|Regional Recruiter - Undergraduate Admissions (West, TN Area)|
Company: University of Tennessee
Location: Knoxville, TN
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 10/06/2022
Expire Date: 12/06/2022
Job Categories: Education
Regional Recruiter - Undergraduate Admissions (West, TN Area)|
The Office of Undergraduate Admissions at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, (UTK) invites applications and nominations for our Regional Recruiter position. This position will be located in the West Tennessee area. We are seeking candidates who can contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the University.
The University and Region
UTK is the state’s flagship, land-grant university. We are a Research 1 university with 11 colleges and more than 30,000 students. With new leadership at the system, university, and college levels, UTK is poised for dramatic positive change focused on solving some of the most audacious, pressing problems our country and world face today. The city of Knoxville is a hidden gem surrounded by eight gorgeous lakes, with a beautiful and walkable downtown, a diverse music scene including internationally recognized festivals, active neighborhoods, unique restaurants, and a robust offering of diverse cultural and outdoor activities. UTK is located within easy driving distance to the Great Smoky Mountains, Atlanta, Nashville, Asheville, Charlotte, Louisville and Cincinnati. It is only a day’s drive to Memphis, Chicago, and Washington D.C. Knoxville and the surrounding counties have a population of more than 850,000 people.
The Enrollment Management (EM) division comprises more than 170 full-time staff who serve our students through the following departments and functions: Undergraduate Admissions, International Recruitment, Transfer Center, One Stop Student Services, Financial Aid and Scholarships, University Registrar, EM Communications, and Research & Analytics. The Office of Enrollment Management is committed to our Vision, Mission and Values. We are passionate about fulfilling our land-grant mission of accessible education and making an impact that will transform lives through the student experience.
This position develops, coordinates and implements strategic recruitment initiatives for a defined territory, designed to attract prospective students and generate applications. This position will assist with establishing recruitment goals for a specific territory by leveraging data from institutional sources, assessments (ACT & SAT), and external sources to develop a work plan and conduct market analysis. This data driven approach informs territory goals, recruitment goals, and ultimately drives the planning and strategy needed to achieve the University’s enrollment goals. This position will counsel a diverse population of prospective students and parents, while representing UTK and Undergraduate Admissions at various recruitment events. This position will coordinate and manage a schedule for travel, high school visits, college fairs and office duties. This position will engage in the holistic review of first-year student applications to determine admission. This position will reside in the West Tennessee area.
Required Education and Experience:
Experience in undergraduate admissions, counseling, or advising at a regionally accredited college or university.
Student worker experience or volunteer work in college admissions, recruitment, and peer counseling/advising is acceptable and will be considered.
Experience giving oral presentations.
Preferred Education and Experience:
Experience working with diverse populations.
Demonstrated experience in strategic planning, data driven decision making and relationship building.
Territory management, report building and maintenance, and the use of data driven decision making for planning and strategy development.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Attention to detail, writing, listening and interpersonal skills.
Ability to independently and strategically plan visits, events and presentations for prospective students.
Ability to lift, transport and distribute objects up to 40 pounds.
Oral presentation and public speaking skills.
Knowledge of university admissions process.
Ability to problem solve and research solutions.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of university travel policies.
Ability to work with new technologies to enhance recruitment.
For full consideration, applicants must submit a cover letter detailing relevant experience along with a resume and the name, e-mail address, and telephone number of three to five professional references.
Company Name: University of Tennessee
UT is the state’s flagship research institution, a campus of choice for outstanding undergraduates, and a premier graduate institution. Enrolling more than 30,000 students, the campus is in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains in beautiful East Tennessee. As a land-grant university, UT fulfills its access mission through a commitment to excellence in learning, scholarship, and engagement. The Enrollment Management (EM) division comprises more than 150 full-time staff who serve our students through the following departments and functions: Undergraduate Admissions, International Recruitment, Transfer Center, One Stop Student Services, Financial Aid and Scholarships, University Registrar, EM Communications, and Research & Analytics. EEO/AA Statement /Non-Discrimination Statement The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status. Inquiries and charges of violation of Title VI (race, color, national origin), Title IX (sex), Section 504 (disability), ADA (disability), ADEA (age), sexual orientation, or veteran status should be directed to the Office of Equity and Diversity (OED), 1840 Melrose Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37996-3560, telephone (865) 974-2498 (V/TTY available) or 974-2440. Requests for accommodation of a disability should be directed to the ADA Coordinator at the Office of Equity and Diversity.