Transfer Coordinator - Transfer Center

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Transfer Coordinator - Transfer Center - 2300000201 



Transfer Coordinator

Division of Enrollment Management

The Office of the Transfer Center at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, (UTK) invites applications and nominations for our Transfer Coordinator position. This position will be located in the Nashville, Tennessee area. We are seeking candidates who can contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the University.

Applications received within the first 2 weeks (14 days) of the job posting date will receive priority review.

This position is responsible for the management of their assigned territory which includes the development and implementation of strategic recruitment planning. This position will collaborate with Community College and University of Tennessee partners to establish consistent interaction by way of visits, fairs, and other developed events designed to attract competitive in-state and out-of-state transfer students. This position establishes recruitment goals based on Enrollment Management and Undergraduate Admissions overall enrollment goals with a focus on increasing market share. Partners with Enrollment Management Communications, International Recruitment and Diversity Recruitment to ensure a high level of competency and inclusiveness working with a diverse set of prospective students and parents. Represents UTK and Undergraduate Admissions at recruitment events. Coordinates and manages schedule of travel, visits, emails, phone calls and general office duties. Reviews prospective student applications for admission to include transfer gpa calculations, completion of transferable and non-transferable credit, and any written material related to the admissions application. Makes admissions decision on transfer applications. On an as needed basis, evaluates undergraduate college transcripts of admitted and confirmed students applying evaluated coursework on academic history reports. This position will have a primary territory in Tennessee. This position is located in Nashville, TN.




Required Education and Experience:

Bachelor's Degree-

  • Professional experience in admissions, counseling, or advising at a Nationally Recognized college or university.
  • Experience giving oral presentations.

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Experience working with diverse populations.
  • Demonstrated experience in strategic planning, data driven decision making and relationship building.
  • Territory management, report building and maintenance, and the use of data driven decision making for planning and strategy development.
  • Experience in event planning.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Attention to detail, writing, listening and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to plan visits, events and presentations independently and strategically for prospective students.
  • Ability to lift, transport and distribute objects up to 40 pounds.
  • Oral presentation/public speaking skills.
  • Knowledge of university admissions process.
  • Ability to problem solve and research solutions.
  • Ability to learn and use multiple software and system programs.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of university travel policies.
  • Ability to work with new technologies to enhance recruitment.

The Division

The Enrollment Management (EM) division comprises more than 190 full-time staff who serve our students through the following departments and functions: Undergraduate Admissions, International Recruitment, Transfer Center, One Stop Student Services, Financial Aid and Scholarships, University Registrar, EM Communications, and Research & Analytics. The Office of Enrollment Management is committed to our Vision, Mission and Values . We are passionate about fulfilling our land-grant mission of accessible education and making an impact that will transform lives through the student experience.

The University and Region

UTK   is the state’s flagship, land-grant university. We are a Research 1 university with 11 colleges and more than 30,000 students. With new leadership at the system, university, and college levels, UTK is poised for dramatic positive change focused on solving some of the most audacious, pressing problems our country and world face today. The city of Knoxville is a hidden gem surrounded by eight gorgeous lakes, with a beautiful and walkable downtown, a diverse music scene including internationally recognized festivals, active neighborhoods, unique restaurants, and a robust offering of diverse cultural and outdoor activities. UTK is located within easy driving distance to the Great Smoky Mountains, Atlanta, Nashville, Asheville, Charlotte, Louisville and Cincinnati. It is only a day’s drive to Memphis, Chicago, and Washington D.C. Knoxville and the surrounding counties have a population of more than 850,000 people. 

For full consideration, applicants should submit a cover letter detailing relevant experience along with a resume and the name, e-mail address, and telephone number of three to five professional references.


  Student Services 
Primary Location
Other Locations
  Undergraduate Admissions 
Campus/Institute  Knoxville 
Job Posting
  Oct 25, 2023, 1:31:10 PM 

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