Admissions Assistant Director

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Employer
University of Wisconsin System
Location
Milwaukee, WI
Posted
Sep 22, 2022
Closes
Oct 10, 2022
Ref
518513932
Specialty
Admissions
Position Type
Assistant Director
Hours
Full-time
Employment Type
Permanent
Organization Type
College / University
Freshman Admissions Manager Position Number 02014521 Division Enrollment Management Department B040300 UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSIONS Position Type Non-Teaching Academic Staff Appointment Type Fixed Renewable, Non-Teaching FLSA Status Exempt Percent 100% Posting Type Staff Introduction (Description of School/College/Dept/Program)

As Wisconsin's only public urban research university, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee has established an international reputation for excellence in research, community engagement, teaching and entrepreneurism. Designated an R1 research institution, UWM educates more than 24,000 students annually and is an engine for innovation in southeastern Wisconsin. Founded over 60 years ago in the belief that Milwaukee would need a great public university to become a great city, UWM has a dual research and access mission aimed at serving the diverse needs of Wisconsin's largest metropolitan area by furthering opportunities at all levels for students who may be financially or educationally disadvantaged. More than one-third of its students are the first in their families to attend college, and 30 percent are students of color. It is the largest educator of veterans in Wisconsin, with more than 1,000 enrolled each year under the federal G.I. Bill. The Princeton Review named UWM a 2018 Best Midwestern university based on overall academic excellence and student reviews. UWM is committed to the full inclusion of LGBT+ campus constituents. In 2018, Campus Pride Index named UWM as one of the Best of the Best Top 30 LGBTQ-friendly postsecondary institutions in the United States. UWM was the first university in the nation to implement an inclusive housing policy.

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Milwaukee. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

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

The Freshman Admissions Manager will support the University of Wisconsin System and UW-Milwaukee (UWM) enrollment goals through the promotion of UWM to prospective students, families, high schools, and other off-campus communities. The position provides leadership and supervision of the Admissions Recruitment team and directs outreach efforts focusing on partnerships with high schools, colleges, and community-based organizations as part of the Office of Undergraduate Admissions' overall recruitment and outreach goals. The position also conducts outreach and recruitment in assigned recruitment territories throughout Wisconsin, Illinois, Minnesota, and additional regions as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree or higher
  • Evidence of related work experience such as admissions, recruitment, counseling, or advising of high school and/or college students
  • Experience working in an admissions and/or recruitment setting with territory management

Preferred Qualifications

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 in management, leadership, and/or supervision of staff in admissions or enrollment management; student supervision will be considered
  • Evidence of being welcoming to individuals of all cultural backgrounds and human diversity
  • Excellent written communication skills and evidence of excellent verbal communication skills
  • 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.

This position is in Salary Grade 23, with an anticipated pay range of $47k-$55k. Salary will be determined by the finalist's experience, education, training, internal/external pay equity, and other factors. This position also includes a generous benefits package including retirement, paid holidays and vacation days.

Application Deadline 10/09/2022 Continuous (Open Until Filled?) No If Continuous, Initial Review Date Position Contact Name Mariana Sanabria Contact Phone 414-229-3854 Contact Email sanabrim@uwm.edu 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.

Title and Total Compensation Project

The University of Wisconsin System is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in 2021. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/title-and-total-compensation-study/

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • References

Optional Documents

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