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Regional Recruiter - Office of Undergraduate Admissions

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Office of Undergraduate Admissions

Division of Enrollment Management

University of Tennessee, Knoxville

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

 

The Office of Undergraduate Admissions at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, (UTK) invites applications and nominations for our Regional Recruiter position. This position will be located in the Nashville, TN area. We are seeking candidates who can contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the University.

The University and Region

UTK  is the state’s flagship, land-grant university. We are a Research 1 university with 11 colleges and more than 30,000 students. With new leadership at the system, university, and college levels, UTK is poised for dramatic positive change focused on solving some of the most audacious, pressing problems our country and world face today. The city of Knoxville is a hidden gem surrounded by eight gorgeous lakes, with a beautiful and walkable downtown, a diverse music scene including internationally recognized festivals, active neighborhoods, unique restaurants, and a robust offering of diverse cultural and outdoor activities. UTK is located within easy driving distance to the Great Smoky Mountains, Atlanta, Nashville, Asheville, Charlotte, Louisville and Cincinnati. It is only a day’s drive to Memphis, Chicago, and Washington D.C. Knoxville and the surrounding counties have a population of more than 850,000 people.

The Division

The Enrollment Management (EM) division comprises more than 170 full-time staff who serve our students through the following departments and functions: Undergraduate Admissions, International Recruitment, Transfer Center, One Stop Student Services, Financial Aid and Scholarships, University Registrar, EM Communications, and Research & Analytics. The Office of Enrollment Management is committed to our Vision, Mission and Values. We are passionate about fulfilling our land-grant mission of accessible education and making an impact that will transform lives through the student experience.

The Position

This position develops and coordinates strategic recruitment initiatives for their territory, designed to attract competitive in-state students. This position will assist with establishing in-state recruitment goals by leveraging data from institutional sources, assessments (ACT & SAT), and external sources (WICHE) to develop a work plan and conduct market analysis. This data driven approach informs territory goals, recruitment goals, and ultimately drives the planning and strategy needed to achieve the University’s enrollment goals. This position will counsel a diverse population of prospective students and parents, while representing UTK and Undergraduate Admissions at various recruitment events. This position will coordinate and manage a schedule for travel, high school visits, college fairs and office duties. This position will engage in the holistic review of first-year student applications for admission. This position will be located in the Nashville, TN area.



Qualifications
Required Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s Degree

Experience in undergraduate admissions, counseling, or advising at a regionally accredited college or university.
Student worker experience or volunteer work in college admissions, recruitment, and peer counseling/advising is acceptable and will be considered.
Experience giving oral presentations.


Preferred Education and Experience:

Experience working with diverse populations.
Demonstrated experience in strategic planning, data driven decision making and relationship building.
Territory management, report building and maintenance, and the use of data driven decision making for planning and strategy development.
 

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Attention to detail, writing, listening and interpersonal skills.
Ability to independently and strategically plan visits, events and presentations for prospective students.
Ability to lift, transport and distribute objects up to 40 pounds.
Oral presentation and public speaking skills.
Knowledge of university admissions process.
Ability to problem solve and research solutions.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Knowledge of university travel policies.
Ability to work with new technologies to enhance recruitment.

Applicants should submit a cover letter detailing relevant experience along with a resume and the name, e-mail address, and telephone number of three to five professional references.

 



Job: Student Services
Primary Location: US-Tennessee-Nashville
Other Locations: US-Tennessee-knoxville
Organization: Undergraduate Admissions
Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Dec 1, 2021, 2:37:40 PM

Organization

Working at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Founded in 1794, the University of Tennessee is one of the nation’s oldest and most storied public universities. Based in Knoxville, Tennessee’s flagship land-grant institution includes the statewide Institute of Agriculture and the Space Institute in Tullahoma. The university embodies excellence in teaching, discovery, scholarship, research, creative activity, outreach, and engagement. Known as the Volunteers, we lead with a spirit of selflessness, empathy, and courage, and strive to be champions for diversity, equity, and inclusion

UT Knoxville is a Research 1 university with 11 academic colleges and more than 900 programs of study. With an enrollment of more than 30,000 students, our academic programs are repeatedly ranked top in their class. The university co-manages Oak Ridge National Laboratory, the country’s most prominent national lab, driving innovation in advanced manufacturing and materials, national security, and more. We are closely connected with our communities through outreach and extension efforts across Tennessee and through partnerships with non-profits, corporations, and industries—regionally, nationally, and around the globe.

The city of Knoxville is nestled in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains. The modern, thriving community is surrounded by gorgeous lakes and hundreds of miles of walking, hiking, and biking trails. Situated along the banks of the Tennessee River, our beautiful features an eclectic music scene, internationally recognized festivals, unique restaurants, and a robust offering of diverse cultural activities. Knoxville is located within a day’s drive of Atlanta, Nashville, Asheville, Charlotte, Louisville, Cincinnati, Memphis, Chicago, and Washington D.C.

Knoxville and the surrounding counties have a population of more than 850,000 people. The region houses many leading corporations and organizations, including Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Pilot/Flying J, the Tennessee Valley Authority, and Regal Cinemas, along with HGTV, Food Network, and other networks owned by Discovery Inc.

As a member of the UT family, you will be surrounded by top-notch faculty, staff, and students from around the world. You will be part of a diverse campus community that is passionate about changing the world and cheering for the Vols on game day.

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