The University of Arizona (UA) is seeking a highly motivated, organized, creative professional who is committed to public higher education to assume the role of Coordinator, Transfer Recruitment. This position is an integral member of undergraduate recruitment at UA and has duties and responsibilities focused on resident and non-resident transfer recruitment. The coordinator develops, coordinates, implements, and evaluates recruitment programs and efforts, for resident and non-resident transfer students, community colleges, and alumni. This position also oversees proper expenditure of budget resources for programs, publications, mailings, materials, and travel. The coordinator performs general admission counseling, recruitment, and customer service functions, representing the University of Arizona and the Office of Undergraduate Admissions in a variety of venues according to appropriate policies and practices. The position reports directly to the Project Manager, Events and Programs and works closely with the entire Transfer Enrollment Team.
Duties and Responsibilities
Arizona Board of Regents Minimum Qualifications
- Develops, implements, manages, coordinates, and evaluates new and continuing programs and activities to meet commitments specified in the UA's mission and strategic action plans.
- Oversees programming (planning, implementing, and evaluating) for non-resident and resident transfer student-related recruitment programs including on campus and off-campus activities.
- Networks with other campus offices, regarding non-resident and resident transfer challenges and issues.
- Uses data driven strategies (such as internal and external statistical reports, databases, and software) to determine target markets for recruitment efforts, including event programming and communication plans.
- Monitors and runs reports, for programs off and on campus.
- Oversees communication plans, timelines, and logic.
- Utilizes and stays current with all forms of communication and marketing tools and strategies.
- Works closely with marketing team and supervisor to update and revise various webpages, links, brochures, etc.
- Creates and maintains databases, using MS Access, Excel, or Word
- Represents the University, its missions, policies, and procedures, benefits and features to a broad range of constituents ? in person, on the telephone, and via e-mail/social media.
- Creates and maintains recruitment program calendar, communications, and application cycle information.
- Communicates University admission and financial aid information as well as academic and student service policies and procedures to community college students, alumni, campus colleagues, counselors, faculty, staff, and administrators, as well as community based officials.
- Some travel to rural Arizona community colleges, colleges in the greater Phoenix area, and out-of state is required. Works some evenings and/or weekends when necessary.
- Maintains effective and cooperative working relationships with general Admissions staff, managers and the entire University community.
- Engages in assessment, program evaluation, and special research projects, in the Office and campus-wide, to assist in the analysis of recruitment and selection activities, and to enhance planning efforts.
- Develops programming to support transfer initiatives such as UA Bridge
- Assists with Transfer walk-in questions and on-duty
- Works closely with supervisor and performs other duties as assigned.
Not applicable for this position.
Additional Minimum Qualifications
- A Bachelor's degree in a related field.
- Must hold a valid driver's license. (An MVD check will also be required of the final candidate per the UA pre-employment screening policy.)
- Ability and skill in event planning, recruitment program planning and evaluation.
- Ability to effectively work and communicate with prospective students, continuing students, parents, alumni, office colleagues, other university administrators and faculty, community college administrators, faculty, and counselors.
- Ability to effectively represent the University, and Office of Admissions values, goals, and policies.
- Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills* Experience with online/virtual programs and events
- Ability to effectively and sensitively communicate complex policies and procedures and/or challenging issues in person, on the telephone, and via e-mail.
- Demonstrated organizational skills with a record of follow-through.
- Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
- Demonstrated understanding of issues unique to transfer students and veterans.
- Demonstrated ability to negotiate and manage conflict.
- Skill in using Microsoft Office Suite software, including Word, Excel, and Power Point, Project.
- Ability to understand and respond to general campus, program, admissions, application, financial aid (including need and merit-based aid), and recruitment questions posed by callers, visitors or e-mail.
- A broad understanding of higher education nationally and regionally and, more specifically, the value of higher education and the people it Serves.
- Knowledge of and experience in applying and interpreting policies governing admissions requirements.
- Knowledge of and sensitivity to the importance of diversity, equity, and fairness in the admissions profession and ability to work cooperatively with diverse constituencies in a large, fast-paced, professional work environment.
- Ability to gather and analyze various forms of data and prepare reports.
- Ability to prepare and control a budget and make decisions based on budget considerations.
Pre-employment Screening Requirements
- Experience in program/event planning.
- Knowledge of Arizona state articulation agreements including AGEC,
- Experience in a representative or service capacity of a college or university.
- Understanding of the transfer student experience as it pertains to the transfer process from recruitment, admissions, and enrollment.
- Familiarity with The University of Arizona and its organization, mission, commitments, structures, policies, and practices.
- Proficiency in UAccess Student (the University's student information system).
The University of Arizona conducts pre-employment screening for all positions, which includes a criminal background check, verification of academic credentials, licenses, certifications, and work history. In addition, a check of names and identification documents is conducted on all new employees to ensure they are legally authorized to work in the United States.
What kind of criminal background check is required for this position?
This position is security sensitive based on the job duties and requires a finger-print criminal background check
Supplemental Pre-Employment Screening
Administrative and Professional
University of Arizona - 30+ days ago