Job Description Summary: Plan and carry out various activities in support of the recruitment of graduate students. Duties include counseling students regarding University programs, policies, procedures, and services; attending recruitment activities to promote the institution's programs; coordinating corporate recruiting and relations. The position also includes the recruitment and admission of students interested in attending one of the corporate cohort programs. Reports to the Director of Graduate Admission.
Minimum Qualifications Bachelors degree required, Masters degree preferred. Experience working with adult students. Knowledge of principles/practices of recruitment for adult students. Experience working in both the academic and corporate environments are considered positive. Knowledge of higher education admission practices preferred. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability to exercise critical human relations skills in establishing and maintaining effective working relations with the University community. Ability to travel is essential. Detail oriented.
Essential Duties Maintain knowledge of admission policies, recruitment principles/practices, as well as, University academic policies. Counsel students and the general public regarding admission policies and procedures, including Financial Aid information. Stay current of University programs, policies, and procedures. Develop recruitment strategies for targeted areas; recruit prospective students by arranging and visiting college campuses, and attending college/recruitment fairs; facilitate University campus visits; assist with recruitment mailings. Conduct follow-up contacts with prospective students; assist students with questions regarding admissions policies, procedures, and University programs. Recruit prospective students by attending professional functions sponsored by universities, corporations, national recruitment fairs, and other organizations. Assist with student recruitment events such as open houses, information night(s), student orientation, and fall/spring visitations. Evaluate prospective students academic profile for admission into the University.
Corporate Cohort Responsibilities Serve as the contact person for inquiries, applicants and admitted students interested in attending one of the graduate corporate cohort programs, including the notification of missing documentation needed for admission and acceptance decisions. Maintain records specific for each cohort program. This includes coordinating with and informing program advisors regarding the current status of all applicants, accepted and waitlisted students. Prepare and/update literature prepared specifically for these programs, including the program website. Actively recruit cohort students by attending recruitment events sponsored by the corporation. Articulate to students the universitys academic policies. Coordinate with the admission processing staff regarding all admission procedures.
Webster University is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to maintaining a culturally and academically diverse faculty and staff of the highest caliber. Accordingly, Webster University provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, ethnicity, age, protected veteran or disabled status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
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With its home campus in St. Louis, Missouri, USA, Webster University comprises an action-oriented global network of faculty, staff, students and alumni who forge powerful bonds with each other and with their communities around the globe. Founded in 1915, Webster is a private non-profit university with students studying at campus locations in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa and in a robust learning environment online. The university is committed to ensuring high-quality learning experiences that transform students for global citizenship and individual excellence.