Mar 10, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Title: STUDENT RECRUITMENT SPECIALIST-Southwest MO Region #00025674
Location: Rolla
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 35864
Hiring Department Office of Admissions Application DeadlineOpen Until Filled Full Time/Part TimeFull-time, Benefit Eligible Salary$15.29/hour - $17.00/hourJob DescriptionThis position will perform recruitment activities targeted towards the southwest Missouri, Arkansas, Tennessee and Kentucky regions. This position 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. Primary Responsibilities
  • 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 relationships 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 governing recruitment efforts
  • Organize campus activities to enhance campus visits of recruits, colleges, universities and/or high schools
  • Develop and implement recruiting strategies and marketing techniques geared towards needs of area served
  • Participate in implementation of Admissions team communications strategies, including meeting with prospective students and students' families
  • 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 from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Six months to one year of experience in student recruiting, marketing or other highly interactive promotional field
  • 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

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.


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