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Work type: Staff Full-time
Location: UMBC Campus
Categories: Administrative/Professional


The Erickson School of Aging Studies  

The Erickson School at UMBC prepares a community of leaders who will use their education from our Undergraduate, Graduate or Professional programs, to improve society by enhancing the lives of older adults. 



The incumbent will be responsible for promoting the UMBC Erickson School of Aging Studies and its undergraduate educational programming through effective communication, developing relationships and making presentation to groups of all sizes. The Erickson School’s undergraduate programs incorporate business, policy and aging studies. Specific duties include: assisting and advising new students regarding major and minor requirements; advising continuing students to insure retention and progress towards graduation; providing information and program benefits to prospective students and their parents; assisting in development and execution of promotional activities that support the recruitment of undergraduate students; developing relationships within the UMBC community, in particular the Office of Advising and the Recruitment Office, and participating in their events on and off campus, including college fairs; and performing other duties as assigned.

This position will require working occasionally some evenings and weekends.

Required Minimum Qualifications:

Education/Experience: Requires a Bachelor’s degree and at least one year of experience, preferably in an advising, sales, marketing, recruitment, or related field. Must be able to:  communicate effectively, develop relationships, and make presentations to groups of all sizes.

Successful candidates will need the capacity to listen and respond to individual’s questions and concerns, and to interact in a positive manner with a diverse student population and maintain updated reports on student progress. An in depth knowledge of social media platforms and an ability to use multiple platforms for communication is essential. A proven ability to be flexible, work independently and with diverse populations is required.


Preferred Qualifications: 

Demonstrate an interest in student development. 

An interest in Aging Services is preferred.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please include a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional  references with your application. 

Screening of Applications Begins: For best consideration, please submit application materials by February 13, 2019.  Applications will be accepted until position is filled.
Salary: Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Hours: Full-time
Type: Regular
FLSA Status: Exempt
Benefits: 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.

Work Authorization  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.

Advertised: Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: Open Until Filled

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