Admissions Recruiter

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Admissions Recruiter

Tracking Code359-280 Job Description

Employee must be a naturally persuasive, creative problem solver who thrives in an upbeat environment with non-standard and varied working hours. A self-motivated, enthusiastic, goal-oriented individual with superior presentation, organizational, and interpersonal skills and will have demonstrated ability to follow direction, problem solve, manage multiple priorities and meet goals. This is a sales-like admissions and prospect management approach to a designated recruitment territory in an environment where recruiters are responsible for reaching enrollment and net revenue goals assigned to them. Daily responsibilities include communication with a large number of prospective students through heavy phone outreach. Personal e-mails, notes, individual appointments, and group presentations are also expected. This position will involve the planning of prospective student recruitment activities, extensive outreach and travel. Fluency in Spanish language desired.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Employee must be a naturally persuasive, creative problem solver who thrives in an upbeat environment with non-standard and varied working hours.
  • A self-motivated, enthusiastic, goal-oriented individual with superior presentation, organizational, and interpersonal skills and will have demonstrated ability to follow direction, problem solve, manage multiple priorities and meet goals. This is a sales-like admissions and prospect management approach to a designated recruitment territory in an environment where recruiters are responsible for reaching enrollment and net revenue goals assigned to them.
  • Requires some physical effort, i.e. some standing and walking, frequent light lifting (5-10 lbs); and manual dexterity in the operation of office equipment; extended periods of time at a keyboard; perceptual demands for color, sound, form, and depth; occasional and, at times, frequent hours outside the normal University schedule.
  • Performs other site and position specific functions as assigned.

ROUTINE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Daily responsibilities include communication with a large number of prospective students through heavy phone outreach. Personal e-mails, notes, individual appointments, and group presentations are also expected. This position will involve the planning of prospective student recruitment activities, extensive outreach and travel.
  • Includes evening and weekend work, extensive phone use and telemarketing, travel, and directive counseling for individuals and groups.
  • Must become knowledgeable about all aspects of Stetson University including academic programs, campus events and activities, orientation, athletics, housing, financial aid, billing, college policy, and important dates.
  • Through heavy use of outgoing contacts via phone, email, IM, etc., the recruiter cultivates, engages, grades, persuades and closes prospective students. Always qualifies conversation and generates next steps (application, enrollment deposit, FAFSA, housing application, registration, etc.).
  • Determine the best next contact for each of the hot prospects in the territory. This involves regular use of the arsenal, which comprises both printed and web information collected for this purpose and members of the campus community - i.e., faculty, alumni, current students, coaches and parents of current students.
  • Leads group information sessions and also meets one-on-one with parents and prospective students to provide information and assist in the application process; gives campus tours.
  • After receipt of application materials, determines and informs students of acceptance and award of scholarships.
  • Reviews files for acceptance and presents admission recommendation to admissions committee. Reviews files for scholarship.
  • Makes financial aid packaging/depth sounding calls.
  • Researches, plans and executes fall and spring travel for recruitment, by evaluating previous years' productivity; coordinates travel plans with college and guidance counselors; meets with prospective students at educational fairs to inform them about the college, i.e. application process, scholarships, financial aid, majors, campus activities and on-campus housing.
  • Cultivate relationships with alumni, guidance counselors and other constituents in the territory to assist with the recruitment process and other duties as assigned.

Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree, or HS Diploma with relevant experience in recruitment, marketing, retail or other business-like environments.

Required Skills

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Naturally persuasive
  • Creative problem solver
  • Ability to work non-standard and varied working hours
  • Self-motivated, enthusiastic and goal oriented
  • Superior presentation, organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to cultivate relationships
  • Ability to lead group information sessions, one-on-one meetings and to give campus tours
  • Fluency in Spanish language desired
Required Experience
  • Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university required (education and/or experience).
  • Experience in recruitment, marketing, retail, and other business-like environments is preferred.
Job Location DeLand, Florida, United StatesPosition TypeFull-Time/Regular

 

 

 

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Posted: 6/4/2019
Application Due: 8/21/2019
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