Admissions Officer 3 - Admissions Alumni & Special Programs
University of Connecticut
Location: Storrs , Connecticut
Higher Education Institution
Internal Number: 496706
The Office of Undergraduate Admissions invites applications for a full-time, twelve-month position of Admissions Officer 3. Under the supervision of the Associate Director, the Admissions Officer 3 performs advanced duties related to the recruitment, admission, and enrollment of undergraduate students in accordance with University and departmental policies.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Oversees Admissions Alumni Recruitment and Special Program engagement, including providing guidance to other admissions officers in these areas.
Develops and promotes undergraduate student recruitment and outreach efforts for the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.
Evaluates and processes admissions applications in accordance with University policies, goals, and rules on the admissibility of undergraduate students.
Advises applicants regarding admissions requirements, eligibility for admission, program options, residency requirements, and other matters related to their admission to the University.
Serves as team leader for first-year application review for Storrs and regional campuses for assigned region.
Keeps informed regarding academic program requirements, enrollment restrictions, and other issues related to recruiting and admitting students.
Engages in extensive in-state and/or out-of-state travel to recruit prospective students.
Assists in maintaining and updating admissions records and compiles admissions reports as directed.
Actively participates in recruiting students through promotional activities such as personal contact with counselors, students individually and in groups, scheduled visits to high school and college fairs, panel discussions, presentations, and newsletters.
Conducts territory analysis to identify productive enrollment targets and opportunities within assigned territories.
Coordinate to ensure UConn representation at college fairs, high school visits, panel presentations, and recruitment activities in the assigned region.
Serves as primary contact for the assigned region and as a resource to prospective students, parents, guidance counselors, educators, and the University community.
Interprets admission policies and responds to inquiries about academic programs, campus life, and requirements making appropriate referrals, as necessary.
Provides support and assistance to admission programs as assigned.
Recognizes and complies with relevant rules and regulations of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).
Performs related duties as assigned.
Five years of related experience in some area of student affairs or prior admissions experience.
Experience with utilizing technology in work responsibilities.
Strong organizational, interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
Demonstrated ability to make independent judgments and work under pressure.
Demonstrated ability for accuracy and attention to detail.
Willingness to travel in-state and out-of-state, and work flexible and irregular hours.
Valid driver’s license and proof of insurability.
Familiarity with online computer information systems.
Experience working in organizations committed to global diversity.
Experience in print and electronic communications.
This is a full-time, permanent position. Salary: low-60s and includes a comprehensive benefits package.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.
Please apply online at https://hr.uconn.edu/jobs, Staff Positions, Search #496706 to upload a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three (3) professional references. Applicants not submitting all the requested documentation will not be considered further in the application process.
The Office of Undergraduate Admissions is currently hiring for a variety of positions and encourages qualified applicants to apply for multiple positions of interest.
This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:55 p.m. Eastern time on September 15, 2022.
The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.
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