Thomas Edison State University provides distinctive undergraduate and graduate education for self-directed adults through flexible, high-quality, collegiate learning and assessment opportunities. One of New Jersey’s senior public institutions of higher education, the University offers associate, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees in more than 100 areas of study. At Thomas Edison State University we embrace a diverse and dynamic workforce that drives innovation, learner success and organizational growth. We welcome you to apply to be a part of our team.
Summary: The Health Professions Recruiter reports to the Senior Director of Strategic Partnerships and will interface with the leadership of the Enrollment Management division and represent the Strategic Partners Office internally and externally. The individual in this position cultivates and maintains strong professional relationships with key personnel in all areas of the University, and is charged with developing, leading and overseeing the university’s comprehensive approach to health professions recruiting, with a focus on growing student enrollment in TESU health profession programs. The Health Professions Recruiter is responsible for developing and implementing recruiting practices and procedures that enhance the prospect, applicant and student admissions experience and grow enrollments. The Health Professions Recruiter will also provide input to the Academic Affairs division concerning new opportunities in the area of health profession education based on experiences and connections in the health professions market. The person in this position will collaborate broadly with units from across campus in service of growing health profession program enrollments, improving admissions processes and developing health profession offerings.
Requirements: Education: A Bachelor degree is preferred, but not required. Experience in the health professions market can be substituted for educational qualifications as determined by the appointing authority.
Experience: A minimum of six years’ experience in the healthcare industry and experience with healthcare sales and/or recruiting or equivalency as determined by the appointing authority.
Preferred: Thomas Edison State University is seeking an experienced healthcare sales or business development professional with expertise growing business in the healthcare market. This person will lead our efforts to grow enrollments in our healthcare programs. The ideal candidate will have established connections with healthcare organizations in New Jersey and the regional area and a record of growing business in the healthcare industry.
The ideal candidate will be goal focused and have a record of success accomplishing sales or recruiting goals in their previous health profession organizations. The candidate will have excellent communication skills and thrive in an environment where they operate independently and develop innovative plans and programs to grow enrollments in TESU health professions programs.
The ideal candidate will be able to quickly obtain a full understanding of Thomas Edison State University health profession programs. They will also be able to quickly understand TESU organizational structures, academic and administrative policies and procedures. They will understand that while they have individual goals they are part of the TESU Strategic Partnership team. They are expected to meet their individual enrollment goals but also expected to support the Strategic Partner team by providing innovative ideas, assisting their prospects, applicants and students and working in a collaborative team environment across all University service units and departments.
Examples of Work: •Grow enrollments in TESU health profession related degree programs •Develop a channel of health profession student enrollments through partnerships with New Jersey and regional Healthcare corporations. •Develop a channel of health profession student enrollments through partnerships with New Jersey and regional educational institutions. •Develop a channel of health profession student enrollments through partnerships with New Jersey and regional Healthcare Associations. •Develop a channel of health profession student enrollments through partnerships with third party tuition management organizations. •Develop a channel of health profession student enrollments through partnerships with US military organizations. •Collaborate with the University Admissions office to enhance the admissions process for health profession prospects, applicants and students •Collaborate with the Academic Affairs division to enhance health profession programs and services.
Knowledge Skills & Abilities: •Strong organizational, strategic and problem solving skills •Excellent written and verbal communication skills. •Ability to develop partnerships that grow enrollments, with corporations, educational institutions and associations in the health professions market. Ability to prepare clear reports and studies that include findings and recommendations. •Ability to represent the University at conferences, seminars or meetings. •Ability to manage and prioritize tasks and assignments. •Ability to acquire basic knowledge of the university philosophy, goal and organization. •Ability to acquire basic knowledge of the higher education system and the function of institutions of higher learning. •Ability to acquire knowledge of university policies and procedures. •Demonstrated background establishing cooperative working relationships and coordinate with other offices or organizations that impact on or relate to the work of the section(s) and program or unit. •Ability to establish cooperative working relationships with supervisors and staff.
Thomas Edison State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
About Thomas Edison State University
Thomas Edison State College was established by the State of New Jersey and chartered by the New Jersey Board of Higher Education in 1972. The College was founded for the purpose of providing diverse and alternative methods of achieving a collegiate education of the highest quality for mature adults.