Student Services Program Coordinator IIInternal Title:
Graduate Admissions RecruiterCampus:
College of NursingDepartment:
CON College of NursingBand :
5Advertised Minimum Salary :
$37,849Advertised Salary Range:
Full TimeHours per Week:
Standard working schedule: 8:30am – 5:00pmMust be willing to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the department.Type of Staff Position:
Full-time Equivalent (FTE)Basis :
12 monthsJob Search Category:
Student ServicesAbout UofSC:
The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state’s flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 “Best Colleges” according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state’s educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.Diversity Statement:
At the University of South Carolina, we strive to cultivate an inclusive environment that is open, welcoming, and supportive of individuals of all backgrounds. We recognize diversity in our workforce is essential to providing academic excellence and critical to our sustainability. The University is committed to eliminating barriers created by institutional discrimination through accountability and continuous process improvement. We celebrate the diverse voices, perspectives, and experiences of our employees.Benefit Eligibility Type:
Full-Time Equivalent (FTE)South Carolina Retirement:
YesState Insurance Programs:
YesAdvertised Job Summary:
Recruitment Activities, Relationships, and Community Liaison: Serves as a liaison to develop and maintain relationships between the university, alumni, and healthcare and educational systems throughout the tri-sate area in order to actively identify potential applicants and attain graduate recruitment goals. In collaboration with the Director of Graduate Recruitment and Admissions, implement recruiting strategies, including attending trade shows, conferences, education fairs and making presentations to prospective graduate students on and of-campus at information sessions, webinars, and other recruitment events.Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions):
Planning: Participate in reviewing the current College of Nursing recruitment plan and create new recruitment events directed towards College of Nursing initiatives as needed. Coordinate travel schedules and budgets with the Director of Graduate Recruitment and Admissions. Maintain accurate accounting of budget expenditure for travel events, marketing, advertising, and special projects.
Marketing/Technological Knowledge: Assis in the coordination and development of marketing materials and consistently utilize CON approved templates for recruitment activities. Review content of academic web pages; update to ensure information reflects current marketing message, policies, and practices; make recommendations for revisions to ensure accuracy and optimal information delivery. Assis in creating and maintaining CON admissions webinars and online recruitment endeavors.
Follow up/Evaluation/Assessment: Advises prospective students on questions related to admission requirements and application processes for graduate programs. Monitor effectiveness of recruitment efforts by reviewing data and enrollment reports; recommend new strategies to generate prospective student inquiries in response to market trends and changes. Compile recruitment data and statistics and prepare regular and ad hoc reports as requested.
Responsible for tracking inquiries and entering accurate information into a CON approved CRM platform database as needed for all phone, email, and person-to-person communication with prospective students.
Masters degree in Student Services or related field and 2 years related experience, or bachelor’s degree and 4 years related experience. At least 2 years of experience in higher education recruitment. Working knowledge and experience in planning recruitment events. Understanding of sales, customer service, and budget planning. Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
The position requires leadership, initiative, innovation, and problem-solving skills. Must have a demonstrated ability to handle multiple responsibilities and work independently in a fast-paced environment. Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive:
Ability to interpret and institute University and College policies and procedures with discretion. Skills to understand and carry out complex oral and written instructions. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships and communicate effectively with students, faculty, staff, community partners, and the public. Strong written, verbal communication, and presentation skills required and superior knowledge of all Microsoft programs, including Excel, Word, PowerPoint.
Experience in marketing email programs, such as Mailchimp, database management, website editing, and social media marketing. Up to date on digital marketing programs and current trends.
NoHazardous weather category:
Non-EssentialNumber of Vacancies:
1Desired Start Date:
08/01/2021Job Open Date:
07/19/2021Job Close Date:
09/03/2021Open Until Filled:
NoSpecial Instructions to Applicant:
Positions are advertised for a minimum of five (5) business days on our job website. After five (5) business days, positions can be closed at the discretion of the department at any time. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email. We are only accepting applications submitted by 09/03/2021. Quicklink for Posting:
The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, sex, gender, gender identity, transgender status, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, protected veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions.