1) Working with the academic Dean and the Divisionâ™s graduate programs, directs the development of admissions and recruitment strategies to advance the academic quality of the Divisionâ™s graduate programs and ensure the financial stability of the Divisionâ™s graduate aid program.
2) Directs the Office of the Dean of Students and exercises leadership with the Divisionâ™s graduate degree programs to develop resources and programs to enrich the student experience and ensure the highest standards in student services; manages registration, disbursement of financial aid, monitoring of degree requirements, and convocation; maintains student records.
3) Leads analysis of data on admissions, student academic progress, and student life to inform the Divisionâ™s enrollment strategies, student services, and program planning; promotes adoption of best practices in student information analytics across the Divisionâ™s graduate degree programs.
4) Collaborates with University partners to develop and implement policy, procedures, and services to promote studentsâ™ academic progress and student experience; represents the Division with the University Dean of Students, University Registrar, UChicagoGRAD, Campus and Student Life, Disability Services, Bursar, Graduate Financial Aid, International Affairs, and others to develop and implement University-wide student policies, services, and systems.
5) Manages Divisional compliance with relevant federal and state laws and University policies/practices, including graduate admissions, recruitment, financial aid, registration, and student employment.
6) Manages annual student aid budget in collaboration with the Associate Dean for Finance and Administration.
7) Provides crisis response for students in the Division; handles direct communication with students on sensitive policy matters; manages student disciplinary procedures.
1) Knowledge of admissions, recruitment, financial aid, and student affairs, preferably in a research university.
2) High level of collegiality in working with faculty, departmental administrators, and other university administrators.
3) Proven record of data analysis and budget management; implementation and use of databases and business intelligence software.
4) Proven record of creativity, integrity, and decisiveness.
5) Proven record of managing change and implementing new business practices.
6) Proven record of leadership, collaboration, and sensitivity to diverse perspectives.
1) Advanced degree; PhD in a social science discipline.
1) Minimum 10 years of experience with progressively greater responsibility in the field of student affairs, preferably at a research university.
2) Experience using enterprise admissions and student records tools.
3) Experience using PeopleSoft, Campus Solutions and Slate.
1) Cover letter
3) List of references
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.
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