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Regional Admissions Counselor for Southern California (based in NV)

Utah Tech University
$44,000.00 Annually
medical insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, vision insurance, paid holidays, retirement plan
United States, Nevada, Las Vegas
Jun 18, 2024

Position Announcement

Under the leadership of the Director of Admissions for Recruitment, the Regional Admissions Counselor is an integral part of the Admissions team by participating in recruitment of prospective students, including transfer students, to Utah Tech University. This Regional Admissions Counselor works remotely and on-the-road to coordinate student recruitment efforts in Southern California.

This counselor will be required to live and work in the Las Vegas, Nevada metropolitan area, with extensive travel to Southern California, and occasional travel to Oregon, Washington, and Hawaii for recruitment events and in-person activities and occasional travel to main campus in St. George, Utah for training and Admissions team development. Information about the Admissions department can be found online at https://admissions.utahtech.edu.


  • Responsible for recruiting and enrolling prospective undergraduate and transfer students in Southern California, and other areas as assigned.
  • Communicate daily with prospective students as they move through the recruitment process, including outreach, answering questions about the admissions process, alleviating concerns, assisting with application submission, and following through to enrollment.
  • A significant level of interaction with prospective students through phone calls, email, text, live chat, in-person and web conferencing.
  • Generate and analyze enrollment analytics of assigned territory and make strategic student recruitment decisions based on data analysis.
  • Coordinate student recruitment activities in assigned territory, including travel in short and over extended periods.
  • Build personalized relationships with prospective students, families, school counselors, alumni, and other constituents in support of the recruitment goals for the territory.
  • Represent the university at college fairs, job fairs, student recruitment events, etc.
  • Work with Ambassadors, educating them on recruiting in your prospective territory.
  • Assist with any new student recruitment activities as assigned by the Director or Associate Directors of Admissions.
  • Perform other duties as assigned. This position will require travel in support of student recruitment activities. Travel will be required for extended periods of time. Position will be based in Las Vegas, NV along with the Nevada Admissions Counselor and perform administrative tasks from a home office when not traveling for recruitment events and activities.



  • Bachelor's degree in a related field required.
  • Relevant work experience to job duties.
  • Ability to live in the assigned regional area, work remotely, and travel in support of student recruitment activities, both for short and extended periods of time.
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication and presentation skills.
  • Provide a high level of customer service to professionals in phone, email, web conference, and in-person settings.
  • Ability to work under pressure and complete multiple tasks in an organized manner, ensure a balanced and efficient workload.
  • Ability to exercise critical thinking skills to improve workload.
  • Comfortable in a university environment, working with students, faculty, and staff from multiple backgrounds and nationalities.
  • Ability to work effectively in a remote team environment.
  • Supply a valid driver's license and vehicle for traveling.

  • Post-graduate coursework or degree.
  • Full-time job experience specifically in university campus recruiting, student leadership or college advising.

Supplemental Information

POSITION DETAILS, COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS: Full-time overtime-exempt staff position. Annual salary of $44,000, with a desired start date of July/August 2024. Excellent benefits package included that begins on start date; includes medical, dental, vision, employee assistance and wellness programs, life, disability, retirement, undergraduate tuition waivers for employees and eligible dependents, as well as paid holidays in addition to sick and vacation leave accruals. See https://humanresources.utahtech.edu/employee-benefits/ under "Benefits Summary" for more details.

ELECTRONIC APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Application review begins July 3, 2024. Submit application materials (including resume contents and contact information for three professional references) and upload cover letter electronically. If, because of a disability, you need special services or facilities in order to apply for this opening, please call the Human Resources Office at (435) 652-7520.

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY: Utah Tech University is an open, comprehensive, polytechnic institution, committed to exceptional student learning and success that has adopted an instructional approach of "active learning. active life" and a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship. We seek faculty and staff committed to creating an active, applied and career-oriented learning environment that is student-centered. Established in 1911 as a community college and in 2013 as a state university, our University is located in picturesque southwestern Utah, approximately 120 miles north of Las Vegas. The area is renowned for its red rocks, desert climate, over 300 days of sunshine annually, and featuring easy access to world-class outdoor recreational opportunities. Click here to learn more about the University.

Utah Tech University is a fast-growing Utah public institution of higher education, with more than 12,000 students. We offer over 250 programs, including masters, bachelors, associates, certificates, endorsements, minors, and/or emphases. We seek to recruit and retain diverse and ambitious faculty and staff who bring new ideas, possess values and career aspirations aligned with the mission and vision, and are inspired to build a premier open, comprehensive, polytechnic university. Utah Tech University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer; the President and employees of the University are fully committed to Affirmative Action within its employment programs and activities. Utah Tech 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, pregnancy, 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 the University's non-discrimination policies:

  • Director of Equity Compliance / Title IX Coordinator: Hazel Sainsbury - titleix@utahtech.edu, HCC 579, 435-652-7747.
  • Deputy Title IX Coordinator: Jennifer Larimore - titleix@utahtech.edu, 435-652-7731.
For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit https://titleix.utahtech.edu/ or contact:
  • U.S. Department of Education, Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, ocr@ed.gov, 800-421-3481.
  • U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office, ocr.denver@ed.gov, 303-844-5695.

The University provides key institutional information regarding Academics, Campus Safety, Student Services, Employment Laws, and other requirements per the Higher Education Act and other consumer information requirements to prospective students, students, UT employees, and prospective employees online at https://utahtech.edu/right-to-know/ and https://police.utahtech.edu/clery-act/.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification.