Job Positions

Recruitment Advisor

Categories: Mid Atlantic Region 2


School of Public Health


University of Maryland, School of Public Health

Date Posted:

Jan 6 2022 1:34PM

Close Date:

Feb 4 2022

Position Description

The School of Public Health has approximately 2500 students, of which over half represent diverse racial and ethnic groups throughout four majors. The School of Public Health (SPH) is currently ranked #22 according to U.S. News and World Reports. The School has experienced incredible growth over the last several years. It is an exciting and vibrant community made up of faculty, staff and students who are passionate about public health. The School seeks a recruitment advisor to share in this passion and to support a wide range recruitment activities in the Center for Academic Success and Achievement (CASA). This position is directly responsible for the development and coordination of undergraduate recruitment for the School of Public Health. The person will collaborate closely with CASA staff and will report directly to the Director of Student Services in SPH. The advisor will work with the Undergraduate Admissions office to represent SPH at university-wide events, and also collaborate with SPH departments to create new programs for prospective and admitted students and their families throughout the year. This person will select and train SPH student ambassadors that can represent the School at recruitment events. The advisor will be responsible for creating a communication plan as well as collecting and analyzing prospective and admitted student data. Other duties include but are not limited to: coordinating winter/summer orientation logistics, assisting in Commencement and Convocation planning, and teaching a 1-credit fall semester freshman transition course. This person will work collaboratively and creatively both internally and externally across campus.


- Planning, coordinating, and executing ungergraduate recruitement programs for SPH
- Represent SPH at UMD wide recruitment events - Select and train SPH student ambassadors
- Teach UNIV100, a 1 credit Freshman experience course
- Create a communication plan as well as collecting and analyzing prospective and admitted student data
- Provide support for other events/programs hosted by the unit/office

Application Process

Submit an application through UMD's online job portal: Resume, Cover Letter, and List of References required.

Institution Information

Information: Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the state’s flagship institution. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation’s capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.

Additional Information

Vaccine Protocol: The University of Maryland has made the safety of our students, faculty and staff, and our surrounding communities a top priority. As part of that commitment, the University System of Maryland (USM) recently announced that students, faculty, and staff on USM campuses this fall, including UMD, are required to be vaccinated against COVID. As a prospective and/or a new employee at UMD, you will be required to comply with the University’s vaccination protocol. Proof of full vaccination will be required before the start of employment in order to work at any University of Maryland location. Prospective or new employees may seek a medical or religious exemption to the vaccination requirement at and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Failure to provide proof of vaccination or to obtain approval for a medical or religious exemption will result in the offer of employment being rescinded.

Contact Information

Taylor Sanders, Academic Advisor.


Required Qualifications

-- Master’s degree, preferably in student affairs, higher education or a related field
- 2 years of recruitment, admissions, advising or other related experience
Attention to detail
- Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information in accordance with FERPA
- Strong written and oral communication skills,
- Willingness to collaborate in a team environment

Preferred Qualifications

- 2-3 years of recruitment, admissions, advising or other related experience.
- A commitment to promoting diversity.
- A passionate desire to educate students
- An excellent work ethic, creative, self-motivated, strong interpersonal skills, strong customer service skills