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Job Title: Associate Director Of Visits & Events - Undergraduate Admissions
Company Name: University of Tennessee
Location: Knoxville, TN United States
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 09/30/2021
Expire Date: 11/30/2021
Job Categories: Education
Job Description
Associate Director Of Visits & Events - Undergraduate Admissions
The Office of Undergraduate Admissions at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, (UTK) invites applications and nominations for our Associate Director of Visits & Events position. We are seeking candidates who can contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the University.

The University and Region

UTK is the state’s flagship, land-grant university. We are a Research 1 university with 11 colleges and more than 30,000 students. With new leadership at the system, university, and college levels, UTK is poised for dramatic positive change focused on solving some of the most audacious, pressing problems our country and world face today. The city of Knoxville is a hidden gem surrounded by eight gorgeous lakes, with a beautiful and walkable downtown, a diverse music scene including internationally recognized festivals, active neighborhoods, unique restaurants, and a robust offering of diverse cultural and outdoor activities. UTK is located within easy driving distance to the Great Smoky Mountains, Atlanta, Nashville, Asheville, Charlotte, Louisville and Cincinnati. It is only a day’s drive to Memphis, Chicago, and Washington D.C. Knoxville and the surrounding counties have a population of more than 850,000 people.

The Division

The Enrollment Management (EM) division comprises more than 170 full-time staff who serve our students through the following departments and functions: Undergraduate Admissions, International Recruitment, Transfer Center, One Stop Student Services, Financial Aid and Scholarships, University Registrar, EM Communications, and Research & Analytics. The Office of Enrollment Management is committed to our Vision, Mission and Values. We are passionate about fulfilling our land-grant mission of accessible education and making an impact that will transform lives through the student experience.

The Position

Provide strategic leadership to a team staff by motivating top performance, encouraging creativity, reinforcing organizational and institutional vision as visitor’s center team contributes to broad department and university goals. Develop, execute and measure a comprehensive recruitment strategy for our campus visit programs and all recruitment events. Work in conjunction with the Associate Vice Provost and Executive Director of Admissions and Event Coordinators in determining the goals, objectives, and activities of all recruiting events. Provide leadership, training, mentoring and direction to a staff of student Ambassadors. Will serve as the key liaison for the Visitors Center and events with all academic and administrative offices to assist in our recruitment of students. Work closely with the event and VC staff on developing new and innovative strategies to improve the visitation and event experience, and measure return on investment (ROI).
Qualifications & Requirements
Required Education and Experience:

Bachelor's degree.

3-5 years of experience in admissions recruitment in higher education and experience in supervising large and small events.

Preferred Education and Experience:

5 years of experience in planning and executing large and small programs and working with a team.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Leadership & managerial skills – specifically leading a team of staff, motivating top performance, encouraging creativity, reinforcing organizational and institutional vision as team contributes to broad department and university goals. Ability to Multi-task and strong organizational skills with strong attention to details.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Ability to travel in and out of state for recruitment events. Experience with working on large and small recruitment events, and ability to work with diverse populations. Good written and verbal skills and ability to present oral presentations.

Applicants should submit a cover letter detailing relevant experience along with a resume and the name, e-mail address, and telephone number of three to five professional references.
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Contact Information
Company Name: University of Tennessee
Website:https://ut.taleo.net/careersection/ut_system/jobdetail.ftl?job=21000001WZ&tz=GMT-04%3A00&tzname=America%2FNew_York
Company Description:
UT is the state’s flagship research institution, a campus of choice for outstanding undergraduates, and a premier graduate institution. Enrolling more than 30,000 students, the campus is in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains in beautiful East Tennessee. As a land-grant university, UT fulfills its access mission through a commitment to excellence in learning, scholarship, and engagement. The Enrollment Management (EM) division comprises more than 150 full-time staff who serve our students through the following departments and functions: Undergraduate Admissions, International Recruitment, Transfer Center, One Stop Student Services, Financial Aid and Scholarships, University Registrar, EM Communications, and Research & Analytics. EEO/AA Statement /Non-Discrimination Statement The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status. Inquiries and charges of violation of Title VI (race, color, national origin), Title IX (sex), Section 504 (disability), ADA (disability), ADEA (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 of Equity and Diversity.
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