A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.
Reporting to the Associate Director of Admissions, you will be responsible for all recruiting activities in an assigned territory, including school visits, college fairs, on-campus events and communication with students and parents.
You will develop strong working relationships with high school counselors, college access organizations, and other partners in their assigned territory.
In collaboration with the Admissions leadership, the you will develop a recruiting plan for your territory and will be responsible for meeting the application and enrollment goals stated in that plan.
Build and strengthen relationships with schools in an assigned territory to increase application volume and yield. Prepare and deliver presentations to prospective students, parents, and other key stakeholders.
Represent UM-Flint at college fairs, school visits, and community and alumni functions. Coordinate visitation and travel to yielding high schools and/or community colleges. Exercise significant discretion and independent judgment in developing and modifying a travel schedule, within an assigned territory, to meet the University's enrollment goals.
Communicate with students, parents, school officials and other partners in an assigned recruiting territory.
Advise students and parents on the admissions process, educational opportunities, and academic requirements at UM - Flint. Interpret university admissions policies and procedures.
Provide liaison services to other UM - Flint offices including Financial Aid, Housing & Residential Life, the Student Success Center, the Promise Scholar Program, and the university's schools and colleges. Represent UM - Flint's Office of Undergraduate Admissions at professional meetings and regional workshops.
Work with the Admissions Processing team to support process and document flow. Make consistent recommendations abiding by UM Flint and specific school/college guidelines.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.
One or more years of experience in higher education, sales, marketing, or another field related to recruiting.
Why Work at U-M Flint?
In addition to a career filled with purpose and opportunity, The University of Michigan offers a comprehensive benefits package to help you stay well, protect yourself and your family, and plan for a secure future.
Generous time off
A retirement plan that provides two-for-one matching contributions after 12 months of eligible service, with immediate vesting.
Many choices for comprehensive health insurance.
Long-term disability coverage
Flexible spending accounts for healthcare and dependent care expenses.
Eligibility for benefits is based on your job group, your appointment percentage and the length of your appointment. Learn more about employee benefits and eligibility and download the Comprehensive Benefits for Faculty and Staff flier .
The University of Michigan-Flint exhibits its commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion through enacting fair practices, policies, and procedures particularly in support of the equitable participation of the historically underserved. UM-Flint recognizes the value of diversity in our efforts to provide equitable access and opportunities to all regardless of individual identities in support of a climate where everyone feels a sense of belonging, community, and agency.
Diversity is a core value at University of Michigan-Flint. We are passionate about building and sustaining an inclusive and equitable working and learning environment for all students, staff, and faculty. The University of Michigan-Flint seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the diverse people of Michigan, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning for the purpose of becoming global citizens in a connected world.
Hybrid: A consistent hybrid work schedule (some days on campus and some days working remotely) is available for this position at this time. However, this is subject to change based upon the duties of the position and the needs of the department.
The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
UM-Flint is among the top tier, regional comprehensive public universities in the Midwest. UM-Flint currently enrolls approximately 7,000 students, has a broad and diverse alumni base of over 48,000, and is home to high caliber faculty and dedicated staff, and recently updated its Carnegie classification to Doctoral/Professional.