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Regional Admissions Counselor for Northern Utah

Utah Tech University
Job Location:
Remote Worker - Northern Utah, Utah
Admissions and Enrollment
Salary: See Position Description

Location: Remote Worker - Northern Utah, UT

Job Type: Full-Time Staff

Remote Employment
Remote Only

Academic Affairs

Job Number: 23PRO671-1


Position Announcement

Utah Tech University (UT) is seeking an energetic, self-motivated candidate to join the Admissions team and campus community. This position will focus on the recruitment of prospective students to Utah Tech University. The position offers the unique opportunity to engage with potential students and their families in one of the most exciting times in their lives. This Regional Admissions Counselor works remotely and on-the-road to coordinate student recruitment efforts along the Wasatch Front and surrounding states.

At the Admissions Office at Utah Tech University, we look for candidates who are excited and passionate about higher education and the opportunity UT can provide its students and the community. We welcome candidates who are accepting of a collaborative culture, that value diversity and inclusion. Established in 1911, UT has continued to foster growth and evolve to meet the needs of our future generations; a UT education means active learning within all academic disciplines. Hands-on learning, industry partnerships, and a dynamic student-life experience prepares students for successful careers and meaningful lives. Additional information about the department can be found online at

  • Develop and implement a holistic recruitment strategy for prospective undergraduate students in Utah and surrounding states.
  • Building relationships with prospective students, families, school counselors, alumni, and other constituents in support of the recruitment goals.
  • Support prospective students as they move through the recruitment process through all communication channels, answering questions about the admissions process, alleviating concerns, assisting with application submission, and following through to enrollment.
  • Coordinate and market student recruitment events.
  • Represent the University at college fairs, job fairs, student recruitment events, etc.
  • Generate and analyze enrollment analytics of assigned territory and make strategic student recruitment decisions based on data analysis.
  • Work with Ambassadors, educating them on recruiting in your prospective territory.
  • Assist with any new student recruitment activities as assigned by the Director 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 required to live in Northern Utah (Ogden, Salt Lake, Utah County or surrounding area) and perform administrative tasks from a home office when not traveling for recruitment events and activities.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree required. Those within one year of completing their degree will also be considered.
  • Ability to live in the assigned regional area, work effectively in a remote team environment, and travel in support of student recruitment activities, both for short and extended periods of time including work some evenings and weekends.
  • Demonstrated proficient oral and written communication, including interpersonal communication and presentation skills.
  • Demonstrated good time management skills, with the ability to work under pressure and complete multiple tasks in an organized manner, ensuring a balanced and efficient workload.
  • Supply a valid driver's license and vehicle for traveling.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in communications, business, marketing or related field.
  • Full-time job experience specifically in university campus recruiting, student leadership or college advising.
  • Bilingual in English/Spanish.
Supplemental Information

POSITION DETAILS, COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS: Full-time professional staff (overtime-exempt) position. Annual salary of $40,000 - $42,000 for applicants meeting the minimum qualifications; annual salary of $42,000+ for applicants with preferred qualifications, depending on qualifications & experience. Desired start date of December 1, 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 October 31, 2022; position open until filledSubmit 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, 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, 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 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. Utah Tech University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer; the President and employees of the University are fully committed to Affirmative Action and within its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment. 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, 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: 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 Utah Tech employee!

Highlights from Utah Tech'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 Utah Tech;
  • 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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