University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee

Date: 1 week ago
City: Milwaukee, WI
Salary: $42,000 - $49,000 / year
Contract type: Full time
University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee
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 close to 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

This position is responsible for providing positive and exciting direction, development, and oversight of campus visit experiences offered through the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Office of Undergraduate Admissions. In support of Departmental, campus and UWM enrollment management goals, the incumbent coordinates the Office of Undergraduate Admissions (OUA) daily tours and group tours as a part of the unit’s recruitment efforts. This position oversees 30-40 student Campus Ambassadors, including leadership development of student staff

The employee works closely with internal and external partners to ensure tour programs are well-defined, promoted and executed, and effectively interface with campus-wide efforts. This individual further supports recruitment and outreach efforts through oversight of the Welcome Center operations

The position reports to the Assistant Director for Visit Programs and serves as a fully engaged member of the Office of Undergraduate Admissions
Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree. While the major field is not critical, majors in social work, student personnel, business, guidance, and counseling related fields would provide a strong background for this position

  • Prior work experience working with high school and/or college students

  • Experience planning events and managing complex projects

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience giving public presentations

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, as evidenced by application materials and interviews, where applicable

  • Prior experience supervising staff (student or professional)

  • Experience working with customer relationship management (CRM) tracking systems or other student communication or tracking systems

  • 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 he/she/they meet any of the qualifications, he/she/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 18, with an anticipated pay range of $
42-49k. 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 12/15/2022

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