Admissions Recruiter

Job Type:Staff

Job Description:

The Admissions Recruiter assists in the attainment of student recruitment goals and increasing overall diversity for KCU. This includes in-person and virtual recruitment of prospective students; planning and execution of recruiting events; and the development of marketing and communications messaging. They contribute to team effort by performing other duties as needed/assigned including application review as well as other administrative tasks (i.e., filing, preparing documentation). They promote the University as a nurturing, student-focused environment. This position reports to the Associate Director of Admissions.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Attends virtual and in-person recruiting events for all degree programs
  • Cultivates relationships with prospective students
  • Assists with the planning and execution of recruiting and other events
  • Conducts application review
  • Maintains accurate, informative, and timely communications with internal and external constituents and students
  • Assists with the development and administration of overall Admissions protocols and communications
  • Represents department and University favorably and in accordance with established Core Values and expectations
  • Performs other duties as assigned or directed to meet the goals and objectives of the University


  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Marketing, Education, Public Relations or related degree preferred.
  • Two years of Admissions and/or Student Affairs experience in a health professional or academic institution of higher learning with involvement in recruiting an underrepresented population.
  • Must have excellent oral/written communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with prospective students and other departments on campus.
  • Experience in marketing in a higher education setting a plus.
  • Experience using a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system a plus.
  • Experience in managing processes.
  • Demonstrated poise, competence, and professionalism in addressing groups of people.
  • Must have excellent organizational skills, be detail-oriented, a self-starter, and able to work independently and/or under minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task, balance multiple projects in stressful situations and with frequent interruption; yet, able to perform assignments accurately, attain deadlines, and maintain positive relations.
  • Excellent follow-through skills required.
  • Requires ability to maintain computerized record keeping systems.
  • Ability to utilize word processing, spreadsheets, and databases.
  • Must maintain on-going, insurable driving record.
  • Willing and available to travel, approximately 25% of time, with heaviest concentration occurring in the fall and spring.

Equal Opportunity Employer

KCU is committed to promoting an equal employment opportunity workplace. Equal opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information (GINA), physical or mental disability, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, familial status, ancestry, military and/or veteran status, and/or any other status protected by applicable Federal, state or local law.

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