Flagship/Land Grant State University in Knoxville, Tennessee
Office of Undergraduate Admissions
Division of Enrollment Management
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
The Office of Undergraduate Admissions at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, (UT) invites applications and nominations for a Regional Recruiter position to reside in the Cincinnati, Ohio area maintaining a recruiting territory of Kentucky and Ohio. UT is seeking candidates who have the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the University.
UT is the state’s flagship research institution, a campus of choice for outstanding undergraduates, and a premier graduate institution. Enrolling more than 28,000 students, the campus is located 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 the Veterans Resource Center.
Duties/Responsibilities will include:
This position develops and coordinates strategic recruitment initiatives for their territory designed to attract competitive out of state students. Assists with establishing out of state recruitment goals by leveraging data from assessments (ACT & SAT) and WICHE to develop recruitment plans and conduct market analysis. This data driven approach informs territory recruitment goals and ultimately drives our planning and strategy to achieve the University’s enrollment goals. Counsels a diverse set of prospective students and parents. Represents UT and Undergraduate Admissions at recruitment events. Coordinates and manages schedule of travel, visits, and general office duties. Holistically reviews prospective student applications for admission.
A Bachelor’s Degree is required. Experience in admissions, counseling, or advising at a regionally accredited college or university. Experience giving oral presentations. Student worker experience or volunteer work in college admissions, recruitment, and peer counseling/advising will be considered. 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. Polished and proficient oral presentation/public speaking skills. Knowledge of university admissions process. Ability to problem solve and research solutions. Valid driver’s license is required.
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. It is advantageous to have some knowledge of Slate or other admissions tracking software.
Applicants should submit a cover letter detailing relevant experience along with a resume and the name, address, and telephone number of three professional references.
To apply for this job please visit ut.taleo.net.