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Admissions Recruiter

Basic Position Information

Job Code: 5113

Title: Admissions Recruiter

Department: Undergraduate Admissions

Essential Personnel: N

Job Family: Enrollment Management

Job Sub-Family: Admissions

FLSA Classification: NE

Job Grade: 11

Grade Min: $39,923

Grade Mid: $46,910

UHD Succession Plan: N

Criticality of Position: N/A

Career Ladder: Pre-Defined

Campus Security Authority: Y

Screening Committee: N

Motor Vehicle Record Check: N

Job Summary

The Admissions Recruiter supports enrollment efforts by providing admissions information to prospective students and recruiting for admission into the university.


  • Recruits and assists with enrolling prospective students by promoting the university and its academic program offerings.
  • Manages an assigned territory of high schools and recruitment sources to ensure that there is a robust increase in inquiries and applicant pools from term to term.
  • Monitors the progress of students in assigned territories in relation to admissions and enrollment; maintains and shares up-to date student caseload reports and records.
  • Collaborates with colleagues to ensure that prospective students receive regular communications, counsel, and support regarding admission.
  • Participates and collaborates in the planning of outreach activities and special events.
  • Establishes and maintains contact with various community-based organizations to establish opportunities for expanding the applicant pool.
  • Distributes recruitment information to prospective students; organizes, maintains, and promotes admissions and scholarship information.
  • Represents the university at college and career fairs, conventions, and student recruitment events.

Marginal Duties

  • Performs other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities

Direct Reports:

  • None

Delegation of Work:

  • N/A

Supervision Given:

  • N/A


Required Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree

Required Experience:

  • Minimum of one (1) year of related job experience


  • Must maintain a valid, current driver's license

Preferred Qualifications

  • None

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities


  • Knowledge of the enrollment process at UHD, and of the related trends, issues, and accepted practices.


  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good customer service skills


  • Ability to build a rapport with prospective students
  • Ability to manage an assigned territory of high schools
  • Ability to represent UHD at high schools and at career fairs
  • Ability to work with a team
  • Ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of individuals and constituencies in a diverse community.

Work Location and Physical Demands

Primary Work Location:

  • Spends a minimum of 85% of time conducting field-based recruitment efforts and the remaining time in campus-based efforts.

Physical Demands:

  • Work is normally performed in a typical interior work environment which does not subject the employee to any unpleasant elements and has minimal exposure to physical risks.
  • Must be able to stand for periods of time when speaking to students in scheduled visits (50%), sitting (20%), walking (10%).
  • Must be able to lift up to 10lbs, carry up to 50lbs, and pull up to 10lbs. Must be able to drive within a high school territory.

Position Specific Competencies

Commitment to Excellence - UHD

  • Demonstrates a commitment to competently perform his/her job duties and responsibilities within established time frames.
  • Continuously strives to improve work performance.
  • Accepts responsibility for his/her commitments to the university.
  • Contributes to the success of the university by consistently providing quality results in the performance of his/her job duties and responsibilities.

Computer/Automated System Proficiency

  • Proficient in the use of university applications or automated systems to perform job duties.
  • Complies with related policies, procedures, and work rules to maintain system security and data integrity.


  • Takes responsibility to accomplish job assignments within reasonable deadlines.
  • Willing to accept new projects and/or commitments.
  • Does due diligence to complete projects within specified timeframes and/or fulfill commitments.
  • Arrives to work on time prepared and ready to contribute.


  • Willingly adjusts to changing work assignments or conditions.
  • Open to changes in operational procedures, technology, and/or organizational structure.
  • Views changes as opportunities for learning and professional development.
  • Displays a positive attitude to encourage others.
  • Promptly responds to changes in work priorities and/or unexpected circumstances or situations.


  • Demonstrates high ethical standards of conduct in the performance of his/her job duties and responsibilities.
  • Accepts responsibility for his/her actions.
  • Respects and complies with department and university policies, procedures, and work rules.


  • Possesses required job skills and knowledge.
  • Demonstrates the ability to apply those skills and knowledge to competently perform his/her job duties and assignments.

Respect and Cooperation

  • Treats others with courtesy, respect, and dignity in the workplace.
  • Promotes cooperation through open and honest communications and consideration of others ideas, thoughts, and opinions.

Student Advising/Assistance

  • Demonstrates the ability to advise and assist university students and/or prospective students with academic plans and course selection, financial options, career plans, and/or student opportunities.
  • Shares relevant knowledge and insight to apprise students of the university's programs and services.
  • Provides encouragement and guidance to foster student success.
  • Listens and responds to student requests and concerns with patience and understanding.
  • Treats students with respect.

This job description may not encompass all duties and responsibilities associated with the position.

Last updated 4/27/2022 6:09 AM