We seek a highly motivated, energetic, and independent admissions representative with an optimistic attitude, who will play a key role in sharing their passion for UMR’s Vision and distinctiveness; cultivating relationships with future healthcare students from diverse backgrounds; and providing excellent service to prospective students and their families during the recruitment and admissions process. The primary objective of the Office of Admissions is to meet UMR enrollment goals and to ensure a highly qualified and diverse student body. As a professional member of the University of Minnesota Rochester, Office of Admissions, the Admissions Representative will assist with the recruitment of undergraduate students to our premier undergraduate health sciences university. This position will work remotely and focus recruitment efforts on the Minneapolis/St. Paul region.
Our benefits include:
University paid contribution (10% of your salary) to your retirement account – vested immediately
22 paid vacation days per year, in addition to sick leave and 11 paid holidays
Reduced tuition opportunities covering 75% - 100% of eligible tuition
Excellent and affordable health care benefits
Wellness program with opportunity to earn lower health care rates
Free disability insurance
University vehicle (for work related travel)
85% Recruitment of students to the undergraduate health sciences program of the University of Minnesota Rochester including but not limited to activities such as high school visits, college fair participation, campus visits, personal correspondence and accurate, up-to-date record-keeping.
15% Office of Admissions teamwork, application processing and professional development.
The Admissions Representative must be able to travel. Overnight visits will be required (travel reimbursement is provided).
Applicants must be willing to work beyond an 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. work schedule to fulfill the responsibilities of the position.
Bachelor’s degree and two years’ experience after degree completion
Valid driver’s license
Demonstrated intercultural competence, including experience working in diverse communities
At least one year of experience in admissions, student recruitment, the transfer process, or multicultural student support.
Experience working with an accredited, not-for-profit institution
Experience recruiting under-represented students.
Fluent in English and one other language eg. Spanish, Hmong, Somali.
Ability to work in an innovative, collaborative, and sometimes ambiguous environment.
Demonstrated commitment to UMR values: evidence-based decision making; diversity and inclusion; respect; human potential; and community.
Intercultural communication skills and/or a global perspective (e.g. international or intercultural experiences).
Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines, prioritize tasks, manage multiple projects, and take initiative, working independently without supervision.
Excellent public speaking.
Ability to relate well with high school students and parents with strong interpersonal communication competency.
Excellent writing skills, including professionalism in composing emails.
Ability to use and learn a variety of computer programs including Excel, PeopleSoft, and other databases; Slate or a similar admission database experience.
Bachelor’s degree from the University of Minnesota Rochester.
Knowledge of Minneapolis/St. Paul high schools.
Internal Number: 341886
About University of Minnesota, Rochester
The University of Minnesota Rochester is located in University Square, one block away from the Mayo Clinic, seven miles south of IBM, and just 75 miles south of the Twin Cities metropolitan area. As a student on the UMR campus in downtown Rochester, you will be at the heart of one of the world?s top medical centers and at the center of an internationally known research community.