Major Duties: General summary: Recruits incoming first-year and transfer students with an emphasis on building relationships and providing exemplary customer service from inquiry to matriculation.- Effectively recruits undergraduate students within in and out-of-state territories. Ensures recruitment and enrollment goals are met or exceeded. Monitors reports and develops timely strategies to move prospective students through the enrollment funnel.- Manages an assigned geographical territory. Identifies new opportunities and develops strategies to increase enrollment. Analyzes data and statistics to identify trends and patterns that affect recruitment. Measures effectiveness of recruitment tactics.- Promotes the University via high school visits, community college visits, college fairs and on-campus programming. Remains current with enrollment management practices and best practices in recruitment communication technologies.- Engages in professional organizations that align with the University's goals. Participates and engages with staff development activities.- Reads and evaluates applications to render admissions decisions.
Minimum Qualifications: - Bachelor's degree in related field from an accredited institution.- One year's relevant experience.- Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.- Valid state driver's license.- Ability to travel in-state and out-of-state.- Ability to work irregular shifts and extended hours, including evenings and weekends.
Internal Number: 352_57894
About Western Michigan University
One of the top-100 public universities in the United States, Western Michigan University is committed to being learner centered, discovery driven and globally engaged. Founded in 1903, what was once Western Michigan College became Michigan's fourth public university in 1957. Since then, WMU has undergone dramatic growth in size and stature. Today, the University offers more than 240 academic programs to students pursuing degrees through the doctoral level. More than 20 percent of its 25,000 students are enrolled in graduate course work, studying in disciplines ranging from atomic physics and graph theory to medieval literature and blind rehabilitation. Of 101 graduate offerings available, 30 lead to a doctoral degree.