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  • August 09, 2019 11:36 AM | Anonymous member

    Missouri S&T is seeking a Senior Regional Admissions Counselor for the Kansas City Region.

    Application Deadline

    August 18, 2019

    Full Time, benefit eligible

    $16.92-$19.93/hour

     

    Job Description

    Note: This position will be located in the Kansas City region and will serve the states of Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, North Dakota, Iowa, Oklahoma and South Dakota. 

    Provide team lead responsibilities to various recruiting campaigns and projects, including efforts to increase and/or develop student diversity, student knowledge of University procedures and policies, and student communications and interaction efforts both pre and post admission.

    Develop and implement student recruiting strategies and marketing techniques.

    Advise and assist prospective students in explanation of academic programs and admissions requirements; represent the university at recruiting activities at high schools and undergraduate colleges and universities.

    Solicit prospective student names from high school and undergraduate colleges and universities by maintaining favorable liaison with counselors and advisors.

    Coordinate special admissions programs for minority and/or scholastic students.

    Maintain current knowledge of applicable school or college admissions requirements and university policies and procedures governing recruiting efforts.

    Organize campus activities to enhance campus visits of recruits, college, university and/or high school; develop and implement recruiting strategies and marketing techniques geared to needs of area served.

    Coordinate and participate in development and implementation of Admissions team communications strategies, including meeting with prospective students and students’ families.

    Assist with development of training programs and materials for recruitment team and admissions’ staff; provide specific training presentations at staff retreats and related training situations.

    Record, via electronic entry, communications to and from prospective students.

    Perform other duties as assigned.

     

    Minimum Qualifications

    A Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience and at least 1 year of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary

     

    Preferred Qualifications

    Three or more years of experience in student recruiting, marketing or other highly interactive promotional field. 

    Direct experience in student recruitment and familiarity with the Kansas City region.

    Strong organizational skills, outstanding oral and written communication skills, self-motivation and excellent interpersonal skills.

    Proficiency in Microsoft Word Suite, familiarity with PeopleSoft and Slate, high comfort level with technology and social media, and the ability to analyze and present data effectively.

     

    Comments

    The final candidate is required to provide copies of official transcript(s) for any college degree(s) listed in application materials submitted. Copies of transcript(s) should be provided prior to the start of employment. In addition, the final candidate may be required to verify other credentials listed in application materials.

    Failure to provide official transcript(s) or other required verification may result in the withdrawal of the job offer.

    All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.

    Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America.

    The University's nondiscrimination policy applies to any phase of its employment process, any phase of its admission or financial aid programs, or other aspects of its educational programs or activities.  Further, this policy applies to sexual violence or sexual harassment, both forms of sex discrimination, occurring within the educational program and instances occurring outside of the educational program if the conduct negatively affects the victim’s educational experience or the overall campus environment. 

    Any person having inquiries concerning the application of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 or other civil rights laws should contact the Title IX Coordinator. 


  • August 05, 2019 7:42 PM | Anonymous member

    Purdue University Northwest is seeking to hire a Regional Representative in the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. The Regional Representative for Illinois serves as a representative of the Purdue University Northwest in the Chicago region. This position will counsel and advise prospective students, their families, and high school partners through the undergraduate admission and enrollment process. The Regional Representative will also thoroughly read and consider applications for admission and manage all outreach efforts in assigned region.

     

    For the full job description, qualifications, and to apply, please visit https://careers.purdue.edu/PNW/job/Hammond-PNW-Regional-Recruiter%2C-Admissions-&-Recruitment-IN-46320/574408700/

     


     


  • August 02, 2019 10:31 AM | Anonymous
    • Institution name
    St. Augustine College
    • Available position title
    Admissions Counselor - Bilingual
    • Search close date
    Until Filled
    • Contact information

    Please send Resume and Cover Letter to Rolando Martinez (RMartinez@staugustine.edu)

    • Link to institution's website for more information, if available

    EDUCATION: At the minimum an Associate degree and 2+ years of relevant experience.

    EXPERIENCE: One to two years relevant experience in a marketing/sales role and/or an understanding of the recruitment process, outreach activities, and public relations and marketing essentials. Demonstrated creativity, innovation, and experience working with diverse populations.

    KNOWLEDGE: Demonstrated understanding of marketing, recruiting, outreach, and effective communication techniques.

    SKILLS: Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to effectively prepare and present information/presentations in a professional manner; superior recruiting skills with experience in consultative sales techniques; high level of interpersonal communication skills; strong initiative/self starter; computer literate.

