Counselor, Diversity Recruitment Outreach- Office of Undergraduate Admissions
Location: knoxville, Tennessee
Internal Number: 223832
Office of Undergraduate Admissions
Division of Enrollment Management
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
The Office of Undergraduate Admissions at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, (UTK) invites applications and nominations for our Counselor-Diversity Recruitment & Outreach position. We are seeking candidates who can 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 30,000 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 & Scholarships, University Registrar, Enrollment Management Communications, Enrollment Management Research & Analytics and Enrollment Management Operations.
Functions and Responsibilities:
This position develops and coordinates strategic recruitment initiatives for their territory designed to attract competitive in-state students. Assists with establishing in-state 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 UTK 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 will be located in Knoxville and have a territory in Tennessee. The position will also work on the Diversity Recruitment and Outreach Team to lead UT Department of Enrollment management in executing inclusive admission and outreach efforts.
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.