*A cover letter is required with application.*
Summary: The Associate Director leads the daily operations associated with the Master in Studies of Law program and recruits and reviews applications from potential students for the MSL program. This position also collaborates with the Communications and Admissions departments, Registrar, and other Administrators on all matters relating to the daily operations and student needs of the MSL program.
Communications & Marketing (Collaborates with the Director and/or Assistant Dean, Instructional Design and the Communications department):
- Markets and develops communications strategies.
- Presents and campaigns social media.
- Develops and produces marketing materials.
- Creates new ways to reach prospective students.
- Produces and conducts student information sessions and marketing webinars.
Recruiting & Admissions:
- Attends trade shows and other recruiting events, locally and nationally.
- Participates in recruitment strategy and goal setting.
- Collaborates with the Admissions department on correspondence with incoming students.
- Supervises compiling and summarizing of application files and circulation through the MSL Admissions Committee; responds to the Committee’s questions about applicants or requests for obtaining additional information on candidate.
- Schedules and/or facilitates prospective student virtual interviews.
- Maintains close relationships with alumni to learn their news and keep them integrated in the Wake Law community.
Student Services & Academic Advising:
- Collaborates with the Director and/or Assistant Dean, Instructional Design on creation, maintenance, and execution of MSL orientation for new students.
- Manages the onboarding of matriculated students in conjunction with various University departments.
- Communicates with continuing students on a regular, ongoing basis regarding their studies and progress.
- Counsels students on registration and course requirements for degree and certificate completion compliance.
- Develops and maintains a database of MSL student course completion and cumulative grades.
- Advises students on course offering requirements based on individual needs and course offerings.
- Counsels incoming and current students on the transfer credit policy; develops transfer credit documentation for the Executive Associate Academic Dean review.
- Administers student course and program evaluations.
- Coordinates with Learning Assistance Center on disability services, as needed.
- Coordinates graduation procedures for students.
Required Education, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
- Bachelor’s degree with five years of related experience.
- Experience with online learning in the higher education setting, either as a student, teacher, or administrator.
- Experience with or demonstrated understanding of adult learner population needs.
- Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills.
- Demonstrated problem-solving skills.
- Highly organized and detail oriented; ability to work as a member of a team and under pressure.
- Ability to travel for recruiting.
Preferred Education, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
- Responsible for own work.
Note: This position profile identifies the key responsibilities and expectations for performance. It cannot encompass all specific job tasks that an employee may be required to perform. Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and perform job-related duties as may be reasonably assigned by his/her supervisor.
In order to provide a safe and productive learning and living community, Wake Forest University conducts background investigations and drug screens for all final staff candidates being considered for employment.
Wake Forest seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce, and encourages qualified candidates across all group demographics to apply.