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Admissions Rep I - Admissions/New Student Services

University of Montana
Montana, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Oct 13, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Admissions, Enrollment, Retention & Registrar, Counseling, Other Student Affairs, Student Activities & Services
Employment Type
Full Time
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Admissions/New Student Services invites applications for two Admissions Rep I's to join their team. This position will counsel prospective applicants on the admissions process and opportunities at the University of Montana. This position is responsible for providing one-on-one and group admissions counseling to diverse populations. The Admissions Rep I represents the University both on- and off-campus to a prospective student, parents, secondary school counselors and other individuals or organizations involved in the college selection process. This position is generally 8 am to 5 pm, Monday through Friday, but may require some evenings and weekends on occasion.

Key duties of this position include:
  • Use data to plan and implement recruitment activities for assigned high schools and territories.
  • Serve as a liaison between prospective students and academic departments, colleges and schools, admissions evaluations and others.
  • Plan recruitment initiatives within the parameters of defined budget, and report budget updates to Director of Admissions.
  • Make commitments on behalf of the university.
  • Coordinate and contribute to the success of various programs, committees, initiatives and activities that impact recruitment at the University of Montana.
  • Collaborate with Marketing on enrollment marketing materials and strategies
  • Work independently and as part of a team.
Following a reasonable training period, the incumbent should have a working knowledge of the academic programs and services offered at the University of Montana, as well as a demonstrated knowledge of Banner.

Required Skills
  • Effective interpersonal, public speaking, and written communication skills
  • Ability to establish and maintain positive relationships with prospective students and their families.
  • Ability to talk knowledgably about UM and answer questions about academic programs, financial aid, student life, etc.
  • Ability to make presentations and represent the University of Montana in a professional manner in multiple cultural settings.
  • Ability to coordinate/schedule large and small events.
  • Ability to multi-task and lead a project to completion.
  • Planning, problem-solving, adaptability, decision-making skills and the ability to meet deadlines.
  • Ability/willing to work flexible hours, evenings and weekends as needed.
Physical Requirements
  • Possess or be able to obtain a valid Montana’s Driver’s License.
  • Ability to travel for extended periods of time
Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in a related field as well as at least (2) two years of directly related, relevant work experience; OR any combination of experience and education that would provide the competencies required to successfully discharge the essential duties assigned to this position.
About the Admissions Office and UM

The mission of the Admissions Office is to attract, support and enhance student enrollment at the University of Montana by providing quality information, service and complete financial options to make the enrollment process efficient accessible and student centered.

The University of Montana is flagship, research institution with approximately 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students. It is located in Missoula, a culturally vibrant community of about 75,000, surrounded by mountains and three rivers converge. Abundant recreational opportunities in surrounding state and national forests and nearby Glacier National Park and Yellowstone National Park complement a thriving intellectual atmosphere. The University of Montana offers eligible employees a generous benefits package that positively separates UM from other local employers and offers many programs and policies to support work-life balance for its employees.

The University of Montana is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of qualified people who would assist the University in demonstrating its five priorities for action : Place student success at the center of all we do; drive excellence and innovation in teaching, learning, and research; embody the principle of “mission first, people always"; partner with place; and proudly tell the UM story.

To learn more about the University of Montana, please visit the links below.

Position Details

Position Title: Admissions Rep I/Enrollment Services

Position Number: 005380; 005910

Department: Enrollment Services

Work Schedule: Full-time, 1.0 FTE (40 Hours a week), Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, 12 months/year. May require some evenings & weekends.

Salary: $17.1/hrCurrent employee’s rate of pay for this position will be determined by the staff compensation plan and will minimally be this posted salary. For questions and details regarding the staff compensation plan, email the Compensation Department .

Union Affiliation: FOCUS-MFPE

Probationary Period: Six months minimum

Benefits Include : Insurance package, mandatory retirement plan, partial tuition waiver, and wellness program.

Criminal Background Investigation is required prior to the Offer of Employment In accordance with University regulations, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations. ADA/EOE/AA/Veteran's Preference Reasonable accommodations are provided in the hiring process for persons with disabilities. For example, this material is available in alternative format upon request. As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, we encourage applications from minorities, veterans, and women. Qualified candidates may request veterans’ or disabilities preference in accordance with state law. References: References not listed on the application materials may be contacted; notice may be provided to the applicant. Testing: Individual hiring departments at UM may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions. Employment Eligibility: All New Employees must be eligible and show employment eligibility verification by the first date of employment at UM, as legally required (e.g., Form I-9).

How to Apply

Priority Application Date: Thursday, October 28, 2021 by 11:59 PM (Mountain Time)

Complete applications received by the ‘Priority Application Date’ will be guaranteed consideration. The position will remain open until filled. Candidates are required to submit the following materials online via "New Resume/CV" button below

*Please note, only five (5) attachments allowed per application. Please combine documents accordingly.

A complete application Includes:

  1. Letter of Interest – addressing your qualifications and experience related to the stated required skills for the position. A general letter salutation such as “Dear Search Committee” or “Dear Hiring Manager” is acceptable.
  2. Detailed Resume – listing education and describing work experience.
  3. Professional References – names and contact information for three (3) professional references.

Job Location Missoula, Montana, United States
Position Type Full-Time/Regular

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