Associate Director of Admissions & New Student Services
Deadline for Applications is 4/25/2021

Code: 17056 Posted: 03/30/2021

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 is unparalleled. An affordable, high-quality education is an investment in one’s 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. Located in Kenosha, WI between Chicago and Milwaukee, the campus is nestled on 700 acres of woodland and prairie, two miles west of Lake Michigan. At Parkside we offer competitive pay and benefits, as well as an engaging and supportive work environment. Parkside is a community that’s easy to call home. Find out why.

Position Title: Associate Director of Admissions

Employment Type: Full-time/exempt/Non-Instructional Academic Staff

Reports To: Shaun Keating, Executive Director of Enrollment Services.

Pay Range: $60,000 - $72,000

Essential Job Functions

The Associate Director of Admissions & New Student Services leads student recruitment efforts in support of achieving institutional, enrollment-related strategic goals. The Associate Director assists in the development and interpretation of operating policies and procedures, the establishment of enrollment targets, the defining and management of recruitment territories, and the implementation of a campus-wide strategic marketing and recruitment plan. The Associate Director manages the day-to-day operations of the Admissions Office with direct supervision over the Admissions Counselors and Visitor Services Coordinator and oversight of the Operations Team.


Qualifications: Ideal candidates will possess the following qualifications and skills:


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education; Master’s degree preferred.
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in Admissions, Enrollment, Orientation, Advising, or related field in a higher education setting.
  • Experience supervising professional staff and ability to maintain effective professional working relationships with individuals at all organizational levels both with the campus community and with external constituents.
  • Experience using a student information system (preferably PeopleSoft), document imaging software, Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software.
  • Ability to plan, organize and prioritize multiple work assignments and projects for one’s self and the team.
  • Demonstrated commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion.
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:

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Application Process

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
  • Transcripts

Review of Applications

Applications received by 11:59 p.m. Sunday April 25th, 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.


Laura Menarek
Available Until: 04/26/2021

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