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Regional Admissions Counselor for Nevada

Dixie State University
Job Location:
St. George, Utah
Admissions and Enrollment
Salary: $40,000.00 Annually

Location: Southern Nevada, UT

Job Type: Full-Time Staff

Division: Academic Affairs

Job Number: 22PRO774-2

Position Announcement

Under the leadership of the Associate 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 Dixie State University (DSU). This Regional Admissions Counselor works remotely and on-the-road to coordinate student recruitment efforts in Nevada and surrounding states.

This particular counselor will be required to live and work in the Las Vegas, Nevada metropolitan area, with frequent travel to surrounding areas and states for recruitment events 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

  • Responsible for recruiting and enrolling prospective undergraduate and transfer students in Nevada and surrounding states.
  • 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, chat room, 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 is required to live in Las Vegas area and perform administrative tasks from a home office when not traveling for recruitment events and activities.

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field.
  • 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 professional staff (overtime-exempt) position. Annual salary of $40,000 for applicants meeting the minimum qualifications; annual salary of $40,000+ for applicants with preferred qualifications, depending on qualifications & experience. Desired start date of January 2022. 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 under "Benefits Summary" for more details.

ELECTRONIC APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Application review begins December 3, 2021; position open until filled.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:Dixie State University (DSU), soon-to-be-called Utah Tech University starting July 1, 2022, is an open, inclusive, 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 with its red rocks, desert climate, over 300 days of sunshine annually, and featuring easy access to world-class outdoor recreational opportunities. The nearest metropolitan area is Las Vegas, NV (120 miles), with amenities such as an international airport and professional sporting teams.Click here to learn more about the University.

DSU is a fast-growing Utah public institution of higher education, with more than 12,000 students. We offer over 230 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, inclusive, comprehensive, polytechnic university. DSU is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer; the President and employees of DSU are fully committed to Affirmative Action and within its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment. DSU 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, 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 DSU's non-discrimination policies:
  • Director of Equity Compliance / Title IX Coordinator: Hazel Sainsbury -, HCC 579, 435-652-7747.
  • Deputy Title IX Coordinator: Abby Del Giacco, 435-652-7731.
For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit or contact:
  • U.S. Department of Education, Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights,, 800-421-3481.
  • U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office,, 303-844-5695.
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.


Click here to visit to learn more about the wonderful benefits available to you as a Dixie State employee!

Highlights from DSU's benefits package include:
  • 14.2% retirement contribution, paid 100% by the employer (no match required), vested on day 1 of full-time employment;
  • Regular undergraduate tuition waiver (paid at 100%) for employee, spouse, and unmarried dependent children to take courses at Dixie State;
  • Full medical, dental, and vision plans, with low employee-paid premiums, that begins on day 1 of full-time employment;
  • Flexible Spending Accounts or Health Savings Accounts available;
  • Employer-paid basic life insurance & disability insurance coverage from day 1 of full-time employment;
  • Generous staff leave accruals, plus 12 paid holidays per calendar year.
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