Website University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

ADMISSIONS AND RECRUITMENT COORDINATOR II

Position Number: 02156320

Introduction (Description of School/College/Dept/Program)
The Office of Undergraduate Admissions (OUA) is housed in the Division of Enrollment Management, home to the Student Success Center, Financial Aid Office, Student Advising, Career Planning and more. OUA is tasked with attracting and enrolling undergraduate students to UWM’s three campuses. The department oversees recruitment, visits and events, operations (application processing), the CRM(Slate), marketing and communications. The team works to attract undergraduate students from a variety of groups: first time freshmen, first generation college students, transfer students, re-entry students, adult students.

Job Summary
Reporting to the Admissions Manager, the Freshmen Admissions Counselor will support the Universities of Wisconsin and UW-Milwaukee (UWM) enrollment goals through the promotion of UWM to prospective new freshmen students, families, and broader off-campus communities. This position is responsible for direct outreach efforts focusing on partnerships with high schools and community organizations as part of the overall recruitment and outreach strategies conducted by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. This position will be responsible for managing an assigned recruitment territory throughout Wisconsin, and additional regions as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree
Evidence of related work experience such as admissions, recruitment, counseling, or advising students
Must possess a valid Wisconsin Driver license (or other such valid operator’s permit recognized by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation) and be able to meet or exceed the minimum requirements for driving on state business as detailed here: https://uwm.edu/risk-management/drivers/

Preferred Qualifications
Master’s degree or other advanced degree
Familiarity with UWM’s academic programs, admission requirements, and University policies and procedures as a staff member and/or student
Experience working with high school students and other student types in a higher education setting
Evidence of being welcoming to individuals of all cultural backgrounds and human diversity
Excellent written communication skills and evidence of excellent verbal communication skills, as evidenced by written application materials and interviews (where applicable)
Bilingual in Spanish

Application Instructions
Interested applicants are required to apply online and provide a cover letter addressing your education/experience as they apply to all minimum and preferred qualifications, a resume, and a document listing the names and contact information for three professional references. UWM will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications.

In instances where the Search and Screen Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidate’s application materials whether they meet any of the qualifications, they will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications.

All application materials will be further evaluated as evidence of excellent written communication skills. Candidate(s) selected for hire will be required to submit official college transcripts.

Application Notes
For this position, applicants are required to apply online. UWM will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications. Additionally, applicants must complete all required fields and attach any required documents. The process is complete when the message “Your application has been submitted” is displayed and you receive a confirmation number.

Legal Notices AA/EO Statement

UWM is an AA/EO employer: All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status.

Reasonable Accommodations

UWM provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual with a disability. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact uwm-jobs@uwm.edu or 414-229-4463. This job announcement and other material on this site will be made available in alternate formats upon request to an individual with a disability.

Confidentiality of Applicant Materials

UWM is a State agency and subject to Wisconsin’s Open Records Law. UWM will not, however, reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing except as may be required by Wisconsin’s Open Records law. In certain circumstances, the identities of “final candidates” and/or the identity of the appointed applicant must be revealed upon request.

CBC and Reference Check Policy

Employment will require a criminal background check. UWM takes the prevention of sexual misconduct seriously. As such, you and your references will be required to answer questions regarding any past findings of sexual violence and sexual harassment or any pending allegations of sexual violence or sexual harassment.

Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (Clery Act)

For the UWM Annual Security and Fire Safety Reports (i.e., Clery Report), which includes statistics about reported crimes and information about campus security policies, see http://www.cleryact.uwm.edu/, or call UWM’s Dean of Students Office, Student Union 345 at (414) 229-4632 for a paper copy.

Employment Authorization

In compliance with federal law, all persons at the time of their start date will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

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