The Assistant Dean of Admissions serves as the principal recruitment officer for the Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine, providing leadership and strategic direction to maximize and sustain enrollment consistent with GSDM's mission to build on a culture of inclusivity and academic excellence through the recruitment of diverse and outstanding students. The Assistant Dean of Admissions reports directly to the Dean of the Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine.
Provide a strong and visible leadership role in recruitment and retention of students to the DMD Program, DMD Advanced Standing Program, post-doctoral and post-graduate programs;
Supervise the Director of Admissions, admissions representatives and related support staff;
Develop and refine the application review process within a holistic admissions approach;
Work closely with pre-professional advisors and various members of the Admissions Committee regarding applicants;
Oversee the criminal background check policy, process, and credentialing for all entering students and residents, including the undergraduate certification requirement for all entering four-year DMD students;
Oversee and execute all offers of admission to prospective predoctoral and postdoctoral students;
Collaborate closely with the Boston University Medical Campus Student Financial Aid Director and staff to remain updated on student financial information;
Administer and manage the scholarship budget and SDM endowed funds for entering students in collaboration with the Office of the Dean;
Assist the school with its plans for the retention of first-year students;
Oversee the collection and assessment of documents required for accreditation standards;
Serve as a member or Chair of the Admissions Committee;
Serve as member of the School's Executive Committee and present matriculation and enrollment statistics;
Represent the Dean and GSDM as required at University meetings and external events related to Admissions;
Additional duties as directed or requested by the Dean
3-5 years of leadership experience at a CODA-accredited academic institution
Experience in supervising professional level staff
Ability to inspire, motivate and lead an energetic team
Capability to develop and mentor staff
Demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations and a commitment to diversity and inclusion
Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills, including written and oral communication skills
Strong organizational and time management skills
Experience in managing budgets to meet operational goals
Outcomes-oriented and with experience in data analytics
Desire and determination to meet institutional goals while adhering to university policy and procedures
Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information
Ability to engage current students, faculty, and alumni in the recruitment and enrollment of all new students
Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.
Salary will be commensurate with experience and academic rank.
Boston University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more. www.bu.edu/hr/benefits
Confidential review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For consideration, a curriculum vitae, letter of interest, statement of career goals, academic interest, and leadership goals, and a statement of diversity, equity, and inclusion should be submitted. At least five references with full contact information including emails should be provided. Contact information for references is requested, but will only be used, with permission, from finalists.
Applications should be sent to:
Dr. Marianne Jurasic, Chair
Dean's Advisory Search Committee for an Assistant Dean of Admissions
Office of the Dean
Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine
635 Albany Street, G700
Boston, MA 02118
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