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Admissions Advisor (TWO VACANCIES)

Posting Date

11/29/2017 12:00:00 AM

Position Information

Working Title:  Admissions Advisor
UW System Title:  Associate Advisor or No-Prefix Advisor

Essential Job Functions

The Admissions Department at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is seeking applicants for two Admissions Advisor positions. Applicants to this posting will be considered for both positions.

The successful candidates will be responsible for recruiting students and providing support to prospects as they progress through the admissions process. Duties also include advising on academic planning, programs, and requirements for degree options; serving as a representative of UW-Green Bay with partner institutions to increase branding awareness; and tracking recruitment data to identify trends.

This position includes the following responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement recruiting procedures that allow for successful monitoring and initiation of strategies to increase lead generation and prospect yield rates.
  • Respond to all incoming email interactions and phone calls to advise prospects on program offerings.
  • Schedule phone and face to face appointments.
  • Meet with prospective students at offsite events and table visits.
  • Serve on recruitment team.
  • Recruit students through participation in education fairs, consortiums, community and corporate recruitment functions, ongoing visits to Wisconsin. Technical College System (WTCS) institutions, etc.
  • Provide online and face-to-face information sessions.
  • Build relationships with advisors and leadership at WTCS institutions and other technical and community colleges.
  • Serve on division and university committees that are focused on the recruiting function with the University.
  • Refer student to other campus and community resources as appropriate: faculty mentors, career counselors, financial aid advisors, other student service representatives, and external resources when appropriate
  • Collaborate with Admissions Department to ensure efficient and effective recruiting is being done on behalf of the University.
  • Respond to all incoming interactions and/or assign to appropriate recruiters.
  • Analyze data from Customer Relationship Management (CRM) to support recruitment and marketing to aid in decision making and goal setting.
  • Create events to document and track success of all recruitment visits.
  • Provide consistent cleanup of data for accurate reporting.



  • Bachelor's Degree at time of application
  • One year of experience in higher education or recruitment


  • Master's Degree in counseling, higher education, business, or related field
  • Experience working with returning adult students
  • Experience with CRM, PeopleSoft, and/or other student database programs
  • Fluent in Spanish and/or Hmong

These successful candidates will have strong oral, written, interpersonal, and organizational skills, the ability to communicate with a diverse student population, demonstrated integrity and strong leadership, and the willingness to be part of a collaborative team. The University welcomes applicants who are dedicated to enriching the quality of life for students and the community by embracing the educational value of diversity, promoting environmental sustainability, encouraging engaged citizenship, and serving as an intellectual, cultural, and economic resource.

Conditions of Appointment

Travel and occasional evenings/weekends are required.

Positions are full-time Academic Staff appointments.  Official transcripts of the highest degree achieved will be required of finalist(s). A criminal conviction investigation will be conducted on the finalist(s). In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, the University does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record. Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States.


Salary range of $36,000-$42,000
This position is exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). 

The UW System provides an excellent benefits package, including participation in the Wisconsin State Retirement Plan.

To Apply

STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:

External Applicants: (NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)
Internal Applicants: (Currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

STEP 2: From "Job Search" screen,

  • Click in "Keywords" box.
  • Enter Job Opening ID "13773"
  • Click "Search."
  • Select "Admissions Advisor (TWO VACANCIES)"
  • Click "Apply."
    • You must login before you can apply. Input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Login."
    • If you have not yet registered, click "Register Now" to begin the registration process.

STEP 3: Submit application materials:

Please be sure to complete all required fields, and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. Please include the following documents:

  • Cover letter that specifically addresses qualifications for the essential job functions
  • Resume
  • Names and contact information for three references

You must select "Submit Application." Selecting "Save as Draft " or "Exit" will not forward your application materials to the search committee.

If you have any questions, need accommodations, or submitted your application with missing materials, call or email:

Amanda Wildenberg
Phone: (920) 465-2152

Application Deadline

To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by Sunday, December 17, 2017.

Note: 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. sec. 19.36(7).

For more information regarding the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and the surrounding area, see our Campus and Community section. For Campus Safety information see our Office of Public Safety website and our Annual Security Report (for a paper copy please contact the Office of Human Resources at (920) 465-2390). This report includes statistics about reported crimes, as well as information about crime prevention and campus security policies and procedures.

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is an Affirmative Action Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to achieving a diverse workforce and to maintaining a community which welcomes and values a climate supporting equal opportunity and difference among its members. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, genetic information, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status (including disabled veteran, recently separated veteran, other protected veteran, or Armed Forces service medal veteran status), age, or disability.