Responsible to the Associate Director of Admissions for Recruitment representing ETSU to a diverse group of freshmen, transfer, and returning students; recruitment of prospective students in a specified territory; coordinating high school and community college visitation programs and events; incorporating formal and informal presentations and public speaking engagements with high school and community college counselors and advisors, administrators, students and parents, supporting student retention, and performing other duties as assigned. The Regional Admissions Counselor serves as the primary contact and recruiter for Nashville Metro and Middle Tennessee high schools and community colleges for prospective and admitted students. Serves as a point of contact, guide and information source for students throughout the admissions and enrollment process. Conducts follow up with students using direct mailings, telephone calls, electronic communication, social media, information sessions and other outreach opportunities and focused admission events, etc.
Job Category: Administrative
Requirements include: Bachelor’s degree; Proven excellent verbal and written communication skills; Availability to attend events during evenings and weekends, travel and stay overnight, and commute to main campus as needed. Selected candidate must reside in the Metro Nashville, Tennessee area; posses a valid driver’s license; official transcripts required upon hire.
Internal Number: 11626
About East Tennessee State University
Founded in 1911 (as East Tennessee State Normal School), East Tennessee State University serves over 15,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. ETSU has eleven colleges and schools, including health sciences, liberal arts, education and business & technology. ETSU is centered on a warm and friendly residential campus nestled in the secure and beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of northeast Tennessee. As part of the ETSU community, you will enjoy all the region has to offer, including snow-skiing, various festivals, numerous golf courses and lakes, popular national and state parks, whitewater rafting, the Appalachian Trail, and much more.