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Apply now Job no: 92716-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Academic Advising, Student Services/Support, Extension, Outreach, Public Engagement

Position Vacancy ID:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Working Title:

Outreach and Recruitment Coordinator

Official Title:


Hiring Department:




Anticipated Begin Date:

DECEMBER 23, 2017


This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $42,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and area of specialization:

BA/BS required; MA/MS desirable, preferable in higher education, education, or communications/marketing.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

- 1 to 2 years relevant experience, with experience in higher education setting.
- Experience planning, implementing, and evaluating small and large scale events and programs.
- Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain relationships with diverse constituents including students, parents, faculty, staff, alumni, and campus partners.
- A high degree of cultural sensitivity and awareness in working with students from first generation, underrepresented, transfer, and other targeted populations.
- Strong organizational skills, with attention to accuracy and detail.
- Knowledge of student recruitment goals and techniques.
- Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work cooperatively and collegially in a team oriented environment.
- Excellent writing, verbal, and computer skills. This includes skills in writing publications, promotional materials, and grant proposals.
- An outgoing and energetic service-oriented approach.
- Must have a valid driver's license and ability to be authorized to drive a UW fleet vehicle to conduct outreach and recruitment job duties.

- Experience managing and directing outreach programs, particularly a university setting.
- Knowledge of campus wide student support programs and outreach efforts.
- Familiarity with biological sciences and health professional education in a university setting.

License or Certificate:


Position Summary:

The Outreach and Recruitment Coordinator is a professional position within the Student and Academic Affairs Office in the School of Pharmacy. This position is responsible for coordinating and expanding outreach programs/activities and communication initiatives for the Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) program, in collaboration with the prospective student services, admissions, and communications/marketing staff. Additionally, this position will serve as a prospective PharmD student advisor, which includes high school, college, returning/adult, international, and special student populations.

Additional Information:

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is a world-class academic institution that encourages, values and supports basic, applied, and interdisciplinary research and attracts scholars and students from around the world. The School of Pharmacy (SOP) has recently been ranked as the 9th best school/college of pharmacy in the United States. Its reputation is based on excellence in research, education of PharmD students, and outstanding alumni who are leaders in the pharmacy profession. The School's faculty, staff, and students reflect the global population represented within the university and include an increasingly diverse student body.

The Student and Academic Affairs Office (SAA) serves a vital role in enabling the School to successfully accomplish its educational mission and administer its academic programs. Staff members have important and often primary responsibilities in the areas of recruitment; admissions; assessment of advising, curriculum, school climate and other aspects of the School programs; support of students; financial assistance; career guidance, and student- faculty alumni relations. The SOP has been proactive in supporting the University of Wisconsin's commitment to provide excellent student advising and support services for students.


Jenni Regan
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Instructions to Applicants:

Please click on "Apply Now" button to being the application process. To apply for this job, you are required to submit a cover letter detailing relevant experience and a current resume/CV.

This professional position within the SAA Office is responsible for leading efforts in recruitment and outreach, and supporting diversity activities for the PharmD program. We encourage applications from candidates whose skills and/or background prepare them to work effectively across socially diverse groups and economic classes.

Additional Link: Full Position Details
  NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required
  The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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