Responsible for implementing recruitment strategy within assigned territory and provide regular updates to supervisor and the Admissions Leadership Team. Utilize recruitment strategies to effectively provide college counseling to prospective students and their parents. Responsible for presenting the benefits of UNL to prospective students and their families within assigned territory. This position will represent UNL at high school visits, college fairs, community college visits, and other external events as well as on campus at events, daily visits, on-call. This role will interact with students and families in person, over the phone, and via email, or approved SMS messaging. The Recruitment Specialist may be responsible for additional projects connected to recruitment and admissions. Responsible for interpreting admission, financial aid, and university policy to the general public. This position may require extensive travel depending upon focus areas of the recruitment funnel and assigned territory. This position requires many nights and weekends during peak times.
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees' differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See: http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.
Minimum Required Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree required. Must have excellent communication and organizational skills, public speaking experience, and ability to work independently. Ability to relate to people of all age groups, academic abilities and cultures necessary. Experience with Microsoft Office software essential and learn new technologies. Ability to manage multiple priorities and complete assigned projects on time required. Must have a valid driver's license and meet University driver eligibility requirements.
Extensive campus involvement as an undergraduate preferred. Experience working as a student recruitment ambassador or tour guide in Admissions, Housing, Orientation leader, or an academic college desirable. Experience with extensive travel helpful.
Posted Salary: $38,000 minimum
Job Type: Full-Time
Internal Number: 72768
About University of Nebraska - Lincoln
With over 25,000 students, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is a diverse educational insitution with international stature. The intellectual center for the state of Nebraska and beyond, we are a land-grant, top tier national research-extensive insitution. Part of the Big Ten conference, Big Ten Academic Alliance, our mission includes growing relationships and resources that enable the University of Nebraska to change lives.