Office of Admissions and Student Records
The primary duties of this position are to assist the LSU Law Center Registrar in the oversight of student records, registration and related functions in the academic area. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree; one year of office experience; capacity and desire to develop a thorough understanding of academic regulations and policies; basic understanding of administrative computing; proven oral and written communication skills; must be a task orientated and highly motivated self-starter who can achieve optimal results with minimal supervision; must be able to make sound decisions regarding office and academic policies and procedures. Experience in an admissions or registrar office or closely related area is desired. Knowledge of SAS programming is desired.
Deadline: Apply online at https://lsusystemcareers.lsu.edu . Applicants will be considered beginning October 4, 2013 and the position will remain open until filled.
The LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center is an Equal Access/Equal Opportunity Employer
Assistant/Associate Director of Admissions
The LSU Law Center is a top 100 law school located on the beautiful main campus of Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The school draws its students from Louisiana and throughout the United States and has a strong tradition of academic excellence dating from its founding more than a century ago. LSU Law is the only law school in the United States at which all graduates receive a dual degree that reflects the mixed civil and common law tradition of Louisiana and the preparation of LSU Law students for practice or service in the global, national, and state arenas.
LSU Law graduates consistently achieve a high level of success on the Louisiana bar examination. In recent years, the school’s graduates have secured full time, long term legal employment at one of the nation’s highest rates. Because of these successes and the school’s reasonable tuition, LSU Law has been named one of the best values in American legal education.
Reporting directly to the Director of Admissions of the LSU Law Center, the Assistant/Associate Director of Admissions will advise and counsel prospective law students. The Assistant/Associate Director will assist with managing all functions and procedures in the admissions office, as well as assisting with the development of application policies. The position has primary responsibility for developing and maintaining quantitative data concerning admissions and enrollment. These responsibilities include maintaining a working relationship with Computing Services on LSU A&M campus, having knowledge of campus computer operations and procedures; initiating requests for modifications in programs that electronically load information from ACES 2 to the LSU Mainframe; and providing statistical reports in response to surveys and inquiries from administrators, faculty, and others.
The incumbent must possess the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing, and have the ability to interact courteously and professionally with students, faculty, staff, and external constituencies. The incumbent will also assist the Faculty Committee on Admissions and Scholarships in the sensitive area of law school admission (and exclusion). The incumbent must be able to work independently and exercise independent judgment when discharging his or her responsibilities. He or she must be oriented toward a high level of service to prospective students. The Assistant/Associate Director will work closely with the Director of Admissions to design a vigorous recruitment and admissions program.
This position presents an opportunity for a creative administrator to help the Law Center enhance its student environment. Interested applicants should provide a cover letter, resume, and three references to https://lsusystemcareers.lsu.edu. The Law Center will begin reviewing applications on August 11, 2013, and the position will remain open until filled.
REQUIRED: Bachelor’s degree followed by substantial engagement in law school admissions programs. Substantial experience in a higher education admissions office is also acceptable. Must be highly skilled in supervision/management, application review/credential evaluation, counseling/advising, marketing/promotion, statistical analysis, public speaking, and interpersonal relations
DESIRED: In depth knowledge of ACES 2. A J.D. degree is preferred.
The Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access Employer.