San Diego State University has partnered with WittKieffer to assist them in identifying three Regional Admissions Recruitment Managers within their Enrollment Department. These are newly created and unique positions that will independently manage the day-to-day operations of admissions recruitment within an identified state or region outside of California. The incumbents must be strategically located within close proximity to metropolitan areas within Colorado, New York, New Jersey, and Washington.
The Regional Admissions Recruitment Managers will be responsible for collaborating with leadership team to create strategic plans for recruiting within the state or region, marketing, maintaining and evaluating any state-specific admissions policies and procedures as required, conducting outreach and providing information and guidance to prospective undergraduates and their families, and establishing state-specific recruitment goals and plans to reach enrollment targets.
A main goal of the position is to increase the overall number of newly enrolled freshman students annually and to establish defined pipelines from specific schools within the region. Below are some skills and requirements for the positions:
Bachelor’s degree and five years of progressively responsible experience in a complex organization which includes two or more years of direct experience in recruitment, admissions, international education, higher education or other related field.
Master’s degree preferred.
Demonstrated understanding of laws and regulations in California and assigned region.
Specialized Skills Required
Must be willing and able to travel extensively to support recruitment plans and programs and attend training programs off-site for occasional professional development.
Must be able to work additional hours, occasional holidays, and adjust working hours to meet special jobs. May be called back periodically to perform work as needed on an emergency basis.
Experience in using a CRM (Customer Relationship Management) tool to manage leads, track communications and generate reports for management.
Possess a comprehensive understanding of the University of California A- G course list, be able to articulate its requirements to prospective students and ensure that applicants are able to complete them.