Office of Admissions, Transfer Center
The Office of Admissions is looking to hire a transfer/adult
learner recruitment specialist in the Missouri/Eastern US
territory. Reporting to the Assistant Director of the UMKC Center
for Transfer Students and Adult Learners, this position is
responsible for planning, coordinating, and implementing admissions
activities for an assigned recruitment territory to meet enrollment
goals and objectives, develop programs and initiatives to support
the recruitment of undergraduate students to UMKC, process student
applications, and support the Office of Admissions in meeting its
goals. This position manages daily responsibilities for a
recruitment territory, including using data, trends, and best
practices to guide recruitment efforts within that territory. This
position has some autonomy for that territory management process;
evaluates recruitment strategies for effectiveness within the
territory; provides support to colleagues in developing new
recruitment initiatives; obtains knowledge regarding the admissions
decision-making process to support students and colleagues;
communicates information or decisions (both positive and negative)
with prospective students and their families; develops and provides
recruitment reports to senior leadership; and serves as a liaison
between the Office of Admissions and our many campus and community
Duties include, but are not limited to:
- Maintain a strong knowledge of UMKC’s programs, policies,
awards, values, and distinctions.
- Develop, plan, and coordinate recruitment initiatives within
the recruitment territory, including, but not limited to, college
visits and fairs, community events, communication plans, and other
initiatives focused on recruiting undergraduate students from
- Respond to prospective student inquiries through email, phone,
or in-person communications.
- Communicate information about UMKC’s requirements for
admission, including requirements for specific academic
- Communicate with applicants regarding admissions requirement,
application materials, admissions decisions, committing to UMKC,
and orientation. Communicate with students, both admitted and
denied to the university.
- Demonstrate excellent written and verbal/presentation skills,
and present information at both on-campus and off-campus
- Communicate financial aid and scholarship information,
deadlines, and processes.
- Travel in assigned territory, and strategically identify those
schools with the greatest potential for enrollment and relationship
- Communicate with students, both admitted and denied to the
university. Counsel applicants on eligibility for admission.
- Maintain accurate reports related to school visits and other
recruitment events, inquiry, applicant, and enrolled data, and
- Develop and maintain strong relationships with internal
constituents, and interface with various campus officials
concerning student admissions and recruitment.
- Function with a high level of autonomy, including setting
accountability goals, while keeping appropriate stakeholders
informed of progress to goals.
- Review application materials, process applications, and release
- Other duties as assigned.
Supervision is received from the Office of Admissions Assistant
Director of the UMKC Center for Transfer Students and Adult
Personal vehicle and driver’s license required for travel.
Evening and weekend work required.
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
Full Time/Part Time
Full-time, benefits eligible
$16.92 - $19.00/hr
Open until filled
Applicants must combine all application materials (cover letter,
resume, and list of five references with contact information) into
one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as a resume
Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB.
Do not include special characters (e.g., /, &, %, etc.).
If you are experiencing technical problems, please call (800)
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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
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disabilities to perform the duties and functions of this job. If
you believe you may have difficulty performing any of the duties or
functions of this job, please contact the Office of Affirmative
Action at (816) 235-1323.
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opportunities to explore on their way to discovering and creating
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