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UIC College Recruiter Position: West Coast Region

April 22, 2019 10:59 AM | Anonymous member

Department: Academic and Enrollment Services

Category: Academic Professional

Close Date: 05/13/2019

The Office of Recruitment at the University of Illinois at Chicago is seeking a West Coast Regional College Recruiter.

Based in California - West region, the College Recruiter – Regional Recruiter will represent the University’s interests through normal admissions and recruitment communication channels, during high profile events, both on and off campus, and to a wide range of constituents (e.g. state legislators, community leaders and organizations, parents and students). 

This position recruits prospective high school and transfer students through the implementation of integrated marketing and recruitment strategies necessary to meet the enrollment goals of the University of Illinois at Chicago. 

  • Serve as the primary field representative through a range of recruitment activities and benchmarks for the purpose of increasing applications and enrollment from a designated geographic region based outside of the Chicago metropolitan area.
  • Build, manage and maintain a designated recruitment territory and strategic plan with the Associate Director of Nonresident Recruitment and the Director of Recruitment and Outreach.
  • Serve as the primary point of contact and respond to questions and inquiries from prospective students through various channels (e.g. individual appointments, telephone, email and social networking.)
  • Nurture relationships, through various communication channels, with students, parents, high school counselors, teachers, and administrators providing admissions advice and counsel relative to the recruitment and admissions processes.
  • Maintain a travel schedule and represent undergraduate admissions at various recruitment events, high school visits, and yield activities throughout the designated region.
  • Maintain regular communication with on campus leadership, which include college recruiters, assistant directors, associate directors and the Director of Recruitment.
  • Arrange and complete campus appointments with prospective students by coordinating schedules and logging appointments.
  • Regularly present admissions and recruitment information.
  • Project management for events such as student receptions, counselor and alumni events.
  • Regularly interface with campus departments and external community groups and organizations to ~promote and support the University's overall recruitment efforts.
  • Host and assist in the coordination of on-campus programs for prospective students.
  • Represent the University during on-campus events to provide information about available offerings, including but not limited to academic programs, resources, opportunities, facilities, etc.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of recruitment strategies and make recommendations for program changes and enhancements.
  • Compile, assess and interpret student data, event outcomes, recruitment trends, market area trends and regularly report findings to senior leadership.
  • Proactively address the needs of the regional territory.
  • Attend major UIC campus programs, events, and training.

Perform other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned.


Bachelor’s degree in related field required.
Minimum of two years of experience in student advising, admissions and/or UIC undergraduate campus involvement or leadership.

Apply at:

© Illinois Association for College Admission Counseling
PO Box 279, Mount Prospect, IL 60056-0279
(800) 829-0176 / (847) 577-2953

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