The Office of Admissions is seeking an Admissions Associate to support freshman recruitment outreach efforts. They will represent the University of Minnesota to the public and provide extra-mile customer service to both internal departments and staff and to prospective students and their families. This is an entry level position within our office, with the goal of cultivating a passion for admission and becoming an admissions counselor.
This is a yearly renewable contract for a full-time, civil service position. Salary range is $37,000-$39,000 depending on qualifications.
DUTIES Extra-Mile Customer Service (80% of appointment) â— Giving a 35-minute presentation a couple times a week, on the benefits and opportunities of the University of Minnesota â— Meeting one-on-one with prospective students and family â— Taking inbound calls from students, parents, and key stakeholders. â— Reaching out to those who have contacted us and are seeking additional information to their questions â— Presenting to high school groups that come to learn more about Minnesota Office Projects (10% of appointment) â— Assisting Assistant Directors with various data collection/analysis projects
â— Must be able to travel locally and regionally and to work evenings/weekends; some holidays as needed.
â— Sensitive to cultural diversity.
â— Demonstrated communication skills.
â— Familiarity with Twin Cities campus of the U of M preferred.
â— Experience in admissions, student recruitment, or other aspects of public relations preferred (either paid or volunteer).
The University of Minnesota, founded in the belief that all people are enriched by understanding, is dedicated to the advancement of learning and the search for truth; to the sharing of this knowledge through education for a diverse community; and to the application of this knowledge to benefit the people of the state, the nation, and the world.