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Admissions: Application Review Specialist

UW-Eau Claire – Eau Claire Campus

Full Time, Staff

  • Official Title: Admissions and Recruitment Coordinator I
  • Job ID: #20981
  • 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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Admissions: Application Review Specialist

POSITION: A full-time university staff position is available in Admissions. The working title of this assignment is Application Review Specialist, with an official title of Admissions & Recruitment Coordinator 1.  This is an expected-to-continue assignment, which requires a six-month probationary period.  The expected hourly hiring salary will be based on qualifications and experience, with a range of $43,000-$48,000, plus an excellent benefit package.


  • A bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Highly dedicated to service excellence for students, University administrators, faculty, and others 
  • Demonstrated 
    • professional judgment and discretion
    • commitment to support and enhance the diversity, cultural, and global awareness of students, faculty and staff
    • exceptional communication skills and ability to build/foster strong partnerships
  • Ability to:
    • evaluate and make independent decisions
    • effectively solve problems and recommend process improvements
    • work under pressure and meet deadlines
    • be detail oriented and organized
    • maintain confidentiality while working with sensitive information


  • Familiarity with Student Information Systems, CRM's, 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.

DUTIES: This position is responsible for the evaluation and acceptance of applications, primarily non-degree and first-year students. Ability to understand WI State Statute, UW System, and UW-Eau Claire policies is required, as related to admission and residency policies.  This position must possess the ability to work independently, set priorities, think logically, and exercise good judgement in making decisions.  They must possess exceptional attention to detail and technical expertise with student information system and document imaging, as well as MS Office Suite. Excellent communication skills and ability to build and foster relationships with campus/community partners and high school counselors are essential. It operates under general supervision, and reports to the supervisor, Associate Director, and Director of Admissions.

  • Evaluate applications with the authority to accept/deny students, primarily undergraduate non-degree specials, high school specials, and first-year student applications. 
  • Facilitate website, application, and communication updates, as they relate to undergraduate non-degree & high school special applicants.
  • Evaluate and revise applicant checklist for all application types, in accordance with UW System and UW-Eau Claire policies and guidelines. 
  • Outreach and advise prospective students and applicants of admissions requirements, policies, and procedures. 
  • Back-up readmit processing, and document processing for international applicants.
  • Determine residency status requiring knowledge of Wisconsin State Statue 36.27 (2). Effectively communicate policy and determinations to incoming and current students.
  • 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 

THE UNITThe Office of Admissions consists of 24 staff members and 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 10,000 students and 1,200 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

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 Website: 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 Application Review Specialist position (Job ID # 20981) 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: Lindsay Kroll at

To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by July 3, 2024.  However, screening may continue until the 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. Also visit our Campus Security Authority(CSA) policy.

UW-Eau Claire is an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disability employer.