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Stanford University is seeking an Admissions Manager to manage, administer, implement and interpret university and/or department admission policies and procedures in support of Medical Degree Admissions. Stanford University School of Medicine (SoM) is ranked among the top medical schools in the country. With close ties to Stanford University and a world-class medical center, Stanford University SoM sets the training ground for the next generation of biomedical leaders and pioneers.


As a key member of the Office of MD Admissions, this will be a challenging role that will have multiple touch points with applicants, SoM constituents, university liaisons, external vendors, and other partners.


Duties include:

  • Manage, mentor, and supervise two to three MD Admissions Officers.
  • Manage and monitor professional development of direct reports.
  • Manage recruitment, hiring and monitoring of seasonal external MD application readers.
  • Manage processes to ensure compliance with AAMC MD Admissions traffic rules.
  • Project manage yearly rollover process to prepare system for next admissions cycle.
  • Manage admissions related activities with Physician Scientist and Medical Scientist (PSTP and MSTP) program managers.
  • Provide support to Associate Dean and Assistant Dean with setting up and coordinating Committee on Admissions meetings.
  • Assist with setting master calendar for the admissions cycle.
  • Read, evaluate and make higher level recommendations on MD applications.
  • Develop and maintain external community and University liaisons related to admission programs and services.
  • Evaluate departmental policies and procedures and make recommendations to senior management team.
  • Oversee the collection of enrollment data, develop reports and analyses.
  • Evaluate needs and manage the implementation and development of technology.
  • Participate in annual planning long-term strategic planning.
  • Serve as a key member of management team; represent the department/unit on University wide teams and projects.
  • Take leadership role at regional and national committees/conferences like AAMC.


* Other duties may also be assigned.



  • A minimum of 2 years work experience in admissions or student enrollment services.



  • Bachelor’s degree and 7 years relevant experience or combination of education and relevant experience.



  • Personnel management experience.
  • Budget management experience.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Proven reading comprehension skills.
  • Proven strong organizational, planning and time management skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and make distinctions among competitive applicants.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Proven experience in public speaking and presentation skills.
  • Evidence of program planning skills.



  • Frequently perform desk based computer tasks, seated work and use light/ fine grasping.
  • Occasionally lift, carry, push pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.
  • Rarely stand, walk, use a telephone and write by hand.


* Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.



  • May work extended or non-standard hours based on project or business needs. Occasional local and overnight travel required.



  • Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
  • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
  • Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.


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