Salary and benefits are competitive. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
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ADMISSIONS ADVISOR/RECRUITER - FIRST YEAR RECRUITMENT, ADMISSIONS, UNDERGRADUATE
The University of Washington Bothell is one of the most dynamic public universities in the state of Washington. We offer a participatory student experience grounded in hands-on learning, close relationships with faculty members as teachers and mentors, and the personalized support of staff who are dedicated to student success. The academic work of the campus focuses on cross-disciplinary research and creative practice, connected learning, and community engagement. UW Bothell's current enrollment is approximately 5,000 students. More than 90 percent of undergraduates are from Washington State, and almost half are first-generation college attendees or come from underrepresented groups. Located along wetlands a river just north of Seattle, UW Bothell builds vibrant regional partnerships, creates and disseminates new knowledge, and prepares students for leadership throughout Washington and beyond.
Diversity is a core value of University of WA Bothell. We believe the power of diversity enriches all of us by exposing us to a range of ways to understand and engage with the world, identify challenges, and to discover, design and deliver solutions. To learn more, read our Diversity Statement http://www.uwb.edu/diversity
Our Admissions Department has an outstanding opportunity for an Admissions Advisor/Recruiter.
Advising Independently plan and execute presentations to students through high school and community college visits, community events, college fairs, individual appointments, etc. Support all recruiting and advising activities through the Office of Admissions. As a member of the Recruitment Team, contribute to and implement short- and long-term plans for University recruitment and pre-admission advising functions. Advise potential applicants (in person, group session, phone, chat, e-mail, or web). Act as advising liaison to assigned high school and/or community college faculty, staff, and students. Lead community and business outreach efforts. Participate in the professional admissions and advising community to strengthen professional knowledge base and to reinforce UW Bothell name recognition. Build and maintain relations with UW Bothell Student Affairs staff, as well as internal and external constituents. Represent UW Bothell in a professional manner at all times. Contribute to and support the implementation and maintenance of innovative recruiting and advising strategies. Recruit a diverse and academically talented student population.
Holistic File Review Conduct holistic application review and rating of first year applicants; rate candidates on both cognitive and non-cognitive attributes such as overall ability and motivation to be successful at UW Bothell. Participate in admissions committee meetings.
Publications Design and review publications and marketing materials, plan and execute recruiting events.
At least one year experience recruiting and advising diverse populations in an educational setting.
Knowledge and experience of the admissions process.
Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.
Ability to work effectively and cooperatively with the public, students, faculty, and community members including those from various cultural and socio-economic groups.
Ability to collect data and create reports using database systems.
Knowledge of federal, state, and local laws, regulations, and policies related to student records, information systems, admissions, and registration.
Presentation and advising skills that demonstrate commitment to best methods including use of technology.
Must be dependable, accurate, have attention to detail, be a good team member, and a positive attitude.
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
Fluency in Spanish or Mandarin.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT :
Work is performed in an office setting and externally at high schools, community colleges, community events, and college fairs.
Evening and weekend work is required.
Travel is required in- and out-of-state.
Must be willing to travel
Must be able to lift/move approximately 50 pounds of recruiting materials.
Appointment to this position is contingent upon obtaining satisfactory results from a criminal background check
Application Process: The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Work Authorization, Criminal Conviction History, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select Apply to this position. Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your My Jobs page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergra...duate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.