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Admission Recruiter

University of the District of Columbia
District of Columbia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
May 16, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Academic Administration, Business & Administrative Affairs, Human Resources Administration, Student Affairs, Admissions, Enrollment, Retention & Registrar, Counseling
Employment Type
Full Time
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Number of Vacancies: 1

Area of Consideration: Open To The Public

Position Status: Full-time, Regular

Pay Plan, Series & Grade: DS0095/11

Salary Range: $25.00- $31.56 per hour

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Location: 4200 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20008

Brief Description of Duties

Incumbent functions as a recruiter in the Office of Undergraduate Recruitment and Admissions for the University of the District of Columbia. The counselor works under the administrative direction of the Director for Recruitment and Admissions. Generally, the counselor explains the admission's process and courses offered to the prospective students and their parents through phone calls, emails and face to face meetings. In addition, support prospective students throughout the admission process by answering their queries and helping them to complete the required documents. Maintain the targeted metrics by converting prospective students into confirmed prospects. Review applications for the eligibility and academic qualification. Participate in the decision-making process for admissions based on college policies and guidelines. Additionally, the recruiter is also responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with high school counselors, community stakeholders and other influencers to ensure the perception of the University is positive through a strong demonstrable understanding of the differentiators of the institution.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Serves as a member of the Admissions' team supporting specific cohorts in achieving enrollment goals of new students for the university.
  • Implement strategies as outlined in the assigned cohorts' alignment to increase yield rates.
  • Initiates, plans, and executes special projects in conjunction with the goals and objectives of the office. Responsible for campus tours, event management and special yield activities.
  • Works with prospective students, parents and/or alumni organizations that assist with the recruitment of students.
  • Provides admission presentations to prospective students during campus daily tours and at on campus and off-campus events.
  • Advises prospective students and families of admission requirements, transfer guidelines, financial aid and scholarship information.
  • Provides follow-up to prospective students and parents via phone, letters, email, and scheduled appointments in specific cohorts.
  • Reviews admission applications, evaluates credentials, and makes admission decisions.
  • Completes routine reports related to conversion, projections, special programs, and professional development.
  • Evaluates program effectiveness, assesses outcomes, and develops improved programming to achieve goals, complete cost analyses, for programs/events.
  • Adhere to University policies and procedures regarding travel and procurement.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Minimum Job Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher learning recognized by the US Department of Education.
  • Minimum 1-2 years higher education experience preferably in areas of assessment, academic advising, recruitment and/or career interest assessment/advising.
  • An equivalent combination of education and/or experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved may be considered.
Information to Applicant

Collective Bargaining Unit (Union): This position is in the collective bargaining unit represented by AFSCME local 2087 and you may be required to pay an agency service fee through direct payroll deduction.

Employment Benefits: Selectee will be eligible for health and life insurance, annual (vacation) and sick leave and will be covered under the University of the District of Columbia' s retirement plan (TIAA-CREF).

Equal Opportunity Employer: The District of Columbia Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, family responsibilities, matriculation, physical handicap, or political affiliation.

Notice of Non-Discrimination: In accordance with the D.C. Human Rights Act of 1977, as amended, D.C. Official Code, Section 2-1401.01 et. seq., (Act) the University of the District of Columbia does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived: race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, familial status, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, genetic information, disability. Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination which is also prohibited by the Act. In addition, harassment based on any of the above protected categories is prohibited by the Act. Discrimination in violation of the Act will not be tolerated. Violators will be subject to disciplinary action.

Veterans Preference: Applicants claiming veteran's preference must submit official proof at the time of application.

Visa Sponsorship: At this time, the University of the District of Columbia does not provide sponsorship for visas (e.g. H-1B). This position is also ineligible for Optional Practical Training (OPT).

Residency Preference: A person applying for a position who is a bona fide District resident at the time of application for the position, may be awarded a 10-point residency preference over non-District applicants, unless the person declines the preference points. If selected, the person shall be required to present no less than 8 proofs of bona fide District residency on or before the effective date of the appointment and maintain such residency for 7 consecutive years from the effective date of the appointment. Failure to maintain bona fide District residency for the 7-year period will result in forfeiture of employment.

Drug-Free Workplace: Pursuant to the requirements of the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, the individual selected to fill this position will, as a condition of employment, be required to notify his/her immediate supervisor, in writing, not later than five (5) days after conviction of any criminal drug statute occurring in the workplace.

Background Investigation: Employment with the University of the District of Columbia is contingent upon a satisfactory background investigation. The determination of a 'satisfactory background investigation' is made at the sole discretion of the University of the District of Columbia. The University may refuse to hire a finalist, rescind an offer of employment to a finalist or review and may terminate the employment of a current employee based on the results of a background investigation.

Disposition of Resume: Resumes received outside the area of consideration and/or after the closing date will not be given consideration. You must resubmit your resume to receive consideration for any subsequent advertised position vacancies. For the purpose of employment, resumes are not considered job applications. Therefore, if selected for employment a UDC application will be required.

Job Offers: Official Job Offers are made by the University of the District of Columbia, Office of Human Resources only.

Contact Information: All inquiries related to employment and job applications should be directed to UDC Office of Human Resources at (202) 274-5380.

The University of the District of Columbia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For a full version of the University’s EO Policy Statement, please visit: .

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