University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee
Job Title
Admissions & Recruitment Coordinator II
Job Description
Admissions & Recruitment Coordinator II

University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee

Position Number: 02121290

Introduction (Description of School/College/Dept/Program)

Job Summary

Plans, develops, coordinates, manages, and executes the recruitment and admissions process for the freshwater sciences and atmospheric science undergraduate programs. This position will require time outside of normal business hours, including evenings and weekends. This position will also require driving to and from UWM main campus and the School of Freshwater Sciences along with driving a university owned or fleet vehicle.
Performance of duties:

• Manages prospective student information through Slate forms and events
• Counsels prospective and admitted students on educational planning and career opportunities
• Creates targeted communication plans and promotional materials based on established goals working closely with School of Freshwater Sciences marketing and communications lead
• Engages in outreach and recruitment events, representing the university to prospective students
• Identifies opportunities for recruitment and outreach events
• Identifies and works with undergraduate student ambassadors for recruitment and outreach events
• Works closely with Office of Undergraduate Admissions visit programs, tours, and information sessions
• Serves as the liaison to internal and external stakeholder groups to identify and maintain academic program-related partnership focusing on outreach and recruitment
• Evaluates existing academic program strategy and makes recommendations to unit leadership for program enhancement
• Identifies opportunities for program improvement or new program development
• Identifies ways to promote recruitment initiatives using social media, email campaigns, and events
• Attends SFS Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion meetings; identifies and implements recruitment strategies to increase diversity recruitment

Minimum Qualifications

• 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:
• Bachelor’s degree in a natural science
• 1 year of experience related to higher education recruitment, advising, or programming
• Experience using Microsoft Office (Outlook, OneDrive, SharePoint, PowerPoint, Excel, and Word)

Preferred Qualifications

• 1 year of undergraduate recruitment experience for a natural science program
• Experience using a contact management system such as Slate
• Experience with social media marketing, trends, and best practices
• Experience planning recruitment or promotional events
• Experience being a self-starter, working autonomously, and managing time appropriately.

Application Instructions

Interested applicants are required to apply online and provide:

• A cover letter addressing your education/experience as it applies to all minimum and any preferred qualifications
• A resume
• A document listing the names and contact information for three professional references, with contact information to include telephone number and email address.

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.

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Contact Name
Nicole Thompson
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