Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Prescott, Arizona campus is
looking to hire an Admissions Events & Communications
Specialist (Part-Time) to support the Admissions Department.
Embry-Riddle's Prescott Campus is respected worldwide for
cutting-edge instruction and training for tomorrow’s aviation,
aerospace, security and intelligence leaders. Prescott is a
mile-high city and its climate reflects seasonable weather
excellent for flying. Daytime averages are 80°F in the summer and
45°F in the winter. At 5,000 ft. above sea level, it boasts a mild
climate, clean air, pristine wilderness areas, and nearby national
forests. The university is a small, private, residential university
in the mountains of Arizona with approximately 3,500 students.
Staff/faculty/student interaction is highly valued and is a central
theme of our campus. It is located 100 miles north of Phoenix and
120 miles south of the Grand Canyon.
Do you love logistics? Would you consider yourself to be a problem
solver with initiative and a passion to perform your best? Do you
enjoy planning birthday parties, housewarmings, gatherings or
special events? Then the Admissions department at Embry-Riddle
would love to meet you!
Admissions, a division of the University’s Enrollment Management
Team, is searching for an Admissions Events & Communication
Specialist to manage all aspects of their recruitment events and
assist with the process of reviewing/generating Admissions
communications. The Admissions department hosts a variety of events
each year that range in size and audience. This position requires
candidates to be self-starters who can work very well
independently, who can collaborate with a multitude of constituents
simultaneously, who have outstanding interpersonal skills, who are
flexible and who are willing to triage a good challenge and/or last
minute problem. Additionally, this position will assist with the
review and creation of Admissions communications, including emails
and print materials.
- Coordinate all aspects of Admission’s on-campus Open House and
Accepted Student Preview Day, in addition to Admission’s off-campus
recruitment events such as Regional Admissions Presentations
(RAP’s) and Accepted Student Receptions (ASR’s) to include: assist
in the promotion of these events, coordinate giveaway items, book
- Assist with the review of Admission print marketing materials,
review and occasionally create email communications for the
- Manage the department’s event budget to include; keeping
records of spending and balances on appropriate object codes and
transactions, as well as process necessary Purchase Orders or
Journal Entries. Provide periodic event reports to the
- Other duties as assigned.
ERAU benefits include:
- Retirement Plan - ERAU offers immediate vesting and provides a
6% gift and will match up to 3.5% of employee contributions
- Use of various campus services: fitness center, library, mail
room and enjoy observation flights
- Read and comprehend instructions, write information, and
complete simple forms.
- High school (or GED) level ability in spelling, grammar, basic
composition, and math.
Required skills, knowledge, abilities:
The following skills and traits are requisite to the position:
Excellent written and verbal communication skills; the ability to
deal positively with the public using good public relations skills;
effective listening skills; establish and maintain excellent
working relationship with others; be self-motivated and self
assured; have the capacity to see projects through to successful
completion (ie follow-up); work evenings, weekends and possibly
minor holidays, possess a valid drivers license with good driving
record. Analytical skills with knowledge of information systems and
technical expertise with Microsoft operating systems, Excel,
PowerPoint, Word, Outlook/email, and Internet end-user
College Degree preferred and/or experience in related fields.