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Transfer Counselor

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Work type: Academic Staff - 12 Month Renewable
Location: Platteville
Categories: Office and Administrative, Student Services

Position Summary:

The Office of Admission invites applications for Transfer Counselor. This position plans, develops, coordinates, manages, and executes the recruitment and admissions process in alignment with the institution's strategic goals, and represents the institution to prospective students with a goal of attracting, admitting, and enrolling a talented, diverse student body. 

As a member of the campus community for UW Platteville, it is essential that applicants have a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusivity by supporting and fostering a diverse, inclusive, and civil community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students.

This is a full-time position boasting a wealthy benefits and paid leave package. Wage range for this position is $35,000-$40,000 commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead initiatives and collaborate with university partners to meet enrollment goals through the support of transfer recruitment, admission, yield, and onboarding of incoming transfer students.
  • Manage the communication and follow-up with undergraduate transfer applicants to increase yield and enrollment.
  • Conduct virtual and on-campus presentations to prospective transfer students.
  • Support recruitment through travel to key two-year and technical college transfer visit events
  • Collaborate in the development and implementation of the transfer recruitment plan.
  • Provide accurate and timely admission review and decisions for transfer utilizing PeopleSoft (PASS) and Perceptive Software (ImageNow).
  • Assist the Admission Coordinator in the review of articulation agreements, transfer guides, and other initiatives.
  • Collaborate with marketing committees and communication specialists to develop transfer-specific recruitment publications and update transfer admission web pages
  • Dual Enrollment pre-advising support
  • Other projects and duties as assigned by the Admission Coordinator
  • Plans, develops, coordinates, manages, and executes the recruitment and admissions process in alignment with the institution's strategic goals.
  • Represents the institution to prospective students with a goal of attracting, admitting, and enrolling a talented, diverse student body.
  • May supervise staff and/or lead a program area.
  • Counsels prospective and admitted students on educational planning and career opportunities
  • Reviews, evaluates, and responds to student applications according to established policies and procedures
  • Identifies opportunities for and develops admissions and outreach events
  • Schedules logistics and secures resources for events to promote the Institution
  • Evaluates program effectiveness and provides recommendations for improvement
  • Creates targeted communication plans and materials based on established goals
  • Delivers directed admissions program messaging to internal and external audiences
  • Identifies, promotes, and maintains internal and external partnerships focusing on outreach, recruitment, and admission
  • Engages in extensive outreach and recruitment events, representing the university to prospective students

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution


• Exceptional interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to work autonomously with minimal supervision and be able to manage and prioritize multiple priorities while meeting deadlines on a regular basis
• Superior attention to detail and accuracy
• Desire to problem-solve and be a positive contributor to a team environment
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, particularly with Microsoft Excel
• Desire to learn and understand database systems and software programs
• Ability to travel independently and work evenings or weekends as required
• Valid driver’s license and must be able to meet the conditions to drive a state vehicle

Campus Information:

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, founded in 1866, offers 47 baccalaureate and 10 master's programs. It possesses institutional strengths in middle level education, engineering, industrial technology, agriculture, criminal justice and business. The campus is located in Southwest Wisconsin's largest and most historic community. The region offers excellent school systems, high quality medical and hospital facilities, outstanding recreational opportunities, and vibrant businesses and industries. UW-Platteville is a cultural and educational center for the Tri-State region of Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin.

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Application Deadline:

Applications must be submitted through our online applicant portal, and are due by: September 22, 2022. Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled.

 

How to Apply:

The following documents are required for applicant consideration:

  • Letter of application addressing all required qualifications
  • A current resume
  • Contact information (name, telephone number, and email address) for 3 professional references.
  • Additional documents as needed

 

For questions regarding this position, please contact:

Meghann Cage
 Cagem@uwplatt.edu

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Our mission is to foster a diverse environment that contributes to an inclusive culture and climate by promoting critical discourse and meaningful interactions between all members of our campus community.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse, inclusive and civil community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and is an AA/EEO Employer. A criminal background check is required for employment. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the U.S. at time of hire.

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

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The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse, inclusive and civil community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and is an AA/EEO Employer. A criminal background check is required for employment. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the U.S. at time of hire.

It is the policy of the University of Wisconsin-Platteville to provide equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, pregnancy, political affiliation, arrest or conviction record, identity as a veteran, disabled veteran, Vietnam era veteran, membership in the national guard, state defense force or any other reserve component of the military forces of the United States or this state. Sexual harassment is illegal and will not be tolerated. Co-workers and supervisors may not retaliate against any employee, student, or job applicant because he or she filed a complaint, assisted in an investigation or participated in any proceeding alleging discrimination on the foregoing basis.

The University ensures physical accessibility to work environments for persons with disabilities and will provided reasonable accommodations to ensure equal access to employment. Upon request, the University will provide reasonable accommodations for religious observances and practices. The University is committed to a program of affirmative action for women, racial minorities, persons with disabilities, disabled veterans and veterans of the Vietnam era. While the Chancellor assumes overall responsibility for the success of the program, university administrators and supervisors are responsible and accountable for implementation. Authority for monitoring the program is delegated to Human Resources.

Each individual associated with the University is called upon to pledge a new and revitalized commitment to build and maintain a campus environment free of harassment and discrimination, an environment that fosters mutual respect, recognizes the dignity and worth of all people, and promotes to the fullest, equal employment opportunity through affirmative action.

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The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. §. 19.36(7).

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