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Multicultural Admissions Counselor

UW-Eau Claire – Eau Claire Campus
Admissions

Full Time, Staff

  • Official Title: Student Services Coordinator
  • Job ID: #17267
  • 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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Multicultural Admissions Counselor

A full-time, professional academic staff position is available in Admissions beginning 08/01/2021. The working title for this assignment is Multicultural Admissions Counselor with an official title in the Student Services Coordinator title series.  This is a renewable assignment, contingent on performance and funding.  The salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution  
  •  Highly dedicated to service excellence for students, University administrators, faculty, and others 
  • Ability to:
    • meet deadlines  
    • be flexible while managing multiple projects
    • be detail-oriented 
  •  Demonstrated commitment to equity and inclusiveness; able to bring diverse perspectives and experiences together

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Outlook, Word, etc.) database software, recruitment technology, and analytical programs
  • Experience with recruitment and outreach activities; preferably in higher education  
  • Ability to analyze, make decisions, and solve problems effectively 
  • Demonstrated experience in planning and leading events
  • Strong verbal and written communication, including public speaking

DUTIES: 

  • Represent UW-Eau Claire at high school visits, educational fairs, college/career/community events, and other outreach events throughout the region with an emphasis in outreach to diverse student populations.  
  • Present at on and off campus events to high school and transfer students, families and special groups, counselors and college access groups – sharing information on the admission process and opportunities available at UW-Eau Claire. 
  • Coordinate and promote campus visits for pre-college and other special groups.
  • Hire, train and supervise group visit interns.
  • Assist with scholarship review and awarding, application follow up, telecounseling activities, and on-going daily correspondence.  
  • Collaborate with Admissions staff and others across campus to develop and implement recruitment initiatives focused on students of color.
  • Other duties as assigned by office and campus leadership
  • By definition of this position, persons in this positon are considered a campus security authority (CSA) to whom individuals may report certain crimes occurring within UWEC on-campus and off-campus property 

THE UNIT: The unit of Admissions consists of 20 staff members as is charged with the recruitment of students and processing of all application materials. 

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: http://www.uwec.edu/Employment.  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 Multicultural Admissions Counselor position (Job ID # 17267) 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:
Susan Vang; vangsusa@uwec.edu

To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by June 19, 2021. However, screening may continue until position is filled. 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 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  (https://www.uwec.edu/human-resources/employment-opportunities/job- penings/upload/AnnualSecurityandFireReport-2.pdf) Also visit our Campus Security Authority policy (https://www.uwec.edu/human-resources/employment-opportunities/job-openings/upload/CleryCompliancePolicy.pdf)

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

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(CSA) policy.

UW-Eau Claire is an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disability employer dedicated to enhancing equity, diversity, 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 will change in November 2021. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/title-and-total-compensation-study/.