Number of Vacancies:
Area of Consideration:
Open To The Public
Pay Plan, Series & Grade:
$25.00- $31.56 per hour
Open Until Filled
4200 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC
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
Minimum Job Requirements
- Serves as a member of the Admissions' team supporting specific
cohorts in achieving enrollment goals of new students for the
- 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
- Provides follow-up to prospective students and parents via
phone, letters, email, and scheduled appointments in specific
- 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
- Perform other duties as assigned.
Information to Applicant
Collective Bargaining Unit (Union):
- 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
- An equivalent combination of education and/or experience from
which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved
may be considered.
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
: 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.
Applicants claiming veteran's
preference must submit official proof at the time of
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
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.
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.
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.
Official Job Offers are made by the University
of the District of Columbia, Office of Human Resources only.
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