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  • July 17, 2019 11:25 AM | Anonymous

    Title: Recruiter---LAS Student Affairs (Job ID #118656) 

    Department:Liberal Arts and Sciences 

    Category: Academic Professional 


    Close Date: 08/05/2019


    Position Description: 

    Reporting to the Director of Recruitment and Engagement, the College Recruiter will recruit prospective high school and transfer students through the development and implementation of strategies necessary to meet the enrollment goals of UIC’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. The College Recruiter represents the College’s interests during high profile events and to a wide range of constituents (e.g., parents and students, high school counselors and teachers) and venues (e.g. on campus, college fairs and programs, and recruitment events).


    - Implement recruitment and yield strategies to attract prospective students to the Campus and meet the enrollment needs of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

    - Establish and maintain relationships with students, parents, high school counselors, teachers, and administrators to provide pre-admission advice and counsel relative to the recruitment and admissions processes.

    - Seek out opportunities to engage and meet prospective students by participating in local high school events, college fairs, community organizations, etc.

    - Field questions and respond to inquiries from prospective students through various mediums (e.g. individual appointments, telephone, email and social networking.)

    - Serve as the primary point of contact for prospective student questions and concerns.

    - Host and assist in the establishment and coordination of on-campus programs for prospective students, including presentations, open houses, and yield events. 

    - Represent the College during on-campus events to provide information about available offerings (including but not limited to LAS academic programs, campus resources, unique LAS opportunities, facilities, etc.).

    - Evaluate the effectiveness of recruitment strategies and make recommendations for program changes and enhancements.

    - Compile, assess and interpret student data, event outcomes, recruitment trends, market area trends and report findings to College leadership.

    - Update and report regularly on recruiting events and outcomes.

    - Perform other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned by the Director


    Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, Psychology, Liberal Arts & Sciences or a related field. 

    • Have an understanding and knowledge of the value and importance of a Liberal Arts & Sciences education. 

    • Prior experience in student recruitment, admissions and/or UIC undergraduate campus involvement and/or leadership. 

    • Demonstrate experience in working with diverse populations. 

    • Requires good communication, presentation, organization and problem solving skills, along with computer/pc proficiency to include Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint…) and other related software. 


    Preferred Qualifications

    • Master’s degree in related field.

    • Prior experience in student recruitment, admissions and/or UIC undergraduate campus involvement or leadership 

    • Understand and demonstrate the value and importance of a UIC Liberal Arts and Sciences education.

    • Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills are required. Public speaking experience and organization skills preferred.

    • Demonstrated knowledge and sensitivity to working with diverse populations.

    • Ability to efficiently and effectively solve problems, initiate and implement projects independently.

    For fullest consideration, please submit an on-line application at, click on the job board and then the job and upload a resume, cover letter and the names and emails of three references by August 5, 2019       

    The University of Illinois at Chicago is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching in a multicultural environment.  We strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans. The University may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be conducted in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

  • July 17, 2019 8:27 AM | Anonymous member

    University of Illinois at Chicago, Academic and Enrollment Services

    Category: Academic Professional

    Location: Chicago

    Close Date: 07/31/2019



    The Office of Recruitment is seeking an Associate Director of Visitors Center at the University of Illinois at Chicago. This position designs, implements, executes and evaluates campus visits programs and special projects contributing to a positive campus visit experience using customer service protocols, university policies, and procedures and requirements of multiple academic programs.


