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Online Student Recruitment Manager

University of Arkansas

University of Arkansas

Fayetteville, AR, USA
Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2024

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Closing Date:

07/12/2024


Type of Position:

Professional Staff - Project/Program Administration


Workstudy Position:

No


Job Type:

Regular


Work Shift:

Day Shift (United States of America)


Sponsorship Available:

No


Institution Name:

University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

Founded in 1871, the University of Arkansas is a land grant institution, classified by the Carnegie Foundation among the nation’s top 2 percent of universities with the highest level of research activity. The University of Arkansas works to advance Arkansas and build a better world through education, research and outreach by providing transformational opportunities and skills, promoting an inclusive and diverse culture and climate, and nurturing creativity, discovery and the spread of new ideas and innovations.

The University of Arkansas campus is located in Fayetteville, a welcoming community ranked as one of the best places to live in the U.S. The growing region surrounding Fayetteville is home to numerous Fortune 500 companies and one of the nation’s strongest economies. Northwest Arkansas is also quickly gaining a national reputation for its focus on the arts and overall quality of life.

As an employer, the University of Arkansas offers a vibrant work environment and a workplace culture that promotes a healthy work-life balance. The benefits package includes university contributions to health, dental, life and disability insurance, tuition waivers for employees and their families, 12 official holidays, immediate leave accrual, and a choice of retirement programs with university contributions ranging from 5 to 10% of employee salary.

Below you will find the details for the position including any supplementary documentation and questions, you should review before applying for the opening.

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Department:

Recruitment and Student Outreach


Department's Website:

https://globalcampus.uark.edu/


Summary of Job Duties:

Reporting to the Assistant Vice Provost for Innovation and the Online Student Experience, the Online Student Recruitment Manager leads the online student recruitment team for online programs at the University of Arkansas. The position’s objective is to increase the total number of students in the university’s online and distance education programs with a particular focus on the prospect and applicant phases of the student experience. This position will be responsible for planning and implementing effective recruitment strategies utilizing best practices, market research and ongoing data analysis. Some overnight travel is required, including some weekends. This role is not eligible for fully remote work.

Regular, reliable, and non-disruptive attendance is an essential job duty, as is the ability to create and maintain collegial, harmonious working relationships with others.


Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education

  • At least three years of progressively responsible experience in recruitment, admissions, student outreach, or student services requiring proactive student contact in a higher education setting

  • At least one year of supervisory experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with transfer, graduate, adult, and/or non-traditional students

  • Experience planning and implementing effective higher education marketing and recruitment strategies utilizing best practices, research, and data analysis

  • Experience supervising staff including those who travel frequently or are distributed across multiple locations

  • Project management experience

  • Experience in an online higher education environment

  • Experience traveling on behalf of an institution including travel planning, budgeting, and reconciliation

  • Experience successfully working with people from diverse backgrounds

  • Experience working at the University of Arkansas

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs

  • Knowledge of student recruitment and retention practices and principles

  • Outstanding organizational, oral, and written communication skills

  • Skill in interpersonal relations and in dealing with the public

  • Strong decision-making and organizational skills delivered from a client-centered perspective

  • Ability to coordinate multiple projects, including prioritizing competing demands

  • Ability to manage all aspects of complex programs and events

  • Ability to maintain the strictest level of confidentiality

  • Ability to maintain a high level of attention to detail

  • Ability to develop effective technical tools for supporting recruitment activities

  • Ability to travel throughout the State of Arkansas and beyond as needed for recruitment purposes


Additional Information:


Salary Information:

$60,000-$64,000


Required Documents to Apply:

Cover Letter/Letter of Application, List of three Professional References (name, email, business title), Resume

Optional Documents:

Proof of Veteran Status


Recruitment Contact Information:

Nina Reich
HR Coordinator
nareich@uark.edu


All application materials must be uploaded to the University of Arkansas System Career Site https://uasys.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/UASYS

Please do not send to listed recruitment contact.


Special Instructions to Applicants:


Pre-employment Screening Requirements:

Criminal Background Check, Motor Vehicle Reports Check, Sex Offender Registry

The University of Arkansas is committed to providing a safe campus community. We conduct background checks for applicants being considered for employment. Background checks include a criminal background check and a sex offender registry check. For certain positions, there may also be a financial (credit) background check, a Motor Vehicle Registry (MVR) check, and/or drug screening. Required checks are identified in the position listing. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication or adverse financial history information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

The University of Arkansas seeks to attract, develop and retain high quality faculty, staff and administrators that consistently display practices and behaviors to advance a culture that embeds inclusion, opportunity, educational excellence and unparalleled access for all.

The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The University does not discriminate in its education programs or activities (including in admission and employment) on the basis of age, race, color, national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, or sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, and gender identity). Federal law prohibits the University from discriminating on these bases. Questions or concerns about the application of Title IX, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, may be sent to the University's Title IX Coordinator and to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights.

Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment.

All application information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.


Constant Physical Activity:

Manipulate items with fingers, including keyboarding, Talking


Frequent Physical Activity:

Repetitive Motion


Occasional Physical Activity:

N/A


Benefits Eligible:

Yes