Senior Transfer Specialist-Community Outreach and Transfer Recruitment

  • University of Texas at San Antonio
  • San Antonio, TX, USA
  • Dec 21, 2023
Full time Advising/Counseling/Support

Job Description


Senior Transfer Specialist-Community Outreach and Transfer Recruitment

Location: San Antonio, TX
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Job ID: 11049
Full/Part Time: Full Time

Org Marketing Statement

The University of Texas at San Antonio, a Hispanic Serving Institution situated in a global city that has been a crossroads of peoples and cultures for centuries, values diversity and inclusion in all aspects of university life. As an institution expressly founded to advance the education of Mexican Americans and other underserved communities, our university is committed to promoting access for all. UTSA, a premier public research university, fosters academic excellence through a community of dialogue, discovery and innovation that embraces the uniqueness of each voice.

With more than 34,000 students, UTSA is the largest university in the San Antonio metropolitan region. UTSA advances knowledge through research and discovery, teaching and learning, community engagement and public service. The university serves as a center for intellectual and creative resources as well as a catalyst for socioeconomic development and the commercialization of intellectual property—for Texas, the nation and the world. Learn more online, on UTSA Today or on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, YouTube or LinkedIn.

Posting End Date: Open Until Filled. At the discretion of the hiring department, this position posting may close once a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received.

Salary Range: $41,817- $52,160 annualized, commensurate with education, experience and qualifications.

Hours: up to 40 hours per week, exempt.

Required Application Materials:

  • Resume and Cover Letter are required.

Essential Functions

Job Summary

To provide outreach, information, and counseling regarding the admissions process for transfer students and university student services. Serves as an information resource and back up to the Associate Director of Admissions and Recruitment.

Helps to manage recruitment plans, strategies and training programs for staff.

Responsible for providing information, resources and services in support of the transition of undergraduate transfer students into the university.

Core Responsibilities

Core Responsibilities

1. Responsible for providing information and services in support of recruiting new transfer students into the university.

2. Counsels prospective and transferring students regarding admissions procedures, credit transfer, university policies.

3. Coordinates, organizes, and presents programs and events both virtual and in person supporting recruitment opportunities at community colleges, career and college fairs, and advising workshops.

4. Advises students on transfer plans, joint admission agreements, and the transfer calculator. Develops, implements, and maintains strategies of the transfer student recruitment plan.

5. Provides preliminary academic advising, and admissions counseling for transfer students and works through established degree plans and transfer guides.

6. Coordinates, organizes, and participates in major recruitment programs, events, and other opportunities both on and off campus as well as virtual and in person.

7. May serve as a supervisor and mentor to Transfer Specialist Is and IIs.

8. Responds to written information requests from prospective transfer students through our Customer Relations Management system (CRM) Salesforce. This will be complete through computer, phone calls, email, etc.

9. Coordinates all aspects of assigned recruitment territories and strategizes based on current and historical data.

10. Works closely with campus partners and Strategic Enrollment leadership to implement recruitment plan throughout entire recruitment season.

11. Prepares written reports on admissions recruitment numbers and data on a weekly, monthly, and annual basis for the Associate Director of Admissions and leadership.

12. Local recruitment territory within the Alamo College

13. Increase visibility in the local community and increase recruitment numbers.

14. Assists Military Connected students with all aspects of the transfer admissions process.

15. Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution.

  • Three years of admissions/recruiting/advising or related experience.

  • Demonstrated public and interpersonal communications skills.

  • Personal computer proficiency to include working with Salesforce/Banner, Outlook, Zoom, audio-visual presentation equipment, and standard office equipment.
  • Valid driver's license and Motor Vehicle Record (MVR)

Additional Information
  • UTSA is a tobacco free campus.

  • This is a security sensitive position. Employment is contingent upon a successful background check.

  • Applicants selected must be able to show proof of eligibility to work in the United States by time of hire.

Working Conditions

  • Office Environment.

  • Significant travel using either personal vehicle, rental vehicle, or UTSA fleet vehicle.
  • Some moderate lifting of up to 40 lbs may be required.

  • Weekend and evening work may be required.

This position will require working both remotely in Texas and on campus (approximately five or more days on campus per month). Travel and parking expenses are the employee's responsibility. Applicants must be adaptable and open to working in both environments.

Equal Employment Opportunity

As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, it is the policy of The University of Texas at San Antonio to promote and ensure equal employment opportunity for all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or genetic information, and veteran status. The University is committed to the Affirmative Action Program in compliance with all government requirements to ensure nondiscrimination. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply. UTSA campuses are accessible to persons with disabilities.

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