Recruiting Specialist I


Requisition Number

Job Title
Recruiting Specialist I

Official Title
Recruiting Specialist I

Position Number

Admissions-Gen - 164500


Is this an internal posting only?

Work Schedule
Monday - Friday 8 am - 5 pm; Some weekends and evenings

Department Overview
The Office of Admissions is a vital contributor to UNT's enrollment success through student outreach, recruitment endeavors, and a commitment to providing personalized assistance to students throughout the college application and admissions process.

Job Description
The Office of Admissions at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire a Recruiting Specialist I to perform the administrative and professional duties primarily for the recruitment of prospective students. Under the direction of the Director and the Associate Director, work principally involves extensive statewide travel, counseling and guidance of applicants for admission, and rendering of directional services to high schools and community colleges in the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex. Responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to:

* Assisting in recruitment networking efforts with business and industry, churches and civic leaders in the DFW metroplex.
* Assisting in recruitment efforts in other admission and student recruiting functions of the Office of Admissions.
* Participating in on-campus and external events directly related to UNT admissions and recruitment efforts.
* May be assigned some project related supervisory responsibility over support staff in areas as related to the recruitment, processing and admission of students.
* Providing information to prospective students and parents on specific educational opportunities offered at UNT.
* Evaluating academic credentials of freshman and transfer students in order to determine eligibility of applicants in accordance with official university admissions policies, state guidelines, etc.
* Assisting in the review of students in the Individual Review Process.
* Representing the university well at public appearances and in a manner consistent with marketing strategies adopted by UNT.
* Participating in office policy and procedure decision discussions.

The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate.

The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.

Minimum Qualifications
The successful candidate will possess a Bachelor's Degree and one year of experience in recruiting, academic advising, counseling, student services, or related experience.

The following knowledge, skills, and abilities are required:
* Considerable knowledge of University policies and procedures related to functional area (or ability to rapidly assimilate).
* Knowledge of Texas rules and regulations related to functional area (or ability to rapidly assimilate).
* Strong presentation skills.
* Strong problem solving skills.
* Ability to communicate effectively with diverse populations verbally and in writing.
* Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships.
* Ability to work independently.

Preferred Qualifications
The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:

* Previous admissions office experience.
* Experience with Microsoft Office Products.
* Ability to obtain credit card, to travel and present group presentations.
* Possession of a valid driver's license and a good driving record.
* Ability to work independently.
* Professional in appearance, motivated, self-directed and have the ability and willingness to communicate enthusiastically with diverse populations in a positive, courteous and professional manner.
* Physical ability to bend, stoop, stand for long periods of time, lift up to 50 lbs. of catalog boxes and drive a car.

Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants must submit a resume with their online application.

Is this a security sensitive position?

Driving a University Vehicle?

Job Open Date

Job Close Date
Open Until Filled

Pay Rate
Salary Commensurate with Experience

Pay Basis

Job Type
Full-time Permanent

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