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FT - Coordinator, International Recruitment, Office of Undergraduate Admissions

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Position Description

The Office of Undergraduate Admissions at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville invites applications and nominations for the position of Coordinator International Recruitment located in our Knoxville Office.

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville is the state’s flagship research institution, a campus of choice for outstanding undergraduates, and a premier graduate institution. Enrolling more than 27,000 students, the campus is located in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains and beautiful East Tennessee. As a land-grant university, it fulfills its access mission through a commitment to excellence in learning, scholarship, and engagement. The Enrollment Management division is comprised of more than 140 full-time staff who serve our students through the following departments and functions: Undergraduate Admissions, International Recruitment, One Stop, Financial Aid and Scholarships, and the University Registrar.


This position develops and coordinates strategic recruitment initiatives for its territory designed to attract competitive international students to the University of Tennessee.  It assists with establishing international recruitment goals by leveraging data from assessments (SAT, Open Doors, etc.) to develop recruitment plans and conduct market analysis. This data driven approach informs territory and overall recruitment goals, and ultimately drives planning and strategy to achieve the University’s international enrollment goals. It counsels a diverse group of prospective students and parents from different cultures and backgrounds from around the world.  It represents UTK and Undergraduate Admissions at recruitment events globally, coordinates and manages travel, recruitment visits, and general office duties. It holistically reviews prospective international student applications for admission decisions. This position will focus on five primary international markets, including China and India


Required Qualifications:

Professional experience in admissions, counseling, or advising at a regionally accredited college or university. Experience giving oral presentations. Attention to detail, writing, listening and interpersonal skills.

Ability to independently and strategically plan visits, events and presentations for prospective students.

Ability to lift, transport and distribute objects up to 40 pounds. Knowledge of university admissions process with a focus on international students. Ability to problem solve and research solutions. Ability to travel for consecutive weeks.

A Bachelor’s Degree is required. 

Applicants should submit a cover letter detailing relevant experience along with a resume and the name, address and telephone number of three references. 

How should someone apply?:

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