To recruit diverse undergraduate students to the University; to plan and implement programs to increase the quantity and quality of new students; to disseminate information regarding the University. Reports to Assistant Director, Admissions.
Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities:
Duties/essential functions may include, but not be limited to, the following:
Represent the university and disseminate information at high schools and college fairs within an assigned territory
Counsel prospective students and families; assist students through the college selection process
Answer telephone inquiries and send information to prospective students
Plan and participate in special programs and events to increase new student enrollment
Give presentations on the university to diverse audiences including high school students, parents, alumni, guidance counselors, and colleagues
Assist with the publication of Admissions Office recruitment and promotional materials
May supervise students and/or provide functional guidance of support staff or other employees who work on a project or assignment on a temporary or intermittent basis
Perform related duties as assigned
Bachelor's degree in Counseling, Marketing, Communications, or a relevant field, and three months to one year of relevant experience.
Desirable Qualifications: Not applicable.
Personal computer applications
Written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills *
Assessments: Asterisk (*) indicates knowledge, skills, abilities which require assessments.
Kent State University's eight-campus system, among the largest regional systems in the country, serves both the development of a true living/learning approach at the Kent Campus and the regional needs on seven other campuses throughout Northeast Ohio.
The Kent Campus provides the resources and facilities of a large, diverse Ohio university, while the Regional Campuses – Kent State University at... Ashtabula, Kent State University at East Liverpool, Kent State University at Geauga, Kent State University at Salem, Kent State University at Stark, Kent State University at Trumbull and Kent State University at Tuscarawas - offer the friendly, casual atmosphere of small liberal arts colleges. Today, Kent State has become an engine for economic, cultural and workforce development locally and internationally as one of the premiere Ohio universities. Kent State is ranked among the nation's 77 public research universities demonstrating high-research activity by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The Liquid Crystal Institute, for example, conducts research that translates into technologies used globally in laptops, calculators and flat screen televisions.