This is an entry level position within the admissions department responsible for the recruitment of undergraduate students to the University to achieve departmental objectives. Work is performed under the direct supervision of the Director of Admissions.
Responsible for effectively managing the recruitment of prospective freshmen from within a designated geographic recruitment territory. a) Responsible for the scheduling and visitation of high schools, primarily within the designated territory. b) Responsible for the use of the Enrollment Management Action System (EMAS), the Patriot System and PowerFaids in order to correspond with prospective students.
Reviews admission applications, evaluates credentials and makes admission decisions.
Counsels prospective applicants on the admissions and financial aid processes and opportunities.
Responsible for explaining the various admissions practices, procedures, and policies of the University to prospective students, parents and guidance counselors. Provides a follow-up with students and parents via phone, letters, email and scheduled appointments in specific recruitment territory.
Responsible for assisting in the development and delivery of on and off-campus recruiting events, as assigned by the Director of Admissions; contributes to the success of various student visit programs.
Responsible for completing phone calls, face-to-face visits, and written correspondence, as assigned by the Director and scheduled through the EMAS software.
Adheres to University policies and procedures regarding travel and procurement. On occasion may need to drive on behalf of the University. Must be available by phone and email after typical business hours. All other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree required.
Experience in admissions or enrollment management preferred.
Ability to travel and work a varied schedule with flexible hours.
Ability to load and transport admissions materials, displays and other equipment.
Ability to represent the office and University in a professional manner.
Ability to work with a wide range of people and commitment to diversity.
Excellent verbal and written interpersonal communication.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.
Highly motivated with a positive attitude.
Strong commitment to customer service and student focus.
A staff member is expected to abide by all of the rules and regulations of the University, the NCAA and the NEC. Staff members found in violation of NCAA regulations shall be subject to disciplinary or corrective action as set forth in the provisions of the NCAA enforcement procedures. In addition, you must report immediately any suspected or known violations to the Director of Compliance and Student Services or the Faculty Athletics Representative. A staff member may be suspended for a period of time, without pay, or the staff member’s employment may be terminated if he/she is found to be involved in deliberate and serious violations of NCAA regulations.
Valid driver's license required.
Exemption Status: Exempt
Act 153 Clearance Required: Yes
Required To Pass a Motor Vehicle Report Check: Yes
Required to Pass a Credit Check: No
Additional Posting Information: None
Special Applicant Instructions: None
Commitment to Diversity:
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.
About Robert Morris University
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 Information 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.