Department Name: 8H090:OISTL/Engineering Distance Learning
Located in Paducah, Ky. Responsibilities include working with student advisors and recruiters to develop a recruiting message, quality recruiting materials, and a recruiting program to attract high quality students from the region served by the UK Paducah Campus, including western Kentucky and southern Illinois; communicating frequently with targeted students, returning phone calls from all prospective students, and speaking with groups concerning the College; visiting high schools in the region, giving presentations on Engineering, and presenting UK scholarships at high school honor events; coordinating local events to promote the UK Paducah Campus as an option for area students seeking an engineering education; working with UK Paducah Campus Project Lead the Way agent to coordinate the UK Paducah Engineering Day event as well as other events that expose students to the engineering field; working to enhance regional relationships with employers/schools/community/media groups and others that allow opportunities for UK Paducah to be represented; maintaining the UK Paducah website; determining eligibility for scholarships at WKCTC and UK and file appropriate paperwork; assisting students with scholarship applications; notifying Lexington personnel of scholarship eligibility, awards, etc.; maintaining KEES database to ensure appropriate and accurate awards are placed in UK Paducah students’ accounts; providing liaison services for students with KEES issues between WKCTC and UK; maintaining UK Paducah student email list serve; establishing contacts and maintaining relationships with area employers; encouraging internships and cooperative positions from area employers for Paducah students; maintaining area job availability database; assisting students with resume writing and interviewing skills; working to facilitate the admission of incoming high school freshman to UK Paducah including notifying students of admission and any required following action; tracking applications for incoming high school freshman; compiling admission data for this group of students; and working with other staff to conduct new student orientation for all students.
MicroSoft Office particularly Excel, PowerPoint and Word.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
Required Related Experience:
Required License/Registration/Certification :
Experience in Higher Education, SAP Enterprise Grade Management System and Social Media Management is preferred.
University Community of Inclusion:
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
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Adjacent to downtown Lexington, UK is nestled in the scenic heart of the beautiful Bluegrass Region of Kentucky. UK's campus covers more than 814 acres, with more than 30,700 students and 13,500 full-time employees, including nearly 2,400 full-time faculty and librarians.