Manager, Campus Tour Programs – Admissions

  • Full Time
  • Iowa City
  • $41,000 - 45,000 USD / Year
  • Salary: $41,000 - 45,000

Website uiowa University of Iowa - Admissions

Are you someone who enjoys planning, coordinating, and directing programs and events? Believes in higher education and the value of a four-year institution? Wants to be a part of recruiting and supporting the campus experience at the University of Iowa?

If any of these resonate with you, the Manager of Campus Tour Programs may be your next career move! Join the Office of Admissions as we serve and support the prospective students and their guests, providing accessible and informative tours of all kinds focused on empowering students to make the best decisions for their education.

In this role YOU WILL:

  • Plan, coordinate, and manage all student tour programs.
  • Hire, train, and supervise student tour guides, tour guide coordinators and STARS network ambassadors.
  • Assists campus departments/collegiate units with outreach efforts. Recruits’ students to meet departmental, collegiate and overall University enrollment goals and to assure a smooth transition to University life for students.
  • Develops comprehensive event planning and implementation timelines, determines required resources, reservation and confirmation procedures, communications, and logistics.
  • Work with Admissions colleagues to coordinate programs, data requests, and application/admission/pre-enrollment services for undergraduate students.
  • And more!

For a full position description, visit the Current Opportunities page for Provost and University College.

To be successful in this role YOU BRING:


  • bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and related experience or expertise.
  • Reasonable (1-3 years) experience coordinating or managing higher education programs or services that support the student experience.
  • Demonstrates a working proficiency level in:
  • Understanding of the issues related to the decision-making process; ability to analyze.
  • Establishing and building healthy working relationships and partnerships with colleagues within and external to own unit, those to whom services are provided, vendors, the public, regulatory/governmental agencies, etc., all of whom may be seen as “customers” or receivers of services provided by the University.
  • Working with a variety of individuals and groups in a constructive and civil manner while appreciating the unique contribution of individuals from varied cultures, race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, disability, sexual orientation, and gender identity.
  • Ability to work effectively in a detailed, deadline-oriented team environment.
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple concurrent objectives, projects, or activities.
  • Effective communication concepts, tools and techniques; ability to effectively transmit, receive, and accurately interpret ideas, information, and needs through the application of appropriate communication behaviors.
  • The ability to form and manage effective teams.

Additional Qualifications Required:

  • Some evening and weekend work required.
  • A valid driver’s license and the ability to meet the Fleet Safety Program guidelines.
  • The ability to move boxes and materials up to 40 lbs.


  • Master’s degree in higher education or related field.
  • Experience with higher education student recruitment.
  • Considerable tour program experience (typically 2-3 years) in a post‐secondary academic setting. Internships and undergraduate experience will be considered.
  • Experience within the last 5 years in admissions work, educational agency serving college bound populations, or student service programs (student life, residence hall services, student organizations).


To be considered for an interview, applicants must upload both of the following documents and mark them as a “Relevant File” to the submission:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter

Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days (for P&S) and may be removed from posting and filled any time after the original posting period has ended. Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal and credential background check. Up to five (5) professional references will be requested at a later step in the recruitment process.


Additional Details

  • The anticipated hiring salary for this position is a range of $41,000 – 45,000. Reach out to the contact person to learn more about benefits, compensation practices, and career development opportunities.
  • In support of the University of Iowa residential-campus experience, mission and values, and due to the nature of this position within the University, the department currently has the expectation of all Admissions employees to work fully on-site on a regular basis.
  • For questions, contact Hannah Dobrowski at

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