Provide direction and oversight to the targeted recruitment of high-achieving students regarding the Honors College, Athletics, and the Operation Bahamas including all related strategic communication plans and programming. Utilizing benchmarking and research to ensure pre-college programs, honors offerings, and application review policies and procedures are reflective of the nations and competitors’ best practices. develop short and long-term strategic recruitment plans for the University’s high-achieving student recruitment goals; work with the Dean of Enrollment Management, Director of Admissions, Academic Liaisons, Honors Program Director and staff, and other University constituents to develop focused, integrated, and data-driven recruitment plans which align with the University’s Strategic Priorities.
Conduct 4-6 weeks of recruitment travel a year, admission application review, prospective student information sessions and other presentations, and counselor on duty responsibilities; serve as a member of the Extended Admissions Leadership Team. Other territory manager duties as assigned.
Coordinate recruitment, communications, and application review.
Directly supervise a full-time admission territory manager at the admission counselor or assistant director level.
Coordinate the integration of honors program changes into communications, processes, applications, and training.
In conjunction with admission senior leadership, develop and oversee budget lines associated with high achieving student programming.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of student recruitment and retention issues
Knowledge of university admissions policies, standards, and procedures
Skill in examining and re-engineering operations and procedures, formulating policy, and developing and implementing new strategies and procedures
Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community
Organizing and coordinating skills
Skill in the use of computerized systems and databases
Ability to develop and deliver presentations
Ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
Ability to develop, plan, and implement short- and long-range goals
Ability to travel on occasion outside the metropolitan area
Ability to design and write promotional material
Ability to evaluate student transcripts and/or records
At least two (2) years of experience that is directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
Travel extensively. Must be able to travel & work at night and weekends.
Must be able to lift, move and carry 30 pounds and transport admissions material.
Must have a valid driver’s license.
Central State University is a Historical Black University (HBCU) that prepares students with diverse backgrounds and experiences for leadership, research, and service.