offered to employees. Specifics about the rewards package for this position may be discussed during the hiring process. Why Stanford is for You Stanford's dedicated 16,000 staff come from diverse educational and career backgrounds. We are a collaborative environment that thrives on innovation and continuous improvement. At Stanford, we seek talent committed to excellence, driven to impact the future of our legacy, and improve lives on a global sphere. We provide competitive salaries, excellent health care and retirement plans, and a generous vacation policy, including additional time off during our winter closure. Our generous perks align with what matters to you:
          • Freedom to grow. Take advantage of career development programs, tuition reimbursement, or audit a course. Join a Ted Talk, film screening, or listen to a renowned author or leader discuss global issues.
          • A caring culture. We understand the importance of your personal and family time and provide you access to wellness programs, child-care resources, parent education and consultation, elder care and caregiving support.
          • A healthier you. We make wellness a priority by providing access to world-class exercise facilities. Climb our rock wall or participate in one of hundreds of health or fitness classes.
          • Discovery and fun. Visit campus gardens, trails, and museums.
          • Enviable resources. We offer free commuter programs and ridesharing incentives. Enjoy discounts for computers, cell phones, recreation, travel, entertainment, and more!We pride ourselves in being a culture that encourages and empowers you.*The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.*Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.*Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and 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, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.Graduate School of Business, Stanford, California, United StatesGraduate School of Business, Stanford, California, United StatesGraduate School of Business, Stanford, California, United StatesWe're always looking for people who can bring new perspectives and life experiences to our team. Found the perfect role and ready to apply? Learn more on what to expect next.

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