Admissions And Recruitment Coordinator II

University of Wisconsin System
Milwaukee, WI
Closing date
Dec 7, 2023

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Branch Campus Recruiter Position Number 02244815 Division College of General Studies Department B380200 CGS STUDENT AFFAIRS Position Type Non-Teaching Academic Staff Appointment Type Fixed Renewable Pay Basis Annual Salary Grade 18 FLSA Status Exempt Percent 100% Posting Type Staff UWM Description

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) is Wisconsin's second-largest university, with a unique dual mission of access and research to provide high-quality education for students from all backgrounds. UWM is one of 146 top research universities recognized as "R1" by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. Along with its main campus in Milwaukee, UWM has branch campuses in Waukesha and Washington County.

UWM celebrates, values and promotes the diverse voices and experiences of its students and employees and our community partners. We believe diversity enriches and strengthens our institution. UWM is committed to providing equitable access to opportunities for students and employees from every background. We aspire to create a campus climate that is welcoming to all. Learn more here:

School/College/Division Description

UWM College of General Studies is a great choice for local students who want a two-year degree or a valuable start to a four-year degree. When students are ready to pursue a four-year degree, it's easy to transfer to UW-Milwaukee or another UW System school. The small college atmosphere offers engaging courses in more than 200 academic majors as well as exceptional faculty and a supportive environment for students who are taking an active role in shaping their futures.

Job Summary

The College of General Studies (CGS), located on the Waukesha and Washington County campuses of the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, invites applications for an Admissions and Recruitment Coordinator position.

Reporting directly to the Assistant Dean for Student Affairs, the Admissions and Recruitment Coordinator will support UW-Milwaukee (UWM)'s College of General Studies (CGS, comprising Washington County and Waukesha campuses, and Bridge Program at the Kenwood Campus) enrollment goals through the promotion of CGS to prospective students, families, high school and college personnel, and the broader off-campus communities. Through effective customer service, territory management and full engagement within CGS's recruitment efforts, the Admissions and Recruitment Coordinator will attract a qualified and diverse prospective student audience to consider and ultimately select CGS as their destination institution. This position will conduct targeted recruitment activities in designated territories including high school visits and college fairs. In coordination with CGS and campus stakeholders, this position will develop a recruitment plan for students in their respective territory and will be asked to help with other recruitment efforts on and off campus. In addition, this position will serve as a liaison to prospects and their families for admissions questions and other related processes. This position will work collaboratively with other recruiters within the Office of Undergraduate Admissions, the Dean of the College of General Studies, and the Welcome and Tours Coordinator for CGS.

This position will be primarily located at the Waukesha Campus

1500 N University Dr. Waukesha, WI 53188.

This position will be required to work some evenings and weekends along with overnight travel with personal vehicles.Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree (granted by date of hire)
  • Evidence of proficient communication skills and/or experience including public speaking.
  • 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:

Preferred Qualifications
  • Advanced degree and/or certifications in education, management, communications, sales/customer service, marketing, or a related field
  • Experience working with students and staff in a high school and/or college setting
  • Evidence of ability to collaborate or experience working on a team for planning events or programs
  • Experience working with diverse populations

Target Salary Range $43,000 - $48,000 (Final salary offer contingent upon skills, knowledge, and abilities as they relate to the position) Benefits and Total Rewards

As part of UWM's commitment to supporting the success of our team members through positive experiences, employees are provided with Benefits to Benefit You and Your Life. UWM offers a comprehensive benefits package and contributes towards the cost of several benefit plans. Employees with a qualifying position also receive an extensive leave package including vacation, sick leave (with no expiration), personal holiday, and paid legal holidays. Please visit this link to view summary benefits information. (Compensation figures are for example purposes only.) UWM Benefits to Benefit You and Your Life

Application Instructions

Interested candidates must upload the following documents:
  • A cover letter that addresses how their experience meets the qualifications of the position
  • A Professional Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  • A document containing the names of three professional references, including contact information (email address, phone number, and mailing address)

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.This is a continuous recruitment. Review of applications will begin November 6, 2023 and continue until position is filled. Application materials received after November 5, 2023 may not receive consideration.

Application Deadline Continuous (Open Until Filled?) Yes If Continuous, Initial Review Date 11/06/2023 Position Contact Name Amanda Grober Contact Phone 414-251-8499 Contact Email 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 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, 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.

Job Categories Admissions, Communication/Public Relations, Extension, Outreach, and Public Engagement, External Relations, Student Services

Applicant Documents

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

Optional Documents

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
    • Do you 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:
  • Yes
  • No

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