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Regional Admissions Counselor for Northern Utah

Dixie State University
Utah, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Aug 29, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Admissions, Enrollment, Retention & Registrar, Counseling, Minority & Multicultural Affairs, Other Student Affairs, Student Activities & Services
Employment Type
Full Time
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Position Announcement

Under the leadership of the Associate Director of Admissions for Recruitment, the Regional Admissions Counselor is an integral part of the Admissions team by participating in recruitment of new students, including transfer students, to Dixie State University. This position will work from home and on the road to coordinate student recruitment efforts in Northern Utah. This particular coordinator will be living and working in Northern Utah.


  • Under the leadership of the Assistant Director of Admissions (Recruitment), responsible for recruiting and enrolling new undergraduate students in the Northern Utah area and surrounding states.
  • Generate and analyze enrollment analytics of assigned territory and make strategic student recruitment decisions based on data analysis
  • Coordinate student recruitment activities in assigned territory, including travel in short and over extended periods, in support of student recruitment activities.
  • Build personalized relationships with prospective students, families, school counselors, alumni, and other constituents in support of the recruitment goals for the territory.
  • Represent the university at college fairs, job fairs, student recruitment events, etc.
  • Train Ambassadors about their role and duties as it relates to student recruitment.
  • Assist with any new student recruitment activities as assigned by the Director or Assistant Directors.
  • This position will require travel and high school visits in support of student recruitment activities. Travel will be required for extended periods of time. Specifically, post high school tours during the fall & spring semesters.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree in a related field required.
  • Ability to live in in the assigned regional area and work from home required.
  • Ability to travel in support of student recruitment activities, both for short and extended periods of time.
  • Experience in relationship building, marketing, or sales preferred; experience in student recruitment and student leadership preferred.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and professionally handle multiple/competing priorities.
  • Ability to exercise critical thinking skills to improve workload.
  • Comfortable in a university environment working with students, faculty, and staff from multiple backgrounds and nationalities.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment.

Supplemental Information

POSITION DETAILS, COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS: Full-time professional staff (overtime-exempt) position. Annual salary of $40,000, with a desired start date of October 2021. Excellent benefits package included that begins on start date; includes medical, dental, vision, employee assistance and wellness programs, life, disability, retirement, undergraduate tuition waivers for employees and eligible dependents, as well as paid holidays in addition to sick and vacation leave accruals. See under 'Benefits Summary' for more details.

ELECTRONIC APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Application review begins September 15 , 2021 . Submit cover letter, resume, and contact information (including email) for three professional references electronically. If, because of a disability, you need special services or facilities in order to apply for this opening, please call the Human Resources Office at (435) 652-7520.

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY: Dixie State University (DSU) is an open, inclusive, comprehensive, polytechnic institution committed to exceptional student learning and success. DSU has adopted an instructional approach of 'active learning. active life' and a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship. We seek faculty and staff committed to creating an active, applied and career-oriented learning environment that is student-centered. Established in 1911 as a community college and in 2013 as a state university, DSU is located in picturesque southwestern Utah with its red rocks, desert climate, over 300 days of sunshine annually, and featuring easy access to world-class outdoor recreational opportunities. The nearest metropolitan area is Las Vegas, NV (120 miles), with amenities such as an international airport and professional sporting teams. Click here to learn more about the University.

Dixie State University is a fast-growing Utah public institution of higher education, with more than 12,000 students. We offer over 230 programs, including masters, bachelors, associates, certificates, endorsements, minors, and/or emphases. DSU seeks to recruit and retain diverse and ambitious faculty and staff who bring new ideas, possess values and career aspirations aligned with the mission and vision, and are inspired to build a premier open, inclusive, comprehensive, polytechnic university. DSU is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer; the President and employees of DSU are fully committed to Affirmative Action and within its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Dixie State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or DSU’s non-discrimination policies:
  • Director of Equity Compliance / Title IX Coordinator: Hazel Sainsbury - , HCC 579, 435-652-7747.
  • Deputy Title IX Coordinator: Abby Del Giacco - , 435-652-7731.
For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit or contact:
  • U.S. Department of Education, Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, , 800-421-3481.
  • U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office, , 303-844-5695.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

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