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Posting Date: June 17, 2020                                            Posting End Date: August 17, 2020

Position: Coordinator of Veterinary Recruitment                Location: College of Veterinary Medicine/Admissions 

Status: Full Time

Special Qualifications

In keeping with the President’s commitment to Tuskegee University seeking “Excellence in Every Way,” the ideal Coordinator of Veterinary Recruitment will possess the willingness to use their expertise to assist in the university’s efforts to be a sustainable academic organization committed to excellence. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop and coordinate effective recruitment plans that enhance the awareness of underrepresented minorities about Tuskegee University College of Veterinary Medicine TUCVM and the field of veterinary medicine
  • Demonstrate and articulate an understanding of TUCVM and communicate to applicants the benefits and merits of attending TUCVM
  • Coordinate recruitment campaigns and attend recruitment fairs to build visibility and to attract applicants
  • Collaborate with administrators, faculty, staff, students, alumni, retired faculty, advisors, community organizations, colleges, middle and high schools
  • Coordinate the summer Veterinary Science Training Education and Preparation (VET STEP) Programs, and other pre-veterinary activities
  • Maintain routine communications with students through the recruitment and application process
  • Conduct extensive outreach and networking through various methods of communication with prospective students, parents, advisors, and relevant organizations
  • Manage recruitment database and generate recruitment reports as needed
  • Manage and analyze recruitment data to inform recruitment strategies and monitor recruitment trends 
  • Build and maintain partnerships with staff, faculty, administrators, and student leaders
  • Deliver quality customer service in a professional, helpful and courteous manner
  • Meet deadlines, manage multiple tasks, and prioritize projects as needed
  • Perform other related duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences, Business, Communications, Education, or a closely related field; Master’s degree in biological sciences, higher education, college student services, or related field is preferred.  Preference will be given to candidates with three to five years of experience working in academic recruitment, preferably in a healthcare field
  • Must be able to work in partnership with staff, faculty, administrators, and student leaders, and have excellent interpersonal skills
  • Must be able to meet deadlines, manage multiple tasks, and prioritize projects as needed
  • Must be proficient in all Microsoft office applications, and competent in internet applications
  • Experience in the development, creation and coordination of innovative recruitment activities
  • Must have an understanding of implementing strategic planning, with competency and knowledgeable of developing effective recruitment efforts for attracting underrepresented minorities to the field of veterinary medicine
  • Must possess excellent organization, time management, and follow-up skills
  • Mus have demonstrated ability to successfully handle multiple projects concurrently; ability to work independently and handle a fast paced environment

Commensurate with education, training and experience *Position contingent upon outside funding. 

**The statements contained in this job announcement reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility.  It should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. **   

APPLICATIONS will be accepted in the Office of Human Resources.  Each applicant, including all current/existing employees, must complete and submit a Tuskegee University employment application, resume/CV, a list of (3) to (5) references (with detailed contact information) and copies of unofficial transcripts (official transcript(s) will be required upon hire). Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications and submit a completed application packet in order to be considered for the position.  The University reserves the right not to fill the position in the event of budgetary or operational constraints.

Office of Human Resources
Attn: Employment/Recruitment
1200 West Montgomery Road
101 Kresge Center
Tuskegee University
Tuskegee, Alabama 36088
Email Address:   Fax: 334-724-4319
Equal Employment Opportunity Employer-Male/Female/Veteran/Disabled
Federal law requires identity and employment eligibility verifications on Form I-9 within three (3) business days of employment. Must be able to pass a drug screen and background check.