Recruitment and Outreach Coordinator

Location
Fort Worth, TX
Posted
Sep 30, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

POSITION INFORMATION

Requisition Number
5355

Job Title
Recruitment and Outreach Coordinator

Department
GSBS-Dean's Office - 302000

Quick Link
www.unthscjobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=60179

Shift
Day

Department Overview
The Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences (GSBS) at the University of North Texas Health Science Center has a prominent role in shaping the future of our biomedical workforce by providing high quality education and training of our PhD and Masters students to become the educators, researchers and professionals of tomorrow. Mentoring, teaching and training our students are our talented and dedicated faculty, who use state-of-the-art technology and training methods to tackle such major biomedical problems as cancer, cardiovascular disease, infectious disease, and Alzheimer's disease.

The GSBS has also been nationally recognized for achieving a well-balanced representation of diverse populations that is reflective of our society. By studying in this environment, we believe our students are not only better prepared to immerse themselves into the "real world" environment, but will have been inculcated with the motivation to apply their training in a way that benefits us all, across the spectrum of age, gender and ethnicity.

Position Details
**Open only to internal candidates at University of North Texas Health Science Center**

The Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences (GSBS) Department at the University of North Texas Health Science Center is seeking to hire a Recruitment & Outreach Coordinator to join our team.

The Recruitment and Outreach Coordinator will assure coordination of recruitment and admission activities in the GSBS by establishing and maintaining effective communication channels. Serves as a liaison for applicants and the GSBS by providing information, answering questions, researching information needed to resolve problems, and identifying opportunities to better serve the needs of applicants and the school. The Recruitment and Outreach Coordinator will also be responsible for guiding prospective students through the admissions process. This includes scheduling appointments and interviews, updating the student information system, following up on paperwork, and assisting the transition of the new students.

Responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to:

* Assists the Director of Admissions in strategies to meet enrollment goals, such as planning and making college recruitment visits, attending recruitment fairs, using social media to maintain contact with prospective students, planning activities and events for prospective students and coordinating campus visits, Preview Days, and Academic Advising and Registration sessions.
* Ensures the dissemination of and access to accurate information about the college/school's programs to potential students by assisting in the design and content of recruitment publications, assisting in the improvement of the college/school's website, and developing online resources for potential students.
* Utilizes the opportunity to recruit at Graduate Fairs and other potential recruitment audiences to communicate the advantages and opportunities for graduate study at the college/school.
* Plans activities and events that will enhance the connection between potential students and the college/school.
* Cultivates good relationships with current students, alumni, and faculty to enlist support for and assistance with recruitment.
* Maintains the prospective student database in order to reach prospective students and provide information about the college/school and its academic program opportunities.
* Contributes to a work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for and development of skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds.
* Remains competent and current through self-directed professional reading, developing professional contacts with colleagues, attending professional development courses and training sessions required by the Director of Admissions.
* Contributes to the success of the college/school by performing all other duties as assigned.

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.

Required Qualifications
The successful candidate will possess the following required qualifications:

*Bachelor's degree and one (1) year of experience in related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

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

* One year of direct student contact, knowledge of EIS, and experience presenting data to student groups.

Special Instructions to Applicants
**Open only to internal candidates at University of North Texas Health Science Center**

**Applicants must submit a resume and a cover letter with their online application**

Pay Rate
Commensurate with experience

Pay Basis
Monthly

Job Type
Full-Time

Work Schedule
Monday-Friday

Application Types Accepted
Main Form

Occupational Exposure to HIV/HBV?
No

Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Chemicals?
No

Occupational Exposure to Tuberculosis?
No

Security Sensitive?
Yes

Require a valid Texas Driver's License?
Yes

Require a certification?
No


MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Official Job Title
Recruitment & Outreach Coord

Job Open Date
09-29-2017

Job Close Date
10-05-2017

Job Category
Office Personnel

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