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Department: 320101 - Admissions
Location: Raleigh, NC
Essential Job Duties:
The primary purpose of this position is to assist the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and the Office of Undergraduate Admissions in identifying, recruiting and enrolling well qualified rural and/or first-generation first-year and transfer students each academic year.
This position will reside in the Enrollment Management and Services Division (EMAS) and be joint position with the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
Primary duties of the Recruitment Coordinator include, but are not limited to the following:
Developing and maintaining effective working relationships with prospective students, applicants, parents, and counselors, in order to identify, recruit, and enroll a new student class each year.
Independently interpreting policy and procedure within delegated authority when responding to student/parent/counselor requests and inquiries.
Recognizing how individual admission decisions impact overall enrollment goals.
Proactively and independently troubleshooting problems and complex issues.
Managing CALS Nominate a Student program.
Initiating creative programming to engage student participation. Creating and facilitating learning opportunities for students, parents, and counselors.
Reviewing personal goals and accomplishments to ensure that assigned tasks have met desired outcomes.
Assisting with the planning of recruitment events to ensure that the Admissions office reaches the targeted group of prospective students.
Networking with colleagues in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences articulating admissions policies to them and collaborating with them for effective recruitment and yield activities.
Managing the correspondence with targeted prospective and admitted students as well as to key stakeholders including various high schools in rural areas of North Carolina.
Processing applications and transcripts as well as correspond regarding the status of each of these with targeted applicants, school counselors, and parents.
Corresponding with applicants regarding admission decisions and next steps.
Proactive outreach and recruitment to students interested in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
Responding to applicants' questions and concerns in person and on the telephone accurately, thoroughly, and sensitively in a timely matter.
Using excellent communication skills to recruit and advise students, families, and school counselors regarding NC State, the admissions process, application materials, and next steps.
Providing positive and professional public presentations.
Representing NC State University to prospective students, parents, and school counselors by participating in high school visits, college fairs, receptions, open house events, etc. There is extensive contact with the public by phone, email, and in person through travel.
Recruiting and counseling prospective students, providing information about the University, the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, CALS Nominate-a-student program, admission standards, policies, and procedures.
Assisting with office operations and duties including but not limited to answering phone calls, greeting campus visitors, responding to email inquiries, application review, application processing, transfer credit processing, and other projects as needed.
Conducting information sessions on and off campus for prospective students and their parents regarding NC State and the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
Reviewing academic credentials of first year applicants to make appropriate admissions decisions, based on a holistic review of the application and supporting documents, including specific program requirements and student characteristics which would indicate success in these areas of study.
Recruitment efforts involve extensive travel, primarily in North Carolina, and considerable public speaking.
Weekend work will be required occasionally.
Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor.
Require post-baccalaureate credentials or a bachelor's degree plus alternative or equivalent professional training and experience may be substituted for the advanced degree on an exceptional basis.
Ability to travel up to 25-30% of the time to high schools, community colleges, and other CALS Scholars Program recruitment and/or yield events.
Knowledge and ability to use effective approaches for selecting applicants who will be admissible.
Ability to analyze and synthesize relevant policies and legislation, and apply them to recruitment efforts.
Ability to exercise judgment and work independently.
Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work creatively, collaboratively, and effectively as a team member.
Strong organization and time management skills to ensure scheduled deadlines.
Knowledgeable in the use of computerized management information systems (databases).
Demonstrated ability to make accurate and consistent interpretations of a broad variety of academic and/or administrative policies and procedures
Ability to exercise good judgment and discretion, particularly in matters relative to sensitive or confidential student records, personnel, or organizational matters
Work requires in-depth analysis and counseling skills along with independent judgment and discretion to render appropriate admissions decisions in an increasingly competitive market.
Flexibility to travel for extended periods
Ability to lift up to 60 pounds, with or without reasonable accommodations.
Experience in a University work setting is a plus.
Master's degree from an accredited institution, preferably in counseling, higher education or student services.
Significant time spent living in or working with students from a rural community.
Experience in event planning is a plus.
Experience with a variety of technology.
Required license or certification:
A valid driver's license or the ability to obtain one within 60 days of the start date. Driver's license must be maintained as a condition of employment.
A real ID or valid passport is required for travel purposes beginning October 1, 2021 to travel within the United States.
Position Number: 00107306
NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.
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