Admissions Counselor-Communications Emphasis

University of Wisconsin-Madison in Wisconsin

Deadline June 13, 2014
Date Posted June 6, 2014
Type Administrative
Salary Commensurate with experience
Employment Type Full-time

The University of WisconsinMadison invites applications and nominations for an Admissions Counselor position in the Office of Admissions and Recruitment. UWMadison 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: marketing and communication, multicultural recruitment, international recruitment or event planning. 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, journalism, marketing, or communications background and experience is preferred.


Complete details may be found at:


The fulltime academic staff position (PVL #79821) is available immediately with a desired begin date of July 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.


UWMadison 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.