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Assistant Director of Admissions

UW-Eau Claire – Eau Claire Campus

Full Time, Staff

  • Official Title: Assistant Director of Admissions
  • Job ID: #17682
  • 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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Assistant Director of Admissions

A full-time, professional academic staff position is available in Admissions beginning December 1, 2021. The working title for this assignment the Assistant Director of Admissions. This is a renewable assignment contingent on performance. The salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution is required. [Example: Also required are excellent written and oral communication skills; ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure; ability to create and maintain a program budget.]
1)    A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution
2)    Previous experience within enrollment management and recruitment activities, preferably within the area of admissions
3)    Experience supervising staff and leading a team
4)    Demonstrated commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion
5)    Excellent written and oral communication skills

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
1)    Master’s degree in a related area from an accredited institution
2)    Experience with marketing and data analytics
3)    Familiarity with recruitment and education software such as a CRM and SIS

DUTIES:
1)    Oversee recruitment operations and staff in office of admissions

2)    Collaborate with Integrated Marketing Communications office to ensure a cohesive, integrated communication plan (video, print, email, social media, web, etc.)

3)    Serve as member of the Admissions Office leadership team, providing guidance, and direction for the department, staff, and its functions. Supervise and provide direction to several direct reports.

4)    Coordinate with Director of Admissions and other office/campus leadership on the creation and implementation of a campus recruitment plan that furthers the University Strategic Plan.

5)    Perform recruitment activities such as presentations, high school visits, college fairs, territory management, and application follow up.

6)    Gather, organize and analyze information pertaining to the recruitment and admissions of undergraduate students.

7)    Create and maintain strong relationships with campus partners including, but not limited to, student support services, academic departments, athletics, and offices within the division of Enrollment Management.

8)    Partner with Recruitment Technology Manager and Campus Visit Coordinator to effectively utilize CRM for communication and recruitment activities.

9)    Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Admissions and Enrollment Management Leadership.

THE UNIT: The unit of admissions consists of 20 staff members and is charged with the recruitment and processing of all incoming students. Admissions is a member of the division of Enrollment Management at UW-Eau Claire and partners heavily within the division and with partners across campus.

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. To learn more about UWEC, visit https://www.uwec.edu/human- resources/employment-opportunities/why-uwec/ .
 
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: https://www.uwec.edu/job-postings/ .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 Assistant Director of Admissions position (Job ID #17682) 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: Terri Thill; thilltl@uwec.edu

To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by November 12, 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/files/8/annual-security-report.pdf) . Also visit our Campus Security Authority
policy (https://www.uwec.edu/files/787/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/.