Admissions Counselor - African American/Black Community
Associate Student Services Coordinator
Non-Instructional Academic Staff
Terms of Employment:
The Admissions Counselor - African American/Black Community Liaison
will be a member of the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
undergraduate recruitment and enrollment team in the Admissions
Office. The counselor will serve as a University ambassador and
liaison with prospective students, parents/families, high school
staff and other community members throughout the state and region.
A focus of this position is the recruitment, enrollment, and
support of African American/Black students.
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- 30% - Recruit, enroll and support African American/Black
students through high school visits, college fairs, on campus visit
opportunities, community events, email, social media, and web-based
resources. Develop strategies to recruit and enroll students and
assess outcomes of recruitment efforts.
- 20% - Establish, nurture, and maintain relationships with both
on-campus and off-campus constituents that will benefit African
American/Black students and enhance recruitment efforts in this
community. Develop a network of resources and support for
- 20% - Meet with prospective students and other guests in the
admissions office providing a University overview as well as
guiding students through the admissions process. In addition to
meeting with students during the week, the counselor is expected to
share in a Saturday rotation schedule September through May.
- 20 % - Serve as a University representative for high school
visits and fairs, college nights and other college programs.
Extensive travel is expected September through November, and
occasionally at other times of the year, including night and some
weekend travel throughout Wisconsin and parts of Illinois,
Michigan, and Minnesota.
- 10% - Assist with other projects and office responsibilities as
necessary, based on skill set and office needs.
- Bachelor’s degree
- Demonstrated commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion
- Strong cross-cultural interpersonal skills
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including
- Proven ability to work collaboratively among units and
- Lived experience and/or professional experience working with
those of the African American/Black community and culture.
- Master’s degree
- Experience working in admissions or other related student
services area at the post-secondary level
- Experience working with multicultural students
Applicants must submit the following documents using the online
Cover letter, resume and three references
For questions regarding your application and additional options to
apply, contact Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org
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Total Compensation (TTC) project to redesign job titles and
compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official
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and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information
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TO ENSURE CONSIDERATION: Applications received by Monday,
September 13, 2021 are ensured full consideration.
received after that date may be given consideration at the
discretion of the search committee. Application materials will be
evaluated and the most qualified applicants will be invited to
participate in the next step of the selection process. Incomplete
and/or late application materials may not receive
If you have questions regarding this recruitment, or if you are not
able to complete the application online due to a disability or
system problem, please contact the Office of Human Resources.
The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh (UWO) is an equal opportunity
and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse,
broadly trained faculty and staff. We strongly encourage women,
minorities, people with disabilities and veterans to apply. UWO, in
compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its
commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces
diversity, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color,
national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender
identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status.
Diversity drives innovation, creativity, and progress. At the
University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, the culture, identities, life
experiences, unique abilities, and talents of every individual
contribute to the foundation of our success. Creating and
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importance to us. This pursuit prepares all of us to be global
citizens who will contribute to the betterment of the world. We are
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opportunity to thrive.
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screening which includes a criminal background check, work
authorization, and verification of education. It will also require
you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual
violence and sexual harassment.
The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh does not offer H-1B or other
work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates
must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time
of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment
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