Admissions Counselor

University of Wisconsin-Madison in Wisconsin

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted February 18, 2014
Type Administrative
Salary Commensurate with experience
Employment Type Full-time

The University of Wisconsin-Madison invites applications and nominations for two Admissions Counselor positions in the Office of Admissions and Recruitment. UW-Madison is a major research university, nationally and internationally renowned. The Office of Admissions recruits nationally and receives more than 38,000 undergraduate applications annually.

Admissions counselors assist prospective freshman and transfer students in navigating the college selection process with a goal of attracting, recruiting, admitting, and enrolling a talented, geographically diverse student body. In addition to general admission duties, the incumbent will be assigned to work on one or more targeted areas that include: multicultural recruitment, international recruitment, event planning, marketing and communication, or alumni development. The incumbent will work with a range of constituents including students, parents, high school guidance counselors, transfer counselors, alumni, and campus stakeholders. They are expected to give presentations and engage in recruitment and outreach activities. Admission decisions are made using a selective, comprehensive and holistic review process. Evening and weekend work required during peak times.

A Bachelors degree is required. Prior admissions experience is preferred.

Complete details may be found at:

The two full-time academic staff positions (PVL #78892) are available immediately with a desired begin date of May 1, 2014. A competitive salary and benefits package will be offered, with title and salary dependent on qualifications. The minimum starting salary is $ 37,000.

The mission of the Division of Enrollment Management (Offices of Admissions and Recruitment, Student Financial Aid, Registrar, and Integrated Student Information Systems) is to provide access to higher education and collaborate with campus partners to ensure student success. We are committed to the highest standard of service for our students, colleagues, visitors, and other customers. Staff will serve as role models by practicing exemplary, respectful and inclusive behaviors in all of our interactions.


Please electronically submit ONE pdf or Word file. The file should contain the following: 1) a letter of interest which highlights work experience with multicultural recruitment, international recruitment, event planning, marketing and communication, or alumni development if relevant, 2) a resume, and 3) contact information for three references. Please include PVL # 78892--Admissions Counselor in the subject line and send to Kim Morgan at Review of candidate applications will begin immediately. Applications will continue to be reviewed until the needs of the office are met.

UW-Madison is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, information regarding the applicants must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality.