Utah State University

Admissions Specialist (Recruiter II)

City Logan Campus
Posted Date 1 month ago(11/4/2020 5:08 PM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Job Locations
Category (Portal Searching)
Student Programs & Services
Position Type
Benefited Full-Time
Job Classification
Academic & Instructional Services
Advertised Salary
Minimum of $35,000, Commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits


The Admissions Specialist is in the Office of Utah State University Admissions and Recruiting with their reporting line to that office. Recruiters are assigned a "territory" and are responsible for recruitment efforts including: contact with potential students, junior college visits, open houses, college fairs, and other activities associated with successful recruiting practices (i.e. information sessions, on- and off-campus recruitment activities, and providing an overview of University programs/majors, as well as other duties as assigned). Because recruitment at Utah State is a team effort, candidates will be instrumental in providing team leadership in the recruitment of targeted student populations, exploring/identifying potential growth markets, and building relationships among all USU campuses and sites.

This position will be responsible to coordinate USU recruitment efforts on the Logan campus as a part of the overall USU recruitment team. To accomplish this, attendance at regular recruitment trainings and meetings will be required.


As a member of the recruitment team, the successful applicant will coordinate recruitment activities to identify and contact prospective students and other specified populations, provide them with information about the University, and facilitate their enrollment. Specific populations may include multicultural, first-generation, Eastern campus students, concurrent enrollment, non-traditional, transfer, etc.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree plus 2 year experience in recruiting, admissions, registration, or a student services related area. 
  • Understanding of admission and scholarship requirements and procedures. 
  • Extensive public speaking experience. 
  • Event development and coordination. 
  • Willingness to travel (50% of position), evening and weekend work. 
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office and social media networks, and willingness to learn new computer programs

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree or some graduate work.
  • Familiarity with Banner and Recruiter CRM Software.
  • Experience with multicultural populations.
  • Fluent in Spanish.
  • Education or experience in public relations/marketing. 
  • Supervision of students and/or student groups. 
  • Some tele-counseling experience.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Excellent skills in oral and written communication.
  • Ability to work with a variety of audiences including prospective students (traditional & non-traditional), parents, advisors and alumni.
  • Ability to multitask and initiate new projects.
  • Knowledge of/and appreciation for higher education. 
  • Strong computer skills, web publishing experience.

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:

1.  Resume to be uploaded in the Candidate Profile

2.  Cover Letter to be typed/pasted in a text box at the end of application 


**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

Advertised Salary

Minimum of $35,000, Commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits


Employees work indoors and are protected from weather and/or contaminants, but not, necessarily, occasional temperature changes.  The employee is regularly required to sit and often uses repetitive hand motions.

University Highlights

Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is honored to be Utah’s land-grant and space-grant university. USU is a Carnegie RU/H (Research University/High Research Activity) institution with approximately 27,800 students (24,660 undergraduates and 3,140 graduate students) on the Logan main campus. Utah State’s statewide system features eight campuses and 23 education centers and serves all counties in the state with Extension programs. USU offers 165 undergraduate majors, 138 graduate programs, and a variety of innovative stackable associate and certificate credentials. Washington Monthly ranked USU 14th in their national university rankings in 2019 and the 5th best public national university in the nation in 2018. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU is proud to provide a high-quality education at an affordable price. Additional information about Utah State University can be found here.


A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and people in economic development, improvements to quality of life, and human capital. Through the practical application of knowledge, the University and its faculty engage and share expertise with the state, nation, and world, preserving the historical land-grant tradition of partnering with communities to address critical societal issues in the interest of the public good.


The USU main campus is located in beautiful Logan, Utah; a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain valley about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region.


Notice of Non-discrimination

In its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USU’s non-discrimination policies:


Executive Director of the Office of Equity Alison Adams-Perlac, alison.adams-perlac@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Hilary Renshaw, titleix@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266.

For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit https://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:

U.S. Department of Education Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481, OCR@ed.gov

U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office, 303-844-5695, OCR.Denver@ed.gov


USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a Dual Career Assistance program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment.



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