Job Positions


Categories: Great Lakes Region 5


Honors College


University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Date Posted:

May 30 2019 10:00PM

Close Date:

Review beings 6/24/2019

Position Description

The primary purpose of this position is to recruit new students and assist with overall college enrollment activities. This position will also assist with advising and other college programming as needed.


Advise prospective students and families throughout the recruitment cycle. Coordinate all recruitment activities (events, orientation programs, communication, scholarship, etc.) for the Honors College. Complete ongoing holistic review of prospective student applications. Maintain and collect relevant data, prepare reports, and make data-driven decisions. Actively support and participate in departmental efforts such as advising and event planning.

Application Process

For this position, these materials must be uploaded through UWM’s Applicant Information Management System (AIMS) at:

Please note that this is a continuous recruitment, and review of applications will continue until the position is filled. However, applications received after June 23rd, 2019, may not receive consideration. UWM will not consider paper, e-mailed or faxed applications. All finalists for this position will be required to participate in a reference check and a criminal records review consistent with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, and will be required to submit an official copy of their college transcript.

Institution Information

Open to talented and motivated students in every major and discipline, the Honors College offers the personalized education of a small liberal arts college without sacrificing the unique opportunities available at a major research university. The College does this by providing:

  • Individual attention in small seminars taught by faculty members committed to excellence in undergraduate education.
  • Opportunities to engage in undergraduate research, either by completing research in Honors or by doing a senior thesis or project.
  • Academic advising and support services, including a writing specialist to help students plan, write, and revise essays.

Successful completion of Honors College requirements culminates in an Honors degree, a mark of distinction, which lets prospective employers, and graduate and professional schools know that the student has maintained a consistent record of excellence.

Additional Information

For this position, applicants are required to apply online. UWM will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications. Additionally, applicants must complete all required fields and attach any required documents. The process is complete when the message “Your application has been submitted” is displayed and you receive a confirmation number. Legal Notices AA/EO Statement UWM is an AA/EO employer: All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status. Reasonable Accommodations UWM provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual with a disability. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact or 414-229-4463.

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Contact Information

Anne Lamb 414-229-4658


Required Qualifications

  • A completed bachelor’s degree (to be earned by the date of hire)
  • At least one year of experience working with high school students, college students, and/or parents related to higher education.
  • At least one year of recruitment or related experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in a related field (to be earned by the date of hire).
  • Prior college recruitment and advising experience.
  • Prior experience creating/executing marketing, communication plans, and social media/web.
  • Prior experience planning events.
  • Strong written skills, including demonstrated ability to take accurate notes in meetings with students, communicate clearly with students and staff, and prepare written materials for marketing/recruitment purposes.
  • Excellent public speaking skills.
  • Proven ability to multi-task and problem solve in a fast-paced environment.
  • Demonstrated experience using electronic databases and/or case management systems such as: Excel, Access, Navigate, and PeopleSoft to effectively collect and utilize data.
  • Evidence of ability to relate well to people of all ages and backgrounds.
  • Prior Experience in an Honors Program or College.