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Regional Admissions Recruiter – St. Louis

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Job Description

The University of Missouri is seeking an enthusiastic Senior Student Recruitment Specialist to help us recruit the next generation of Tigers from St. Louis.

Qualified candidates will be passionate about higher education, eager to join a fun and hard-working team and excited to travel around Missouri and the greater St. Louis area with some opportunities for nationwide travel.

Our Senior Student Recruitment Specialist will establish and maintain a home office in St. Louis designed to plan, execute, and evaluate recruitment activities and high school relations in St. Louis and the surrounding areas. This position will provide information about Mizzou and the college planning process to prospective students, parents, and high school counselors. This includes facilitating high school college visits, attending college fairs, and conducting College Planning Workshops and presentations for up to 250 people. They will serve as the primary point of contact for students, parents, and high school counselors from the St. Louis area for Mizzou.

This position will reside in St. Louis as a regional representative for Mizzou's Office of Admissions and serve as a member of the Regional Admissions Team, managing their assigned recruitment territory to assist in achieving enrollment goals for Mizzou. This includes coordinating pre-college visit calls and correspondence utilizing our CRM, making travel arrangements, and following up with students, faculty, and staff contacted during visits via phone and email. This position also provides specialized counseling regarding admission and scholarship selection policies.

Share your love of Mizzou while building your own schedule and attending high-profile university events with paid travel experiences. Potential opportunities to take online graduate-level coursework utilizing the university discount are available during off-peak semesters. Evening and weekend work with overnight travel to Columbia is required.

Paid training and a home-office computer setup will be provided. A relocation allowance may be available.


40 hours/week. Evening and weekend work with overnight travel to Columbia is required.

Minimum Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

Preference will be given to applicants with knowledge of Mizzou programs.

Anticipated Hiring Range

Salary Range: $22.00-$29.00/hr

Grade: GGS-008

University Title: Senior Student Recruitment Specialist

Internal applicants can determine their University title by accessing the Talent Profile tile in myHR.

The candidate hired may be eligible for a hiring incentive. Further information about hiring incentives can be found at

Application Materials

Cover letter and resume highlighting relevant education and experience.

Community Information

Columbia offers small-town friendliness with big city features and a high quality of life for people of all ages and interests. Founded on education and known as an ideal college town, its location also makes it an attractive spot for businesses and travelers. Located on Interstate 70 and U.S. Highway 63, Columbia is right in the middle of the state and the nation. Just a couple hours’ drive from St. Louis and Kansas City, Columbia is Boone County’s largest population center offering big-city culture, activities, and resources with a low cost of living. Columbia is home to a variety of restaurants and entertainment venues and hosts more than a dozen cultural festivals each year. If you want to grow your career, continue your education, raise a family, and retire, Columbia is a good place to be!

Benefit Eligibility

This position is eligible for University benefits. As part of your total compensation, the University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, paid time off, short- and long-term disability, paid parental leave, paid caregiver leave, and educational fee discounts for all four UM System campuses. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at .

Values Commitment

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

The University of Missouri System is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 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, or protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy applies to all employment decisions including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotions, pay practices, benefits, disciplinary actions and terminations. For more information, visit or call the Director of Employee and Labor Relations at 573-882-2146.

To request ADA accommodations, please call the Director of Accessibility and ADA at 573-884-7278.




The University of Missouri was founded in 1839 in Columbia, Mo., as the first public university west of the Mississippi River and the first state university in Thomas Jefferson's Louisiana Purchase territory. MU provides all the benefits of two universities in one — it's a major land-grant institution and Missouri's largest public research university.

Considered one of the nation's top-tier institutions, Mizzou has a reputation of excellence in teaching and research, and is the flagship campus of the four-campus University of Missouri System. It is one of only 34 public universities, and the only public institution in Missouri, to be selected for membership in the Association of American Universities. MU offers more than 280 degree programs — including more than 75 online degree options — and is designated as comprehensive doctoral with medical/veterinary by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.

Mizzou is recognized nationally and receives top rankings for its programs in many areas, including journalismdispute resolutionfamily and community medicinecampus writing program and Freshman Interest Groups. As one of only six public universities in the country with medicineveterinary medicine and law all on one campus, MU provides Missouri with an educated work force of doctors, veterinarians and lawyers.

At Mizzou, we know how to make an impact—and our work reaches far beyond our campus. When you become part of our community, you’ll be part of our collective effort to teach, to learn and to drive change that results in better lives and brighter futures for the world.

Mizzou Tigers are lifelong learners, and that includes our faculty and staff members. All employees have the opportunity to pursue personal and professional growth and acquire new skills for their own benefit and the benefit of the university.

Our university seeks to support the whole employee, and that includes a competitive compensation and benefits package, support that will help you find work/life balance, a focus on career planning and plenty of opportunities to find and be recognized for your success.

We support an engaged and energized university community through competitive medical, dental and vision insurance as well as diverse programs to support whole-person wellness.

Mizzou empowers employees to make a lasting financial plan with retirement plan options, some of which are accessible to all faculty and staff, no matter their eligibility for other benefits.

Mizzou is a world-renowned educational and research institution, and our first-rate faculty, staff and students are part of something big. If you’re looking for a vibrant community that offers endless opportunities to grow and make a difference throughout our state, the nation and the world, our university may be the place for you. 

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