The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) is seeking an ADMISSIONS COUNSELOR I for in-state admissions/recruiter for incoming freshmen new students. To represent institution to prospective undergraduate students and their families at college fairs, visits to high schools, on campus and off campus events, and through regular telephone and email contact. The Office of Undergraduate Admissions will support this individual through professional development, frequent feedback, and collaboration between all members of the Admissions team. This position will be based in on-campus in the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.
(Hourly Rate: $15.00 - $16.95)
Bachelor's degree required. Work experience may NOT substitute for education requirement. Currently licensed with a Driver's License from the State of Alabama required.
:Clerical & Administrative
:275001000 Undergraduate Admissions
Work Arrangement (final schedule to be determined by the department/hiring manager):Onsite
In fall 2018, UAB had a third consecutive year of record-high over all enrollment with 21,923 students, including its largest freshman class ever (2,299), with enrollment growth in every school on campus and in the acclaimed UAB Honors College. The freshman class had an average ACT of 25.2 and GPA of 3.73- both higher than 2017. UAB's students are talented and diverse, with minority students making up 40.5 percent of the freshman class and 39.7 percent of the entire of the student body. Logo Logo UAB is was recently recognized as the Top Young University in the U.S. and 10th globally in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings. UAB research expenditures are at a record high, exceeding $562 million in FY17, and UAB ranks 15th in federal funding nationally among public universities (top 4 percent) and 31st overall (top 5 percent). In National Institutes of Health funding, UAB ranks 8th among public universities (top 2 percent) and 23rd overall (top 4 percent) with more than $244 million. UAB Health system has over one million patient visits annually and is home to Alabama's largest hospital and the 3rd largest public hospital in the U.S. UAB houses the state's only level ...1 adult trauma center and the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center in Alabama and a five-state region. UAB is the state's largest single-site employer, with more than 23,000 employees, and has an annual economic impact of over $7.15 billion on Alabama.