Responsible for the strategic recruitment and admission of all traditional age students.
Plans and implements general recruitment events, Financial Aid Nights, Advising and Registration, and other campus events related to recruitment of students and develops and initiates other student events to enhance student recruitment.
Builds high school relations with prospective students, parents, guidance counselors, teachers, and administrators.
Monitors, in conjunction with the University Services Associate, all pending files and follow up with all pending applicants.
Oversees and coordinates the Hobson's Connect database tracking system for prospective traditional aged students, applicants, and matriculated students through to enrollment.
Analyzes, creates, and develops reports relating to recruitment efforts.
Coordinates campus tours for prospective students and their families and trains student tour guides.
Develops and implements outreach activities to promote the University in conjunction with University Relations.
Maintains consistent contact and follow-up with students throughout the enrollment cycle.
Collaborates with other staff such as Financial Aid, Student Success, Student Life, athletics, as necessary.
Assists in providing financial aid advising to new students in accordance with appropriate policies and regulations and participates in financial aid nights at various local high schools.
Dual Enrollment, High School Special, and Youth Options Students
Serves as the liaison between UW Sheboygan and area public schools to facilitate course alignment between university courses and high school courses that meet the requirements of K-12 and higher education.
Assists in the annual development of articulation agreements and recruitment efforts between district public and private school systems, home-school parents and the University.
Assists in the development and implementation of short and long-range plans for recruitment and retention of new students enrolled in these programs.
Meets with potential new students, parents and high school counselors to distribute admissions information and respond to questions.
Coordinates placement testing for potential students.
Assists with university-wide programs and visitations attended by high school students, parents and counselors to promote enrollment in these programs.
Develops strong working relationships with area high schools and alternative schools to develop and implement strategies to grow these programs by increasing both the number of high schools and the number of students enrolled in these programs.
Works with faculty and teachers in maintaining student grades and proper course transcriptions.
Monitors, investigates and resolves issues for concurrently enrolled students.
Collaborates with Associate Dean regarding dual enrollment efforts.
Serves as liaison to potential college students, assisting them in the transition from high school to successful performance at the college level.
Serves as a resource for high school and middle school personnel in matters related to students¿ preparation.
Coordinates monthly PreCollege workshops for area high school students.
Coordinates summer programs for PreCollege students.
Responsible for assisting in the writing of PreCollege grant proposals.
Supervises PreCollege coaches.
A Master's degree in college student personnel, counseling, communication, education, multicultural studies, or a related field is required.
--Recruitment and outreach
--Advising new students
--Experience working with high school students, counselors and parents
--Academic and career advising
--Financial aid or other educational related area
Technology and Skills
Familiarity with email, Microsoft Office Suite (WORD, EXCEL, POWERPOINT, etc.), social media, and database management.
High level of enthusiasm and outgoing personality for recruitment, outreach, and enrollment management. Initiative and creativity in developing recruitment and outreach activities and events. Strong communication skills with high school students, parents and counselors and to the campus community (students, staff, and faculty). Excellent organizational and communication skills. Self-starter and goal oriented. Flexibility in scheduling work hours
As part of the University of Wisconsin System, and the UW Colleges, the University of Wisconsin-Sheboygan is committed to creating a challenging and supportive academic environment that offers individual attention within the Liberal Arts curriculum to students of diverse backgrounds and abilities in realizing their full potential. Our dedicated faculty and staff help establish a learning community of critical thought and exploration that fosters a tradition of lifelong learning, leadership, service, and intellectual growth.
The campus offers local residents access to high-quality instruction and a strong academic foundation for a number of professional degrees and career areas. The 70-acre campus features state-of-the-art learning facilities, including the ACUITY Technology Center, which houses the University Library and a number of multi-media classrooms and conference rooms offering students distance learning opportunities and interactive educational experiences
The University of Wisconsin Colleges is the freshman-sophomore liberal arts transfer institution of the world-renowned University of Wisconsin System. The UW Colleges comprises thirteen two-year campuses around the state, plus UWC Online, each of which offers an excellent liberal arts and pre-professional education for students beginning work toward a bachelor's degree. The UW Colleges will also soon offer a Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences at six of its campuses. See http://www.uwc.edu for more information about the UW Colleges.
UW Colleges values diversity and inclusion. We define Inclusive Excellence as "the intentional engagement of the broadest range of perspectives, backgrounds, needs, experience, and circumstance in order to maximize success." We value diversity within our students, faculty and staff, and strive to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people. We encourage applications from all underrepresented groups, including persons with varied backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences.
A background check will be conducted for all finalist candidates.
Employment is contingent on establishment of identity and verification of employment eligibility as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.
TO ENSURE CONSIDERATION:
Applicants are required to apply online
All application materials must be submitted electronically at the time of application. UW Colleges will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications. Applicants must complete all required fields and attach all required documents at the time of application. Required application materials: 1) a letter of application that addresses how your education and experience meet each of the minimum and preferred qualifications for the position, 2) current resume, 3) unofficial transcripts, and 3) names and contact information (e-mail address, phone number, and mailing address) of at least three references.
For assured consideration, all required application materials must be received by May 12, 2013
If requested, confidentiality of an application can be maintained until an applicant is deemed a finalist in the search.
Salary is per the guidelines of UW System and UW Colleges. An outstanding benefits package including employer contribution toward health insurance and retirement savings is included with the appointment.
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