Regional Recruiter (Illinois)
The Office of Undergraduate Admissions at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, (UT) invites applications and nominations for a Regional Recruiter position to reside in the Chicago, IL area maintaining a recruiting territory of Illinois. UT is seeking candidates who have the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the University.
This position develops and coordinates strategic recruitment initiatives for their territory designed to attract competitive out of state students. Assists with establishing out of state recruitment goals by leveraging data from assessments (ACT & SAT) and WITCHE to develop recruitment plans and conduct market analysis. This data driven approach informs territory recruitment goals and ultimately drives our planning and strategy to achieve the University’s enrollment goals. Counsels a diverse set of prospective students and parents. Represents UT and Undergraduate Admissions at recruitment events. Coordinates and manages schedule of travel, visits, and general office duties. Holistically reviews prospective student applications for admission.
A Bachelor’s Degree is required. Experience in admissions, counseling, or advising at a regionally accredited college or university. Experience giving oral presentations. Student worker experience or volunteer work in college admissions, recruitment, and peer counseling/advising will be considered. 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. Polished and proficient oral presentation/public speaking skills. Knowledge of university admissions process. Ability to problem solve and research solutions. Valid driver’s license is required.
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. It is advantageous to have some knowledge of Slate or other admissions tracking software.
Applicants should submit a cover letter detailing relevant experience along with a resume and the name, address, and telephone number of three professional references.
UT is the state’s flagship research institution, a campus of choice for outstanding undergraduates, and a premier graduate institution. Enrolling more than 28,000 students, the campus is located in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains in beautiful East Tennessee. As a land-grant university, UT fulfills its access mission through a commitment to excellence in learning, scholarship, and engagement. The Enrollment Management (EM) division comprises more than 150 full-time staff who serve our students through the following departments and functions: Undergraduate Admissions, International Recruitment, One Stop, Financial Aid and Scholarships, University Registrar, and EM Communications.
EEO/AA Statement /Non-Discrimination Statement
The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.
Inquiries and charges of violation of Title VI (race, color, national origin), Title IX (sex), Section 504 (disability), ADA (disability), ADEA (age), sexual orientation, or veteran status should be directed to the Office of Equity and Diversity (OED), 1840 Melrose Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37996-3560, telephone (865) 974-2498 (V/TTY available) or 974-2440. Requests for accommodation of a disability should be directed to the ADA Coordinator at the Office of Equity and Diversity.