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College Recruiter- Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science

University of North Texas

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Title: College Recruiter- Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science

Employee Classification: College Recruiter

Campus: University of North Texas

Division: UNT-Provost

SubDivision-Department: UNT-Texas Acad of Math & Sci

Department: UNT-TAMS-Dean's Off-143100

Job Location: Denton

Salary: $40,200 per year

FTE: 1.000000

Retirement Eligibility: TRS Eligible

About Us - Values Overview:

Welcome to the University of North Texas System. The UNT System includes the University of North Texas in Denton and Frisco, the University of North Texas at Dallas and UNT Dallas College of Law, and the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region. We are growing with the North Texas region, employing more than 14,000 employees, educating a record 49,000+ students across our system, and awarding nearly 12,000 degrees each year. We are one team comprised of individuals who are committed to excellence, curiosity and innovation. We are transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. We champion a people-first values-based culture where We Care about each other and those we serve. We believe that we are Better Together because we foster an inclusive environment of respect, belonging, and access for all. We demonstrate Courageous Integrity through setting exceptional standards and acting in the best interest of our communities. We are encouraged to Be Curious about opportunities for learning, creating, discovering, and innovating, and are encouraged to learn from failure. Show Your Fire by joining our team and exhibiting your passion and pride in your work as part of our UNT System team. Learn more about the UNT System and how we live our values at

Department Summary

The Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science (TAMS) is a unique residential program for high school-aged Texas students who are high achievers and interested in mathematics and science. While living on campus in McConnell Hall, students in this two-year program complete a rigorous academic curriculum of college coursework at the University of North Texas (UNT). Instruction is by university faculty. There are no high school courses taught, but students enjoy many of the activities of high school and the company of age mates who are intellectual peers.

Position Overview

This position is responsible for recruiting students and informing them of admission requirements for a residential academic program. This position will manage a geographical territory and connect prospective students with university resources. This position initiates, organizes, and participates in oncampus and offcampus events directly related to TAMS admission and recruitment efforts and programs and assists with developing recruitment plans. Involves extensive travel, driving university vehicle. Reports to Associate Director for Admissions Recruiting for TAMS.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree and one year of experience in recruiting, academic advising, counseling, student services, customer service or related experience or can substitute education for experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

• Strong presentation skills and problem solving skills.
• Developed interpersonal skills.
• Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships.
• Experience with Microsoft Office Products.
• Ability to obtain credit card for travel.
• Good driving record and access to a vehicle.
• Ability to work independently with limited supervision.
• 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.
• Ability to work evenings and weekends.
• Willingness to travel extensively.

Preferred Qualifications

• Ability to adapt/create new presentations to match various audiences.
• Familiarity with social media platforms, including Facebook and Instagram.
• Ability to supervise student Ambassador organization that volunteers to assist in recruiting efforts.
• Master’s Degree in Education, Counseling, Student Affairs, or related field preferred.
• Event planning experience.
• Ability to communicate effectively and interact appropriately with adolescent, parent, and educator populations.

Required License/Registration/Certifications

Valid drivers license

Job Duties:

  • % - Recruiting academically advanced students in Texas to attend the TAMS program. Includes presenting to groups of prospective students and parents virtually and in person and identifying new opportunities and venues to promote the program. - ()
  • % - In conjunction with the Assoc. Director for Admissions Recruiting, schedule and organize events for recruiting prospective students to the TAMS program (e.g., Preview Day, SpendaDay, various webinars). - ()
  • % - In conjunction with the Assoc. Director for Admissions Recruiting, assist in processing and reviewing applications for students who want to attend the TAMS program. - ()
  • % - Respond to inquiries from prospective students and parents sent via the dedicated TAMS email address - ()
  • % - Assist the Associate Dean of TAMS with projects related to tracking students admitted to TAMS, retention and graduation rates, and then matriculation to other institutions. Other duties as assigned. - ()
  • % - Maintain a working knowledge of TAMS academic tracks and UNT academic curricula. - ()
  • % - Supervise TAMS Ambassadors student group, including purchasing process for the student organization. Train new club officers each year and oversee volunteers. - ()

Work Schedule:

M-F 8-5 with variations as job demands. MUST be able to work on evenings and weekends

Driving University Vehicle:

Security Sensitive:

This is a Security Sensitive Position.

Special Instructions:


For information regarding our Benefits, click here.

EEO Statement:

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, genetic information, 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 complaints of discrimination and takes remedial action when appropriate. The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose any form of harassment or discriminatory practice, file a charge or report, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.


Working at University of North Texas

Since 1890, the University of North Texas has been a catalyst for transformation for its students and the North Texas region. As the nation’s 26th largest public university, UNT is dedicated to providing an excellent educational experience to its 36,000 students while fueling the intellectual, economic and cultural progress of one of the largest, most dynamic regions in the United States.

A student-focused public research university, UNT graduates more than 8,500 students each year from its 12 colleges and schools and offers 97 bachelor’s, 82 master’s and 35 doctoral degree programs, many nationally and internationally recognized. As UNT’s strengths in science, engineering and technology grow, the university continues to nurture its core areas of distinction in music, education, social sciences, business, the arts and humanities. Leading Texas public universities in the number of Goldwater Scholars and designated a “Best in the West” university by The Princeton Review, UNT is known for its academic excellence.

By providing access, welcoming diversity and strengthening collaborations with our many educational, business and community partners, as well as building new partnerships across the globe, UNT's faculty and staff work each day to prepare students for the challenges they will meet in our changing world.

Fostering global understanding and promoting cultural appreciation are central to preparing tomorrow's successful global leaders. Our strategic international partnerships seek to improve quality of life, facilitate the exchange of ideas and culture, and allow for important research addressing global issues. UNT's campus benefits from a rich diversity of about 2,500 international students representing 140 countries.

UNT faculty produce groundbreaking research in a wide range of disciplines spanning the sciences, mathematics, engineering and technology while also making nationally recognized contributions in the arts and humanities. The College of Music is one of the nation’s best music colleges with an internationally respected jazz program. UNT has the oldest program in emergency administration and planning and a unique program in applied philosophy and environmental ethics.

UNT also is home to many national centers and institutes, including the Net-Centric Software and Systems Center — a National Science Foundation Industry/University Cooperative Research Center; the Center for Electronic Materials Processing and Integration; the Institute of Applied Science; the Center for Advanced Scientific Computing and Modeling; and the Center for the Study of Interdisciplinarity.

UNT has developed many state-of-the-art research facilities, such as the federally funded Center for Advanced Research and Technology, one of the nation’s most extensive facilities for powerful materials characterization and analysis; a high-performance computational facility; and a clean room/nanofabrication research facility (under construction). UNT’s research extends outside the academy as well, with field stations as close as a neighboring lake and as far away as southern Chile.

In addition, UNT is developing Discovery Park, a research park with technology incubator facilities on a 300-acre property near the main campus. The university also has developed a Design Research Center in the heart of the Dallas design district.

As the largest and most comprehensive university in the North Texas region, UNT is growing as a national leader in education, research and scholarship, student support and community engagement — the pillars of a great public research university. UNT’s ultimate mission is to give a green light to greatness by helping its students, region, state and nation excel.

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