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Job Summary

The University of Utah is a highly regarded research university situated between the Wasatch Mountains and Salt Lake City. With a student population of over 34,700, including more than 26,300 undergraduates, it is the state’s public flagship institution. The University is dedicated to providing its students with an extraordinary academic and co-curricular experience.

The Office of Admissions is an active and expanding team that assists potential students in learning about and enrolling at the University of Utah. We are seeking a welcoming, enthusiastic, and confident admissions counselor to join our staff. The counselor will aid us in broadening our recruitment efforts both within and outside of the state, increasing our enrollment of new students, and molding the incoming class. They will offer guidance to prospective students, their families, high school counselors, and acquire a comprehensive understanding of admissions strategies, institutional regulations, and program options to effectively attract students. The admissions counselor will join a recruitment team in the Emma Eccles Jones Welcome Center, a state-of-the-art building located in the heart of the University’s campus.

Please note that this job description does not aim to encompass all responsibilities, duties, and qualifications that may be required. Key responsibilities of the role include:

Developing, implementing, reporting, and assessing a recruitment plan for domestic first-year and transfer students to help the University of Utah achieve its enrollment objectives.

Implementing a recruitment plan for domestic first-year and transfer students, which includes high school visits, college fairs, information sessions, receptions, meetings with secondary school and independent counselors, prospective students, families, and community-based organizations.

Establishing personalized relationships with prospective students, families, school counselors, alumni, and other stakeholders to support recruitment goals for the assigned territory.
Supporting the admission and recruitment of transfer students from institutions within an assigned territory.

Collaborating with the campus experience team to plan all off-campus admission events in all areas of regional responsibility.

Evaluating all domestic applications in the regional territory.

Traveling significantly for up to 4-6 weeks annually within the territory, between early
September to November and January to May.

Performing other assigned duties.

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