To serve as a field representative in student recruitment efforts for the Office of Undergraduate Admissions and to meet enrollment objectives by building, managing and maintaining a recruitment territory primarily in East Georgia with additional secondary territories to be assigned. This individual will serve as the primary contact for local high school counselors and students, as well as coordinate recruiting efforts including with local UAB alumni chapters.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Serves as UAB admissions recruiter in the metro-Atlanta area. Responsible for overseeing student recruitment in assigned territory.
Attends college fairs; plans and conducts high school visits in assigned territory to meet with prospective students. Coordinates prospective student and counselor events across assigned territory in key markets.
Acts as the primary contact with local high school counselors and coordinates recruiting efforts with local UAB alumni chapters.
Travels to Birmingham regularly for staff training and on-campus recruitment events.
(Annual Salary: $47,665 - $53,000)
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.
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 capability to stand for long periods of time and to lift and carry large quantities sometimes heavy 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.