This position oversees all recruitment strategies, admission initiatives, and associated enrollment planning for the Lewis Honors College, with responsibility for public relations and communications strategies targeted at high-performing student populations. This position manages the competitive application process for the Lewis Honors College in tandem with support staff. It also works closely with the analytics team to develop predictive models through recruiting and enrollment process and partners with Scholarships and Enrollment Management in handling admissions data and charting yield. Serve as the initial, personal contact and source of information with prospective students, their families, guidance counselors, and university-wide recruiters interested in the Lewis Honors College.
Represent and/or arrange representation of the Lewis Honors College at UK Preview Nights, Come See Blue For Yourself Events, and all other relevant UK recruiting events. Travel to events as needed within decided-upon recruitment territories and target areas.
Assist with LHC Ambassador activities and professional development of students in that program. Coordinate ambassador training, office tasks, tours, and event sign ups. Review student ambassador applications and oversee credit-hour granting for the LHC Ambassador team.
Please attach the required two examples of a large-scale recruitment event that you have developed and managed. Include your involvement, the size of the event and attendance, your biggest challenge, the most important outcome, and your recommendation for improvement ( Specific Request 1.).
Position Time Status: Full-Time
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Required License/Registration/Certification :
Driver's License is preferred
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