Posting Number A01239 Position Title Business Graduate Student Outreach and Admissions Specialist Position Number E 631 Salary for Announcement
The beginning of the salary range is $47,650. The final salary will be commensurate with experience and education.
Employee Category Administrators Department College of Business-Office EClass Code Full Time Administrators Position Summary
The College of Business at Metropolitan State University of Denver (MSU Denver) is seeking a Graduate Student Outreach and Admissions Specialist (Outreach Specialist) to represent the College on campus and in the community. The primary role is to increase exposure of the business graduate programs; Masters of Professional Accountancy and Masters of Business Administration, as well as others that may be developed. The Outreach Specialist will lead the marketing, recruiting and admissions phases of the student life cycle, with a focus on increasing student enrollment and retention in our programs. The position works collaboratively across campus with the University's Office of Graduate Studies, marketing and communications department, admissions department, and any other appropriate departments to ensure a consistent and accurate message regarding the business graduate programs is being disseminated. The Outreach Specialist will also create and maintain communications to prospective and existing students, build and sustain community and employer partnerships and relationships related to continuing education (not necessarily employment). The position reports directly to the Associate Dean of the College of Business and works closely with the Chair of the Department of Accounting and the graduate program faculty.
Located on the Auraria Campus, MSU Denver is in the heart of Denver's thriving downtown community. MSU Denver has a diverse student and faculty population. The College of Business is accredited by AACSB, an achievement earned by less than 5% of the business programs globally.
The University is particularly interested in applicants who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for under-represented groups.
Metropolitan State University of Denver is an equal opportunity employer.
40% Implements outreach and recruiting activities using available university resources, on and off campus; coordinates and participates in various facets of the recruiting program including on-campus visitation events, off-campus visitation events, informational sessions, career fairs, graduate school fairs, site visits, and networking events. Provides admissions counseling and academic planning to prospective students; Conducts targeted follow-up communications (email, phone, web, social media, and text) with prospective students from initial contact through enrollment into a program.
20% Executes an advertising and marketing plan to increase the internal and external exposure of graduate degrees offered through the College of Business. Maintains and distributes promotional materials relevant to the plan including but not limited to brochures, flyers, postcards, and newsletters. Maintains social media sites such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn for any business graduate program. Works as part of the College of Business Communications Team.
10% Utilizes assessment tools and strategic enrollment management principles to evaluate effectiveness of recruiting events and marketing plan; stays relevant on general public relations and marketing trends in graduate education. Modifies and refines recruiting events and marketing plan to keep each viable and relevant and to achieve strategic enrollment goals.
20% Develops relationships and expand current relationships with businesses and other schools to connect prospective students to continuing education opportunities or degree programs. Assists in identifying new partnerships to sponsor continuing education programs, scholarships, events, etc.
10% Assists the Associate Dean of the College with general program support.
Experience in recruiting or participating in community related outreach.
Experience with data gathering.
Experience with enrollment management.
Valid Driver's LIcense.
Have a method of transportation or the ability to obtain a method of transportation that allows for traveling to and from events with recruitment materials.
2-5 years recruiting students in higher education.
Experience using Student Data Management System such as Banner or related system.
Demonstrated skills in creating marketing and promotional materials (or related items) and using social media campaigns in a professional manner.
Experience leading informational sessions or workshops.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively independently as well as with a team.
Posting date 07/26/2019 Closing date Closing Instructions Open Until Filled To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) 08/08/2019 Special Instructions to Applicants
Complete applications received by August 08, 2019 will receive full consideration. Position is open until filled.
IMPORTANT: In order to be considered as an applicant you must apply via the online application system, www.msudenverjobs.com.
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