A full-time, professional academic staff position is available in Admissions beginning in August. The working title for this assignment is Admissions Counselor. This is a renewable assignment, contingent on performance and funding. The salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.
The Admissions Counselor will report directly to the UW-Eau Claire – Barron County Campus Director and also work collaboratively with the Director of Admissions and the Office of Admissions. This position plays a very important role in the recruitment and outreach activities of the UW-Eau Claire Branch Campus and will be based out of the UW-Eau Claire – Barron County Campus in Rice Lake, WI. The position will focus primarily on the recruitment efforts of UW-Eau Claire – Barron County but will also have some responsibilities with admissions services to UW-Eau Claire.
Our goal is to increase the number of applicants, serve residents throughout the state, and enroll a vibrant student body. This staff member will meet with prospective students and families, high school counselors and administrators, various groups on and off campuses, alumni and other contacts to promote the opportunities offered at UW-Eau Claire & UW-Eau Claire – Barron County. This staff member will collaborate with the Office of Admissions and the Director of Admissions to coordinate a comprehensive recruitment program. In August – May the primary responsibilities of the position are recruiting and activities focusing on recruiting students from prospective student to admission. In June-July the primary responsibilities of this position will be supporting campus activities, updating and revising the recruitment plan and providing support in the management of tracking prospective, admitted and enrolled students.
1) Represent UW-Eau Claire – Barron County, a branch campus of UW-Eau Claire at high school visits, educational fairs, college/career days/nights, and other outreach events throughout Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Illinois; with a primary focus on the central and northwest regions of Wisconsin.
2) Lead outreach activities such as tele-counseling, online chats, texting, instant messaging, and various social media channels for UW-Eau Claire – Barron County.
3) Present and share information (in person and through various channels: web conferencing, Facebook Live, etc.) on the admissions process and opportunities available at UW-Eau Claire – Barron County and UW-Eau Claire.
4) Assist with planning on and off campus events for high school students, families, special groups, counselors and college access groups.
5) Conduct application follow up and on-going daily correspondence with prospective students and their families, high school counselors, and pre-college advisors; as well as utilizing a CRM (customer relationship management) system to manage communication.
6) Develop and maintain professional relationships with high school counselors and community partners to provide educational opportunities pertaining to college readiness and preparation.
7) Explore and develop new partnerships with school districts, employers, and various stakeholders to create innovative strategies and educational opportunities designed to meet the needs of the central and northwest regions of Wisconsin.
8) Other duties as assigned by direct supervisor.
A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution is required. Also required are excellent written and oral communication skills; ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure; ability to provide strong customer service for students, families, and school administrators.
Experience and knowledge in higher education, recruiting, and admissions.
Crime statistics – Clery Act Information
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.
Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. The UW System provides an excellent benefits package, including participation in the Wisconsin State retirement plan.
(Currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)
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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.
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Founded in 1916, UW-Eau Claire continues to build its national reputation based on the achievements of its students and faculty. As one of the Midwest's top public universities, UW-Eau Claire provides students with small classes led by talented professors, cutting-edge programs, endless opportunities to get involved and experience more of the world, and the support they need to meet their goals for success. Add to that a safe and friendly campus community and beautiful surroundings (from rivers and bike trails to shopping and entertainment), and you?ve got one exceptional place.