THIS POSITION IS LOCATED IN SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS. Work hours to be arranged with supervisor and frequently includes working nights, weekends, and holidays. Additional hours required during peak periods.
Serve as Director of the San Antonio Admissions Center, a satellite office for the UT Austin Office of Admissions. Position is located in San Antonio, Texas.
Manage the daily operations, including the planning and designing of programs and recruitment events, purchasing, budgeting, monitoring performance, and reporting and assessment of all activities. Hire, train, supervise and evaluate a staff of five full time employees, including a remote employee residing in Laredo. Recruit high ability students for admission to the University of Texas at Austin from San Antonio, Corpus Christi, and southwest Texas regions. Work with supervisor to establish priorities for recruitment strategy for the regions, including freshman and transfer students. Create and monitor recruitment workflows for staff using a client relationship management tool. Evaluate applicants for admission. Set regional priorities for high school visitation programs and in the Texas Association of College Registrars and Admissions Officers college fair schedule. Assign staff high school and community college caseloads to visit and correspond with school personnel and prospective students, while maintaining a personal caseload including high priority schools. Create and maintain close professional contact with the directors of guidance at regional school districts and area community colleges. Will include driving a personal automobile, rental car, or UT vehicle. Create and maintain ties with community leaders and area Texas Exes leadership to establish positive relationships with diverse communities to complement main campus objectives. Work closely with on campus Admissions colleagues to define student and alumni volunteer needs for regional programming. Set priorities for participation in middle school information programs and maintain close contact with the University Outreach Center to complement their activities.
Licenses: Class "C" Operator's Driver's License. Applicant selected must provide a current three year Driving Record from the current state of residence. If not currently a Texas resident, must obtain a Texas Driver's License within 30 days after entering Texas as a new resident.
Other related functions as assigned.
Bachelor's degree. Three years of professional experience counseling students in academic and scholastic matters. Experience in a supervisory capacity. Experience using Microsoft Office Suite. Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills; professional demeanor. Ability to communicate professionally and empathetically with parents and students from diverse social, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds. Demonstrated ability to work in a fast paced diverse work environment under the pressure of deadlines. Ability to manage multiple overlapping projects. Stable and consistent work history.
Master's degree. More than three years of professional experience counseling students in academic and scholastic matters, including experience advising high ability college applicants. Experience counseling community college transfer applicants. Demonstrated experience creating recruitment and service strategies for freshman and transfer applicants. Direct experience working for a competitive and highly selective institution. Three or more years of experience in a supervisory capacity. Experience managing staff remotely. Demonstrated advanced experience using Microsoft Office Suite and client databases. Demonstrated excellent public relations skills. Bilingual in Spanish and English. Firsthand knowledge of admissions recruitment in San Antonio/Corpus Christi/Southwest Texas or culturally similar regions. Familiarity with the University of Texas at Austin's academic offerings and student life.
May work around standard office conditions Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity Lifting/moving boxes (10 pounds or more). Work hours frequently include nights, weekends, and holidays throughout the year. Exposure to large crowds and frequent public speaking. Travel for trainings, professional development, and meetings.