The University of Pittsburgh Admissions and Financial Aid Office is seeking a qualified California Enrollment Services Manager to recruit prospective freshman and transfer students from these areas to the University. This is done through a variety of methods including high school and community college visits, college fairs, conducting admissions presentations, managing electronic recruitment correspondence, and coordinating/assisting with on- and off-campus recruitment programs. The Enrollment Services Manager communicates daily with prospective students and families and manages events designed to develop relationships with high school and community college counselors. The Enrollment Services Manager will coordinate undergraduate recruitment activities with University alumni in these areas. This position serves prospective undergraduate students in the California area. The incumbent must be willing to serve and travel within these areas to visit high schools and community colleges. This position may require additional travel within the state and the continental US for recruitment and/or other meetings. Therefore, the position requires the ability to handle trips of various durations. The incumbent will act in the capacity of an Admissions Counselor in which the primary responsibility is the dissemination of information both University-wide and to the public regarding undergraduate admissions. The incumbent must possess superior telephone, communication and interpersonal skills, and a working knowledge of University protocol, policies, and procedures. The incumbent must also have knowledge of high schools and community colleges in this area(s). Additionally, he/she will conduct informational interviews and deliver presentations primarily to students, parents, high school counselors, and community college counselors. This will be a proactive, customer-service oriented position. This is a highly visible and important advocacy position for the University. The incumbent must be a self-starter who can work independently without close supervision. Furthermore, the incumbent must be willing to work under pressure and handle multiple tasks simultaneously. He/she must be willing to work late evening and weekend hours as necessary throughout the year.
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