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    1. Provides prospective students with necessary admission information and counseling.

    2. Performs registration functions and possible computer related recruitment.

    3. Establishes and maintains relations with high school counselors, agency directors, business affiliates, and various other areas to facilitate student enrollment.

    4. Provides and helps organize campus tours.

    5. Organizes and conducts recruitment visits and assists in preparing recruitment and outreach campaigns, marketing plans, and promotional materials.

    6. Responsible for planning and delivering recruitment presentations.

    7. Provides information to students, public, parents, faculty, and staff regarding instructional programs and student resources.

    8. Counsels prospective students on instructional programs, course planning, financial aid, admissions, registration and general student services.

    9. Attends various trade shows, community activities, and special events.

    10. Assists with developing Internet and web-based functions for marketing, outreach, and recruitment activities.

    11. Develops and maintains contacts with external organizations that offer potential recruitment and placement possibilities.

    12. Responsible for the recruiting of an assigned academic area within the college and additionally targets low enrollment curriculums each semester as assigned by supervisor.

    13. Develops annual enrollment-related goals, with supervisor and Dean's approval, for evaluation on at least a semi-annual basis.

    14. Participates in extensive travel and is often required to work a varied schedule, including evenings, early mornings, and weekends.

    15. Assists with the developing, planning, and implementation of new and existing recruitment and admissions related activities.

    16. Works with assigned high schools to foster partnerships and increase enrollment per school.

    17. Responsible for enhanced tracking of potential students and establishes initiatives that would improve follow-up.

    18. Work with Slate CRM to enhance enrollment potential, and document prospective student communications.

    19. Willingness to travel and work evenings and weekends.

    20. Performs other job-related duties as assigned by the supervisor and/or the Dean of Enrollment Services.

    OTHER SPECIFICATIONS:

    1. A valid driver's license is required.

    2. Occasional travel away from the college is required.

    3. Occasional moderate physical effort, primarily transporting recruitment materials, is required.

    4. Fluent in Spanish.

  • July 29, 2019 4:40 PM | Anonymous member

    Title: College Recruiter -Recruitment, CBA (Job ID #118503)

    Department: Business Administration

    Category: Academic Professional

    Location: Chicago

    Close Date: 08/16/2019

    Description:

    The University of Illinois at Chicago College of Business invites applications for a College Recruiter. As one of 15 colleges at one of the nation’s most diverse public research institutions, UIC Business provides innovative instruction, career and professional development to future business leaders and thinkers. The College Recruiter is part of an undergraduate admissions team committed to student access and success. This position will be responsible for building relationships to increase applications and grow the applicant pool for undergraduate Business programs. This role will serve as an integral part of the UIC Business recruiting and enrollment team.

    Duties:

    Support the Director of Undergraduate Student Recruitment in developing and executing a recruiting and marketing strategy for the Undergraduate programs. This strategy is designed to attract top students and ensure that each incoming class meets the size, quality, diversity and financial goals established by the school.

    Actively recruit candidates for the school's programs by representing the College of Business.

    Administration at recruiting fairs, campus visits, information sessions, and speaking with candidates, both electronically and face-to-face.

    Establish and maintain relationships with students/parents, high school counselors, teachers, and administrators to provide pre-admission advice and counsel relative to the recruitment and admissions processes.

    Field questions and respond to inquiries from prospective students through various mediums (e.g. individual appointments, telephone, email and social networking.)

    Collaborate with cross-functional program office projects and initiate new programming.

    Represent the College of Business Administration on various committee and college-wide initiatives.

    Interview candidates for the program and serve as an information resource for prospective candidates.

    Evaluate the effectiveness of recruitment strategies and make recommendations for program changes and enhancements.

    Serve as an active member of the schools admissions committee.

    Perform other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned.

    Qualifications:

    A minimum of a Bachelor's degree required. Master’s Degree in business, higher education, college student personnel, or closely related field preferred. 

    A minimum of one year of experience in student counseling, admissions and/or UIC undergraduate campus involvement or leadership.

    Excellent written and oral communication skills.

    Effective presentation skills.

    Experience with business students and curricula preferred.

    Knowledge of university admissions policies, practices, and trends preferred.

    Demonstrated knowledge and sensitivity to working with diverse populations

    Ability to work independently manage multiple priorities.

    The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


    The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.


