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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Assistant Director, MBA Admissions in Atlanta, Georgia

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Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future.We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.


Job Duties specific to Admissions Evaluation and Yield Team :

  • Conducts interviews and evaluates admissions applications across all 5 MBA programs.

  • Perform high level engagement with admitted students through a personalized approach to convert them to enrolled students.

  • Manages and tracks relationships with candidates in CRM (Slate) and develops knowledge of CRM functionality including queries, reports, and data analysis.

  • Manage waitlist for each program which includes providing feedback to candidates as well as coordinating a communication plan.

  • Conduct annual review of MBA admissions application and support materials to ensure it provides information needed for the evaluation.

  • Plan, execute and measure success of yield strategy which includes conducting an annual review of admit and deposit packets, overseeing admitted student websites and current student/alumni ambassador involvement in the recruiting process.

  • Delivers presentations, in person and online, for prospective and/or admitted applicants.

  • Supports diversity initiatives to deliver a well-balanced class for all 4 programs

  • Supports website, print material and social media strategy to achieve recruiting and yield goals.

  • Maintains working relationships with other school departments; working closely with the Program Offices, the Career Management Center, and the Marketing Department.

  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; and participating in professional organizations.

  • Occasional travel required to attend local and non-local recruitment functions: domestic and international, some early morning, evenings, and weekends.

  • Represents the School with the highest degree of professionalism through an array of outreach programs and activities.

Competencies and Related Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community

  • Demonstrate a strong sense of cultural awareness to support recruiting in a global market and provide a positive example to raise awareness levels

  • Comfortable in sharing ideas and incorporating the ideas of others in order to reach good decisions

  • Demonstrated ability to efficiently and effectively solve problems by initiating and implementing projects independently

  • Must be detail-oriented.

  • Ability to travel and work flexible hours

  • Knowledge of the broad spectrum of available university academic units, curricula, and programs

  • Knowledge of student recruitment issues

  • Ability to provide consistent personalized positive attention to candidates

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of records and information


  • Bachelor’s degree and at least three years of work experience in higher education, admissions, recruiting, sales, marketing, public relations, or in a similar corporate setting

  • Excellent customer service, verbal and written communication skills

  • Public speaking experience and professional presence

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office


  • Marketing and/or MBA admissions recruiting work experience at a selective academic institution is highly desirable

  • Proficiency in CRM and admissions information management system such as Slate or similar

  • Demonstrated competency in a second language, and advanced degree such as MBA or Master’s in Higher Education Administration degree, are beneficial but not required

NOTE: Position tasks are generally required to be performed in-person at an Emory University location. Remote work from home day options may be granted at department discretion. Emory reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employees.

Emory Supports a Diverse and Inclusive Culture

To ensure the safety of our campus community, the COVID-19 vaccine is required. For more information on the University and Hospital policies and potential exemptions, please see our website.

Emory University is dedicated to providing equal opportunities and equal access to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Emory University does not discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment on the basis of any factor stated above or prohibited under applicable law. Students, faculty, and staff are assured of participation in University programs and in the use of facilities without such discrimination. Emory University complies with Executive Order 11246, as amended, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veteran's Readjustment Assistance Act, and applicable executive orders, federal and state regulations regarding nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action. Emory University is committed to achieving a diverse workforce through application of its affirmative action, equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training. Inquiries regarding this policy should be directed to the Emory University Department of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Building, Atlanta, GA 30322.

Emory University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate format or to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact the Department of Accessibility Services at 404-727-9877 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD). Please note that one week advance notice is preferred.

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Job Number 75772

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division Goizueta Business School

Department GBS: MBA Admissions

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable

Job Category Admissions & Student Life

Campus Location (For Posting) : City Atlanta

Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor