Admission Recruiter Graduate & Transfer
St. Edward's University seeks an energetic and creative individual to communicate the university's academic and scholarship programs to prospective students, college and university partners, community organizations and businesses. This position serves as the first contact for prospective students interested in St. Edward's graduate and undergraduate transfer programs and will be part of a team working to recruit all graduate and transfer students to the university. Recruiter will have primary responsibility for supporting undergraduate transfers and graduate academic program throughout the enrollment process. This position will work closely with faculty and staff in delivering effective recruiting messages and events promoting groundbreaking programs that support creative thinking, critical analysis, global collaboration, lifelong learning, adaptation to change, and ethical behavior. Graduate and Transfer recruiters are responsible for both meeting recruitment goals within assigned programs and developing and implementing successful strategies for recruitment.
Recommend and initiate recruitment strategies for assigned programs and territories and manage enrollment progress.
Compile and analyze data to produce territory management reports and projections and recommend changes or enhancements to recruitment strategies.
Identify qualified students through outreach to community and traditional colleges, civic organizations and local businesses.
Review applicant files for admission and scholarships and recommend decisions to the Associate Director or Director.
Monitor students' progress from inquiry stage through initial enrollment.
Participate in event planning and related recruitment projects.
Collaborate with faculty and other members of the university community in providing accurate information about our innovative graduate curricula to prospective students and partners.
Perform other duties as required.
Bachelor's degree required. Master's degree preferred.
Experience working in the field of college admission and recruiting or at least three years of professional experience in business recruiting, sales, or higher education preferred.
Candidates must demonstrate strong oral/written communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
Experience communicating complex information to diverse audiences.
Must work effectively with a diverse student population.
This position requires high levels of energy, commitment and initiative.
Experience making group presentations.
Personal computer experience required.
Ability to travel required.
A valid driver's license and an acceptable driving record required.
Ability to comply with workplace guidelines and attendance requirements.
Successful completion of an employment and/or criminal history background check required.
Position occasionally requires periods of travel and may call for weekends away from Austin. Occasional evening and weekend duties required.
HOW TO APPLY
Interested applicants should submit an online application at; https://stedwards.applicantpro.com. Please include resume, cover letter, and three employment references. No Calls Please. Applications will not be considered if it is missing any of these three items.
In your cover letter, please describe your lived experiences that prepare you to contribute to diversity and inclusion at St. Edward's University.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER:
St. Edward's University, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.
ABOUT ST. EDWARD'S UNIVERSITY
Founded in 1885 by the Congregation of Holy Cross, St. Edward's University is a private, Catholic liberal arts institution of more than 4,600 diverse students located in Austin, Texas. St. Edward's emphasizes critical thinking and ethical practices, as well as small classes, personalized learning and exciting internship opportunities. The community atmosphere extends to the approximately 800 faculty and staff who work together to make the university a welcoming yet challenging environment for students. An overview of St. Edward's University employee benefits is available at; https://www.stedwards.edu/human-resources/benefits-summary
OTHER ITEMS TO KNOW
We are not offering sponsorship at this time.
A criminal history background check is required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.
Reference #: J19101
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