TRANSFER ADMISSIONS ADVISOR

Employer
University of Washington Bothell
Location
Washington, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Oct 22, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Academic Advising & Academic Support Services, Admissions, Enrollment, Retention & Registrar, Counseling, Minority & Multicultural Affairs
Employment Type
Full Time
TRANSFER ADMISSIONS ADVISOR

Req #: 198204 Department: UW BOTHELL - ADMISSIONS Job Location: UW Bothell Posting Date: 10/22/2021 Closing Info: Open Until Filled Salary: Salary is commensurate with education and experience Shift: First Shift Notes: As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.

Although open until filled priority will be given to those who apply by Nov 5, 2021 As 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 natural beauty.

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.

UW Bothell 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 everyone.

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 Admissions Advisor.

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 students.

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 requirements.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Advising:

• 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 requirements.
• 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.

Recruiting:

• Develop and implement transfer recruitment plan for specified academic program(s).
• 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 of Admissions.
• 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.

Admission:

• Conduct holistic application review and rating of all transfer applicants for designated academic programs.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

• Bachelor's degree in Education, Psychology, Counseling, or a related field.
• At least two years of experience recruiting, advising, or similar experience with diverse populations in an educational setting.

Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

• Knowledge and experience of the admissions processes for transfer students.
• Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.
• 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 groups.
• Ability to collect data and create reports using database systems.
• 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.

DESIRED EXPERIENCE

• 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 out-of-state travel.
• Must be willing to travel in all weather conditions.
• Must be able to lift/move approximately 50 pounds of recruiting materials.

Application Process:
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 , and committed to becoming climate neutral.

The University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. 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 dso@uw.edu .

COVID-19 VACCINATION REQUIREMENT

Governor Inslee's Proclamation 21-14.2 requires employees of higher education and healthcare institutions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless a medical or religious exemption is approved. Being fully vaccinated means that an individual is at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. As a condition of employment, newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination. View the Final candidate guide to COVID-19 vaccination requirement webpage for information about the medical or religious exemption process for final candidates.

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