    • Collaborate with Director of Recruitment and college leaders to regularly review and update the university undergraduate recruitment plan.
    • Assist in the development of the annual recruitment budget, responsibly steward University funds, reconcile expenses and reports.
    • Develop and execute a comprehensive campus visitors plan for the Visitors Center that includes daily presentations, group visits, student ambassadors, walk in visitors and prospective transfer students.
    • Coordinate with campus partners to develop, update and execute personalized campus visit experiences.
    • Develop best practices for campus visits; provide resources to the greater campus community.
    • Work collaboratively with the Recruitment staff to continually develop and maintain recruitment presentations.
    • Manage and coordinate programming for campus tours, Preview Days and Open House and other prospective student related events.
    • Review program evaluation data to ensure a positive campus visit experience.
    • Serve as a primary speaker during high profile recruitment and public relations events.
    • Develop Web and print content to promote the Visitors Center and campus visit opportunities.
    • Oversee the continued development of the UIC Corps (Visitors Center student employees) to act as tour guides for campus and group visits, student panelists and provide office and event support.
    • Plan, assign and review work of staff to ensure that group objectives are met. Hire, train, develop and manage staff to ensure that a qualified staff exists to meet group objectives.
    • Train all recruitment staff, including counselors and student workers, on all functions related to the Visitors Center.
    • Develop training programs for recruitment staff, and student workers, on presentation and other interpersonal communication strategies.
    • Limited travel locally and nationally to represent UIC at recruitment and student yield events.
    • Act as a primary point of contact for prospective students via telephone, email, and campus appointments as required.

    Perform other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned.


    Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred.
    Five years’ experience in student counseling, admissions and/or university student activities, recreation programs, or event planning. Demonstrated professional experience supervising staff.

  • July 15, 2019 5:42 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The UO Office of Admissions is seeking a strong addition to our regional team as we search for a Regional Admissions Counselor based in Chicago, Illinois. This position reports to the Assistant Director for Regional Recruitment and represents the University of Oregon (UO) to multiple constituencies, including prospective students, their families, and school/community contacts.

    Residing in the region, the counselor independently develops and implements recruiting initiatives to meet application and enrollment goals, and also conducts holistic review of freshman applications for their assigned territory, and others as assigned. The counselor must be effective at independently planning recruitment strategies including high school visits, area receptions, and individual meetings. Additionally, this position is a front-line service provider with primary responsibility for student admission counseling, recruitment travel, and management of the assigned geographic areas.

    The position requires a significant level of independent judgment and autonomy in regards to work planning; local representation of the university to thousands of students, families, counselors, and other key staff at secondary schools and community colleges; expert counseling of students and families; and application of university admission policy through holistic admission review. Secondary responsibilities include scholarship review, and other duties as assigned. 

    For the full position description or to apply, please refer to the link below or the UO Human Resources site:


    Based in Chicago, Illinois:

  • July 09, 2019 9:19 AM | Anonymous member

    If you want to help showcase the difference a college education can make in the lives of our talented high school students, apply today to join our team as a College Counselor.

    Schuler is a private, non-profit foundation in the northern suburbs of Chicago. We currently serve over 800 high school and college Scholars in partnership with 15 high schools located throughout the northern suburbs and the city of Chicago.  

    What Our Goal Is

    The Schuler Scholar Program equips high-achieving and underrepresented students to gain access to and succeed at highly selective colleges and beyond.

    What We Stand For

    • Always Personal Best: We believe in lifelong learning personal improvement never ends.
    • One Scholar at a Time: We believe in the boundless promise of every Scholar.
    • All In: We believe shared success drives superior results for all our stakeholders Scholars, families, partners, and staff.
    • Innovative Mindset: We believe in pursuing new and imaginative solutions to benefit our Scholars.

    What A Day in the Life of a College Counselor Is Like

    The Schuler Scholar Program is seeking a College Counselor who will coordinate college counseling programs at one of our partnership high schools, Maine East High School in Park Ridge, IL. This position requires strong interpersonal skills and an understanding of the value of highly selective colleges and universities. This position is full-time. Occasional attendance at events on evenings and weekends will be required as will occasional overnight travel.


    • Primary: 
      • Provide one-on-one advising and application support to a caseload of 20-50 juniors and seniors
      • Facilitate meetings and workshops for students and families
      • Collect and maintain student and program databases
      • Collaborate with members of school team to provide subject-matter expertise
    • Secondary: 
      • Oversee summer college program applications for a caseload of 10-25 sophomores and juniors 
      • Collaborate with college counseling team to develop college knowledge, application and financial aid programs
      • Plan and chaperone college visits during three school breaks each year
      • Participate in annual new Scholar selection process
      • Foster relationships with college admission offices
    • Occasional: 
      • Collaborate with school counselors to support students and families in the college process
      • Evaluate core college counseling programs across partner schools
      • Support creation of academic four-year plans for caseload of freshmen through seniors
      • Collaborate with cross-departmental staff on special projects

