To recruit prospective qualified students to apply to UTA and the School of Social Work's undergraduate and graduate programs, provide professional knowledge, advice and counseling regarding the admissions process, student enrollment and matriculation for the Bachelor of Social Work, Bachelor of Science in Substance Use and Treatment, Master of Social Work, Ph.D. in Social Work, academic undergraduate minors/certificates and graduate certificates. To provide advanced professional knowledge, advice and counseling regarding the institution's student admission and recruitment process for the UTA School of Social Work. In addition, recruit prospective online and international students to the School of Social Work and counsel them on the admissions process.
Recruit high school (public and private), charter school, community college, transfer, veterans, undergraduate, graduate, international and other professional degreed students to apply and enroll at UTA for the Bachelor of Social Work, Bachelor of Substance Use and Treatment, Master of Social Work, SSW undergraduate minors/certificates, and SSW graduate certificate programs. Organize, create and participate in off-campus and on-campus recruiting events including, but not limited to preview days, college fairs, classroom presentations, information sessions, community outreach events, and high school and community college events. Responsible for developing and implementing recruiting strategies to achieve target goals. Create and maintain a prospective student contact and information database. Create and execute email, traditional mail, and social media and phone marketing campaigns for prospective and UTA enrolled students. Travel to conferences, high schools, colleges, and other learning institutions to publicize and explain admission requirements and procedures for the academic programs in the School of Social Work. Assist prospective students with understanding the requirements for admission to UTA and the School of Social Work. Assist international students with language testing, visa and other related recruiting/admissions issues. Review and evaluate prospective students' transcripts and provide general counsel on the requirements needed to meet qualifications for enrollment in all the School of Social Work's academic programs. Monitor all SSWUTA reports related to recruiting and admissions, contact students and assist in enrollment or re-enrollment, and connect students to financial aid, registrar, housing, orientation, advising, veteran's office or other organizations on campus. Assist with administrative and office functions related to recruiting, admissions and community outreach. Reply to phone calls, correspondence and email from prospective students and their family members. Develops evaluation procedures. Performs data entry tasks. Prepares correspondence. Performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree. Three plus (3+) years of experience in student recruitment or student services with a knowledge of higher education application and entrance requirements. Successful recruiting experience and experience using a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) such as Slate, HubSpot or other type of similar database management platform (experience can be before the degree was conferred).
Bachelor's and/or master's Degree in Social Work. Four plus (4+) years of experience in graduate student recruitment, transcript evaluating, residence life and/or advising high school, community college, transfer and university students on education and career choices. Excellent communication skills, including the ability to speak professionally in front of large groups. Computer skills, including, but not limited to Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint). Experience using a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) platform such as Slate or HubSpot for student recruitment. Experience using MyEmma, Fire Engine Red or other email marketing software, and Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign, MyMav and ImageNow (Perceptive Content). Experience developing graphics, marketing, advertising and promotional materials online and hardcopy. Experience in social media, traditional, email and online marketing.
Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, and major.
UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.
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