Location: Rolla
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 34279
Hiring Department Office of Admissions Application DeadlineSeptember 15, 2020 Full Time/Part TimeFull Time, benefit eligible Salary$47,476 - $48,000 annuallyJob Description

Reporting to the Director of Admissions, this position will manage the Visitor Center and transfer admissions recruitment efforts, including budget, staff and student worker coverage. Responsibilities also include managing related activities to support social media, meeting with prospective students, and developing and leading recruiting campaigns and projects. This position supports the Student and Alumni Ambassador programs.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Supervise the staff and student ambassadors including selection, training, mentoring and evaluating.
  • Develop recruitment goals and expectations based upon various data resources; communicate goals and expectations to team and evaluate progress.
  • Monitor activities, reports and other logistical efforts; develop and implement adjustments in recruitment efforts as needed; conceptualize and implement special projects and activities for all areas of transfer recruitment.
  • Advise and assist prospective students in explanation of academic programs and admission requirements.
  • Represent the university at recruiting activities at undergraduate colleges and universities.
  • Solicit prospective transfer student names by maintaining a favorable liaison with partner institutions.
  • Manage social media student teams and social media platforms.
  • Manage website content and Slate events and communications for the Visit Center and transfer recruitment team.
  • 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.
  • Provide updates on recruitment progress to main campus admissions administration and recommend changes as needed.
Minimum Qualifications

A 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)
  • 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
  • Experience managing a team and working with local and national organizations to enhance outreach initiatives
  • 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

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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