Job Information

University of Utah Admissions Coordinator in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 10/26/2023

Requisition Number PRN36748B

Job Title Admissions Counselor

Working Title Admissions Coordinator

Job Grade D

FLSA Code Administrative

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

VP Area Academic Affairs

Department 01687 - BUSINESS SCHOLARS

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $42,000 - $45,000

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

This position is primarily concerned with recruitment, yield, and enrollment of first-year college students into the David Eccles School of Business. This position will report directly to the Associate Director of Undergraduate Admissions with support from the Undergraduate Admissions Director.


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:

· Oversee the recruitment 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, coordinating on-campus visits, and working with other offices in the institution with respect to housing, financial aid, and enrollment of domestic and international students.

· Participate in application reviews and provide insight on strategic direction for the admission of each academic class.

· Represent the Eccles School of Business and specifically undergraduate admissions at U of U Office of Admissions events and during student on-campus visits.

· Cultivate relationships with high school counselors, DECA and FBLA advisors, high school business teachers, key alumni, U of U Office of Admissions, and the U of U Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid.

· Assist in supervision of the student undergraduate recruitment and admissions team.

· Prepare and deliver presentations at recruiting events and business competitions.

· 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.

· Construct and analyze plans that measure the effectiveness of a strategic recruitment and admissions plan – including competence utilizing online survey and database programs.

· Carry out special projects and other duties as assigned.

· Be knowledgeable of information systems and technologies, including social media and CRM systems.

· Present advanced skills in Microsoft Office specifically Excel, Word and PowerPoint.

· Utilize 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. Travel will be dependent upon recruiting season and Business Scholar Program needs. Travel will be required on nights and weekends

Minimum Qualifications

Requires a bachelor’s degree and 2-4 years’ related experience, or equivalency (one year of education can be substituted for two years of related work experience).


Bachelor’s degree in a related field plus two years directly related experience or equivalency required. Demonstrated ability to work independently, analyze and make decisions related to program content. Strong coordination and organizational skills required to prioritize conflicting deadlines. Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills are also required. Care is appropriate to the population served.

Applicants must demonstrate the ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.

Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

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.

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students and patients from all backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education and quality healthcare for historically underrepresented students and patients.

All qualified individuals are strongly 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.

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