This senior level position will be responsible for performing student recruitment activities to generate prospects, applicants, and enrollees. Provide advanced professional information, advice and counseling regarding the institutional student admission process and educational opportunities of the University. Act as lead and serve as a mentor and trainer for new admission counselors. Perform work in ways that contribute to the university's successful achievement of enrollment goals. Foster a positive working environment that honors the UTA Principles of Community and leads to healthy levels of productivity and contributes to UTA being increasingly known as a great place to work.
Manages an assigned territory or market segment for the purpose of recruiting freshman, transfer, international, and/or graduate enrollees and/or prospective students. Plan and implement all recruitment functions to increase student enrollment. Organize, create, and participate in events, both on and off campus, as well as virtual events. Provide advice and counsel to prospective students and parents (both on and off the campus) about specific educational opportunities of the University, including admissions requirements and the financial aid and scholarship processes. Serves as a mentor and trainer to new admission counselors, coordinates some travel schedules and assignments, and assists with developing and implementing recruitment plans. Reviews and evaluates prospective students' transcripts and applications for admission, counsels' applicants regarding their eligibility status. Develops and nurtures relationships with influential contacts such as university department personnel, high school counselors, advisors, and community college liaisons. Travels to conferences, high schools, colleges, and other learning institutions to publicize and explain admission requirements and procedures. Answer's phone calls and responds to e-mails from prospective students and their family members. Assists in developing and implementing marketing and recruiting campaigns to achieve target enrollment goals. Evaluates effectiveness and provides assessment of recruitment activities; provides written updates of territory and enrollment goals. Assists other areas/departments on campus with recruitment efforts. Performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree. Two (2) years of experience counseling students in academic and scholastic matters, with a broad knowledge of institutional admission requirements or the equivalent experience. Standard office equipment. Extremely accurate admission and transfer evaluations are required. May require frequent travel for recruiting purposes.
Proficient in Microsoft Office Software. Detail Oriented. Ability to multitask in a busy office environment with multiple interruptions, including high volume phone calls and monitoring multiple email accounts.
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, and 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.
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.