    What Core Competencies Make a College Counselor Successful 

    • Attention to Detail 
    • Relationship Building 
    • Planning and Organizing 
    • Providing Consultation 

    Learn more and apply online:

  • July 08, 2019 8:54 AM | Anonymous member

    Central Michigan University in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, has an opening for an Assistant Director of Admissions, Chicago Outreach.  The position is responsible for representing CMU mostly in Cook County and Northwest Indiana.  The position was posted June 30, 2019 and will remain posted until filled.

    For more information or to apply, visit 

  • July 05, 2019 8:45 AM | Anonymous member

    Admissions Counselor
    Illinois State University | Office of Admissions

    The Office of Admissions at Illinois State University is searching for an Admissions Counselor to be based on-campus in Normal, Illinois.. This is an exciting role that will connect you to students across the state of Illinois and beyond. Illinois State is consistently named a Great College to Work for by The Chronicle for Higher Education and Bloomington-Normal is a top 10 college town according to the American Institute for Economic Research.

    The posting will be open until filled. Please find more information about this position, including the application, on the Illinois State University jobs website.

  • July 03, 2019 4:10 PM | Anonymous member

    General Summary

    The Admission Counselor reports directly to the Senior Director of Enrollment Management. In collaboration with the Senior Director of Enrollment Management, the Admission counselor offers input in the design, execution and assessment of a comprehensive recruitment plan. The successful candidate will serve as the primary field representative through a range of recruitment activities with stated benchmarks/objectives for the purpose of increasing applications and enrollment from the Chicago metropolitan area.

    To this end, the Admission Counselor will foster relationships with key influencer contacts as outlined in the institutional strategic plan, facilitate CTU’s presence at conferences and exhibits, actively manage a set of inquiries from initial interest through application, and assist with the coordination of recruitment and orientation events.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    • Build, manage and maintain a designated portfolio of key influencers with the Senior Director of Enrollment Management.
    • Serve as the primary point of contact and respond to questions and inquiries from prospective students through various channels (e.g. individual appointments, telephone, email and social networking.)
    • Nurture relationships, through various communication channels, with prospective students, parishes, Archdiocesan and campus contacts providing admissions advice and counsel relative to the recruitment and admissions processes.
    • Maintain a travel schedule and represent CTU at various recruitment events, conferences, campus visits, and yield activities throughout the Chicago metropolitan area, as well as Regional/National Conferences.
    • Arrange and complete campus appointments with prospective students by coordinating schedules and logging appointments.
    • Regularly present admissions and recruitment information.
    • Project management for events such as student receptions and alumni events.
    • Regularly interface with external community groups and organizations to promote and support the CTU’s overall recruitment efforts.
    • Host and assist in the coordination of on-campus programs for prospective students.
    • Evaluate the effectiveness of recruitment strategies and make recommendations for program changes and enhancements.
    • Compile, assess and interpret student data, event outcomes, recruitment trends, market area trends and regularly report findings to senior leadership.
    • Utilize CRM system to track and follow up with active prospects and influencers, ensuring contact information and activity is captured in system in a consistent and timely manner.
    • Participate in and contributes to Enrollment Management Team meetings and projects.
    • Reviews assigned admission applications and make decision recommendations.
    • Proactively address the needs of the regional territory.
    • Attend major CTU programs, events, and trainings.
    • Perform other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

    • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree in Theology or Ministry preferred.
    • Familiarity with and/or awareness of higher education context, enrollment operations and education for ministry and theology.
    • Extensive local/regional/national travel is required on a weekly basis.
    • Demonstrated understanding of, sensitivity to, and appreciation for CTU’s Catholic context and particular mission.
    • Demonstrated ability to conceptualize and implement institutional recruitment processes, policies and procedures.
    • Collaborative and team-oriented approach in a fast-paced admissions office setting.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills
    • Demonstrated computer skills: Microsoft Office, database and web applications
    • Superior communication skills: writing and speaking, interpersonal and group presentations.

