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). This position will assist the Recruiting Coordinator with successfully implementing the strategic enrollment plan for the college. The incumbent in this position will report directly to the Recruiting Coordinator and will interact with faculty, staff, and students to meet the goals set in the strategic enrollment plan. The incumbent will provide guidance, communication, promotional information, consultation, and assistance to schools/colleges, organizations, agencies, and communities involved in the education and recruitment of prospective students; manage student services’ databases and social networking; represent NCTA at events; understand NCTA educational programs for recruitment purposes; track recruitment status and other related report writing; and analyze specific recruiting strategies necessary to locate the best-qualified students. The Assistant Recruiting Coordinator will professionally represent and communicate NCTA program opportunities, scholarships, financial aid, tuition, fees, and other college costs and benefits to prospective students. Travel extensively with some irregular hours, including occasional nights and weekends. Some lifting is necessary to set up recruiting booths.
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; equivalent education/experience considered. Experience must demonstrate ability to project organization’s image in a professional, articulate manner; well-developed writing skills; and good 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. Must have a valid driver's license and meet University driver eligibility requirements.
Bachelor’s degree in agriculture, business, marketing, sales, or communications related field. Training in recruiting concepts and/or sales principles and practices. Experience in higher education and/or sales. Knowledge of applied recruiting concepts and/or sales principles and practices.
Posted Salary: $38,478 minimum
Job Type: Full-Time
Internal Number: 69726
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.