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The Recruiter/Advisor will manage marketing efforts for the MBA program and work closely with our Continuum College partners on marketing plans for the MS Accounting program. The incumbent will academically advise undergraduate students, develop a pipeline of students from the undergraduate accounting program to our MSA program, and assist with admissions. The Recruiter/Advisor plays an integral part in elevating the programs at the School of Business and maintaining our reputation by bringing in high quality applicants.
The School of Business at UW Bothell has an exciting opportunity for an Academic Programs Recruiter and Advisor who will lead recruiting efforts for the School of Business graduate programs and provide recruiting support for undergraduate programs. The Recruiter/Advisor will manage marketing efforts for the MBA program and work closely with our Continuum College partners on marketing plans for the MS Accounting program. The incumbent will academically advise undergraduate students, develop a pipeline of students from the undergraduate accounting program to our MSA program, and assist with admissions. The Recruiter/Advisor plays an integral part in elevating the programs at the School of Business and maintaining our reputation by bringing in high quality applicants.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Recruiting & Marketing:
Recruit students for all current and future School of Business graduate programs, including: MBA, Pharm-D MBA, MS Accounting, Undergraduate and Accounting Certificate programs.
Plan, lead, advertise, attend on-site, online, and off-site events (24-36+ information sessions a year, annual MBA Open House, MBA-PharmD Open House, internal and external fairs, etc.).
Respond to email/phone inquiries from international and domestic prospects.
Manage ongoing correspondence/relationships with prospects and applicants to encourage further commitment.
Develop and present yearly marketing and recruiting plan to team: research market trends, project enrollment, identify areas for improvement and make recommendations to leadership. Identify graduate fairs and industry events to attend.
Identify and develop relationships with companies that enable deeper engagement for student recruitment, professional development events, and internships.
Manage the creation of marketing material and content (including brochures, presentations, Search Engine Optimization, Facebook, LinkedIn, radio, and more). Identify ad target markets, determine ad timing, and create ad budget.
Manage creation of advertising projects. Collaborate with Technical Program Manager, student workers, and external advertising partners, as needed.
Establish alumni connections to enhance recruiting efforts. Create mailing list of active alumni to engage in various program events. Connect prospects with alumni, faculty, financial aid and other relevant units.
Assist applicants with application questions. Refer applicants to relevant campus units as needed.
Write and submit admissions petitions in MyGrad for applicants as needed.
Advise stalled applicants and admits.
Confirm with deferred applicants on intention to matriculate.
Manage the admissions process for the Accounting Certificate Program.
Academic Advising & Student Services:
Advise UG Accounting option students via telephone, email, zoom, and in-person meetings. Provide guidance on academic planning, requirements and elective planning. Support students in creation of academic plans and submission of graduation applications.
Co-facilitate orientation programs for incoming students.
Collaborate with team on delivery of group advising sessions and workshops.
Assist UG Accounting students with academic planning needs specific to preparation for accounting careers (i.e. prep for Washington CPA Exam requirements, pathways to graduate education, and connecting with on and off-campus resources for assistance when necessary).
In collaboration with the Program Coordinator, manage and update prospect data in Slate: contacts, events, admissions. Work closely with Technical Program Manager on program needs and make recommendations for updates as needed.
Update and maintain MBA and MSA webpages. Ensure information stays current.
Manage LinkedIn pages for graduate programs.
Liaise with campus departments such as the Graduate School, Registrar, and the Center of International Education to stay up to date with current policies and procedures.
Collect and provide recruiting and current student data.
Select and purchase promotional items.
Maintain student materials, such as the student handbook and onboarding paperwork.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Social Science, Education, or a related field
At least 3 years of experience in marketing and recruiting.
Experience working with faculty and staff across departments and/or schools on and off campus.
Ability to work both independently and as an effective team member.
Excellent attention to details, multi-tasking ability and problem-solving skills.
Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to listen actively, empathize and provide positive and reflective feedback.
Strong communication skills, both oral and written.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Google Drive and One Drive, and ability to learn other frequently used software, such as Slate, Navigate, EARs, MyGrad, and SDB.
Demonstrated ability to form productive working relationships with applicants, students, alumni, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds and a commitment to providing excellent student services in a climate of multicultural understanding and appreciation.
Experience in a higher education role.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
This position requires a flexible schedule and the ability to work some evenings and weekends, especially during recruiting season.
Application Process: The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Work Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select “Apply to this position”. Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your “My Jobs” page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.
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