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Assistant Director of Recruitment - Louisville Based

Eastern Kentucky University
Kentucky, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Aug 4, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Admissions, Enrollment, Retention & Registrar
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Full Time
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Assistant Director of Recruitment - Louisville Based

Position Number: S00881P
Position Type: Staff
Position Category: Fulltime Professionals
Search Type: External
Posted Salary Information: Grade 46 (Click here for EKU Salary Grades)
Driver Classification: Driver
City: Louisville
Division: Student Success, Opportunity&Engage
Department: Student Success
Unit: Admissions
FLSA: Exempt
Contact Person: Jill Page
Schedule Type: Full Time (37.5 hrs per week or more)
Additional Schedule Details: This position is remote and based in Louisville, KY. This position requires frequent travel and evening and weekend hours. This position also requires periodic travel to the main university campus in Richmond, KY. 
Funding Source: Institutional
Retirement: KTRS

Position Summary:
The Assistant Director of Recruitment is responsible for identifying and recruiting qualified, new undergraduate students to the University. The position may be based off-campus in a regional location of high recruitment potential or on campus. The position will conduct market analysis, employ data analysis to help move prospective students through the recruitment lifecycle, use predictive modeling, recommend and implement recruitment strategies, and establish relationships with prospective students, families, school counselors, and community members involved in the college search and selection process as well as host presentations. The position will have an individual territory and a regional territory, providing strategic direction and support of initiatives and other counselors in those regions. This position will serve as the Admissions liaison to targeted associations and community organizations and assist with and manage partnership agreements. They will use a Client Relationship Management (CRM) tool and other software to manage territories, develop communications in all mediums, create queries and reports, and create and manage travel and events. They will orchestrate all travel to ensure maximum coverage of state, regional, and national college fairs in selected markets. They will also assist with and participate in University hosted recruitment events, create events and programming aimed at recruiting prospective students, provide training, mentoring, and support to other counselors.

Minimum Education:
Bachelor’s degree is required. Master’s preferred.

Minimum Experience:
-Three years of related work experience is required.
-Previous experience as an Admissions Counselor or progressive leadership experience in Admissions is preferred.

Minimum Licensure and Certification:
Valid state driver’s license is required.

Qualification Equivalencies:

Desired Qualifications:

Job Functions:
Identify and recruit undergraduate students to the University by establishing relationships, coordinating and attending recruitment events and programs, and following established guidelines and procedures.
Counsel prospective students, families, and others regarding admissions and enrollment processes and assist with various processes to include, but not limited to, submitting the admissions application, and applying for scholarships and housing.
Utilize various forms of technology and review and analyze data to support recruitment strategies. Determine effective strategies based on existing and evaluated recruitment data.
Develop, coordinate and execute recruitment strategies and provide support for key recruitment initiatives in designated regions. Assists with achieving individual, unit and overall University goals identified in the strategic plan.
Assist with vacancies, hiring, and training processes for new counselors and provide ongoing leadership within a designated recruitment region and support and mentorship to other counselors.
Work in cooperation and collaboration with other university departments and complete all other duties as assigned.

Posting Number: S00881P
Number of Vacancies: 1
Job Open Date: 08/04/2021
Application Review Date:
Job Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions Summary:

AA/EEO Statement:
Eastern Kentucky University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and educational institution and does not discriminate on the basis of age (40 and over), race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, ethnicity, disability, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information in the admission to, or participation in, any educational program or activity (e.g., athletics, academics and housing) which it conducts or any employment policy or practice.

Background Check Statement:
Offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory background check.

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