TRANSFER ADMISSIONS ADVISOR
UW BOTHELL - ADMISSIONS
Open Until Filled
Salary is commensurate with education and
a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life
programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position,
Although open until filled priority will be given to those who
apply by Nov 5, 2021
a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our
campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer
their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and
dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world.
UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional
growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted
for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and
Located in the heart of the Puget Sound region, the University
of Washington Bothell
is one of the most dynamic public
universities in the state of Washington. The campus is committed to
increasing access to an excellent UW education and preparing
students to be leaders throughout Washington and beyond.
provides students a participatory,
cross-disciplinary experience grounded in hands-on learning,
community-based research, close relationships with faculty as
teachers and mentors, and the personalized support of staff who are
dedicated to student success.
The campus offers more than 55 undergraduate and graduate degrees.
Current enrollment is approximately 6,000 students. More than 90
percent of undergraduates are from Washington State, more than 40%
are first-generation college attendees, and more than half are
students of color.
The University values hiring faculty and staff who have
demonstrated experience and ability to work successfully with
diverse student populations and who can contribute to a campus
culture that promotes equity among colleagues.
Diversity and inclusion are core values at UW Bothell. Our work
begins with the acceptance and celebration of the differences that
are represented through the many diverse and minoritized
communities on our campus and in the surrounding community. We
recognize that we are bound together in a collective experience and
that our actions impact all in our community. When we focus on the
lives of the most marginalized groups among us, we also create
conditions of equity, justice and academic excellence for
The three priorities of the University’s current Strategic Plan -
Increasing Access, Achieving Excellence
are to: strengthen
diversity and equity, enhance community and campus engagement, and
advance cross-disciplinary teaching and scholarship.
In addition to having award winning faculty and staff, UW Bothell
has been recognized for innovations in academic programming and
support services designed to help students graduate on time and
debt-free. It has also earned both recognition and awards for its
work in the area of environmental sustainability.
UW Bothell has an outstanding opportunity for a Transfer
Working within the Office of Admissions, the Transfer Admissions
Advisor will recruit and advise prospective transfer students
(predominately coming from the Washington State Community &
Technical Colleges) to prepare them to apply to UW Bothell.
Under the supervision of the Assistant Director of Admissions (with
advice from the Director of Admissions and Assistant Vice
Chancellor for Enrollment Management), the Transfer Admissions
Advisor will create and implement recruitment strategies to better
serve the prospective student population of transfer
The Advisor will advise prospective students, primarily based on
academic major of interest, to help with academic planning, career
options, program eligibility requirements, and admissions
• Advise prospective students - primarily transfer students - (in
person, group session, phone, chat, e-mail, or web) regarding major
courses of study, career options, academic planning, program
eligibility requirements, degree requirements, and admission
• Deliver campus tours and information sessions.
• Participate in the professional admissions and advising community
to strengthen professional knowledge base and to reinforce UW
Bothell name recognition.
• Build and maintain relations with UW Bothell Academic Programs,
as well as internal and external constituents.
• Contribute to and support the implementation and maintenance of
innovative recruiting and advising strategies, with particular
responsibility for assigned academic programs. Contribute to
on-line and printed advising materials.
• Develop and implement transfer recruitment plan for specified
• Independently plan and execute presentations to students through
community college visits in the state of Washington, community
events, college fairs, individual appointments, etc.
• Support all recruiting and advising activities through the Office
• Act as advising liaison to specified UWB academic programs and to
community college faculty, staff, and students.
• Lead community and business outreach efforts. Recruit a diverse
and academically talented student population.
• Conduct holistic application review and rating of all transfer
applicants for designated academic programs.
• Bachelor's degree in Education, Psychology, Counseling, or a
• At least two years of experience recruiting, advising, or similar
experience with diverse populations in an educational
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum
qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a
• Knowledge and experience of the admissions processes for transfer
• Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication
• Proven track record of meeting and exceeding enrollment targets
or other measurable goals.
• Ability to work effectively and cooperatively with colleagues,
the public, students, faculty, and diverse community members
including those from various cultural and socio-economic
• Ability to collect data and create reports using database
• Experience using a Customer Relationship Management system.
• Knowledge of federal, state, and local laws, regulations, and
policies related to student records, information systems,
admissions, and registration.
• Presentation and advising skills that demonstrate commitment to
best methods including use of technology.
• Must be dependable, accurate, have attention to detail, be a good
team member, and possess a positive attitude.
• 2-5 years professional work experience preferred.
WORK ENVIRONMENT AND EXPECTATIONS
• Work is performed in an office setting and externally at
community colleges, community events, and college fairs.
• Evening and weekend work is required.
• Travel is required in-state with the possibility of some
• Must be willing to travel in all weather conditions.
• Must be able to lift/move approximately 50 pounds of recruiting
The application process for UW positions may include completion of
a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information
that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may
include Workforce Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others. Any
assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as
soon as you select “Apply to this position”. Once you begin an
assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not
complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time
you access your “My Jobs” page. If you select to take it later, it
will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready.
Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you
will not be considered for this position until all required
assessments have been completed.
Applicants considered for this position will be required to
disclose if they are the subject of any substantiated findings or
current investigations related to sexual misconduct at their
current employment and past employment. Disclosure is required
under Washington state law
Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the
University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives
and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and
maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive,
equitable and welcoming.
The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability
committed to becoming climate neutral.
University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal
All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender
expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled
status, or genetic information.
To request disability accommodation in the application process,
contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 or email@example.com
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against COVID-19 unless a medical or religious exemption is
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employees will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19
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for information about the medical or
religious exemption process for final candidates.