Responsible for implementing recruitment strategies within assigned areas designated by the College of Arts and Sciences Director of Recruitment. Extensive involvement with recruitment events, both on-campus and off-campus through personal interactions, small and large group presentations; as well as daily interaction with prospective students and families, current students, faculty and staff. Coordinate and facilitate the daily Husker Weekday visit program. Provide leadership to the undergraduate student ambassador team. Serve as a liaison to departments and programs and their specific recruitment efforts, including outreach to middle and high schools students. Act as the point person for students in the Nebraska Now program as their assigned advisor. Initiate and maintain positive relationships with personnel involved in the student recruitment process across the College and UNL campus, including but not limited to: A&S Academic and Career Advising Center, Exploratory and Pre-Professional Advising Center, and UNL Admissions. Work with the Director of Recruitment to analyze data and develop and initiate strategies for recruitment and outreach. Position requires understanding and sensitivity regarding diverse student populations; and a high level of communication, professionalism, and commitment to teamwork.
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees' differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See: http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.
Minimum Required Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree plus one year of experience working with the public required. Must have excellent written and oral communication skills. Experience with large and small group presentations necessary. Demonstrated ability to organize and work independently. Ability to relate to people of all age groups, academic abilities and cultures necessary. Ability to provide leadership to student volunteers required.
Experience with admissions, higher education, recruitment or sales preferred. Background in liberal arts helpful.
Posted Salary: $35,000 minimum
Job Type: Full-Time
Internal Number: 71004
About University of Nebraska - Lincoln
With over 25,000 students, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is a diverse educational insitution with international stature. The intellectual center for the state of Nebraska and beyond, we are a land-grant, top tier national research-extensive insitution. Part of the Big Ten conference, Big Ten Academic Alliance, our mission includes growing relationships and resources that enable the University of Nebraska to change lives.