Develop and implement student recruitment plans and activities for the UT Arlington College of Engineering focusing primarily on increasing the number, quality, and diversity of the undergraduate population, both freshman and transfer, and supervise the team of Engineering Student Ambassadors.
On campus recruitment and outreach activities: Plan long-term student recruitment strategies and programs including development of presentations and marketing materials for the undergraduate market. Plan and implement recruitment activities and meetings for prospective students on and off campus. This requires occasionally working nights and weekends, and some travel including possible international travel. Assess recruitment progress and keep records of prospective student contacts. Manage and present orientations, for new Engineering students. Work collaboratively with Enrollment Management on MavExperience, MavConnect and any other university wide initiatives. Hire, train and manage the student ambassadors, assign their tasks and evaluate their efforts. Assist in running and managing pre-college outreach including school year outreach events and summer outreach camps. Participate in the campus wide Recruitment Coordinating Committee. Off campus recruitment and outreach activities: Represent UT Arlington College of Engineering at college fairs, conferences, high schools, and community colleges and other recruiting opportunities.
Bachelor's degree. Two (2) of experience as a student ambassador, student recruiter, advisor, or in an educational capacity with college students or adolescent groups or the equivalent experience. Knowledge of student recruitment and retention issues; ability to gather and evaluate data, compile information, and prepare reports; ability to work effectively with diverse populations; excellent organizing and coordinating skills; ability to work independently and with others; ability to develop effective plans for achieving short and long-range recruitment and outreach goals; ability to manage student workers; ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing; knowledge of standard office equipment; knowledge of Microsoft Office software (e.g., Word , Excel , Access, PowerPoint); ability to use email and access information on the Internet and ability to develop and deliver presentations.
Four (4) years or more of experience as an undergraduate student recruiter at a university. Familiarity with Engineering terminology, experience working with engineering students, or engineering-related work is a plus.
Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, major.
UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.
Open Until Filled: No
Internal Number: 12611
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With annual research expenditures in excess of $100M, the University of Texas at Arlington is a Carnegie Research-1 “highest research activity” institution committed to life-enhancing discovery, innovative instruction, and caring community engagement. A leading institution in the heart of the thriving North Texas region, UTA nurtures minds within an environment that values excellence, ingenuity, and diversity. With a total global enrollment of over 59,000 in AY 2018-19, UTA is one of the largest institutions in the University of Texas System. Guided by its Strategic Plan Bold Solutions | Global Impact, UTA fosters interdisciplinary research and teaching to enable the sustainable megacity of the future within four broad themes: health and the human condition, sustainable urban communities, global environmental impact, and data-driven discovery. UTA was cited by U.S. News & World Report as having the second lowest average student debt among U.S. universities in 2018. U.S. News & World Report also ranks UTA fourth in the nation for undergraduate diversity. The University is a Hispanic-Serving Institution and is ranked as the top four-year college in Texas for veterans on Military Times’ 2018 Best for Vets list.