  • July 24, 2019 9:16 AM | Anonymous member

    DePaul University is hiring for three positions - one Admission counselor and two Assistant Directors of Admission.  The application for these positions can be found on DePaul's Human Resources website using the Job ID numbers below:

    Admission Counselor: Job ID 3674

    Reporting to the Associate Director of Events and Travel, this position will be responsible for the development, implementation and monitoring of recruitment strategies of their recruitment territory designed to attract and enroll a freshman class of an appropriate size and mix, as defined by university-wide enrollment goals and the university strategic plan. They will also counsel students regarding admission to DePaul, participate in on-campus recruitment events and manage a recruitment territory, including all associated internal and external university stakeholder relationships. They will review prospective student credentials holistically and make decisions, if not recommendations, for admission consistent with university policies and priorities.  This position will recruit students in the mid-Atlantic region as well as parts of New England - priority consideration will be given to candidates with recruitment experience in these areas.

    Assistant Director - Communications: Job ID 3675

    Reporting to the Associate Director of Communications, this position will specialize in the management of electronic communications to support on and off-campus events for both prospective and admitted students. All campaigns and reporting is done via SLATE, and contributes to the advancement of DePaul's recruitment strategies and initiatives.

    Assistant Director - Mission Initiatives: Job ID 3664

    Reporting to the Associate Director of Strategic Initiatives, this position will specialize in supporting the recruitment and enrollment of mission students. At DePaul, mission students include those that may be first-generation, low-income, students of color or students from the City of Chicago.


  • July 23, 2019 8:57 AM | Anonymous member

    Coe College seeks an organized and collaborative professional for the role of Systems Administrator for Communication within the Admission Department.

    The Systems Administrator for Communication is responsible for the processing and execution of all print and email communications for admission and assisting with admission operations relating to but not limited to reporting, applications, other outreach and inquiry sources.

    Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree required.
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
    • Strong organizational skills.
    • Previous admission experience including background in admission print and email communication flow and operations is desired but not required
    • Experience working with Slate CRM system preferred.
    • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.
    • Previous experience mail merges using if/then statements, data processing, formulas and functions preferred.
    • Basic knowledge of html or other experience that demonstrates capability to learn.
    • Successful completion of a background check in accordance with Coe College policy.

    To Apply:

    To learn more about the position and to apply, please visit https://apply.interfolio.com/65794. Interested applicants will be asked to submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references.


  • July 22, 2019 2:52 PM | Anonymous member

    The Division of Enrollment Management at Bradley University invites applications for an energetic and highly motivated admission professional to join our recruitment team in the position of Admission Counselor or Assistant Director of Admissions.  This position will be based on campus (Peoria, IL).

    Position responsibilities include but are not limited to:

    • Representing the University to prospective students and the general public with the highest degree of professionalism through an array of outreach programs and recruitment activities
    • Traveling for up to 7 weeks per year to engage and inform prospective students and their families as well as develop positive educational partnerships and working relationships with high school and community college guidance counselors
    • Advising prospective students and family members about admission criteria, financial assistance process and other critical factors in the college decision process
    • Participating in a variety of projects and events related to student recruitment both on and off campus
    • Reviewing and assessing applications and making university admission and scholarship decisions
    • Analyzing current and historical admissions results and trends within the geographic territory and develop and implement strategies to surpass enrollment goals
    • Utilizing CRM Slate to maintain updated records and communication with students, parents and school counselors.

    Education & Experience

    • Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from a four-year college or university
    • Those with previous admissions experience will be strongly considered.
    • Professionals with 3-5 years of admission experience and demonstrated territory management success will be considered for the position of Assistant Director.

    Candidates must possess the following skills and abilities:

    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills are required, both written and oral, as well as high-level sophistication and maturity in social and professional settings.
    • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects; flexible and comfortable in a fast-paced environment, with excellent follow through.
    • Ability to work independently as well as within a team environment. Strong analytical and independent decision-making ability is required.
    • Entrepreneurial spirit, positive attitude, and energy to implement new strategies and meet ambitious goals.
    • Strong organization skills, with keen attention to detail.
    • Willingness to travel and work evenings and weekends.

    Due to the nature of this position, evening and weekend work can be expected throughout the year, especially during the fall and spring. Candidates should also be prepared to travel overnight based upon the geographic territory assigned and must possess a valid US driver’s license. While the majority of the work is done sitting or standing, the ability to lift boxes weighing up to 40 pounds is also necessary. Candidates may need to access Non-ADA compliant buildings. Candidates must demonstrate strong oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills; the ability to work independently and within a team environment; possess strong analytical and independent decision making ability; as well as the ability to work with a diverse population. Working knowledge of MS Office applications is required. We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States. However, we are not able to sponsor visas.

