The Office of Undergraduate Admissions at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, (UT) invites applications and nominations for the position of Admissions Counselor located in our Memphis Office. UT is seeking candidates who have the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the University.
UT is the state's flagship research institution, a campus of choice for outstanding undergraduates, and a premier graduate institution. Enrolling more than 28,000 students, the campus is located in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains in beautiful East Tennessee. As a land-grant university, UT fulfills its access mission through a commitment to excellence in learning, scholarship, and engagement. The Enrollment Management (EM) division comprises more than 150 full-time staff who serve our students through the following departments and functions: Undergraduate Admissions, International Recruitment, Transfer Center, One Stop Student Services, Financial Aid and Scholarships, University Registrar, EM Communications, and the Veterans Resource Center.
This position develops and coordinates strategic recruitment initiatives for their territory designed to attract freshman and transfer students. Assists with establishing recruitment goals by leveraging data from assessments (ACT, SAT, and WITCHE) to develop recruitment plans and conduct market analysis. This data driven approach informs territory, and overall recruitment goals, and ultimately drives our planning and strategy to achieve the University's enrollment goals. Counsels a diverse set of prospective students and parents. Represents UT and Undergraduate Admissions at recruitment events. Coordinates and manages schedule of travel, visits, and general office duties. Holistically reviews prospective student applications for admission. This position works closely with the Associate Director and the Knoxville Office on recruitment trips from Memphis.
Internal Number: 174006
Our primary mission is to move forward the frontiers of human knowledge and enrich and elevate the citizens of the state of Tennessee, the nation, and the world. As the preeminent research-based, land-grant university in the state, UT embodies the spirit of excellence in teaching, research, scholarship, creative activity, outreach, and engagement attained by the nation’s finest public research institutions.