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Undergraduate Recruitment Manager - College of Business and Economics - 18384

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
May 20, 2022

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Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Business Administration, Administrative, Student Affairs, Admissions, Enrollment, Retention & Registrar, Other Student Affairs
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Full Time
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The College of Business and Economics at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is seeking an Undergraduate Recruitment Manager.

Academic staff positions are provided fixed term appointments with annual renewals unless otherwise noted. Reappointment for subsequent terms is dependent upon performance, university funding and external forces.


Reporting to the Associate Dean for Graduate Programs, the Undergraduate Recruitment Manager assists with the planning, development, coordination, management, and execution of the College of Business and Economics online and on-campus undergraduate recruitment process in alignment with the institution's strategic goals and represents the institution to prospective students with a goal of attracting, and admitting a talented, diverse student body of new freshmen, transfer, military, international, and second-degree students.

The Undergraduate Recruitment Manager will help students navigate undergraduate business program options and requirements, and lead online students through the admission process. The individual will present information via online presentations, respond to inquiries, manage undergraduate business communications and records within the CRM, organize specialized campus visits, promote the College of Business and Economics at regional and national events, and will perform other duties as assigned. This is a 12-month, full-time position that reports to the Associate Dean, Graduate Business Programs. Domestic travel is required.


Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
  • Demonstrated experience in student support services or advising
  • Valid driver’s license (or ability to obtain a valid driver’s license)
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
Preferred Characteristics
  • Demonstrated experience in successful undergraduate student recruiting
  • Highly organized and detail oriented with an ability to multi- task
  • Bilingual in Spanish/English with an ability to professionally speak, read, write, and translate between languages
  • Professional experience working with students and/or individuals from diverse backgrounds
  • Experience with use of CRM (customer relationship management) systems
  • Effective interpersonal skills and ability to establish positive relationships with students, staff and faculty
  • Willingness to travel/drive and work on weekends and evenings
  • Basic research skills
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Willingness and ability to be an active participant in the following applicable safety rules and regulations including necessary training drills
  • Ability to interact respectfully with people from diverse socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds

The following examples of duties and responsibilities illustrate the general range of tasks assigned to the position, but are not intended to define the limits of required duties. Other essential duties may be assigned consistent with the general scope of the position.

· Recruit new freshmen, transfer, military, international, and second-degree students for the College of Business and Economics online and on-campus undergraduate programs

· Help potential students navigate undergraduate program options

· Assist viable, prospective online students with the admissions process

· Assemble unofficial undergraduate online transfer student reviews

· Respond to inquiries in a timely manner, directing to other departments, as necessary

· Manage undergraduate business communications and records within Customer Relationship Management system (CRM)

· Deliver College of Business undergraduate information sessions

· Evaluate effectiveness of current undergraduate recruitment techniques and recommend new strategies

· Organize specialized campus visits including informational presentations and guided facility tours

· Assist Undergraduate Admissions Department with larger group events such as Women in Business Day

· Promote transfer opportunities at regional technical colleges in coordination with Transfer Admissions recruitment

· Represent the College of Business and Economics at regional and national fairs, conferences, and organizations

· Work collaboratively with college recruitment, admissions, military, international, advising, and marketing personnel

· Advise students regarding class selection, making an academic plan, and identifying appropriate sequencing of courses.

· Help students adjust to the online environment, understand university and college policies and assist students with issues throughout the semester.

· Communicate with students regarding important dates, services on campus, degree and graduation requirements.

· Understand available student resources

· Monitor program accuracy on university website, application, and communications

· Special projects and tasks, as assigned


Founded in 1868, UW–Whitewater is one of eleven comprehensive universities in a public higher education system that also includes two doctoral institutions and a statewide Extension. UW-Whitewater’s main campus is located in Whitewater, with a branch campus in Rock County, in the city of Janesville. Together, these campuses form a preeminent academic institution driven by the pursuit of knowledge, powered by a spirit of innovation, and focused on transforming lives. UW-Whitewater’s campuses are located conveniently near Milwaukee, Madison, and Chicago, and thus offer the advantage of beautiful small-town environments with easy access to the cultural and commercial opportunities of major metropolitan areas.

The Warhawk family — led by caring faculty and staff — is devoted to student success within a broad range of academic programs offered at the associate, bachelor, master, and doctoral levels. These include both on-campus and online programs, and span the disciplines, from the theoretical to the applied, and encompass study in the arts, business, education, humanities, natural sciences, social sciences, technology, and professional and interdisciplinary programs.

UW-Whitewater has a special mission within the UW System to serve students with disabilities and, as such, embraces the principles of universal design and is one of the most accessible campuses in the nation. The campuses have more than 200 student organizations and UW-Whitewater’s intercollegiate athletic teams compete at the NCAA Division-III level. UW-Whitewater is committed to seeking and sustaining a culturally and ethnically diverse campus environment, building a diverse faculty and staff with expertise and interest in serving students with diverse needs, backgrounds, ethnicities, abilities and other distinct characteristics in respectful, sensitive and understanding ways. The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, and actively seeks and encourages applications from women, people of color, persons with disabilities, and veterans.


The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is part of the 13-campus University of Wisconsin System ( ).

Wisconsin Statute 19.36(7)(b) provides that applicants may indicate in writing that their identity should be kept confidential. In response to a public records request, the University will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful final candidate will be released. See Wisconsin Statute 19.36(7)(a).

Per Regent Policy Document 20-19, University of Wisconsin System Criminal Background Check Policy and UW System Administrative Policy 1275 Recruitment Policies, UW-Whitewater requires criminal background checks as a contingency to employment. A criminal background check will be conducted prior to an offer of employment. All final candidates must be asked, prior to hire, whether they have been found to have engaged in, are currently under investigation for, or left employment during an active investigation in which they were accused of sexual violence or sexual harassment. When obtaining employment reference checks, these same sexual violence or sexual harassment questions must also be asked.

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater requires that all employees be active participants in following applicable safety rules and regulations including necessary training and drills.

For UW-Whitewater Campus safety information and crime statistics/annual Security Report, see . If you would like a paper copy of the report please contact the UW-Whitewater Police at 262-472-4660.


Well-qualified candidates can expect a starting annual salary commensurate with qualifications, education, and experience.

UW System employees receive an excellent benefit package. To learn more about the UW System’s comprehensive benefit package, review the UW System Employee Benefits Brochure .


UW-Whitewater embraces AAC&U’s LEAP principles ( ) and emphasizes student, staff and faculty participation in High-Impact Practices ( ). The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs ( ) provides support for faculty scholarly and creative activities as well as other opportunities to apply for reassigned time and/or other resources to support research activities. UW-Whitewater faculty and staff also have access to technology transfer and research resources provided by WiSys ( ).


University of Wisconsin-Whitewater does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term. If you have questions regarding this, please contact Human Resources. UW-Whitewater is not an e-verify employer, therefore STEM extensions are not options for work authorization.


Applications received by Frida y, June 17, 2022, are ensured full consideration. Applications received after that date may be given consideration at the discretion of the search committee. The most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process.

If you have questions regarding this recruitment or if you are unable to complete the application online due to a disability or system problem, please contact us at (262) 472-1072 or .

For questions regarding this position, please contact:

Heather Brinkmeyer



Only complete application packages will be considered. This includes online submission of the following documents:
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Name and contact information for three professional references
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