Job Description Summary: The Recruitment Coordinator will cover both the Little Rock Metro and Little Rock Air Force Base campuses. The Recruitment Coordinator will prepare annual marketing and recruitment plans and carry out various student and corporate recruitment activities in support of student admissions to the University. Advises prospective and current students regarding the University's programs, policies, procedures and services. Selects and participates in recruitment events to promote the University's degree programs. Performs various duties that assist students in the development of academic programs and schedules. Reports to the Campus Director, and/or his or her designee.
Minimum Qualifications Bachelors degree is required Advanced marketing and/or sales skills preferred Advanced relationship building skills, both internally within the University and externally. Requires advanced knowledge of Universitys programs, policies, and procedures Strong oral and written communication skills. Knowledge of PCs and Microsoft Office products. Experience using desktop publishing software. Marketing or sales experience in an educational setting helpful. Requires extensive local travel; a reliable personal automobile is necessary. Knowledge of principles and practices of student guidance and counseling. Knowledge of university academic policies, standards and admissions procedures. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Ability to exercise critical human relations skills in establishing and maintaining effective working relations with the university community
Essential Duties Exercising significant discretion and independent judgment, the incumbent performs the following duties and responsibilities:
Advises prospective and current students regarding the Universitys programs, policies, procedures and services. Assists new and returning undergraduate and graduate students from all areas of study with the various phases of the enrollment and registration process. Articulates university academic policies and procedures to students.. Provides academic orientation to new students. Plans and implements student recruitment strategies, programs and related activities; manages and conducts recruitment efforts for an assigned geographic area. Develops relationships with corporations, community organizations and professional organizations in order to increase the Universitys visibility within the community and recruit new students. Evaluates professional goals of prospective students and advises them with regard to selecting a curriculum and degree program which satisfies these goals. Determines Webster University involvement in educational fairs and participates in selected events. Works with community colleges and other schools to increase enrollments at the LTRK/LRAF extended campuses Sets own schedule for attending community events and calling on corporate and individual prospects. Plans and coordinates campus and alumni-related events. Develops marketing and recruitment materials to supplement materials provided by main campus. General understanding of all facets of extended campus is required: administrative functions, academic functions, and marketing functions. Some evenings and weekends required Other duties as may be assigned.
Webster University is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to maintaining a culturally and academically diverse faculty and staff of the highest caliber. Accordingly, Webster University provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, ethnicity, age, protected veteran or disabled status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
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With its home campus in St. Louis, Missouri, USA, Webster University comprises an action-oriented global network of faculty, staff, students and alumni who forge powerful bonds with each other and with their communities around the globe. Founded in 1915, Webster is a private non-profit university with students studying at campus locations in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa and in a robust learning environment online. The university is committed to ensuring high-quality learning experiences that transform students for global citizenship and individual excellence.