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Admissions Recruiter

University of Maryland, Baltimore
Maryland, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Closing date
Aug 20, 2021

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Administrative, Student Affairs, Admissions, Enrollment, Retention & Registrar
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Full Time
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The University of Maryland School of Social Work has an exciting opportunity for an Admissions Recruiter.  The Admissions Recruiter is an integral resource person for the School of Social Work admissions, field, and teaching staff at both the Universities at Shady Grove (USG) and Baltimore MSW program locations.   This position will fulfill a vital role towards serving the USG prospective/current student community, faculty, field students, and reaching the recruitment goals of the School’s strategic plan. This position requires access to reliable transportation for travel up to two (2) days a week.   The University of Maryland School of Social Work (SSW) was created in 1961 and has grown to become one of the largest and most respected schools of social work. U.S. News & World Report ranks the School among the top 20 schools of social work in the country. SSW has become the leader in social work education for the state of Maryland with a growing national and international audience. For the last decade, the School's faculty publishing rate has placed it in the top 10 nationally in terms of the number of articles published in scholarly journals. The SSW provides 500,000 hours of social work services a year within the state of Maryland and surrounding communities. Through field placements, the Community Outreach Service, Promise Heights program, Family Connections program, and the Institute for Innovation and Implementation, the School is active in helping meet social work needs throughout Baltimore and beyond.   The School of Social Work is committed to creating an accessible, supportive environment and an educational experience that recognizes diversity and cultural competence as integral components of academic excellence. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply and to identify their strengths in this area.   This Exempt, Regular position offers a generous benefits package that includes 22 vacation days, 14 floating and holidays, 15 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and retirement options; and tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any of the University System of Maryland schools.    The University of Maryland, Baltimore was ranked one of America's Best Large Employers by Forbes Magazine. (Feb 2021)   In the Fall of 2021, UMB will require all faculty, staff, and students to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Exemptions for medical or religious reasons will be processed through Human Resources.  
Essential Functions
  • Coordinates recruitment efforts under the direction of the Associate Dean for Admissions and Enrollment.
  • Plans and coordinates marketing and e-communications using social media & broadcast emailing.
  • Builds relationships with institutional partners whose undergraduates or workforce is suited for the MSW program.
  • Assists prospective applicants with admissions inquires & application process.
  • Strengthens the School of Social Work’s climate for diversity, equity & inclusion
  • Reviews admission applications during the fall and spring semesters.
  • Maintains database tracking of communications with prospective MSW students.
  • Supports and enhances a sense of belonging and success of students from traditionally marginalized populations.
  • Coordinates recruitment events/services at both the USG and Baltimore locations (Open Houses, Information Sessions, and open office hours).
  • Develops relevant recruitment materials for students (FAQs).
  • Interacts with prospective students by phone, email and in-person.
  • Employs anti-racist practices and principles to accomplish work.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
  Qualifications    Education: Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or a related field. Master of Social Work is preferred.
Experience: One (1) year of experience in recruitment, marketing, admissions, student enrollment, or related field is preferred. Experience working in a higher education setting is preferred. Social work practice experience is preferred.
Other: Related experience may be substituted for education.     Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Effective communicator in both verbal and written thoughts, ideas, and facts.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with diverse populations and demonstrates professional, ethical, respectful, and courteous behavior when interacting with others.
  • Ability to demonstrate, understand, apply, and adhere to the UMB Core Values of Accountability, Civility, Collaboration, Diversity, Excellence, Leadership, and Knowledge.
The Hiring Range for this position is in the mid $40,000s to low $50,000s, commensurate with education and experience.
    UMB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy. For assistance related to employment, please contact the Staffing department at
If you anticipate needing a reasonable accommodation for a disability under the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), during any part of the employment process, please submit a UMB Job Applicant Accommodation Request. You may also contact Please note that only inquiries concerning an ADA request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.
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