Admissions Counselor & Group Visits/Special Populations Coordinator
University of New Hampshire (UNH)
Location: Durham, New Hampshire
Internal Number: PS3202FY22
The Admissions Counselor & Group Visits/Special Populations Coordinator works closely in collaboration with the Student Experience Team and the Director of Admissions, Multicultural Recruitment to create programming that serves in recruitment of historically underserved populations that contribute, but is not limited to, ethnic, racial, gender or socioeconomic diversity of the university student body. This position coordinates visit programs that cater specifically to these populations by coordinating small group visits to campus for non-profit organizations or high schools and managing all aspects of other programming initiatives that satisfy the goals of the Director of Admissions, Multicultural Recruitment and the Student Experience Team. They will organize, anticipate, and arrange all necessary details associated with programming including but not limited to working with a wide range of campus personnel regarding any and all organizational details (room reservations, food reservations, parking, IT, mail, email confirmation and registration set-up etc.). This position will also include student supervision and training in collaboration with the Admissions Manager, On Campus and Virtual Platform. Will contribute to office functioningâplanning, operational support, and other liaison duties as assigned. Additionally manages assigned territory to include reviewing applications from schools within that area as well as representing the university through various recruitment efforts such as high school visits and college nights, panel discussions, or virtual programming.
Exceptional organizational skills required.Excellent personal computer skills required to include excel, word, PowerPoint, and ability to learn new software.Demonstrated commitment and experience working with diverse populations (race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status).Demonstrated ability to work as a member of a team.Regular evening and weekend work will be required.Excellent oral and written communication skills required.Demonstrated ability to work independently and regularly exercise judgment regarding programming detail and procedures.Demonstrated ability to manage multiple assignments.Valid driverâs license.
The University of New Hampshire is an R1 Carnegie classification research institution providing comprehensive, high-quality undergraduate and graduate programs of distinction. UNH is located in Durham on a 188-acre campus, 60 miles north of Boston and 8 miles from the Atlantic coast, and is convenient to New Hampshire's lakes and mountains. There is a student enrollment of 13,000 students, with a full-time faculty of over 600, offering 90 undergraduate and more than 70 graduate programs. The University actively promotes a dynamic learning environment in which qualified individuals of differing perspectives, life experiences, and cultural backgrounds pursue academic goals with mutual respect and shared inquiry.