Lincoln, Nebraska

Requisition Number: S_210619 Department: Biological Systems Engineering-0833 Description of Work: This position will lead undergraduate student recruitment activities for the three undergraduate majors in the Department of Biological Systems Engineering ( BSE ). The position will involve high school recruitment visits, providing college and career information to prospective students and families, assisting with campus visits, organizing recruiting events and activities, and representing the department at on- and off-campus events. The position will work closely with BSE faculty and staff to implement strategic recruiting initiatives that engage faculty, staff, and students in the department to achieve  smart enrollment growth. The position will engage with alumni, extension, K-12 agricultural and STEM educators, and other organizations to increase awareness and understanding of BSE academic programs and career opportunities. This position will also manage BSE social media platforms to deliver timely and relevant information to external audiences. The position will interface with recruiting staff in UNL Admissions, UNL College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, and UNL College of Engineering.  This position will work closely with the BSE Student Services Coordinator and Academic Services Coordinator and will report to the BSE Director of Undergraduate Programs. Some travel and evening/weekend work required. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees' differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See: Minimum Required Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in agriculture, natural resources, STEM field, communication, marketing, education, student affairs, or closely related field plus one year of experience in public relations, student services, sales, marketing, or related field. Demonstrated excellent written and oral communication skills. Demonstrated interpersonal and organization skills. Proficiency with using Microsoft Office and social media tools. Ability to speak with individuals and groups with or without preparation. Must have a valid driver's license and meet University driver eligibility requirements. Preferred Qualifications: Experience with college recruitment activities and working with students. Experience with engaging diverse audiences. Experience with event planning and coordination. Experience with brand management using social media. Experience presenting to small and large groups of people. Ability to multi-task and work independently. Posted Salary: $38,478/yr Minimum Job Type: Full-Time

Lincoln, Nebraska

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