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Job ID: 202699

Admissions Regional Recruiter, Office of Undergraduate Admissions
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Jan. 3, 2023
Title Admissions Regional Recruiter, Office of Undergraduate Admissions
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Office of Admissions
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Admissions/Student Records/Registrar

Position Summary

The Office of Undergraduate Admissions at the University at Buffalo invites applications for full and part-time positions with 10 or 12 month obligations, depending on the need. The Admissions Counselor positions are based locally in the Buffalo area, or in referenced states, with recruitment responsibilities in Buffalo NY, Metro NY, Florida, California, and Illinois.

UB is seeking candidates who are motivated self-starters who have the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the geographic diversity and multicultural goals of the University.

The Admissions Counselor designs and implements student recruitment activities that are in line with office-wide strategic goals for in-state, out of state and diversity recruitment. They serve as an information and student centered Admissions Counselor specialist, interpreting university admission requirements, academic policies and student service procedures for students, parents, and high school counselors. This position requires a strong communicator with polished presentation skills.

Key accountabilities and responsibilities include:
    • Develop a recruitment plan for your assigned territories; scheduling and participating in virtual and in-person recruitment activities including but not limited to high school visits, college fairs, and planning/hosting area events.
    • Building and strengthening relationships with high schools, community colleges, community organizations and independent counselors to help increase enrollment to UB. Develop new markets to broaden qualified applicant pool.
    • Assist and execute coordinated efforts focused on diversity recruitment activity to include racial, ethnic, gender and identity based groups.
    • Extensive travel will be required for in person recruitment to targeted high schools and events in assigned regions to provide presentations to students and parents, attend recruitment fairs and college nights, providing information to prospective students and their families, to include evening and weekend programs.
    • Responsible for the processing, documentation and execution of accurate expenditure reporting.
    • Developing, utilizing and staying current with communications, marketing tools, publications, computer information and data analysis.
    • Serving as a liaison between prospective students and the Office of Admissions; call campaigns, telephone engagement, email communication, text messaging and requests for information, in a timely manner.
    • Participation in all on and off campus recruitment events, which will include evenings, weekends and overnight commitments.
    • Working with other regional recruitment professionals to coordinate activities and foster professional development.
    • Create reports that track progress towards goals and territory data to departmental leadership.


This is a temporary position which terms shall be reviewed annually and may be changed based on the availability of funding.

Outstanding Benefits Package
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit – all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages.

About The University at Buffalo
The University at Buffalo (UB) #ubuffalo is one of America’s leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.
As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, the University at Buffalo will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin and veteran or disability status.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Prior experience handling an array of customer service duties is required.
  • Knowledgeable about college admissions and recruitment practices in higher education.
  • Must be computer literate and have access to the internet.
  • Excellent communication and organizational, and presentational skills are necessary. Enthusiasm for higher education is crucial.
  • Demonstrated experience working with or in diverse populations.
  • Being flexible and adaptable with a positive attitude.
  • Strong work ethic and time management.
  • Experience working in virtual environment providing outreach services.
  • A valid U.S. Driver’s License or the ability to demonstrate the capacity to meet the transportation needs for this position.
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Preferred Qualifications

    • Master’s degree and prior high school college advising experience.
    • Residency in the most populated/central area of recruitment territory and familiarity within territory preferred.
    • Ability in the proper use of a second language, bilingual (Spanish or Mandarin).
    • Experience within a higher education setting.
    • Experience with coordinating, developing, and executing a high-volume travel schedule.
    • Community Based Organization or Volunteer Experience doing outreach to the youth.



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