Memphis Regional Admissions Counselor – UTK

Memphis Regional Admissions Counselor, Office of Undergraduate Admissions – 170000012G


The Office of Undergraduate Admissions at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville invites applications and nominations for the position of Admissions Counselor located in our Memphis Office.

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville is the state’s flagship research institution, a campus of choice for outstanding undergraduates, and a premier graduate institution. Enrolling more than 27,000 students, the campus is located in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains and beautiful East Tennessee. As a land-grant university, it fulfills its access mission through a commitment to excellence in learning, scholarship, and engagement. The Enrollment Management division is comprised of 140 full-time staff who serve our students through five departments and functions: Undergraduate Admissions, One Stop Express Student Services, Financial Aid and Scholarships, the University Registrar and Strategic Enrollment Reporting and Analysis.


Regional Admissions Counselor will manage a geographic area to recruit freshman students, transfer students and to provide customer service to the area, This position entails establishing strong working relationships with guidance counselors, recruiting non-minority and minority students, identifying and attracting high ability students, talking and meeting with prospects (students) , parents, contacting faculty/staff to assist with inquiry and recruitment process and directing and designing community programs for constituents. Working with area UTK alumni to assist in the recruitment of students for admissions to the university. This position works closely with the Associate Director and the Knoxville Office on recruitment trips from Memphis. Responsibilities will require weekend and evening hours.

Required Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree required. Professional experience in admissions, counseling, or advising at a regionally accredited college or university is advantageous. Ability to give oral presentations, attention to detail, and well developed writing, listening and interpersonal skills is necessary. Should be open to working with new technologies to enhance recruitment. Ability to travel individually to in and out-of-state locations and to lift, transport and distribute objects that exceed 40 pounds is required.

Applicants should submit a cover letter detailing relevant experience along with a resume and the name, address and telephone number of three references.

All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status. Eligibility and other terms and conditions of employment benefits at The University of Tennessee are governed by laws and regulations of the State of Tennessee, and this non-discrimination statement is intended to be consistent with those laws and regulations. In accordance with the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, The University of Tennessee affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, or disability in its education programs and activities, and this policy extends to employment by the University. Inquiries and charges of violation of Title VI (race, color, national origin), Title IX (sex), Section 504 (disability), ADA (disability), Age Discrimination in Employment Act (age), sexual orientation, or veteran status should be directed to the Office of Equity and Diversity (OED), 1840 Melrose Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37996-3560, telephone (865) 974-2498 (V/TTY available) or 974-2440. Requests for accommodation of a disability should be directed to the ADA Coordinator at the Office

Pay Grade 40
Job Student Services

Primary Location US-Tennessee-knoxville

Organization Vice Provost Enrollment Management

Schedule Full-time

Campus/Institute Knoxville

Job Posting Jul 26, 2017, 12:43:49 PM