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In support of Undergraduate Admission (UA) efforts to meet annual new student recruitment and enrollment goals, the Assistant Director directs the development, planning, implementation and evaluation of new student recruitment and yield activities, and participates in application review. The primary objective of the position is to stimulate and motivate an academically competitive, talented and broadly diverse applicant pool of California resident, domestic non-resident and international students and assist these students through the admission and enrollment process. Visit secondary schools and community colleges in California, across the U.S. and internationally (as needed), providing substantive information about UCLA specifically, and the University of California generally (as required). Provide information on admissions requirements, processes and deadlines; financial aid; housing, and campus services.

While the Assistant Director will be a regional representative assigned to western states and northern California, the incumbent will be sufficiently well-versed to work with a variety of prospective student audiences. Maintain a full schedule of school/college visits, making oral presentations and conducting workshops. Represent UA/UCLA in special joint programs with schools, colleges, and UC campuses. Advise prospective applicants and parents. Cultivate, establish and maintain working relations with counselors, administrators, and other school personnel. Based on analysis, designs, implements and participates in activities to increase the yield of highly able and other target recruitment populations. Participate in application review providing information on targeted schools, and by reading applications, assessing applicant academic performance, and recommending admission using established guidelines. Manage one or more specific functions, such as Stay-Over Programs; Student and High School counselor information sessions, and annual UA staff training as well as specialized staff training programs.

The Assistant Director will be required to reside locally in northern California. However, it will be expected that the incumbent will travel frequently to the UCLA campus in support of department events such as Fall Open House, UC Counselor Conference, UCLA Counselor Day, UCLA Freshman and Transfer Bruin Days. Additionally, the Assistant Director will also attend department trainings, all staff meetings and Division wide meetings. The incumbent will regularly participate in high school recruitment meetings via skype/phone as well as one-on-one meetings with the Sr. Assistant Director, Freshman Recruitment.

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