University of Maryland

University of Maryland

Coordinator of Regional Recruitment, Northeast

United States

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Position Number: 124078

Title: Coordinator Functional Title: Coordinator of Regional Recruitment, Northeast Category Status: 33-Exempt Regular Applicant Search Category: Staff University Authorized FTE: 1 Unit: SVPAAP-EM-Undergraduate Admissions Campus/College Information:

Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the state's flagship institution. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation's legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation's capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.

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Position Summary/Purpose of Position:

The Coordinator of Regional Recruitment serves in the Office of Undergraduate Admissions within the division of Enrollment management and represents the university to prospective students, their families, campus constituents, community based organizations, high school, and community college counselors. This individual:

  • Develops and implements recruitment activities to meet enrollment goals.
  • Conducts a holistic review of freshman, transfer, and international applicants for admissions, scholarships, and special programs.
  • Residing in the Northeast Region (New York City, including the boroughs, or Connecticut), the Coordinator of Regional Recruitment is primarily responsible for:

  • Planning recruitment activities including high school and community college visits, college fairs, workshops, and yield events.
  • Establishing and maintaining relationships with high school counselors, community college counselors, and community based organizations.
  • Counseling prospective students and their families on the admissions process and enrollment steps.
  • Preparing statistical reports and analyses.
  • Engaging and training local alumni volunteer recruiters.
  • Partnering with the Alumni Association to execute successful recruitment and/or yield events.
  • Working irregular hours and traveling extensively on nights and weekends.
  • Traveling to campus several times a year for training and retreat activities.
  • Performing other duties as assigned. Specifically in the summer, the coordinator will:

  • Conduct summer workshops within the area, and high touch college fairs within the regional areas
  • Conduct summer planning for fall, travel report work and research of high schools within the regional area and engage with alumni within the area during the summer for events (i.e., summer send off events, alumni programming, etc).
  • There is will is also an expectation of consistent, year-round inquiry management and interoffice communication.
  • Minimum Qualifications:

    Education: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.


  • 2 years in admissions or admissions-related unit.
  • Experience with recruitment in a higher education setting.
  • Experience working with volunteers.
  • Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Exceptional ability to work independently.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong organizational and long-range planning skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to understand the needs and concerns of the college search and selection process.
  • Comfortable working in a high volume, deadline driven office.
  • Conditions of Employment:

  • This is a remote position. The candidate must live in the Northeast Region (New York City, including the boroughs, or Connecticut) of the United States.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid state driver's license.
  • Preferences:

    Preferences: Bilingual and able to read, write and speak Spanish proficiently.

    Additional Certifications:

    Additional Information:

    This position does not provide sponsorship for Visas.

    Job Risks Not Applicable to This Position Physical Demands

  • Work is performed in an office environment and requires the ability to operate standard office equipment and keyboards.
  • Must have the ability to lift and small carry parcels, packages and other items, to walk short distances, and drive a vehicle to deliver and pick up materials.
  • Posting Date: 05/09/2023 Closing Date: Open Until Filled Yes Best Consideration Date 06/11/2023 Diversity Statement:

    The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • List of References (no emails sent from system)
  • Optional Documents

    Posting Specific Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Do you live in the Northeast Region (New York City, including the boroughs, or Connecticut) of the United states?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have active and ongoing eligibility to work in the United States and for the University of Maryland, College Park? Please note that visa sponsorship is not offered for this position.
  • Yes
  • No
  • How did you hear about this position?
  • UMD Job Site
  • Personal Referral
  • Washington Post
  • Baltimore Sun
  • Local Publication
  • Chronicle of Higher Education
  • Inside Higher Education
  • HERC
  • Hispanic Outlook
  • Diverse Jobs
  • HigherEdJobs
  • Professional Journal
  • Listserv
  • Other
  • SimplyHired
  • CareerBliss
  • Job Fairs
  • Monster.Com
  • Craigs List
  • UMD Job Fair
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    Coordinator of Regional Recruitment, Northeast


    University of Maryland


    United States


    May 25, 2023

    Application deadline

    June 11, 2023

    Job type




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