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Special Populations Coordinator - Admissions

UW-Eau Claire – Eau Claire Campus


  • Official Title: Associate Administrative Specialist
  • Job ID: #16331
  • Date Posted:
  • Apply by: | To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by deadline. However, screening may continue until position is filled.
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Special Populations Coordinator - Admissions

A full-time, professional academic staff position is available in Admission beginning on or before May 1, 2020. The working title for this assignment is Special Populations Coordinator with an official title in the Associate Administrative Specialist.  This is a renewable assignment, contingent on performance and funding.  The starting salary range is $35,568 - $38,000 and is be commensurate with experience and qualifications. This position is responsible for working with special populations in the admissions office and facilitate coordination of services for these students across campus. Special populations can include special students – particularly non-degree special students and high school specials at Eau Claire and Barron County campuses, veterans, non-traditional adults, transfers, readmit, and graduate program. This position needs the technical skills necessary for application operations and the interpersonal skills needed to advise/counsel prospective students in person, via phone, or email.


  • A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Demonstrated
    • professional judgment and discretion
    • commitment to equity and inclusiveness; able to bring diverse perspectives and experiences together.
    • Exceptional communication skills
  • Ability to:
    • analyze, make decisions, solve problems effectively, and process large amounts of information
    • meet deadlines 
    • work under pressure
    • maintain confidentiality while working with sensitive information
  • Highly dedicated to service excellence for students, University administrators, faculty, and others




  • Familiarity with Student Information Systems, document imaging software and Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Outlook, Word, etc.)
  • Understand and interpret policy pertaining to application processing.
  • Previous experience in a higher education setting.



  • Authority to accept/deny students, primarily non-degree specials including high school specials.
  • Advise prospective students of admission requirements, policies and procedures. Populations can include (but are not limited to) readmit, transfers, graduate program, non-traditional and veteran students
  • Back-up processing applications for students including graduate, readmit, and transfers (particularly non-traditional and veterans).
  • Determine residency status requiring knowledge of Wisconsin State Statue 36.27.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor, Associate Director and Director of Admissions.
  • By definition of this position, persons in this position are considered a campus security authority (CSA) to whom individuals may report certain crimes occurring within UWEC on-campus and off-campus property


UNIVERSITY and EAU CLAIRE COMMUNITY: UW-Eau Claire, an institution of approximately 11,500 students and 1,400 faculty and staff, is consistently recognized as a top comprehensive university in the Midwest and is widely known as a leader in faculty-undergraduate research and study abroad. We strive for excellence in liberal education and select graduate and professional programs through commitment to teaching and learning and dedication to our core values of diversity, sustainability, leadership, and innovation.

The City of Eau Claire, situated at the confluence of the Chippewa and Eau Claire rivers, is at the center of a metropolitan area of approximately 100,000 people located 90 miles east of Minneapolis/St. Paul. The area features beautiful parks and trails, strong public schools, a vibrant arts scene and local food culture, and abundant recreational opportunities.


APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applications are submitted electronically. Please follow instructions found on the following UW-Eau Claire Web site: .You must create an account and login before you can apply.  If you have not yet registered, click on the "Click here to Register" link to begin the registration process. If you are already a registered user, input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Login."  Click the link to the Special Populations Coordinator position (Job ID # 16331) and then click the "Apply Now" button to submit your application electronically.  Your application will not be considered complete until all required documents are attached and all required fields are completed.  Please be sure you have included the following in PDF format:

  • Letter of application
  • Resume
  • Names and contact information for three references


Please direct requests for additional information to:

Joey Bohl;


To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by March 23, 2020.  However, screening may continue until position is filled.

The UW-Eau Claire Police Department is dedicated to maintaining a safe and secure environment for learning and working. Although crime at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is limited, the University Police want students, faculty and staff to be aware of crime on campus and the area surrounding the campus. The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal law that requires colleges and universities to disclose annual information about campus crime. Visit Campus Security and Fire Report. Also visit our Campus Security Authority policy.

UW-Eau Claire is an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disability employer dedicated to enhancing diversity, equity, and inclusion.

The University reserves the right to contact additional references with notice given to the candidates at an appropriate time in the process. Employment will require a background check. Employment will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding past conduct related to sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. §. 19.36(7).

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 Spring 2020. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: