Grand View University aspires to serve a diverse community of learners- students, faculty, and staff- in an inclusive and equitable environment with the goal of empowering all to achieve their fullest potential. Our objective is to sustain a campus environment that is free from the power imbalances and institutional biases that contribute to systems of oppression, while preparing our students to stand against those inequities when they leave Grand View.
Grand View University is dedicated to the goal of an inclusive campus where people of diverse identities feel welcomed and empowered to shape our culture and processes. At Grand View University we view diversity through the collective or group and we welcome and affirm the thoughts and experiences each distinct member brings to our community of learners.
General Purpose of Job: As a member of the Admissions staff at Grand View University this individual will recruit transfer students and participate in recruitment activities in coordination with academic and athletic departments across the campus. Recruitment will be done through appointments with prospective student visitors, college visits, college fairs, as well as via, text, e-mail, phone providing excellent customer service to our students and their families. This position will co-manage the Grand View Admissions office student tour guide program Team GV.
Essential Functions of Job:
Develop and implement a territory recruitment plan to meet enrollment goals. This plan will include meeting contact goals and engaging prospective students and parents active in the college search process by encouraging them to apply, visit campus, complete the FAFSA and enroll for classes at Grand View University.
Maintain electronic records on each prospective student in the CRM.
Coordinate financial aid awarding and follow up.
Assist in developing a recruiting strategy to engage and inform prospective students, school counselors, and others of admissions policies, requirements and procedures.
Participate and assist with the facilitation of on-campus group visit days and action days.
Develop and maintain relationships with feeder High School counselors and administrators providing information on Grand View’s admissions policies.
Provide admissions counseling services to inquiries and applicants in all stages of the recruitment funnel. This will include interpretation of articulation agreements, transcripts, test results, as well as information on academic programs, scholarships, financial aid, and other support services provided by the university.
Serve on selected committees which support the Admissions office or University.
Maintain confidentially as appropriate.
Participate in professional development for skills enhancement.
Qualifications and Requirements:
Bachelor's degree required.
Excellent oral and written communication skills needed.
Knowledge of College mission, goals, objectives, procedures, and publications needed.
Emphasis with small, private college desirable.
Must be able to travel, stay overnights on occasion, and be willing to work a flexible work schedule.
Some weekend and evening activities may be required.
Possess a valid Iowa driver's license.
Ability to work as a team member in a fast-paced, changing workplace.
All applicants must apply through our online application system. Flexible and/or remote work arrangements are possible.
Grand View University is an equal opportunity employer. The University has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity and, in that spirit, seeks a broad spectrum of candidates, including women, members of minority groups, and people with disabilities.
Grand View is a Liberal Arts University that supports a diverse student population of approximately 2200 full and part-time students in both undergraduate and graduate programs. A University of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, Grand View was founded in 1896 and is located in Des Moines, Iowa. Des Moines offers exceptional facilities for the enjoyment of lectures, concerts, museums, sporting events, and other cultural opportunities. Grand View welcomes traditional students and adult learners representing a wide range of religious and cultural backgrounds.