United Job Openings

United Theological Seminary is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to fostering diversity in its student body, faculty and staff
Contact: jobs@united.edu

Application Process

Please send a résumé with salary requirements to United’s Human Resources department via postal mail or email. Mail: United Theological Seminary Attn: Human Resources 4501 Denlinger Rd. Dayton, OH 45426 email: jobs@united.edu

Minimum Technology Skills for Any Job at United

Email and Calendar

Google Apps: Gmail, Docs, Drive and Calendar
Skill level required (basic proficiency) which includes:

Word Processing

Microsoft® Word (2010 or 2011): used in a Microsoft® networked environment
Skill level required (basic proficiency) which includes:

Spreadsheet Microsoft® Excel (2010 or 2011): used in a Microsoft® networked environment
Skill level required (basic proficiency) which includes:


Job Openings

Student Ambassador

Applications are currently being accepted in the Human Resource Office for those interested in the part time Student Ambassador positions at United Theological Seminary. Deadline for application is Friday July 31, 2015. To apply send a resume and cover letter to Robin MacGregor at rmacgregor@united.edu.

Summary

As part of United’s Graduate Assistantship Program, Student Ambassadors positively represent United Theological Seminary to prospective students. Student Ambassadors perform up to ten hours of work per week for twelve weeks per semester during the academic year. Student Ambassadors attend scheduled events at local colleges and universities, reach out to prospective students, conduct campus tours and support new student orientation and on-boarding.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Under the guidance of the Director of Advocate Marketing, implement plans to attract and recruit prospective students to United.

Visit identified colleges and universities to conduct prospective student outreach, deliver presentations and promote the benefits of a United Theological Seminary education.

Conduct campus tours with prospective students.

Answer questions about United Theological Seminary and support prospective students in their discernment process.

Under the guidance of the Director of Student Success, provide support for new student orientation and on-boarding.

Education and/or Experience

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from four-year college or technical school; must be enrolled in a Master degree program at United Theological Seminary by Fall 2015. Must maintain good academic standing with the institution while serving as a Student Ambassador.

Minimum Technology Skills

Use of latest Microsoft® Office software for word processing and spreadsheets in a Microsoft® Office network.

Use of Google Plus for email

Basic proficiency in: composing emails, spell check, use of email Global Address List (GAL), create/use email folders, mange email contacts, manage email calendar, make/update email appointments, compose documents, print, mail merge, use headers/footers, insert graphic image, basic outlining, insert simple grid or graph, manage versioning, organize/manage digital file folders, set up spreadsheet, and basic arithmetic with rows and columns.

 

Admissions Associate and Student Recruiter

Applications are currently being accepted in the Human Resource Office for those interested in the full time Admissions Associate and Student Recruiter position at United Theological Seminary. Deadline for application is Friday, July10, 2015. To apply send a resume and cover letter with salary requirements to Robin MacGregor at rmacgregor@united.edu.

Summary

Supports recruiting and enrollment efforts by attending conferences and events as needed. Facilitates the admissions and enrollment process by providing relevant support to prospective students throughout the application process, nurtures qualified applicants through the enrollment pipeline toward confirmation at United Theological Seminary.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Admissions Associate:

Manages applicants and tracks related application materials in support of admittance to the Seminary, provides support for applicant response.

Supports applicants in the enrollment pipeline, proactively communicates and follows up according to enrollment management workflow standards.

Maintains prospective student database and records all contacts appropriately.

Maintains all applicants’ information in campus-wide computer network and files appropriately.

Schedules and conducts campus tours for prospective students.

Aids in preparation for the Doctor of Ministry intensives, provides support as needed.

Student Recruiter:

Supports recruiting for prospective students and recruiting events as needed.

Works collaboratively with the Enrollment team (VP for Enrollment, Senior Director of Enrollment Management, other Recruiters and Admissions staff) to implement the seminary’s recruitment plan, with particular attention to United Methodist, Pan-Methodist and other prospective students.

• Identify prospective United Theological students. The recruiter will identify UM, CME, AME, AMEZ, National Baptist, American Baptist, non-denominational conferences, District Elders, Superintendents and Bishops and others to establish and maintain relationships for development and enrollment of students.

