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Regional Recruiter, Central/Southern California (UPDATED)

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Position Details

Position Information

Title Regional Recruiter, Central/Southern California (UPDATED)
Department Admissions & New Student Enrol (8102)
Location Outside of Arizona
Position Summary

Please note: This position has been reopened and the review date has been extended to 11/29/2017. If you previously applied for this position your application is under consideration and it is not necessary to reapply.

The National Recruitment Team in the Office of Admissions seeks a highly motivated self-starter to recruit and enroll bright and motivated undergraduate students through the role of Regional Recruiter based in the greater Los Angeles area. This individual will manage recruitment efforts in Los Angeles County and Central Valley. The Regional Recruiter designs and implements student recruitment activities that are in line with office-wide strategic goals for out of state recruitment. They serve as an information specialist, interpreting university admission requirements, academic policies and student service procedures for students, parents, counselors, and alumni volunteers. This position requires a strong communicator with polished presentation skills.

The Regional Recruiter must be living or willing to relocate to the Greater Los Angeles area and will work in a professional home office space. This position reports to the Associate Director of National Recruitment.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities
  • Building and strengthening relationships with primary feeder schools, community colleges, and independent counselors to help increase yield. Develop new markets to broaden qualified applicant pool.
  • Extensive travel and driving are required to targeted high schools and events in assigned region to provide presentations to students and parents.
  • Coordinating recruitment activities while being held responsible for the execution of institutional recruitment and marketing plans and proper expenditure of budget.
  • Attending high school recruitment fairs and college nights to represent the UA and provide information to prospective students (including plentiful evening and weekend travel).
  • Developing, utilizing and staying current with communication and marketing tools including publications, computer information, data analysis, etc.
  • Serving as a liaison between prospective students and the Office of Admissions in Tucson; answering telephone calls, email and requests for information in a timely manner.
  • Participating in call campaigns during the academic year and summer.
  • Planning and implementing regional recruitment programs.
  • Maintaining a strong bond with regional alumni clubs.
  • Preparing reports for recruitment and yield efforts.
  • Maintaining strong relationships with National Recruitment Team and admissions staff.
  • Working with other regional recruitment professionals to coordinate activities and foster professional development.
  • Reviewing plans and programs with Associate Director of National Recruitment.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Associate Director, National Recruitment and/or Assistant Dean of Undergraduate Admissions.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Minimum Qualifications
  • A Bachelor’s Degree is required.
  • Three years of professional admissions experience preferred.
  • Knowledgeable about admissions and recruitment practices in higher education.
  • Experience with coordinating, developing, and executing a high volume travel schedule.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills are necessary.
  • Enthusiasm for higher education is crucial.
  • Demonstrated track record of mentoring and supporting students from diverse backgrounds, including underrepresented students.
  • Being flexible and adaptable with a positive attitude.
  • The ability to move and transport heavy boxes of materials is required.
  • A valid driver’s license with the ability to drive according to the University Fleet Safety Policy.
Preferred Qualifications
FLSA Exempt
Full Time/Part Time Full Time
Number of Hours Worked per Week 40
Job Category Administrative and Professional
Benefits Eligible Yes - Full Benefits
Posted Rate of Pay $45,000-$48,000 Annually
Type of criminal background check required: Fingerprint criminal background check (security sensitive due to job duties)

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number A21970
Number of Vacancies One
Desired Start Date
Position End Date (if temporary)
Limited to Current UA Employees No
Contact Information for Candidates

Reginald Miles
Phone: 520-621-3677

Open Date 08/10/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Review Begins On 11/29/2017
Special Instructions to Applicant
Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. We translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we encourage diverse candidates to apply, including people of color, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Where did you first learn about this position?
    • Arizona Daily Star
    • Arizona Republic
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Department of Economic Security (DES)
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education
    • Jobing.Com
    • LinkedIn
    • Local Job Banks
    • Pima County One-Stop
    • Professional Conference
    • Professional journal/publication
    • Referred by UA Employee
    • Invited by Dept to Apply
    • UA Website
    • Other
  2. * Do you have a Bachelor's Degree?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents