Admissions Representative - Visitor Services Coordinator

Admissions Office

Working Title:   Admissions Representative- Visitor Services Coordinator
Hayes Hill Title/Level: Student Services Coordinator/Level 3

Position Summary:
The Admissions Office at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater invites applications for the position of Admissions Representative.  This is a 12-month, full-time position that reports to the Director of Admissions, and will be responsible for Visitor Services, a commitment to providing the best experiences for students interacting with the university as the primary in-house responsibility.  This position supervises student staff, including both Campus Assistants and regular student employees.  The person in this position will also coordinate all on-campus events, including but not limited to Warhawk Premiere Days and the Counselor Workshop.  Additionally, this position responds to electronic requests for information including email inquiries, prospect name purchases and leads generated by these activities, and coordinates web-based interactions.  This person also assists the Admissions Office by making admission decisions regularly on files that become complete.  This position will have some limited territory management, and may visit local high schools and participate in college fairs as needed.  The admissions representative will serve as the primary contact with the Center for Students with Disabilities and may serve as a liaison for one of the academic colleges and/or other university departments as a representative of the Admissions Office to serve as the primary office contact.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree required, related experience strongly recommended.  Must demonstrate a willingness to travel and must have a valid driver’s license.  Experience in student services in higher education is also preferred.  Student supervision is strongly recommended.  Strong verbal and written communication, interpersonal, analytical and organizational skills are required.  Must be proficient in Microsoft Office, and familiarity with student information systems, particularly PeopleSoft, is preferred.  Must understand and endorse the UW-Whitewater mission.  Must have the ability to establish rapport and to build strong working relationships with a wide variety of people and possess a demonstrated commitment to and experience with diverse populations.

This description attempts to indicate the kinds and levels of responsibilities given this title and shall not be construed as defining all specific duties and responsibilities of the particular position.  Statements of employee duties are not intended to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of similar kind or level of responsibility.

Application: A complete application package must include: (1) letter of interest outlining qualifications for the position, (2) resume, (3) list of at least 3 professional references (including name, address, title, telephone number, and email). Finalists will be required to provide transcripts (may be unofficial).  Electronic submissions encouraged. Initial review of applicant materials will begin on June 11, 2013 , and will continue until the position is filled, with a target hiring date of August 1, 2013.

Please send application materials to: 
Barb Loften, Office of Admissions
2060 Roseman Building, 800 W. Main St.
Whitewater, WI  53190
Email:  loftenb@uww.edu

UW-Whitewater is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply. UW-Whitewater conducts criminal background checks as a contingency to employment.  A criminal background check will be conducted prior to an offer of employment.  Official transcripts will be required prior to appointment.  Names of applicants may be disclosed unless requested otherwise. 

UW-Whitewater is a premier public regional university with an enrollment of 12,000 students in 50 undergraduate majors and 11 master's degree programs.  It offers high-quality, career oriented programs with a model general education curriculum.

Whitewater, a city of 14,000, is located in southeastern Wisconsin near the scenic Kettle Moraine State Forest.  The immediate area offers a wide variety of summer and winter recreational activities, including facilities of the nearby Whitewater Lake recreational area.  Whitewater is 50 miles from Milwaukee, 45 miles from Madison an 110 miles from Chicago.