Recruitment and Admissions Coordinator

University of Michigan

Job Description

How to Apply

A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your:

  1. Specific interest in this position
  2. Skills and experience which directly relate to this position, and;
  3. Commitment to diversity, inclusion, justice, and equity


The University of Michigan Marsal Family School of Education is a top ranked professional school offering a minor, Certification, Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctoral degree programs. We are a community of students, world-renowned faculty, committed educators, and dedicated professional staff who work collectively to develop just and equitable education opportunities in order to build a society where all children, youth, and adults have access to a robust education that empowers them in their lives, their careers, and their communities.

The Marsal School is seeking an experienced Recruitment and Admission Coordinator to join our collaborative team in the school's Office of Recruitment and Admission. Under the supervision of the Director of Recruitment and Admissions, you will primarily (1) help develop and implement strategies for the discovery, cultivation and enrollment of a diverse and high-quality applicant pool and (2) execute processes related to undergraduate and graduate applications. Whether you have a background in education or are simply passionate about its transformative power, this role places you at the heart of efforts to connect students with opportunities that reach far beyond teaching alone. This position will be primarily student-facing (90%), focused on recruitment efforts year-round while playing a supporting role (10%) in the processing of admissions applications during peak times.

Why Work at Michigan?

Benefits at UM:

In addition to a career filled with purpose and opportunity, The University of Michigan offers a comprehensive benefits package to help you stay well, protect yourself and your family and plan for a secure future. Benefits include:

  • Generous time off
  • A retirement plan that provides two-for-one matching contributions with immediate vesting
  • Many choices for comprehensive health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Long-term disability coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts for healthcare and dependent care expenses


  • Collaborate in the development, implementation, and evaluation of an annual recruitment/yield plan to meet enrollment goals
  • Collaborate with Marsal School colleagues to develop and execute creative strategies aimed at increasing the volume and quality of applications through a variety of recruitment efforts
  • Execute in-person and virtual recruitment activities representing the Marsal School on and off campus to students, families, university advisors and faculty, and others
  • Serve as a liaison between the recruitment and admissions team and one or more academic program’s faculty and staff
  • Implement recruitment-related actions consistent with the School's diversity, inclusion, justice, and equity (dije) initiatives
  • Use provided systems to track students through recruitment, application and yield, such as: Salesforce CRM, Marketing Cloud, Wolverine Access, MPathways, Business Objects reporting, ImageNow and Zoom
  • Support business processes related to applications for the undergraduate and graduate programs, including the verification and preparation of submitted documents
  • Advise prospective students on admissions processes and policies governed by the Marsal School, the Office of Undergraduate Admissions (OUA), and Rackham Graduate School
  • Special projects as assigned

Required Qualifications*

  • Bachelor's degree
  • At least 1 year of professional admissions, student services, or teaching experience
  • Experience working with individuals from diverse communities and cultures or underrepresented minority populations
  • Strong written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills; solid presentation skills with experience presenting to groups
  • Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills with meticulous attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage multiple projects and priorities and produce timely results
  • Self-starter and motivated with ability to work toward goals and deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Must have access to transportation and a willingness to travel and work some evenings and weekends
  • Desire to work in a fast-paced office that places a high value on quality customer service, team orientation, and planning
  • Proficient computer skills

Work Locations

The Marsal Family School of Education is located at 610 E. University, Ann Arbor, MI 48109. While the majority of the work days will be on site at the Marsal School, on campus, or at recruitment locations, this role will allow for a flexible schedule of up to two days per week performed remotely. Flexible work agreements are reviewed annually and are subject to change dependent upon the business needs of the school and/or university requirements

Additional Information

SOE Diversity Statement

We respect and value individuals from all races, ethnic backgrounds, ages, genders, religions, sexual orientations, disabilities, economic or veteran status, and other diverse perspectives and individual differences. Further, we are committed to tolerance, sensitivity, understanding, and mutual respect everywhere within our community and we affirm our promise to make the Marsal Family School of Education a welcoming place for all. In seeking new staff members, we are committed to hiring those who share in our reverence and expectation for diversity.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days.  The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

Vaccine Requirements

COVID-19 vaccinations are now required for all University of Michigan students, faculty and staff across all three campuses, including Michigan Medicine. This includes those working or learning remotely. More information on this policy is available on the Campus Blueprint website or the U-M Dearborn and U-M Flint websites.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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