The Office of Admissions is a dynamic and growing organization committed to assisting future students learn about and enroll at the University of Utah. We are looking for passionate team members to help us expand our recruitment reach in- and out-of-state, continue to increase our new student enrollment, and shape the entering class.
Reporting to the Assistant Director of Campus Experience, the Recruitment Events Manager is responsible for various events and services provided by the Office of Admissions to identify, recruit, and enroll new students to the University of Utah. This position works in a team setting to assist in the development, implementation, and assessment of a variety of different activities including in-person events on- and off-campus, virtual events, various types of campus tours, and more.
This is a campus-based position located in the Emma Eccles Jones Welcome Center in the Carolyn and Kem Gardner Commons building, a state-of-the-art facility in the heart of campus. Salary will be dependent on experience.
Plan and coordinate all aspects for both in-person and virtual recruitment and yield events for prospective students and their guests including but not limited to goal setting, vendor collaboration, travel and venue coordination, event registration, event marketing and communication, staffing, ensuring excellent customer service, training, determining safety protocols, event equipment and supplies, and event data analysis.
Assist in maintaining a system of detailed event management information (event plans and schedules, budgets, contracts, post event analyses, timelines, etc.) to maintain quality and consistency of work and monitor the status of events, projects, and assignments.
Book group travel for staff and students attending in-state and out-of-state events. Will coordinate travel before the trip and submit reimbursement for all attendees after the trip.
Regular travel is expected during the fall and spring to provide support at our in-state and out-of-state recruitment events.
Represent the Office of Admissions at meetings and events. Build and maintain professional working relationships with campus partners, vendors, and other stakeholders. Work collaboratively with other units, as appropriate, to support student services, enrollment, and retention at the university.
Assist with supervision of the Student Ambassadors including but not limited to: day to day operations, weekly meetings, training, and event preparation.
In collaboration with marketing and communications team, contribute to and ensure the timely production of all printed and electronic campus visit and event marketing, communications and collateral including brochures, web pages, emails, and text messages to increase the office’s visibility and increase campus visit and event attendance.
Position will be expected to develop event budgets congruent with the Office of Admissions recruitment strategies/goals. Be able to justify expenditures with appropriate documentation, as well as research, identify, and propose cost savings measures. Monitors purchases to ensure compliance or all University fiscal policies, oversees billing accuracy and coordinates timely processing of all invoices
Provide, support, and serve as back up for other areas within the Campus Experience team as need arises.
Some evening and weekend work required. Moderate physical activity required.