Recruiting Specialist I


Requisition Number

Job Title
Recruiting Specialist I

Official Title
Recruiting Specialist I

Position Number

Vice President Enroll Mgmt - 164200


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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 Division of Enrollment Management at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire a Recruiting Specialist I to join our team.

This administrative and professional position focuses primarily on the recruitment of prospective freshman and transfer with targeted recruitment of College of Visual Arts and Design (CVAD) students to the University of North Texas.

Work principally involves statewide travel, counseling of prospective students and guidance of applicants through the admissions process. In addition, this position will assist in recruitment networking efforts with business and industry, churches and civic leaders in DFW and in other admission and student recruiting functions of the Office of Admissions.

This position will participate in on-campus and external events directly related to UNT admission and recruitment efforts, including events specifically designed for CVAD prospective students.

Responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to:
* Participate in the recruitment of undergraduate students, including contact with high school art teachers, through travel to high school and community college day/night programs throughout Texas. In addition this position will participate in the recruitment of students via the phone, e-mail and visits on campus.
* Provide information to prospective students and parents, including specifically Visual Arts and Design students and parents, on opportunities offered at UNT.
* Coordinate visits for Visual Arts and Design students and meet with those students while they are on campus.
* Provide follow-up communication with Visual Arts and Design students and parents.
* Organize recruiting events in the College of Visual Arts and Design.
* Organize building tours and manage CVAD tour guides for prospective Visual Arts and Design students.
* Evaluate academic credentials of freshman and transfer students in order to determine eligibility of applicants in accordance with official university admissions policies, state guidelines (Texas Education Code), etc.
* Explain admissions and university life to students and parents, particularly in relation to the College of Visual Arts and Design.
* Become thoroughly knowledgeable of degree programs and services at UNT. Keep updated on current information about academic programs and related student services, opportunities, etc.
* Through work efforts, increase prospects, applicants and enrolled students majoring in CVAD programs.

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:

* Degree or demonstrated experience in Art/Design.
* 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.

** Start Date 9/1/17 or Later **

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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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