The Office of Admissions at Missouri University of Science and Technology is seeking a Senior Admissions Counselor/Student Recruitment Specialist Senior. This regional position will be located in the Kansas City area. Interested candidates should apply online. The posting can be found at http://hr.mst.edu/careers/staff/.
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Full Time/Part Time
100% Full Time/Benefit Eligible
Note: Job salary offers are generally made between the salary range minimum and the midpoint of the salary range.
Note: This position will be located in the Kansas City region and will serve the states of Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, North Dakota, Iowa, Oklahoma and South Dakota.
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.
Develop and implement student recruiting strategies and marketing techniques.
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 favorable liaison 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 and procedures governing recruiting efforts.
Organize campus activities to enhance campus visits of recruits, college, university and/or high school; develop and implement recruiting strategies and marketing techniques geared to needs of area served.
Coordinate and participate in development and implementation of Admissions team communications strategies, including meeting with prospective students and students’ families.
Assist with development of training programs and materials for recruitment team and admissions’ staff; provide specific training presentations at staff retreats and related training situations.
Record, via electronic entry, communications to and from prospective students.
Perform other duties as assigned.
A bachelor’s degree in a related area or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired is required.
Three or more years of experience in student recruiting, marketing or other highly interactive promotional field is required.
Direct experience in student recruitment and familiarity with the Kansas City region.
Strong organizational skills, outstanding oral and written communication skills, self-motivation and excellent interpersonal skills.
Proficiency in Microsoft Word Suite, familiarity with PeopleSoft, 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.
The University of Missouri is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that is fully committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. 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, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
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