ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, ST. LOUIS AND DIVERSITY RECRUITMENT #00077346
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 34275
Hiring Department Office of Admissions Application DeadlineSeptember 15, 2020 Full Time/Part TimeFull Time, benefit eligible Salary$47,476 - $48,000 annually Job DescriptionReporting to the Director of Admissions, the position will lead and manage the St. Louis region and female and minority recruitment activities. The incumbent will be responsible for creating and executing innovative recruitment activities and communication plans for the St. Louis region and female and minority student recruitment.
The incumbent will perform significant recruiting and admissions functions such as meeting with prospective students, attending college fairs and high school visits, webinars, chat sessions, and planning and organizing recruitment events leading to significant generation of inquiries at the top of the funnel. The position will create and execute a lead nurturing process that yields more applications and enrollments.
Note: This position will reside in the St. Louis region. The position will work from their home.
- Work with high school counselors to arrange visits and presentations, and communicate student admission and scholarship decisions
- Ensure a positive experience for visiting students and families
- Resolve challenges associated with travel to high schools such as car rental/accidents, hotel overnight stays, and high school scheduling
- Make decisions on travel territory (location, schedule and priorities), admission, and communications to counselors, students and alumni
- P lan and execute on-campus and off-site special events, develop and submit cost proposals, negotiate contracts with vendors, purchase event supplies, reserve space, select menus, request technology needs
- Understand the campus enrollment goals and admissions, scholarship and financial aid programs and policies
- Build and maintain positive relationships with prospective students and families, high school partners, Student Diversity Initiatives, URM-focused student groups and S&T alumni
- Partner with Student Diversity Initiatives to provide diversity support at recruitment events
- Make decisions that impact the recruitment budget, work with the appropriate staff to reconcile travel and other spending
This position will supervise approximately two admissions counselors including hiring, training, supervision and coaching.This position will report to the Director for Undergraduate Recruitment. Minimum QualificationsA Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience and at least 4 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary. Preferred Qualifications
- Two to three years experience in Admissions or a very closely related field.
- Skilled in the use of MS Office Suite, CRM (preferably Slate), and Student Information systems (preferably PeopleSoft).
- Familiarity with the St. Louis area.
- Possess excellent written and oral communication, outreach, public speaking/presentation and networking skills, including the ability to professionally interact and communicate with internal and external constituents.
- Higher education experience in admissions with a focus on female and minority recruitment.
- Experience managing a team and working with local and national organizations to enhance outreach initiatives.
- Demonstrated successful experience in developing, evaluating, and improving recruitment, enrollment, and marketing strategies from a data-driven perspective, including the use of integrated marketing campaigns and social media to improve the recruitment and enrollment of international students.
- Proven success launching effective recruitment campaigns from concept to deployment to results within a given budget.
- Willingness to work non-traditional hours, including evening and weekends during peak times is necessary and expected.
- Willingness to travel regionally.
- Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with leadership, faculty and staff.
- Ability to demonstrate cultural sensitivity and diplomacy.
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.
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