Note to Applicants: Please note, this position may require frequent travel within the U.S.
Job Summary: The Regional UA Admissions Advisor serves as the field representative for the Office of Undergraduate Admissions for an assigned regional area. Provides leadership in identifying & enrolling undergraduate students. Serves as primary contact with local high school guidance counselors and principals, coordinates recruiting efforts with local alumni chapters, identifies prospective qualified undergraduate students in the region, and plans student receptions and counselor briefings, etc.
Additional Department Summary: Recruit students to attend The University of Alabama by creating awareness about the university, its programs, and scholarship opportunities across the U.S. This includes extensive travel around the country providing leadership in identifying & enrolling undergraduate students, serving as primary contact with local high school guidance counselors and principals, coordinating recruiting efforts with local alumni chapters, identifying prospective qualified undergraduate students, planning student receptions and counselor briefings, etc The Regional UA Admissions Rep. when not traveling for recruitment will support the Director of Undergraduate Admissions through analyzing data on current and future territories and markets
Required Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and two (2) years of experience in student recruitment, university admissions, public relations, marketing, sales, communications, education, or counseling. Student or Graduate Assistant, Intern, or student oriented experience will be considered. To be considered student experience, it must be detailed in the employment section on the application.
Additional Required Department Minimum Qualifications: Extensive travel, as well as evening and weekend work is required. Must have valid U.S. driver's license. Must be at least 21 years of age at time of hire and have an acceptable Motor Vehicle Report as determined by the insurance carrier. The capability to stand for long periods of time and to lift and carry large quantities of sometimes heavy recruitment materials.
Skills and Knowledge: An interest in working with prospective college students and their families; the ability to work with different cultures and groups of people. Basic desktop computing skills. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Excellent interpersonal skills. Poise
Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor's degree or higher in business, public relations, marketing, communications, education, counseling is preferred.
Background Investigation Statement: Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and information obtained from social media and other internet sources. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags before a hiring decision is made.
Equal Employment Opportunity: The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment or volunteer status without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, genetic or family medical history information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more. "EEO is the Law"Poster
Internal Number: 509800
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