Regional Admissions Counselor I-TX Triangle

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Regional Admissions Counselor I-TX Triangle

Job ID: 7007
Location: El Paso, TX
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary: $RegTemp

FLSA Status
Exempt

Posting End Date
Open until filled

Earliest Start Date
As soon as possible

Salary
$35,568 annually

Hours per Week
40.00 Standard from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (some flexibility required on evenings/weekends)

Hiring Department
Admissions & Recruitment

Please Note
The Regional Admissions Counselor for the Texas Triangle area must live in or be willing to relocate to one of the major cities in the Texas Triangle (Dallas-Fort Worth-Houston-Austin-San Antonio).

Required Application Materials
A resume, cover letter, and a list of 3 professional references are required to apply.

Please submit all documents in a single PDF in order to be considered.

Purpose of Position
The University of Texas at El Paso seeks highly driven applicants to serve in the role of Regional Admissions Counselor for the Texas Triangle area (Dallas-Fort Worth-Houston-Austin-San Antonio).

The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) is a member of The University of Texas System. UTEP is committed to advancing the discovery of public value and positively impact the health, culture, education, and economy of the community we serve. Deeply committed to increasing access to excellent higher education, UTEP takes pride in being the only Carnegie R1 research university in the region. It offers 72 undergraduate programs, 74 master’s programs, and 23 doctoral programs in a wide range of fields, and supports very high levels of research. Serving over 25,000 students, UTEP is the only research-intensive doctoral university in the United States with a Mexican-American majority student population. The majority of UTEP’s students are first-generation students of color who are employed while earning their degrees. Many of our students are biliterate and bicultural. They are uniquely talented and represent the future of higher education. UTEP’s faculty and staff take pride in this mission and work together to offer holistic student support for our students.

This team member will represent The University of Texas at El Paso’s admission and recruitment presence in the Texas Triangle area (Dallas-Fort Worth-Houston-Austin-San Antonio). As the first person to hold this role, this team member will have the unique opportunity to help develop and shape this role. This Regional Admissions Counselor will be responsible for recruiting and enrolling talented students from the Texas Triangle area, especially students interested in Engineering Leadership and other engineering programs. While this individual will be stationed in the Triangle area, this individual will coordinate heavily with Admissions Counselors located in the El Paso area and will participate in all assigned events in El Paso. The Regional Admissions Counselor will design and implement recruitment and enrollment activities and events that align with strategic goals established for the region, facilitate case management of prospective students, and will serve as a university specialist in admissions, testing, enrollment, financial aid, housing, and related topics. Expected activities include but are not limited to the establishment of relationships with regional schools, participation in college fairs, and coordination of yield events in the region. The Regional Admissions Counselor should possess superior communication abilities, personal accountability, and self-motivation. The Regional Admissions Counselor for the Texas Triangle area must live in or be willing to relocate to one of the major cities in the Texas Triangle area.

Essential Functions
Develops and nurtures relationships with students, parents, and other community members.

Designs and implements recruitment and enrollment activities and events that align with strategic goals established for the region. Expected activities include but are not limited to the establishment of relationships with regional schools, participation in college/career fairs, and coordination of yield events in the region.

Together with the AVP for Enrollment Management and Director of Admissions and Recruitment, develops appropriate strategies for recruitment targets and identifies effective approaches in response to enrollment trends.

Serves as a university specialist in admissions, testing, enrollment, financial aid, housing, new student orientation, campus visits, the registration process and related topics. Disseminates information to prospective students by traveling to high schools to speak with prospects/applicants regarding programs; enrollment requirements; and admissions process, policies and procedures.

Facilitates case management of prospective students and ensures that the admissions applications and admissions documentation has been received for prospective students in the Admissions Counselor’s assigned territory. Provides timely replies to phone calls, correspondence, and e-mail from prospective students and their family members using constituent relationship management systems utilized by UTEP’s Office of Admissions and Recruitment.

Processes and reviews admissions applications and packets for all prospective students within the Admissions Counselor’s assigned territory. Reconciles error, diagnostic, and other admission processing reports to ensure the integrity of admissions data. This requires proficiency in the University’s student information system and document management system.

Serves as liaison to several University departments and administrative areas, especially the Department of Engineering Leadership and other engineering programs.

Required to support the College of Engineering and Admissions and Recruitment activities on-campus during the summer off-season.

Required to participate in all College of Engineering and Admissions and Recruitment staff meetings and trainings remotely and/or in person.

Required to attend all TACRAO College Week Fairs scheduled in the Fall Semester for Dallas-Fort Worth-Houston-Austin-San Antonio areas.

Actively participates in the development, implementation, and distribution of promotional and recruitment marketing materials to prospective students and their families.

Participates in on-campus anchor enrollment meetings and events in El Paso, such as Orange and Blue Day, as designated by the Director of Admissions and Recruitment.

Knowledge of all Microsoft Office software and able to learn and use institutional software systems.

Maintains knowledge and understanding of regulations related to Federal Financial Aid, Texas Residency Laws, NCAA compliance, etc.

Required to work a combination workweek, evening, and weekend hours as needed to complete recruitment assignments.

Required to drive personal vehicle to attend admissions, recruitment, and enrollment activities.

Complies with all State and University policies.

Other duties may be assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities: No supervisory responsibilities.

Required Qualifications
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Bachelor’s Degree.

One year of experience, related to the statement of duties and responsibilities; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred Qualifications
Fluency in Spanish

Working Conditions
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Frequent travel is required. The University will provide mileage reimbursement in alignment with state regulations.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee must frequently sit. The employee must regularly walk and stand; use hands to feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee must lift and move up to 25 pounds.

This position will require the employee to work from home. Living space should be conducive to a work environment allowing multiple deliveries to be received at various times, internet/WiFi connectivity, etc. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EO/AA Statement
The University of Texas at El Paso is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or sexual orientation and gender in employment or the provision of services in accordance with state and federal law. Discrimination on the basis of sex includes an employee’s or prospective employee’s right to be free from sexual harassment under Title IX of the Higher Education Amendments of 1972.

To apply, visit https://zahr-prd-candidate-ada.utshare.utsystem.edu/psp/ZAHRPRDADA/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=2&JobOpeningId=7007&PostingSeq=1