To serve as a field representative in student recruitment for the Office of Undergraduate Admissions and to meet enrollment objectives by building, managing, and maintaining a recruitment territory in Georgia. This individual will serve as the primary contact for students and local high school counselors and will coordinate specialized recruitment efforts and local events in their territory.
This individual will receive opportunities for growth through professional development in a supportive office environment.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
* Serves as UAB admissions recruiter based in metro Atlanta. Responsible for overseeing student recruitment for the state of Georgia and in select additional states.
* Attends college fairs and plans high school visits throughout metro Atlanta and Georgia to meet with prospective students. Coordinates prospective student and counselor events across the state in key markets.
* Acts as the primary contact with local high school counselors and coordinates specialized recruitment efforts and local events.
* Travels to Birmingham for staff training and on-campus recruitment events.
(Annual Salary: $47,665 - $55,000)
Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Communications, Education, Counseling, Public Relations or a related field and four (4) years of related experience in student recruitment, university admissions, communications, marketing, public relations, and/or counseling required and must be showcased on job application/profile for full consideration. Work experience may NOT substitute for education requirement and incomplete applications will not be processed. Currently licensed with a U.S. Driver's License required.
Must be team-oriented with a drive for professional success and the ability to connect with students, parents, high school counselors, and colleagues across the university. Strong work ethic. Refined verbal and written communication skills. Excellent interpersonal skills. Basic desktop computing skills. Ability to work with diverse groups.
Some evening and weekend work is required. Must possess a valid driver's license, issued in the United States. Driving record must meet University underwriting standards to drive vehicle in performance of University business. Must have the capability to stand for long periods of time and to lift and carry large quantities of recruitment materials.
In fall 2018, UAB had a third consecutive year of record-high over all enrollment with 21,923 students, including its largest freshman class ever (2,299), with enrollment growth in every school on campus and in the acclaimed UAB Honors College. The freshman class had an average ACT of 25.2 and GPA of 3.73- both higher than 2017. UAB's students are talented and diverse, with minority students making up 40.5 percent of the freshman class and 39.7 percent of the entire of the student body. Logo Logo UAB is was recently recognized as the Top Young University in the U.S. and 10th globally in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings. UAB research expenditures are at a record high, exceeding $562 million in FY17, and UAB ranks 15th in federal funding nationally among public universities (top 4 percent) and 31st overall (top 5 percent). In National Institutes of Health funding, UAB ranks 8th among public universities (top 2 percent) and 23rd overall (top 4 percent) with more than $244 million. UAB Health system has over one million patient visits annually and is home to Alabama's largest hospital and the 3rd largest public hospital in the U.S. UAB houses the state's only level ...1 adult trauma center and the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center in Alabama and a five-state region. UAB is the state's largest single-site employer, with more than 23,000 employees, and has an annual economic impact of over $7.15 billion on Alabama.