Job Description


International Application Specialist

The University of Wisconsin-Stout is seeking an Application Review Specialist to serve as a key member of the Admissions team, within the Enrollment and Strategic Initiatives division. This position is responsible for managing the process of importing all electronic applications, and reviewing, examining, and evaluating international and re-entry student applications. They will work collaboratively with Admissions team members and campus partners to provide exemplary customer service to students during the application process. This position exercises independent judgment, manages multiple priorities, and has strong attention to detail. UW-Stout is seeking a team member who is committed to promoting the development of an equitable and inclusive environment. The anticipated start date is September 18, 2023.

Application Review Specialist


Minimum / Required

Working knowledge of desktop hardware and standard business software programs (e.g. word processing, spreadsheets, databases, email) in a windows environment.

Minimum of a high school diploma and 3 years of administrative office work.

Ability to make independent decisions and have excellent judgement including sensitivity to personal and confidential information.

Highly Desired

Have an Associate degree.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Excellent attention to detail.

Evidence of effective customer service skills and ability to provide accurate service to diverse populations.

Ability to prioritize and organize a variety of activities and projects simultaneously.

Previous experience in higher education.

Knowledge of student information systems (preferably PeopleSoft or Salesforce) and Imaging Systems (preferably Perceptive Software) and/or a willingness to learn new technology.


Processing incoming international student applications (regular and ESL).

Download and import electronic applications into student information system.

Process incoming applications.

Process incoming Re-Entry student applications.

Process special applications.

Advise students, parents, and university personnel regarding residency statutes.

Process major changes.

Process transcripts as needed.


The Admissions Office is part of the Enrollment and Strategic Initiatives Division. UW-Stout Admissions Office is committed to creating an inclusive campus community. Candidates who have experience working collaboratively with diverse individuals and/or groups and who can contribute to fostering an inclusive environment are encouraged to identify their experience in these areas.


Applications received by end of day August 23, 2023  are ensured full consideration. Applications submitted after August 23rd may be reviewed at the discretion of the search committee.

To apply, click on the APPLY button or go to:

Required application materials:

  1. Cover letter (* See below)
  2. Curriculum vitae or resume
  3. Names and contact information for a minimum of three (3) professional references

*Please use your cover letter to speak to each of the Minimum/Required Qualifications for this position as listed above. For each required qualification, describe your relevant experience, using specific examples from your work history to illustrate how your experience satisfies the requirement.

Applicants must 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.

Before starting the online application process, we recommend you preview the frequently asked questions (FAQs) available at:

It is the policy of UW-Stout to provide reasonable accommodation 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 accommodation for a qualified individual's disability.

For questions regarding this position or recruitment, please contact:

Search Chair: Kayla Campbell


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:

Search Coordinator: Sarah Klick



For information about the UW-Stout community and region visit: 

Facts and data about the university:

Minimum starting salary of $16.00, commensurate with qualifications and experience. The UW System provides an excellent benefits package including participation in the Wisconsin State retirement plan, demonstrating our commitment to the diverse needs of our employees.

·       Benefit Details:

·       Health & Retirement Contributions Estimator | Employee Benefits (

As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, UW-Stout welcomes applications from individuals from diverse groups; veterans, individuals with disabilities and from historically excluded populations. UW-Stout provides equal opportunity to all persons and is committed to inclusive excellence. At UW-Stout we value our differences and welcome diverse perspectives as we continually commit to developing an inclusive and equitable environment for all employees and students.

Employment is contingent upon the final candidate's completing a criminal background check, reference checks and an essential job function test, as applicable. and being cleared to work by the Human Resources Office.

Official transcripts required at time of hire.

Must be authorized to work in the United States. Sponsorship is not available for this position. 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, Phone: 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).

UW-Stout is committed to providing safety and security of all members of our community in accordance with the Clery Act. For campus safety information and crime statistics visit:

Job Family: Staff

Application Instructions

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