Director of Admissions, School of Law - R0023570

  • University of Virginia
  • Charlottesville, VA, USA
  • Apr 21, 2021
Full time Management

Job Description

Director of Admissions, School of Law - R0023570


The Admissions Office at the University of Virginia School of Law seeks a Director of Admissions. This is a University Executive and Senior Administrative Staff position reporting to the Assistant Dean for Admissions.


The Director of Admissions will counsel prospective students and recruit admitted students during all phases of the admissions cycle, whether by phone, email, or in-person visits at the Law School or off-site. The Director will evaluate applications and make admissions recommendations to the Assistant Dean, ensuring timely turnaround of admissions recommendations. The Director will collect, analyze, and interpret data for use in analysis, decision-making, and performance monitoring. The Director will help organize on-grounds events such as tours, class visits, admissions information sessions, and Admitted Students Open Houses, including the involvement of current students, faculty, and alumni. This position will enhance existing initiatives in student recruitment and data analysis, while also allowing development of new initiatives in the Admissions Office.


Some travel is involved during the admissions cycle.


A J.D. from an ABA-accredited law school or other graduate degree is required. At least four years of legal or higher education experience is required. Candidates must have superior oral and written communication skills; an excellent customer-service orientation; strong interpersonal and organizational skills; a strong commitment to student services; and the ability to work with diverse constituencies in a team- oriented and collegial environment. Facility with databases and Microsoft Excel is strongly preferred.


Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.



Apply online at search for requisition # R0023570, Internal applicants must apply through their UVA Workday profile.  Complete the application, and attach the following:


*** Please note that ALL REQUESTED documents MUST be uploaded in the resume submission field, and you can combine documents into one PDF. ***

  • Cover letter
  • CV/resume
  • Names and contact information for three professional references.


**Applications that do not have all the required documents will not receive full consideration.***


The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment.


Questions regarding the application process should be directed to: Nicole Robinson, Faculty Search Advisor at


The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.