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Code: 021 Posted: 03/19/2014
Position 1: Admissions Counselor/Recruiter (Freshmen Students)
Position 2: Admissions Counselor/Recruiter (Transfer Students)
The University of Wisconsin-Parkside invites applications for two (2) counselor/recruiter positions in the Admissions Office. One position specializes in recruiting freshmen and the other transfer students.
The position's focus is recruiting students through a wide range of activities including: making presentations, public speaking, visiting high schools or visiting community and 2-year colleges and other targeted groups and agencies. These positions will also be responsible for attending college fairs; maintaining follow-up contact with prospective students and their parents; developing relationships with high school guidance counselors, and other civic and community leaders; arranging campus visits and tours; and other duties or projects as required. In addition, these positions will assist in the development and implementation of recruitment and marketing strategies designed to assist the university in achieving its enrollment goals. These positions will also correspond with students, parents, and counselors regarding admission to UW-Parkside and assist with setting up and maintaining a communication plan for prospective students.
ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES
University and Community: The University of Wisconsin-Parkside is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. The University of Wisconsin-Parkside is a comprehensive campus of the University of Wisconsin System with approximately 4800 students, 120 faculty, and 70 instructional academic staff offering 33 undergraduate majors and 3 master's degrees in 22 academic departments. The campus is located between the cities of Kenosha and Racine in southeastern Wisconsin, within the Chicago-Milwaukee corridor.
The university is situated on 700 acres of prairie and woodland approximately two miles west of Lake Michigan. Consisting of 15 buildings, the coherence and unity of the original campus design within its natural landscape has been sustained over four decades of development. Recent additions include a renovated and expanded student center, a 250 bed suite-style residence hall, and a greatly expanded and renovated center for the arts and humanities.
Salary:Commensurate with qualifications and experience.The University of Wisconsin System provides a liberal benefits package, including participation in a state pension plan.
It is the policy of UW Parkside to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities.If you need assistance, or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact the Human Resources Office at 262-595-2204.Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual's disability.
A criminal background check and degree verification are part of the application process.
Applications received by April 9, 2014 are ensured full consideration. The position is open until filled.
Interested candidates should submit the following:
Names, email addresses, and telephone numbers of three references
Go to: www.careers.wisconsin.edu Click the "Apply Now" button.You must create an account and login before you can apply.If you have not yet registered, click on the "Click here to Register" link to begin the registration process.If you are already a registered user, input your "User Name" and "Password' and select "Login." If you have questions about how to apply from the Candidate Gateway, go to https://kb.wisc.edu/hrs/page.php?id=21900
Your application will not be considered complete until all required documents are attached and all required fields are completed.
If you have application questions call or email:
Contact Name: Sharon Acerbi
Contact Phone: (262) 595-2130
Contact Email: Sharon.Acerbi@uwp.edu