Normal Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00am to 4:45pm; some evenings and weekends required
Note to Applicants: The candidate for this position is expected to reside in the Huntsville, AL area.
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: The transfer regional recruiter assists the Assistant Director for Undergraduate Transfer Recruitment in developing and managing the admissions plan for recruiting transfer students in Alabama and actively recruits transfer students by visiting community colleges both In-state and Out-of-state regularly and providing current information about UA and its programs to community college counselors. The transfer recruiter conducts regularly scheduled, on-campus information sessions at community colleges, including but not limited to Alabama Community Colleges. Also, primary recruiter for all Out-of-state transfer recruitment. *Reviews and evaluates transfer applications in a timely manner to determine admissibility to the university based on established policies and procedures. *Travels to Tuscaloosa to participate in on-campus training and events as needed. *Travels to community colleges in Alabama and other states to attend transfer recruitment events. *Expected to reside in the Huntsville AL area *Assists with freshman high school recruitment as needed.
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: 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.
This position requires the incumbent to have personal transportation and to travel alone.
Skills and Knowledge: An interest in working with prospective and current 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
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: 513305
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