Coordinator for Graduate Admissions and Recruitment

Employer
The University of Maryland, College Park
Location
College Park, Maryland
Posted
Jul 29, 2022
Closes
Sep 02, 2022
Function
Other
Hours
Full Time

Coordinator for Graduate Admissions and Recruitment

Position Summary/Purpose of Position: The Coordinator for Graduate Admissions and Recruitment, reporting to the Director of Admissions and Recruitment for Maryland Applied Graduate Engineering (MAGE), in the A. James Clark School of Engineering, University of Maryland.

This position is responsible for managing student recruitment and admissions from inquiry through frst time enrollment for MAGE, including performance of preliminary admissions duties for the application review process. Currently, the Coordinator manages over 1800 inquiries including more than 1000 applications per year. This position also serves as a pre-admission counselor to prospective students comprised of industry professionals, international applicants, and current UMD undergraduates.

In addition, the Coordinator is responsible for the planning, implementation, and management of admissions eforts and events to increase targeted student recruitment and enrollment. This position represents MAGE programs at various regional and national conferences, open houses and recruitment eforts to enhance prospective student outreach and drive interest and engagement.

The A. James Clark School of Engineering at the University of Maryland serves as the catalyst for high-quality research, innovation, and learning, delivering on a promise that all graduates will leave ready to impact the Grand Challenges (e.g., energy, environment, security, and human health) of the 21st century. The Clark School is dedicated to leading and transforming the engineering discipline and profession, to accelerating entrepreneurship, and to transforming research and learning activities into new innovations that beneft millions.

Diversity Statement:

The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/afrmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and afrmative actiono all qualifed applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political afliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

Minimum Qualifcations:

Education & Experience:

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​* A Bachelor’s degree is required plus 3-5 years of related experience, including a minimum of one year assisting in the admissions process.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

*Must possess a solid understanding of recruitment strategies, admissions processes and program details.

*Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, written and verbal including a customer service orientation and the ability to interact with a wide variety of individuals. 

*Must have strong analytical, research, and technical skills to evaluate data in planning and decision-making.

Preferences:

*Prior experience with student information systems and/or other tools such as Hobsons ApplyYourself and AppReview.

*Working knowledge and hands on experience using a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system and understanding of a prospect management system.

*Working knowledge of international student admissions requirements.

*Must have a valid driver’s license, which must be verifed prior to any ofcial ofer of employment.

Additional Information:

*The target hiring range for this position is Mid 60s based on qualifcations.

*This position requires regional and national travel.

Physical Demands:

*Predominantly sedentary position/work.

*Exerting up to 15 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.

*Work is performed in an ofce environment and requires the ability to sit for an extended time and operate standard ofce equipment and keyboards.

*Ability to review, prepare, and analyze data and fgureso transcribeo view a computer terminalo extensive reading.

*Ability to traverse on and of campus for meetings and to transport supplies and materials.

*Able to communicate with faculty, staf, and students who have inquiries and exchange accurate information in these situations. 

*Some weekend early morning, and evening hours will be required.

*Must be able to traverse around campus and have the ability to travel regionally and nationally approximately 25% travel.

Closing Date:

8/14/2022

Salary: Range $60,057 - $75,072.

Submission:

Resume, Cover Letter and List of References via https://ejobs.umd.edu/.

The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions

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