UMBC has been consistently recognized by US News and World Report as a “higher education trailblazer”. We welcome innovative and creative thinkers to join our Enrollment Management team. In addition, we are seeking candidates who exhibit a strong commitment for innovation as demonstrated by their ability to be proactive, change agents, dynamic, universal (far-reaching), forward-thinking, strategic, and collaborative.
The incumbent will assist students in self-exploration to develop education plans that are consistent with their aspirations, interests, strengths,and values. Specific duties include: encourages students’ holistic engagement with college, university, and broader community experiences (academically, socially, culturally, and professionally); develops a collaborative relationship with students that enables them to engage in independent decision-making, make meaning of their experiences, and assume responsibility for their futures; guides students in critical reflection of academic and career goals; guides students through career and professional development opportunities available as well as campus support for the identification and exploration of experiential learning, leadership, and career paths; will advise undecided students as well those interested in various health professions; and perform other duties as assigned.
Required Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree (Master’s preferred) and one year of related experience preferably within a higher education environment working with diverse student populations.
The incumbent must demonstrate:
• Commitment to a high level of “student-centered” service delivery
• Ability to identify basic student needs and make referrals to academic and career resources
• Ability to assist in the delivery of projects and programs (such as orientation)
• Ability to employ student recruitment/outreach/retention strategies
• Ability to work collaboratively with university departments and academic units
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team
• Ability to manage multiple projects, assignments, and responsibilities
• Excellent written and verbal communication, group presentation and interpersonal skills
• Working knowledge of desktop software (i.e., Microsoft Office Suite)
We are seeking candidates who exhibit a strong commitment to innovation, as demonstrated by their ability to be proactive, change agents, dynamic, universal (far-reaching), forward-thinking, strategic, and collaborative.
Familiarity with multimedia content, website development, and social media is desired.
Familiarity with student information systems
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Upload a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references.
Screening of Applications Begins:
For best consideration submit application materials by November 27, 2019 (applications will be accepted until the position is filled).
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
UMBC offers a benefits package for regular and grant-funded regular employees including generous leave, excellent health, life, and disability insurance, retirement plans, tuition remission, on-site preschool, and numerous professional development and wellness opportunities. Contingent II positions may include some benefits. To learn more about our benefits click here.
Equal Opportunity Statement:
UMBC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, minority group members, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
If you require a reasonable accommodation for a disability for any part of the employment process, please contact the Human Resources Department at 410-455-2337 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation upon hire showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.
Internal Number: 493087
About University of Maryland, Baltimore County
UMBC is a dynamic public research university integrating teaching, research and service to benefit the citizens of Maryland. As an Honors University, the campus offers academically talented students a strong undergraduate liberal arts foundation that prepares them for graduate and professional study, entry into the workforce, and community service and leadership. UMBC emphasizes science, engineering, information technology, human services and public policy at the graduate level. UMBC contributes to the economic development of the State and the region through entrepreneurial initiatives, workforce training, K-16 partnerships, and technology commercialization in collaboration with public agencies and the corporate community. UMBC is dedicated to cultural and ethnic diversity, social responsibility and lifelong learning.