As the Admissions Recruitment Coordinator, you will:
Develop and implement recruitment strategy to increase undergraduate student enrollment in the Department of Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communication (ALEC).
Present degree requirements, student involvement opportunities, scholarships, and internship/career opportunities to prospective students and their families for majors in ALEC.
Represent the ALEC Department at on- and off-campus events including high school visits, college fairs, College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources (CASNR) events, and other external events.
Provide high quality academic advice and counseling regarding coursework and career pathway opportunities for students in the undergraduate ALEC degree programs.
Participate in activities to foster recruiting and retention of students in ALEC and the college.
Provide statewide leadership and coordination for the World Food Prize Nebraska Youth Institutes.
This position requires occasional work at nights and on weekends.
Ranked as one of the best employers in the state of Nebraska, the University of Nebraska is committed to providing a work environment and culture that fosters personal and professional success and satisfaction. By joining our team, you will be given opportunities to grow as an individual and contribute to the significant impact that we make within the University of Nebraska community and Nebraska's economy each year.
We invest in our employees:
Vacation, sick, and holiday pay
Medical, dental, and vision insurance
No-cost life insurance
Employee Assistance Program
Retirement plans with University match
Tuition assistance for full-time employees and dependents
Exclusive staff discounts
Continuous improvement and innovation
Professional development through training and education
A diverse and inclusive workplace
And much more!
This position is located on UNL's East Campus, home to the beautiful Maxwell Arboretum, the UNL Dairy Store, and plenty of parking!
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 agriculture, natural resources, STEM field, communication, marketing, education, student affairs, or closely related field plus two years experience in public relations, recruitment, student services, sales, marketing, agriculture, natural resources, science, or related field experience required.
Experience must demonstrate excellent communication skills.
The ability to engage small and large audiences and work in diverse teams.
Experience with word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software necessary.
Must have a valid driver's license and meet University driver eligibility requirements.
Strong interpersonal, organizational, attention to detail, problem-solving, and decision-making skills desirable.
Experience with brand management using social media.
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.