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  • Coordinator of Veterinary Recruitment

    Tuskegee University

    Posting Date: June 17, 2020
    Posting End Date: August 17, 2020

    Position: Coordinator of Veterinary Recruitment
    Location: College of Veterinary Medicine/Admissions

    Status: Full Time

    Special Qualifications
    In keeping with the President’s commitment to Tuskegee University seeking “Excellence in Every Way,” the ideal Coordinator of Veterinary Recruitment will possess the willingness to use their expertise to assist in the university’s efforts to be a sustainable academic organization committed to excellence.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    Develop and coordinate effective recruitment plans that enhance the awareness of underrepresented minorities about Tuskegee University College of Veterinary Medicine TUCVM and the field of veterinary medicine
    Demonstrate and articulate an understanding of TUCVM and communicate to applicants the benefits and merits of attending TUCVM
    Coordinate recruitment campaigns and attend recruitment fairs to build visibility and to attract applicants
    Collaborate with administrators, faculty, staff, students, alumni, retired faculty, advisors, community organizations, colleges, middle and high schools
    Coordinate the summer Veterinary Science Training Education and Preparation (VET STEP) Programs, and other pre-veterinary activities
    Maintain routine communications with students through the recruitment and application process
    Conduct extensive outreach and networking through various methods of communication with prospective students, parents, advisors, and relevant organizations
    Manage recruitment database and generate recruitment reports as needed
    Manage and analyze recruitment data to inform recruitment strategies and monitor recruitment trends
    Build and maintain partnerships with staff, faculty, administrators, and student leaders
    Deliver quality customer service in a professional, helpful and courteous manner
    Meet deadlines, manage multiple tasks, and prioritize projects as needed
    Perform other related duties as assigned


    Bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences, Business, Communications, Education, or a closely related field; Master’s degree in biological sciences, higher education, college student services, or related field is preferred. Preference will be given to candidates with three to five years of experience working in academic recruitment, preferably in a healthcare field
    Must be able to work in partnership with staff, faculty, administrators, and student leaders, and have excellent interpersonal skills
    Must be able to meet deadlines, manage multiple tasks, and prioritize projects as needed
    Must be proficient in all Microsoft office applications, and competent in internet applications
    Experience in the development, creation and coordination of innovative recruitment activities
    Must have an understanding of implementing strategic planning, with competency and knowledgeable of developing effective recruitment efforts for attracting underrepresented minorities to the field of veterinary medicine
    Must possess excellent organization, time management, and follow-up skills
    Mus have demonstrated ability to successfully handle multiple projects concurrently; ability to work independently and handle a fast paced environment

    Commensurate with education, training and experience *Position contingent upon outside funding.

    **The statements contained in this job announcement reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility. It should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. **

    APPLICATIONS will be accepted in the Office of Human Resources. Each applicant, including all current/existing employees, must complete and submit a Tuskegee University employment application, resume/CV, a list of (3) to (5) references (with detailed contact information) and copies of unofficial transcripts (official transcript(s) will be required upon hire). Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications and submit a completed application packet in order to be considered for the position. The University reserves the right not to fill the position in the event of budgetary or operational constraints.

    Office of Human Resources
    Attn: Employment/Recruitment
    1200 West Montgomery Road
    101 Kresge Center
    Tuskegee University
    Tuskegee, Alabama 36088
    Email Address: Fax: 334-724-4319
    Equal Employment Opportunity Employer-Male/Female/Veteran/Disabled
    Federal law requires identity and employment eligibility verifications on Form I-9 within three (3) business days of employment. Must be able to pass a drug screen and background check.

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