    Bradley University is a distinctive, medium-size, comprehensive private institution of higher learning. The University is located on an 85-acre campus in Peoria, the largest metropolitan area in Central Illinois. With 5,000 undergraduate and 800 graduate students, Bradley offers the opportunities and choices of a larger university (with more than 130 programs in five colleges, plus a graduate school) and the quality, personal attention, and challenge of a small private college. Bradley is rich in tradition and full of promise to become one of the nation’s best comprehensive universities.

    Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter that addresses the qualifications of the position, resume, and complete contact information for three professional references electronically to: jah@fsmail.bradley.edu.  Applications from third party web sites will not be accepted.

    While the review of applications will begin Friday, August 2, applications will be accepted until position is filled. Employment with Bradley University is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of a criminal background check.

    Bradley University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The administration, faculty and staff are committed to attracting qualified candidates from underrepresented groups.


  • July 18, 2019 3:44 PM | Anonymous member

    The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has an opening for a Coordinator of Campus Visits. The Coordinator of Campus Visits oversees the daily campus visit programs including supervising a 75-member student staff. The position is responsible for hiring, training and evaluating student tour guides and employees who assist with campus visits and summer registration programs.

    For the full job description, qualifications, and to apply, please visit the Illinois academic job board.  The deadline to apply is Thursday, August 8th.

  • July 18, 2019 3:42 PM | Anonymous member

    The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is seeking to hire Regional Representatives in the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. Regional Representatives for Chicago serve as a representative of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in the Chicago region. This position will counsel and advise prospective students, their families, and high school and community college partners through the undergraduate admission and enrollment process. The Regional Representative will also thoroughly read and consider applications for admission and manage all outreach efforts in assigned region. 

    Locus of Operation - Chicago metropolitan area. 

    For the full job description, qualifications, and to apply, please visit the Illinois academic job board.  The deadline to apply is Monday, July 29th.


  • July 17, 2019 1:30 PM | Anonymous

    TitleCollege Recruiter - Urban Planning and Public Affairs (Job ID #118475) 

    Department: Urban Planning and Public Affairs 

    Category: Academic Professional 

    Location: Chicago 

    Close Date: 07/31/2019 

    Description:

    This position is responsible for increasing the quantity and quality of applications to, and increasing the enrollment in, each of UIC CUPPA’s undergraduate and graduate degree programs. This position will lead the development and continuous improvement of college recruitment marketing materials and messaging, will represent the college at on- and off-campus recruitment events, and will serve as the liaison to campus recruiting initiatives at the graduate and undergraduate level.

    Duties:

    • Support the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs in developing and executing a recruiting and marketing strategy for the college’s programs. This strategy is designed to attract top students and ensure that each incoming class meets the size, quality, diversity and financial goals established by the school.
      Work with college and department staff to develop and maintain high quality marketing materials and recruitment presentations that communicate the strengths of the college’s degree programs to prospective students, parents, and others. Develop and maintain an innovative social media presence for the college in support of student recruitment.
      Lead the development of college-specific recruitment programming including open houses, information sessions, and webinars. Represent CUPPA at on- and off-campus student recruitment events and programs. Work with departmental and college staff and UIC’s recruitment team to set targets and develop an annual calendar for recruitment activities.
      Serve as an information resource for and respond to inquiries from prospective students through various mediums (e.g. individual appointments, telephone, email and social networking).
      Actively participate in special event and program planning and implementation.
      Represent CUPPAon various college- and campus-wide recruitment committees and initiatives.
      Track and evaluate the effectiveness of recruitment strategies and make recommendations for program changes and enhancements.
      Supervise, train, and support student workers and alumni volunteers as necessary.
    • Perform other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned.


    Qualifications:

    A minimum of a Bachelor's degree required. Master’s Degree in urban planning, public administration, public policy, higher education, or closely related field preferred.

    A minimum of two years’ experience in student counseling, admissions, and/or UIC undergraduate or graduate campus involvement or leadership.

    Demonstrated experience with developing and managing social media and electronic mass communication campaigns.

    Demonstrated knowledge and sensitivity to working with diverse populations.

    Excellent written and oral communication skills.

    Excellent presentation skills.

    Ability to work independently and manage multiple priorities.

    Experience with public service curricula and students preferred.

    Working knowledge of SLATE preferred.

    All application materials must be submitted via HireTouch. For fullest consideration, candidates must submit a resume, a cover letter detailing interest in and qualifications for the position, and the names and contact information of three professional references.

    Please submit by July 31, 2019 to: https://jobs.uic.edu

    The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


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