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Admissions Counselor- South Texas Regional Recruiter

Employer
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Location
University, MS
Closing date
Apr 17, 2024

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Specialty
Admissions
Position Type
Counselor
Hours
Full-time
Employment Type
Permanent
Organization Type
College / University
The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) seeks an ADMISSIONS COUNSELOR - SOUTH TEXAS REGIONAL RECRUITER to serve in the TEXAS area as a field representative in student recruitment efforts for the Office of Undergraduate Admissions and to meet enrollment objectives by building, managing and maintaining a recruitment territory in South Texas with additional secondary territories to be assigned. This individual will serve as the primary contact for local high school counselors and students, as well as coordinate recruiting efforts including with local UAB alumni chapters.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
  • Serves as UAB admissions recruiter in the metro-Houston area. Responsible for overseeing student recruitment in assigned territory.
  • Attends college fairs; plans and conducts high school visits in assigned territory to meet with prospective students. Coordinates prospective student and counselor events across assigned territory in key markets.
  • Acts as the primary contact with local high school counselors and coordinates recruiting efforts with local UAB alumni chapters.
  • Travels to Birmingham occasionally for staff training and on-campus recruitment events.

(Annual Salary: $47,665 - $53,000)

Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Communications, Education, Counseling, Public Relations or a related field and four (4) years of related experience in student recruitment, university admissions, communications, marketing, public relations, and/or counseling required and must be showcased on job application/profile for full consideration. Work experience may NOT substitute for education requirement and incomplete applications will not be processed.

Must be team-oriented with a drive for professional success and the ability to connect with students, parents, high school counselors, and colleagues across the university. Strong work ethic. Refined verbal and written communication skills. Excellent interpersonal skills. Basic desktop computing skills. Ability to work with diverse groups.

Some evening and weekend work is required. Must possess a valid driver's license, issued in the United States. Driving record must meet University underwriting standards to drive vehicle in performance of University business. Must have capability to stand for long periods of time and to lift and carry large quantities sometimes heavy recruitment materials.

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