Regional UA Admissions Advisor - Maryland, Delaware, and Washington, D.C
The University of Alabama
Location: Baltimore, Maryland
Type: Full Time
Preferred Education: 4 Year Degree
Internal Number: 513974
The Regional UA Admissions Advisor serves as the field representative for the Office of Undergraduate Admissions for an assigned regional area. Provides leadership in identifying & enrolling undergraduate students. Serves as primary contact with local high school guidance counselors and principals, coordinates recruiting efforts with local alumni chapters, identifies prospective qualified undergraduate students in the region, and plans student receptions and counselor briefings, etc.
Additional Department Summary: Recruit prospective undergraduate students from Maryland, Delaware, and Washington, D.C. to attend The University of Alabama.
Recruiter is expected to reside in either metro DC or Baltimore area.
Required Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and two (2) years of experience in student recruitment, university admissions, public relations, marketing, sales, communications, education, or counseling. Student or Graduate Assistant, Intern, or student oriented experience will be considered. To be considered student experience, it must be detailed in the employment section on the application.
Additional Required Department Minimum Qualifications: Some evening and weekend work is required. This position requires the incumbent to have personal transportation and to travel alone. Valid U.S. driver’s license. Must be at least 21 years of age at time of hire and have an acceptable motor vehicle report as determined by the insurance carrier. The capability to stand for long periods of time and to lift and carry large quantities of sometimes heavy recruitment materials.
Skills and Knowledge: An interest in working with prospective college students and their families; the ability to work with different cultures and groups of people. Basic desktop computing skills. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Excellent interpersonal skills. Poise
At 38,320 students, UA enrolled the largest freshmen class in history in fall 2021. It is the third year out of the last four years with a fall enrollment of more than 38,000 students. Graduate School enrollment of 6,152 is a 7% increase from fall 2020 and breaks last year's record enrollment number.
The freshman class includes 281 National Merit Scholars, bringing the total number of currently enrolled National Merit Scholars to 940. Both fall 2021 numbers are the highest in UA history.
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