Assistant Director, Graduate and Professional Studies Admission- Law School


Position Title

Assistant Director, Graduate and Professional Studies Admission- Law School


Enrollment Management – Graduate Admissions


Full Time/Exempt

Job Summary

The Assistant Director of Graduate Programs (Law School) is responsible for recruiting, matriculation, and academic advising for the Jacksonville University College of Law. The Assistant Director will proactively seek out prospective candidates and represent the University at graduate recruitment fairs and events. This position requires seasonal travel during peak recruitment periods. A successful candidate will have a proven track record of specialized sales, preferably in the professional arena of Law School admissions. Looking for self-starting, motivated, relationship-driven, strong communicator who works well independently and with a


  • Proactively creates an outbound recruitment strategy to identify and develop new Law School student candidates
  • Provides consultative services to prospective students regarding all details of the programs including application, matriculation, course overviews, program requirements, academic policies and procedures
  • Schedules/hosts official application interviews with each candidate; makes recommendations as part of admissions selection committee
  • Represents Jacksonville University at local and global recruitment fairs
  • Works collaboratively with the Director of Graduate Enrollment Management to address recruitment issues and opportunities while developing comprehensive strategies to achieve annual target enrollment goals
  • Refines and hosts information sessions for prospects and yield events for admitted applicants
  • Supports the development and utilization of recruiting management system; especially to build a strong communication flow for prospective and matriculated students
  • Develops and maintains cooperative relationships with other schools and universities
  • Provides expertise on recruitment strategies to marketing team
  • Perform other relevant duties as assigned

Required Skills/Abilities

  • Specialized and relationship-based sales and/or recruiting experience with proven track record of achieving goals
  • Able to develop, plan and achieve short and long-range goals
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills; ability to evaluate data, assess alternatives and make appropriate decisions/recommendations
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, including oral, written; especially for presentations
  • Demonstrates tact and diplomacy, maintaining a high level of confidentiality
  • Strong organizational, time management and project-management skills
  • Motivated to work independently but able to thrive and contribute in a team-oriented environment
  • Computer proficiency in MS Office Suite, Google and other basic software

Education, Certificates, Licenses, & Experience

  • Master’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Juris Doctor degree preferred
  • Experience with Law School admissions or advising/mentoring Law School students preferred

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to lift and carry equipment and supplies weighing up to 20 pounds.
  • Must be able to bend, stoop, and reach.
  • Manual dexterity to efficiently operate a computer keyboard and other business machines.
  • Adequate hearing to communicate effectively in person and by phone

Important Note

This is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and/or skills required for this position. The University reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet organizational needs.

To Apply

Interested applicants are asked to submit a copy of their resume, cover letter, and list of references along with a completed JU Application to Michele Roth at