Admissions Events & Communications Specialist - Part-Time

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Arizona, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Jul 2, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Communications, Other Communications, Public Relations & Advertising, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Public Relations & Marketing (Campus), Conference & Special Event Administration, Student Affairs, Admissions, Enrollment, Retention & Registrar
Employment Type
Part Time
Job Description

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.

Job Duties:

  • 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 venues, etc.

  • Assist with the review of Admission print marketing materials, review and occasionally create email communications for the Prescott Campus.

  • 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 Director.

  • 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 applications.

College Degree preferred and/or experience in related fields.

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