UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Admission Representative

Student Services Program Manager 1

 

The University of Wisconsin-River Falls, a member of the University of Wisconsin System, is located 30 miles from the Twin Cities of Minneapolis-St. Paul in scenic west central Wisconsin. Year around arts, cultural and recreational events are easily accessible. UWRF's 6,700 undergraduate and graduate students pursue degrees in four colleges: Arts and Sciences; Education and Professional Studies; Agriculture, Food, and Environmental Science; and Business and Economics. The University provides an excellent environment for learning, emphasizing the importance of faculty-student interaction in classrooms, laboratories, academic advising and co-curricular activities. A favorable student-faculty ratio affords opportunity for meaningful interchange between faculty and students. Strong interests in teaching, research and community service are highly valued.

The Position:

This position plays an important role in the implementation of the University's institutional marketing successful candidate will join an experienced Admissions Staff in reaching out to prospective students and their families with information about the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Define, develop, carryout and monitor a recruitment plan for the admission of multicultural students to UW-River Falls
  • Organize, implement and evaluate appropriate special visit programs for targeted groups of students
  • Advise prospective multicultural students of admission requirements, policies and enrollment procedures
  • Represent the University at high school and two-year college visits, education fairs and outreach events
  • Assist with the new student scholarship program.

Qualifications (Required):

  • Education: Bachelor's degree required
  • A minimum of one year experience in higher education
  • Currently have or be able to obtain a valid Driver's License prior to employment
  • Demonstrated awareness of and sensitivity to diverse student populations and ability to contribute to the University's
  • Commitment to enhancing student awareness and appreciation of diverse ethnic and cultural heritages.

Qualifications (Preferred):

  • Previous experience working with multicultural recruitment.
  • Previous experience working in Admissions/Marketing

 

To Apply:

Online applications are required at: https://jobs.uwrf.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/

Submit a resume, letter of interest specifying qualifications and experience (cover letter) and a separate statement addressing your ability to contribute to the enhancement of student awareness and appreciation of diverse cultures(diversity statement); and the names, addresses and telephone numbers of at least three references who can specifically comment upon your experience, and professional preparation (references).

Inquiries should be addressed to

Jennifer Sell, Recruitment Committee Chair

Admission's Office

Jennifer.Sell@uwrf.edu

http://www.uwrf.edu/HumanResources/Employment-Opportunities.cfm

 

The names of all nominees and applicants who have not requested confidentiality in writing, and identities of all finalists must be released upon request. A criminal background check will be completed on final candidates.

Deadline to Apply: Applications will be reviewed as they are submitted. Official review will begin on November 15, 2012. For full consideration, applicants should submit all required materials by this date.

The University is committed to creating an educational community which enhances student awareness and appreciation of diverse ethnicities and cultures and which actively supports tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each person without regard to economic status, ethnic background, political views, sexual orientation, or other personal characteristics or beliefs. Awareness of and sensitivity to diverse ethnic and cultural heritages are especially sought in applicants.

UW - River Falls is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer subject to all state and federal regulations pertaining to nondiscrimination based upon sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, marital status, age, arrest and/or conviction record, veteran status, and membership in the national guard, state defense force, or any other reserve component of the military forces of the United States or the State of Wisconsin. All persons, especially women, persons of color, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Employment is subject to federal laws that require verification of your identity and legal right to work in the United States as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act.

For a copy of UW - River Falls campus safety information see: http://www.uwrf.edu/public-safety/resources/crime_report.pdf or call Public Safety at (715) 425-3133 for a paper copy. This material includes crime statistics (Annual Security Report) and information on crime prevention, sexual assault and drug/alcohol issues.