Utah State University

Admissions Specialist and Outreach Coordinator - Kaysville

City Kaysville
Posted Date 1 month ago(4/29/2023 6:33 PM)
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Student Programs & Services
Position Type
Benefited Full-Time
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Statewide Campuses
Statewide Campuses-Brigham City
Advertised Salary
$41,000 - $44,000; Depending on experience, plus excellent benefits
Telework Eligible


Utah State University is seeking a qualified individual to serve as an Admissions Specialist and Outreach Coordinator (Recruiter II) for its Brigham City Region. This dynamic individual will engage the community and be a presence in Davis, Weber & Box Elder Counties as a representative of USU’s Kaysville, Brigham City & Tremonton campuses. They will have a strong admissions role to help build programs. This will include meeting with local organizations, businesses, and educational institutions, as well as attending promotional events. They will oversee activities related to educational opportunities and help with daily operations of the Kaysville campus, which is where their office will be located. They will also have oversight over the Kaysville campus’s social media campaigns and outreach. This is a great opportunity for an outgoing, upbeat, and positive personality.


  • Fostering admissions, engaging in community interaction, coordinating event oversight, and helping with educational tasks at the Kaysville campus
  • Serve as the primary admission specialist (recruiter) for the entire USU Brigham City Region, including managing recruitment records and communications, attending fairs and events, building relationships with community entities, and scheduling and facilitating tours.
  • Assists with enrollment efforts, such as calling campaigns, emailing, business visits, tabling, canvasing with flyers, etc.
  • Working with students at all levels including first time, returning, graduate, and short term training students. This will include traditional and post traditional students.
  • Responsible for engaging and integrating into community organizations, groups, and entities by being present at meetings and happenings.
  • Assist with the execution of on-campus events such as Open Houses, Heritage Days, Scarecrow/Pumpkin Walk, Transfer Information Sessions, and Counselor programs.
  • Create strong partnerships with other educational institutions, shared entities on site, governmental entities, and local organizations.
  • Work in conjunction with advancement, alumni, and development groups regarding fundraising, scholarships, and relationship building. Participate in fundraising and scholarship generation events and activities.
  • Sit on the Marketing Committee to discuss options and offer suggestions in promoting USU Kaysville and its services.
  • Serve as the content manager for USU Kaysville social media pages and utilizes social media to promote efforts across all areas of responsibility.
  • Assist in performing office duties, including answering phones, directing calls to appropriate parties, data entry, filing, appointment scheduling, and other general duties as needed.
  • Provide support for departmental programs and projects.
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree plus two years of related experience; OR an associate degree plus four years of related experience; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Strong customer service orientation, experience, or knowledge with the ability to apply those skills in creating positive experiences while interacting with others.
  • Effective presentation and speaking skills especially with the ability to present a positive message to groups and one on one.
  • Ability to work in a team setting with a service-oriented attitude, a desire to strive for continuous improvement.
  • Responsive, creative, and able to work independently without strong oversight.
  • Ability to travel to events and activities and ability to adapt schedule to participate in these.
  • Proficiency with common computer software such as word processing, presentations, spreadsheets, databases, etc.
  • Ability to build and enhance relationships and promote diversity and inclusion with all stakeholders.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous recruiting/admissions experience in higher education.
  • Experience working in an educational setting.
  • Experience working with post traditional students.
  • Marketing or promotional experience.
  • Experience running/managing organizational social media accounts.
  • History of being engaged in community organizations.
  • Familiarity with distance delivery systems and experience operating in differing modalities such as interactive video conference, online, and blended formats.

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:

  1. Resume/CV to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Resume/CV”
  2. Contact information for three references  

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

Advertised Salary

$41,000 - $44,000; Depending on 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 Utah’s land-grant and space-grant university. USU is one of only 146 research institutions in the U.S. classified as R1 “very high research activity” by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU provides a high-quality education at an affordable price. With its main campus in Logan, the university serves approximately 27,500 students, including 24,255 undergraduates and 3,171 graduate students. USU Online has served students from all 50 states and 55 countries for 25 years.


USU’s statewide system features three residential campuses, 30 total campus locations, and 23 Extension education centers. The university employs 903 full-time faculty members, 124 executive administrators, and 1,649 full-time support staff. USU offers 115 undergraduate majors, as well as 91 master’s and 42 doctoral degrees. Learn more about USU.


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.


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.


USU endeavors to provide reasonable accommodations to ensure equal access in all aspects of employment to qualified persons with disabilities. To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, please contact the university’s ADA Coordinator in the Human Resource office at 435-797-0122 or submit a request at hr@usu.edu.


USU Land Acknowledgment

Please visit our website to learn about Utah State’s land acknowledgment of the eight tribes of Utah.


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 Matthew Pinner, discrimination@usu.edu, Distance Education Rm. 401, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Matthew Pinner, titleix@usu.edu, Distance Education Rm. 404, 435-797-1266

Mailing address: 5100 Old Main Hill, Logan, Ut 84322

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


*updated 11/2022


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