The University of Missouri is seeking an enthusiastic Senior
Student Recruitment Specialist to help us recruit the next
generation of Mizzou Tigers from Minnesota. This position will
reside in Minneapolis, MN as a regional representative for Mizzou's
Office of Admissions. This position serves as a member of the
Admissions Team, managing the assigned recruitment territory to
assist in achieving enrollment goals for Mizzou. They will serve as
the primary point of contact for students, parents, and guidance
counselors from Minnesota for Mizzou.
This position provides information about Mizzou and the college
planning process to prospective students, parents and high school
counselors. Qualified candidates will be passionate about higher
education, eager to join a fun and hard-working team and excited to
travel around Missouri and surrounding states.
This position will establish and maintain an off-site recruitment
office designed to plan, execute, and evaluate recruitment
activities and high school relations within Minneapolis, MN and the
surrounding area. They will inform and assist prospective students
about the University of Missouri's (MIZZOU) academic programs,
admission requirements, costs and all facets of attending Mizzou.
This includes high school visits, attending college fairs, writing
letters, making calls and maintaining constant personal
communication with Minnesota students, parents and high school
This position will attend both on-campus and off-campus visits and
events. Presenting admission sessions to groups ranging from 2-200
This position will develop recruitment strategy for assigned
territory, including reviewing and analyzing data to determine
schools, fairs, and events to attend/visit; evaluates the
effectiveness of recruitment strategies in the specified territory
and determines need for additional efforts. Initiates, plans, and
executes special projects in conjunction with territory goals and
objectives. Builds and maintains relationships and serves as
University liaison to high school counselors and alumni in
territory. Schedules visits to high schools, coordinates pre-visit
calls and correspondence, makes travel arrangements, conducts
visits, and follows up with students, faculty, and staff contacted
during visits via phone calls, letters, and email.
Follow-up correspondence communications. Intense personal contact
with prospective high school students through email, phone and
letters. Representative will keep contact with admitted Minnesota
students. This position will provide special counseling regarding
admission and scholarship selection policies.
This position requires a home-based office and should not be
considered an 8-5 job, it requires nights and weekends on a
The heaviest travel times August-November and February-May.
The MN Regional Recruiter is expected to travel to Mizzou's campus
for large recruitment events (for example Saturday Meet Mizzou
Days) and training sessions; attend training sessions to maintain
knowledge of current information on degree programs, residential
life and financial aid issues; and other duties as assigned.
Must be able to lift 50 pounds.
Valid driver's license required.
Salary Range: $23 - $27/hr
University Title: Senior Student Recruitment Specialist
Internal applicants can determine their University title by
accessing the Talent Profile tile in myHR.
8am - 5pm, Monday-Friday with some evening and weekend hours
A Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and
experience and at least 1 year of experience from which comparable
knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary.
Strong consideration is given to applicants who have experience
being a regional representative in this market. Consideration is
also given to those with an undergraduate degree from Mizzou.
Initiative, creativity, and the ability to work in a flexible
environment. High energy and enthusiasm.
Cover letter and resume
Columbia Missouri Information
Columbia, Mo., is known as an ideal college town, combining
small-town comforts, community spirit and low cost of living with
big-city culture, activities and resources. Home to nationally
renowned public schools and other colleges and educational centers,
Columbia is packed with restaurants and entertainment venues and
hosts more than a dozen annual cultural festivals.
This position is eligible for University benefits. The University
offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental
and vision plans, retirement, paid time off, and educational fee
discounts. For additional information on University benefits,
please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits
We value the uniqueness of every individual and strive to ensure
each person’s success. Contributions from individuals with diverse
backgrounds, experiences and perspectives promote intellectual
pluralism and enable us to achieve the excellence that we seek in
learning, research and engagement. This commitment makes our
university a better place to work, learn and innovate.
In your application materials, please discuss your experiences and
expertise that support these values and enrich our missions of
teaching, research and engagement.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and
applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated
ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis
of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex,
pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression,
age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status
protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not
be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of
religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military
organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of
Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more
information, call the Director of Employee and Labor Relations at
To request ADA accommodations, please call the Director of
Accessibility and ADA at 573-884-7278.
Know Your Rights
To read more about Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) please use
the following links: