Coordinator for Graduate Admissions and Recruitment
The Coordinator for Graduate Admissions and Recruitment, reporting to the Assistant Director of Maryland Applied Graduate Engineering (MAGE), in the A. James Clark School of Engineering, University of Maryland, is responsible for managing student recruitment and admissions from inquiry through first time enrollment for MAGE. Currently, the Coordinator manages over 1800 inquiries including more than 1000 applications per year. This position also serves as a pre-admission counselor to prospective students comprised of industry professionals, international applicants, and current UMD undergraduates. In addition, the Coordinator is responsible for the planning, implementation, and management of admissions efforts to increase targeted student recruitment and enrollment.
The A. James Clark School of Engineering at the University of Maryland serves as the catalyst for high-quality research, innovation, and learning, delivering on a promise that all graduates will leave ready to impact the Grand Challenges (e.g., energy, environment, security, and human health) of the 21st century. The Clark School is dedicated to leading and transforming the engineering discipline and profession, to accelerating entrepreneurship, and to transforming research and learning activities into new innovations that benefit millions.
Education & Experience:
A Bachelor’s degree is required plus 3-5 years of related experience, including a minimum of one year assisting in the admissions process.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Must possess a solid understanding of recruitment strategies, admissions processes and program details.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, written and verbal including a customer service orientation and the ability to interact with a wide variety of individuals.
Must have strong analytical, research, and technical skills to evaluate data in planning and decision-making.
Prior experience with student information systems and/or other
tools such as Hobsons ApplyYourself and AppReview.
Working knowledge and hands on experience using a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system and understanding of a prospect management system.
Must have a valid driver’s license, which must be verified prior to any official offer of employment.
Sedentary work. Repetitive motion with substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers. The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading.
Submission: Resume, Cover Letter and List of References via https://ejobs.umd.edu/.