    Interested candidates should email cover letter and resume to

    Catholic Theological Union is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Applicants are considered on the basis of their qualifications for the position without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

  • June 27, 2019 9:05 AM | Anonymous member

    The successful candidate will be a member of the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh undergraduate Admissions Office recruitment and enrollment team.  The counselor will serve as a University ambassador and liaison with prospective students, parents/families, external partners, Office of International Education and colleagues around the state and region.  The primary focus of this position will be to facilitate international student application processing, application completion and correspondence with students, families, and external partners.


    • Bachelor’s degree
    • Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion
    • Capable of working autonomously and exhibiting ethical and prudent decision making 
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including public speaking
    • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
    • Ability to interact diplomatically with diverse groups and non-native speakers of English
    • U.S. citizen or permanent resident, per federal regulations


    • Master’s degree
    • Experience working in a collegiate student services environment
    • Experience using PeopleSoft and ImageNow
    • Understanding of the rules and regulations for international students to enter the United States of America
    • Understanding of international education systems
    • Experience using a customer relationship management (CRM) system
    • Knowledge of UW Oshkosh  

    Primary Position Responsibilities Include:

    1.) 40% - Responsible for the processing of international student applications for admission. This includes, but is not limited to: review initial transcripts submitted, application review, maintain accurate record of international student’s applications and enrollment status in PeopleSoft and ImageNow.

    2.) 20% - Serve as the Designated School Official (DSO) responsible for compliance with US CIS Title 8 CFR Part 214 as it relates to issuance of initial I-20 immigration documents.  Additionally responsible for compliance with guidance issued by government bodies and for documentation compliance. Point person for communication of federal and UW Oshkosh requirements related to issuance of I-20 immigration documents to all prospective F-visa holders.  

    3.) 15% - Communicate and assist with prospective international students from the point of initial inquiry all the way through the completion of the recruitment cycle.

    4.) 10% - Function as a University representative for high school visits, fairs, college nights and other programs. Meet with prospective students and guests in the Admissions Office providing a University overview as well as guiding students through the admissions process.

    5.) 10% - Assist with other projects and department responsibilities as necessary, based on skill set and office needs. Examples include, but are not limited, working with current UW Oshkosh students to complete curriculum pre-approvals prior to their study abroad experience.

    6.) 5% - Collaborate with University Marketing and Communications in creating and maintaining a comprehensive communication flow for international students, providing detailed and individualized correspondence.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    1. Possesses exemplary customer relations skills demonstrated by an understanding of the value of positive interactions with students, families, colleagues and other University partners.  

    2. Shows evidence of excellent time management skills and professionalism.

    3. Understands and promotes the value of teamwork and cooperation among staff.

    4. Recognizes, respects and displays a commitment to diversity and inclusion.

    5. Demonstrates strong verbal, written and web-based communication skills.

    6. Comfortable and skilled with group presentations.

    7. Readily adapts to change.

    8. Comfortable utilizing technology such as PeopleSoft, ImageNow, Salesforce Email, and more.

    Terms of Appointment: Academic staff, full-time, annual appointment. Some night and weekend work and travel required. Successful applicant must have a valid driver’s license, provide evidence of insurability and be able to lift and carry up to 40 pounds.  The incumbent is subject to a successful criminal background check.

    Application Deadline: To ensure consideration applications received by Friday, July 19, 2019 are ensured full consideration. Applications received after that date may be give consideration at the discretion of the search committee. 

    For questions regarding your application and additional options to apply, contact Human Resources at or 920-424-166.

  • June 25, 2019 3:07 PM | Anonymous member

    Develop and administer an array of financial service strategies and programs. Collaborate with other administrators and campus leadership to formulate and administer a broad range of policies and procedures related to financial aid and student finance. Conceive and implement assessment strategies to ensure that student financial processes are cost-effective in meeting primary objectives. Supervise professional and support staff in counseling and providing financial services to students and parents. Ensure timely and efficient delivery of services and oversees quality control, compliance and system integrity for the department. Ensure compliance with state and federal laws, rules and regulations, and promote effective stewardship of institutional funds. Apply here.


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