Academic Recruiter for Special Education Program - Part-Time- (S03955P)
The University of Texas at Arlington
Location: Arlington, Texas
Internal Number: 19712
The purpose of this position is to recruit students for graduate programs currently offered by the University of Texas at Arlington College of Education, Curriculum and Instruction Department, Special Education Program. This position is involved in the planning and execution of student engagement activities.
Market and promote the college's graduate programs on and off-campus to businesses, community colleges, high schools and other organizations in connection with recruitment of students. Execute an effective communication, recruitment and marketing strategy to encourage prospective students to select the College of Education. Develop, implement, and manage various recruitment strategies; this may include mailings, phone campaigns, email/electronic communications, college/high school visits, information sessions, and other special events. Design of these strategies will be in cooperation with the Director of Marketing and Communication and the college's marketing and recruitment team.
Attend recruitment fairs, conferences and other events (both in person and online) in order to establish relationships and collaborations with colleges/universities. Build relationships with stakeholders within the field of education, including local school districts and institutions or higher education.
Meet individually online, in person, or by phone with prospective students or meet in group settings via information sessions or other recruitment events to discuss degree options, program eligibility, tuition/cost/funding options, deadlines, and more, to help future College of Education students determine which degree or certification program is right for those.
Act as a community liaison between local public schools, higher education institutions, and the college to coordinate group tours, presentations, and disseminate admissions requirements to potential students. Create a student engagement strategy which includes event management, increasing awareness of our services, and creating a better student experience. Develop and maintain professional networks and technical knowledge by participating in professional conferences and workshops.
Collect, maintain, and distribute data on prospective students, including event attendance, requests for information, individual meetings, as well as applicants, newly-admitted students, and enrolled students for programs within the College of Education
Performs other duties assigned.
Bachelor's degree and 1 year of experience in recruitment, admissions, student affairs, or a related field, required. Valid Class
With annual research expenditures in excess of $100M, the University of Texas at Arlington is a Carnegie Research-1 “highest research activity” institution committed to life-enhancing discovery, innovative instruction, and caring community engagement. A leading institution in the heart of the thriving North Texas region, UTA nurtures minds within an environment that values excellence, ingenuity, and diversity. With a total global enrollment of over 59,000 in AY 2018-19, UTA is one of the largest institutions in the University of Texas System. Guided by its Strategic Plan Bold Solutions | Global Impact, UTA fosters interdisciplinary research and teaching to enable the sustainable megacity of the future within four broad themes: health and the human condition, sustainable urban communities, global environmental impact, and data-driven discovery. UTA was cited by U.S. News & World Report as having the second lowest average student debt among U.S. universities in 2018. U.S. News & World Report also ranks UTA fourth in the nation for undergraduate diversity. The University is a Hispanic-Serving Institution and is ranked as the top four-year college in Texas for veterans on Military Times’ 2018 Best for Vets list.