Admission and Enrollment Services
The Admission and Enrollment Services Office at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville is seeking applicants for the position of Transfer Advisor. This position is expected to begin December 30, 2013.
- Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution
- Experience working with undergraduate transfer students in an admission and/or academic environment
- Dedication to the needs of students and a commitment to providing excellent customer service
- Exceptional interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
- Experience learning new computer programs
- Ability to manage multiple tasks, meeting deadlines and attention to detail
- Valid driver's license and meet the conditions to drive a state vehicle
- Knowledge of PeopleSoft and ImageNow
- Academic advising experience
Working extensively with the transfer student population, this position manages all operational aspects of the transfer recruitment and admission process. Responsibilities include recruitment development and management, high-level knowledge of transfer policies, application review and course equivalency determination. Moderate travel will be required to community colleges and main responsibilities will be to coordinate and conduct visits in Wisconsin, Iowa and Illinois. Occasional weekend and evening work is required. Other responsibilities include extensive communication with transfer students and families as well as collaboration with faculty and staff.
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville
, founded in 1866, enrolls about 8,000 students in 42 baccalaureate and 6 master's programs. It possesses institutional strengths in middle level education, engineering, industrial technology, agriculture, criminal justice and business. The campus is located in Southwest Wisconsin's largest and most historic community. The region offers excellent school systems, high quality medical and hospital facilities, outstanding recreational opportunities, and vibrant businesses and industries. UW-Platteville is a cultural and educational center for the Tri-State region of Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin.
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, seeks to build a diverse faculty and staff and encourages applications from women and persons of color. The names of nominees and applicants who have not requested in writing that their identities be kept confidential, and of all finalists, will be released upon request. A criminal background check is required for employment. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the U.S. at time of hire.
In compliance with the Clery Act of 1998, the University of Wisconsin-Platteville Crime Statistics Report
is available for review. Call the UW-Platteville Campus Police Office at 608-342-1584 for a paper copy of the annual report.
To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by November 8, 2013. Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled.
Applicants must submit the following materials via the online application system: 1) a letter of application addressing each qualification; 2) resume; 3) current contact information for three professional references; and 4) a separate statement describing a history of working with or demonstrates a commitment to addressing issues of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability, and/or other issues of historic marginalization.
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