Job Description

Job ID
UW Stout;Menomonie, WI
Full/Part Time


Admissions Counselor

The University of Wisconsin-Stout is looking for an Admissions Counselor to work in its Office of Admissions Department. This position will represent UW-Stout at educational fairs and events in the tri-state region. This position will also participate in UW-Stout’s on-campus visit program and provide tours and presentations to families and groups. This staff member will collaborate with Admissions Office staff members and other departments across campus to coordinate recruitment activities. All responsibilities shall be executed while demonstrating a commitment to inclusive excellence. Travel is required during the fall and spring recruitment seasons. Anticipated start date: June 1, 2019. *


Minimum / Required

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Work experience in admissions/recruiting or related *
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills to be able to communicate effectively with diverse populations in a positive, courteous, and professional manner; Including the ability to communicate professionally and effectively to students, parents, staff, and high-level outside constituents
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Willingness to travel

Highly Desired

  • Strong customer service and public presentation skills
  • Experience planning, initiating, and organizing events
  • Must possess excellent multi-tasking, time management, and organizational skills, as well as initiative, resourcefulness, and attention to detail
  • Experience with computer systems and various software applications, especially Microsoft Office and Google Suite
  • Familiarity with customer relationship management systems


  • Manage a recruitment territory that requires developing and maintaining contacts with guidance counselors, organizations, agencies and clubs for the purposes of recruiting students.
  • Requires travel during and after normal business hours to represent the university at recruitment events and activities.
  • Update and run required CRM/SAP reports to manage territory.


The Admissions Counselor will work under the supervision of the Director of Admissions and will be assigned duties in both off-campus and on-campus recruitment. In addition, the Admissions Counselor will present to high school students, families and special groups, counselors and college access groups – sharing information on the admissions process and opportunities available at UW-Stout.


The University of Wisconsin-Stout offers a rich, dynamic and collaborative environment in which to work and grow. A member of the University of Wisconsin system, UW-Stout is unique within the system--it is named after its founder, James Huff Stout, and holds the distinction of being Wisconsin’s Polytechnic University, a designation which highlights our combination of applied learning, real-world experiences and a solid liberal arts foundation.

UW-Stout offers 48 undergraduate and 26 graduate degrees, including two terminal degrees. Student enrollment is just over 9,500.

UW-Stout faculty enjoy opportunities for cross-disciplinary collaboration, state-of-the-art facilities, and a modern digital environment. UW-Stout values innovative approaches to solving problems in society and industry, and faculty are encouraged to maintain strong ties and seek collaborative projects within their disciplines and industries.

All undergraduate students participating in traditional, on campus-based programs are issued laptops. Faculty use the university’s online course delivery system and must be available for online interactions and/or alternate time frames for teaching. Faculty members teach, advise students, conduct research, assess student learning and engage in service activities.

Menomonie, Wisconsin, is a town of 16,000 located in the beautiful Chippewa River Valley, 25 miles west of Eau Claire and 60 miles east of the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and Saint Paul.

More information about the UW-Stout community and region: Facts and data about the university:


Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. The UW System provides an excellent benefits package including participation in the Wisconsin State retirement plan.

As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, UW-Stout is committed to inclusive excellence and is actively seeking applications from individuals from diverse groups; veterans and individuals with disabilities.

An offer of employment is contingent upon the final candidate passing a criminal background check and a reference check process. The reference check process includes asking the final candidate and most recent supervisor questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment. Final candidates with previous employment within the UW System and State of WI agencies will be subject to additional reference checks.

A successful applicant will be responsible for ensuring eligibility for employment in the United States on or before the effective date of the appointment and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term. If you have questions regarding this, please contact our Human Resources office at 715.232.2149.

In response to a public records request, the University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in their online application, except that the identity of the successful final candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

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Applicants will need to complete all required fields and attach all required documents prior to submitting the online application.

Note: Once you have attached your materials and submitted your application you will not be able to go into the system and change them.

Required application materials:

  1. Cover letter specifically addressing how you meet the minimum and preferred qualifications
  2. Resume
  3. Names and contact information for a minimum of three (3) professional references
  4. Unofficial copies of transcripts; official transcripts required at time of hire

To ensure consideration complete applications must be submitted online by March 24, 2019. * Screening of applications may continue until the position is filled.

It is the policy of UW-Stout to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance, or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact us using the information below. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual's disability.

For questions regarding this position or recruitment, please contact:

If you need assistance with the online application process or if you submitted your application prior to uploading all of the required application materials, please contact:

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