Department: NE College of Technical Agriculture-0928
Description of Work:
The primary responsibility of this position is to increase enrollment at the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture (NCTA) by using recruiting strategies to enroll domestic, international, and dual-credit students. This position will work with the Associate Dean to successfully devise and implement the strategic enrollment plan for the college. The incumbent in this position will report directly to the Associate Dean and will work with faculty, staff, and students to meet the goals set in the strategic enrollment plan. This position works closely with campus student services staff, including registration/records, financial aid, and admissions. The Recruiting Coordinator will provide guidance, communication, promotional information, consultation, and assistance to schools/colleges, organizations, agencies, and communities involved in the education and recruitment of potential students. The Recruiting Coordinator will supervise recruiting staff and manage the recruiting budget. This position will enhance NCTA’s reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests, exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments, and providing leadership for methods of enhancing institutional effectiveness. This position will maximize recruiting strategies, including high school visits, business networking, special events to recruit students, social media, and other methods to increase enrollment of domestic, international, and dual-credit students.
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 plus two years of experience in recruiting, agriculture, public relations, student services, sales, marketing, or related field. Experience must demonstrate ability to project organization’s image in a professional, articulate manner; well-developed writing skills; and excellent strategic planning, data analysis, organizational, problem-solving, and decision-making skills. Experience with social media and PC-based word processing, presentation, and spreadsheet software. Small to large group presentation skills. Experience must demonstrate ability to work in diverse teams and follow through on multiple tasks at one time.
Master’s degree in agriculture, business, marketing, sales, or communications related field. Supervisory experience. Experience in higher education, sales, and/or business/program development. Knowledge of applied recruiting concepts, sales principles and practices, and/or demonstrated results in business/program development.
Posted Salary: $40,000 minimum
Job Type: Full-Time
Internal Number: 68253
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.