This is a counselor position within the admissions department primarily responsible for the recruitment of undergraduate transfer, traditional adult and non-traditional adult students to the University.
Responsible for effectively managing the recruitment of prospective transfer, traditional adult and non-traditional adult students for all terms and freshmen for spring and summer terms. Responsible for the use of the Enrollment Management Action System (EMAS), the Patriot system and PowerFaids in order to correspond with prospective students. Counsels prospective applicants on admissions and financial aid processes and opportunities. Responsible for explaining the various enrollment management practices, procedures, and policies of the University to prospective students, parents and community college career counselors. Provides a follow-up to students and parents via phone, letters, email and scheduled appointment in specific recruitment territory. Responsible for completing phone calls, face-to-face visits, and written correspondence. Reviews admission applications, evaluates credential and makes admission decisions.
Responsible for the scheduling and visitation of designated community colleges, places of employment and other locations. Responsible for attending college fairs and various other recruiting programs that are deemed necessary in order to attract students to the University. Adheres to University policies and procedures regarding travel and procurement.
Will need to drive on behalf of the University.
Responsible for performing related work as needed or required.
Bachelor’s Degree required.
One to three years of experience in enrollment management or related field required.
Ability to travel and work a varied schedule with flexible hours; ability to load and transport admissions materials, displays and other equipment.
Valid driver's license required.
This position description is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope of the job and the general nature and level of work performed by the employee holding this job. This position description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of qualifications, skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities or working conditions associated with the position. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
In performance of their respective tasks and duties, all employees are expected to conform with the University’s Policy of Ethical Practice and the following: perform quality work within deadlines with/without direct supervision; interact professionally with other employees, students, customers and suppliers; work effectively as a team contributor; and work independently while understanding the necessity for communicating/coordinating work efforts with other employees and organizations.
Robert Morris University is committed to increasing diversity in our community and actively pursues individuals from all backgrounds. Additionally, RMU complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws and provides equal opportunity in all educational programs and activities, admission of students and conditions of employment for all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, sex, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, or national origin. EOE
Approximately 5,200 undergraduate and graduate students from 42 states and 32 nations are enrolled at Robert Morris University, which is located in Moon Township approximately 20 minutes from downtown Pittsburgh.
Robert Morris University offers 60 undergraduate degree programs and 20 graduate degree programs in five academic schools: the School of Business, the School of Communications and Info...rmation Systems, the School of Education and Social Science, the School of Engineering, Mathematics and Science, and the School of Nursing and Health Sciences.
RMU’s mission is to change our students’ lives so that they can go out and change the lives of others for the better. We do this through professional experiences, service learning, global experiences, undergraduate research, campus leadership, and cultural experiences. These activities are documented on RMU’s unique Student Engagement Transcript.
More than 100 clubs and organizations help students to develop leadership skills, network professionally and meet friends. Student organizations include varsity, club and intramural sports, sororities, fraternities and student government. RMU has 23 NCAA Division I athletic programs, including football, men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s hockey, and men's and women's lacrosse.
The university has 571 employees, which includes 200 full-time faculty members.