Assistant Director of Recruitment

Location
Bangor, ME
Posted
Sep 20, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
A results oriented, 11-month position, remotely located in New York or New Jersey, which manages the assigned geographic territory New York (Long Island and Queens) and New Jersey, in order to recruit students to Husson University. Responsible for all aspects of the admissions recruitment cycle, including travel to high schools and college fairs, communicating with school counselors, secondary school teachers, prospective students and parents. A position which requires one to adapt to change, a competitive drive, and ability to connect with others and share enthusiasm for the University and its programs. This position is renewed year to year based on University need and recruitment results.

• Ownership of territory including assisting in formulating a territory specific recruitment strategy, leading and executing to meet or exceed goal.
• Manage all aspects of an assigned recruiting territory and portion of the whole admissions funnel.
• Maintain current and develop new partnerships with school counselors and secondary school faculty members in the name of Husson University for the purpose of recruiting new students to the University.
• Represents the University at various fairs and informative programs.
• Responsible for organizing accepted student yield receptions in territory.
• Develops and maintains an overall knowledge of each program of study so that questions may be discussed with prospective students.

• Maintain accurate visit and recruiting records for all high schools in an assigned territory.
• Assisting prospective students in through the college enrollment process by phone, email, social networking and traditional mail is required.
• Assist with planning, set up and execution for all admissions related events.
• Partner with other University offices for the purposes of new student recruitment.
• Travel and work flexible hours to recruit high school students through presentations at high school, fairs, and collaborative work with partners, schools or community groups and other off-campus events as needed.
• Extensive travel required in the Fall and Spring seasons, during the week and weekends, for the purposes of new student recruitment, primarily in New York and New Jersey, occasionally Pennsylvania.
• Other miscellaneous duties may be assigned.

Education: B.S. degree

Experience: 2+ years in related field preferred, especially if in college admissions or sales

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, and/or ABILITIES

Special Skills: Excellent organizational, communication and customer service skills necessary. Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications preferred and the ability to deal effectively and courteously with diverse population.

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