This Regional Recruitment Specialist is physically based in the Denver, CO area and works from a home office to present the benefits of UNL to prospective students and their families within the assigned territory. The Regional Recruitment Specialist returns to the Lincoln Campus office 2-3 times per year for additional training and special events.
The Regional Recruitment Specialist is responsible for creating, implementing, and assessing UNL's strategic outreach efforts in assigned territory. This position will represent UNL at high school visits, college fairs, community college visits, and other external events. Responsible for interpreting admission, financial aid, and university policy to the general public. This position requires extensive travel, and 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 essential. Ability to work independently necessary. Ability to relate to people of all age groups, academic abilities and cultures required. Experience with word processing, database, spreadsheet and presentation software necessary. Must have ability to manage multiple priorities and complete assigned projects on time. Ability to learn new technologies 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: $40,000/yr. minimum
Job Type: Full-Time
Internal Number: 73822
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.