Administer recruitment efforts for the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture. Develop and maintain a recruiting plan. Identify target audiences for marketing efforts, including prospective students. Plan and implement student services, marketing, and communication strategies specific to undergraduate recruitment. Initiate and maintain positive relationships with secondary schools, community colleges, four-year institutions, and community agencies to recruit qualified students. Initiate and maintain personal contact with qualified prospective students and related public throughout the recruitment and enrollment process.
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 in education, communications, marketing, public relations, agronomy, horticulture, or plant sciences, or related field plus two years of experience in public relations, student services, advising, sales, or marketing,. Required experience includes: public speaking, supervision, and higher education. Must have experience working with various audiences related to group sizes and diverse populations. Experience must demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Word processing, spreadsheet, and database software program skills required. Ability to speak to individuals/groups with or without preparation and answer general questions necessary.
Master's degree in agronomy, horticulture, education, student affairs, advising, science teaching, extension teaching, or related field. Prefer two years of experience in recruiting and/or student advising and creating marketing campaigns. Knowledge of university and college admissions, recruiting and retention procedures. Knowledge of agronomy, horticulture, or plant sciences
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.