Division:Student Affairs Department:Admissions
Reports to: AVP for Student Affairs/Enrollment Management
The Recruiter is responsible for the recruitment of out-of-state freshmen and transfer students to Livingstone College.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities :
•Recruits freshmen and transfer students to the undergraduate program and maintains oversight of an out-of-state territory as assigned by the AVP for Student Affairs/Enrollment Management
•Increase college awareness on a national level.
•Reviews applications and makes admission decisions based on Livingstone College admission policies.
•Provides regular reports on the status of recruitment and the current enrollment of undergraduate students at Livingstone College.
•Travels to high school and community based organizations and businesses as well as college fairs to recruit students. •Conducts Admission and Financial Aid presentations and on-site visits.
•Maintains office hours during which time he/she is available to interview students, review applications, evaluate pertinent documentation and make admission decisions on assigned student applications.
•Maintain contact with applicants utilizing all available communication tools to ensure completion of the application and to increase yield of accepted students.
•Develop and maintain positive relationships with high school and other guidance counselors/officers.
•Assist in the preparation of and participate in all on-campus recruiting events.
•Counsel students and their families on programs and services available at Livingstone College.
•This position requires extensive, year-around travel.
•Position requires working some evenings and any weekend enrollment management events.
•Requires BA/BS degree
•Minimum of one year admissions experience
•Must have a valid driver's license
•Proven proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel
•Ability to quickly learn and utilize proprietary educational software
•Exemplary written and verbal communication skills, basic math ability, and excellent problem-solving skills
•Must have good people skills with the ability to help people feel at ease
•Must function comfortably in a team structure and be able to speak before large and small groups with confidence