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Admissions Counselor-Bi-Lingual
Deadline for Applications is 08/22/2021


Code: 17433 Posted: 08/02/2021

The University of Wisconsin-Parkside is a dynamic learning community grounded in academic excellence and focused on student success, diversity, inclusion and community engagement. One of 13 four-year institutions within the University of Wisconsin System, Parkside provides an educational value to our students that’s unparalleled. An affordable, high-quality education is an investment in ones future, and we believe the cost of an education should not prevent any student from achieving his or her educational and professional goals.

UW-Parkside is a great place to start or enhance your career. The campus is nestled in 700 acres of woodland and prairie and two miles west of Lake Michigan in Kenosha, WI. At Parkside we offer competitive pay and benefits, as well an engaging and supportive work environment. Parkside is a community that’s easy to call home. Find out why.

Position Title: Associate Advisor / Admissions & Recruitment Coordinator II

Employment Type: Full-time, exempt, non-instructional Academic Staff

Reports To: This position will report to the Associate Director of Admissions.


Essential Job Functions

The primary focus of the Admissions Counselor’s role is recruiting students through a wide range of activities including: making presentations, public speaking, visiting high schools and other groups and agencies. This position will also be responsible for attending college fairs; maintaining follow-up contact with prospective students and their families; developing relationships with high school counselors, international partner institutions, and other civic and community agencies and leaders; arranging campus visits and tours; and other duties or projects as required. In addition, this position will assist in the development and implementation of recruitment and marketing strategies designed to assist the university in achieving its enrollment goals. This position will also correspond with students, families, visitors, counselors and community members regarding admission to UW-Parkside and assist with setting up and maintaining a communication plan for prospective students.  

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Some of the key responsibilities for this position will include:
  • Represent UW-Parkside at high school visits, college fairs, community agencies, community activities, career days and other special events designed for students.
  • Plan and implement recruitment activities.
  • Explain admission requirements and enrollment procedures to interested students and parents providing feedback, explore educational alternatives as needed, provide campus tours, maintain follow-up contacts and provide campus resource materials.
  • Work with staff, faculty, students and alumni to ensure that students are connecting with campus resources throughout the recruitment, admission and enrollment process.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with the campus community, the public, high school personnel, agencies, and others.
  • Utilize the University’s Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software to manage targeted recruitment strategies and on-going strategic communications with inquires, prospective students and applicants.
Qualifications

Required

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion
  • One year or more of demonstrated extracurricular college involvement or relevant work experience
  • Bi-lingual Spanish
Salary and Benefits

Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The University of Wisconsin System provides a liberal benefits package, including participation in a state pension plan. 

Benefit Details: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/download/summaries/fasl.pdf

Total Compensation Estimator: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/totalcomp/

Application Process

HOW TO APPLY:
Applications must be submitted electronically through our employment portal. If you need additional assistance you may contact Human Resources at (262) 595-2204. Hours 8:00am-4:30pm Monday-Friday.

STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:

External Applicants: (NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

Internal Applicants: (Currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

STEP 2: Submit application materials

Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. All materials must be added at one time, once submitted you may not edit/add to profile. Please include the following documents:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Names and contact information for 3 professional references

Review of Applications

Applications received by 11:59 p.m. Sunday August 22nd 2021 are ensured full consideration. 

You must select "SUBMIT". Selecting "Save" will not forward your application materials to the search committee. 

Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials.

In instances where the Review Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidates application materials whether she/he meets all of the required qualifications, or if all of the application materials are not submitted, they will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications and may be excluded from further consideration.


Contact

Laura Menarek
(262)595-3204
menarek@uwp.edu
Available Until: 08/23/2021

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