Lauder Admissions Diversity Recruitment Officer - Temporary Employee

Lauder Admissions Diversity Recruitment Officer - Temporary Employee

University Overview

The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn's distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning. As an employer Penn has been ranked nationally on many occasions with the most recent award from Forbes who named Penn one of America's Best Employers By State in 2021.

Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

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Posted Job Title
Lauder Admissions Diversity Recruitment Officer - Temporary Employee

Job Profile Title
Temporary Employee - Non-Exempt

Job Description Summary
Temporary Employee - Non-Exempt

Job Description
  • 5-10 hours per week
  • Qualifications: BA/BS degree and an individual who has had experience in MBA/graduate school/university admissions and ideally in diversity recruitment
  • Role would be focused on:
    • Growing application volume of URM (underrepresented black, Latino, native) applicants building list of leads and nurturing them from the top of the funnel through the application process
    • Partner closely with a develop a working relationship with MBA adcomm member dedicated to SOC/URM recruitment
    • Develop relationship with other diversity recruitment officers at top universities, MBA programs, and across professional diversity-oriented organizations to partner on joint events and networking opportunities
    • Developing relationships with feeder schools including HBCUs as well as organizations across feeder industries (e.g. banking, consulting, NGOs) that have a focus on diverse candidates/representation
    • Hosting information sessions (virtual and in-person) targeted to recruitment of undergraduate and professional candidates both for the Advance Access and MBA Lauder applicant pools
    • Work one-on-one with candidates help nurture them through the funnel setting individual calls, connecting them with Lauder students, and help prep them for the application process.
    • Host in person and virtual coffee chats and one-on-one calls and coaching sessions
    • Develop a relationship with diversity organizations like MLT, Forte, Jump Start, and SEO to help grow pool of qualified URM applicants
    • Develop network of URM current students and alumni to utilize in recruitment efforts
    • Support marketing outreach with email campaigns geared towards diverse candidates, website and social media content, e.g. student and alumni profiles, update diversity page on Lauder website, etc.
    • Work with Lauder diversity taskforce and with Lauder students on issues addressing diversity in admissions

Job Location - City, State
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School
Wharton School

Pay Range
$7.25 - $155.75

Affirmative Action Statement
Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

Special Requirements
Background check may be required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.

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