  • • Follow-up on leads through phone calls, written correspondence, and personal contacts.
  • • Visit selected college campuses and judicatory conferences, as identified in recruitment plan and approved by supervisor and VP for Enrollment.
  • • Promote and coordinate “Explore United” days collaboratively with Enrollment staff.
  • • Provide leadership to selected “ministry exploration” events, as approved by supervisor and VP for Enrollment.
  • • Coordinate visits of prospective students to campus.
  • • In cooperation with Enrollment and Communications Staff, develop and distribute recruitment materials, including catalogs, brochures, posters newsletters, advertisements, etc.
  • • Request and utilize services of others on campus who are able to assist in student recruitment (administrators, faculty, students, trustees, etc.)

Minimum Technology Skills

Use of latest Microsoft® Office software for word processing and spreadsheets in a Microsoft® Office network.

Use of Google Plus for email

Basic proficiency in: composing emails, spell check, use of email Global Address List (GAL), create/use email folders, mange email contacts, manage email calendar, make/update email appointments, compose documents, print, mail merge, use headers/footers, insert graphic image, basic outlining, insert simple grid or graph, manage versioning, organize/manage digital file folders, set up spreadsheet, and basic arithmetic with rows and columns.

Associate Director of Admissions

Applications are currently being accepted in the Human Resource Office for those interested in the full time Associate Director of Admissions position at United Theological Seminary. Deadline for application is Friday, May 29, 2015. To apply send a resume and cover letter with salary requirements to Robin MacGregor at rmacgregor@united.edu.

Summary

The Associate Admissions Director is responsible for the admission of students to the masters and doctoral level programs of the seminary. The International Student Primary Designated School Official/Responsible Officer (PDSO / RO) is the lead school official and is responsible for filing changes, reports, recertification paperwork, adding and deleting school officials.

 Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Process applications for admissions to Doctoral and Masters level programs, including non-degree graduate and UMC Certification

  1. Nurture applicants through the pipeline from application to confirmation via phone calls, written correspondence, and face-to-face contact
  2. Document correspondence and phone conversations in CRM database
  3. Evaluate the credentials of persons seeking admission to masters and doctoral level programs consistent with policy guidelines
  4. Consult with the Dean’s Office and registrar regarding all applicants seeking Advanced Standing or having unique circumstances
  5. Consult with the Associate Dean regarding all applicants needing Pre-Doctoral transcript evaluation
  6. Consult with the Dean’s Office regarding all applicants with discrepancies revealed during background screening
  7. Admit / deny applicants based upon results of evaluation and notify them  based on our policy guidelines
  8. Intentionally recruit and admit international students based on policy guidelines, Department of State (DoS) regulations and strategic plan

 International Students PDSO and RO

  1. Primary Designated School Official (PDSO) and Responsible Officer (RO) is the seminary’s primary liaison to the Department of State (DoS)
  2. Add and delete DSO’s and ARO’s and store their citizenship records
  3. Research regulations regarding the admission and maintenance requirements of international students with F-1 and J-1 visas
  4. Attend NAFSA events and training programs
  5. Manage the day to day responsibilities and training for the Post-secondary Education Administrator for international programming.
  6. Provide training for, supervise, and keep current contact information for DSOs and AROs
  7. Prepare and submit Annual Reports using SEVIS for DoS
  8. Prepare and submit recertification paperwork for J-1 and F-1 programs using SEVIS (every 1-2 years as required)
  9. Update amendments and updates using SEVIS (ongoing as needed)
  10. Submit annual reports and recertification/re-designation paperwork upon request from DoS
  11. Prepare and submit paperwork as needed.  Check-in students and verify that students are in status.

General Responsibilities

  1. Participate in professional organizations related to graduate admissions for networking and continuing education
  2. Assist and cooperate with the on-going assessment of policies and procedures for the Admissions Office
  3. Assist the Senior Director of Enrollment Management with strategic plan deliverables as assigned
  4. Participate in United committee meetings as approved by the Academic Dean
  5. Complete special projects as assigned

Education and/or Experience

Master’s degree (M. A.) or equivalent; or Bachelor’s degree with four to ten years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.