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Admissions Coordinator

University of Utah

Job Description

Job Summary
Working with the Eccles School of Business – Business Scholars team, alumni, the Eccles Dean’s Office, the University of Utah Office of Admissions and other stakeholders, this position is primarily concerned with recruitment, yield and enrollment of honors-level first-year college students into the Eccles School of Business – Business Scholars Program. This position will report directly to the Undergraduate Admissions Manager, with support from the Undergraduate Admissions Director.


Essential Functions and Overview of Responsibilities:
  • Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description, and more specifically as outlined below:
  • Work with alumni, faculty and staff in domestic and international locations to develop, implement and maintain a Business Scholars program strategic recruitment and admissions plan.
  • Manage undergraduate business and business scholars social media and supervise student social media intern(s).
  • More specifically, oversee the cultivation of prospective students in an efficient and effective admissions process, including planning on and off campus recruitment and U of U Office of Admissions events, setting up on-campus visits, and working with other offices in the institution with respect to housing, financial aid, and enrollment of domestic and international students.
  • Represent the Eccles School of Business and specifically Business Scholars at U of U Office of Admissions events and during student on-campus visits and ‘Bringing the U to You’ events.
  • Cultivate relationships with key alumni, high school guidance counselors, DECA and FBLA advisors, high school business teachers, U of U Office of Admissions, and the U of U Scholarship Office.
  • Prepare, organize and conduct presentations at state, regional, national and international recruiting events and business competitions.
  • Construct and analyze plans that measure the effectiveness of a Business Scholars program strategic recruitment and admissions plan – including competence utilizing online survey and database programs.
  • Carry out special projects and other duties as assigned by the Business Scholars Director.
  • Be knowledgeable of information systems and technologies, including social media and CRM systems.
  • Present advanced skills in Microsoft Office specifically Excel, Word and PowerPoint or Prezi.
  • Must be proficient in utilizing Qualtrics (or equivalent program) as an analytical, survey and database tool.
  • Candidates will also be expected to travel up to 30% of time spent on the job, which travel schedule will be dependent upon recruiting season and alumni needs. Travel will be required on nights and weekends.


Minimum Qualifications
Requires a bachelor’s degree and 2-4 years’ related experience, or equivalency.


Because the duties of this position include recruitment and enrollment into Undergraduate Programs within the David Eccles School of Business, a Bachelor’s degree in a related field is strongly preferred


Benefited Staff


Special Instructions Summary


Additional Information
The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.
Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.
The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.
To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:
Director/ Title IX Coordinator

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action ( OEO /AA)

135 Park Building

Salt Lake City, UT 84112



Online reports may be submitted at oeo.utah.edu

To inquire about this posting, email: employment@utah.edu or call 801-581-2300.

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.
This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

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