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Seasonal Recruiter (Temporary Position)

Lincoln University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Salary commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Dec 2, 2022

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Job Title:              Seasonal Recruiter, SACE Admissions

Classification:       Professional

Division:               Academic Affairs

Department:         Admissions

Reports to:            Assistant Director, SACE Admissions


Job Summary:

Lincoln University’s School of Adult and Continuing Education (SACE) Office of Admissions is seeking a Seasonal Recruiter to plan, develop, and implement recruitment outreach for adult learners and graduate students. Reporting to the SACE Admissions Assistant Director, the seasonal recruiter will participate in remote and in-person recruitment events. The seasonal recruiter will hold virtual and phone meetings with prospective applicants, attend team meetings and assist with recruitment events and initiatives. The ideal candidate will have a positive and outgoing attitude, a high level of independence, follow-through, and initiative. This position can be remote and is temporary.


Essential Functions:

  • Engage in recruiting initiatives and follow-up with prospective students to meet application and enrollment goals,
  • Manage planning and follow-up of recruitment activities for the assigned academic areas;
  • Serve as a representative of Lincoln University, SACE at college fairs, community college visits, and community-based organizations;
  • Plan, develop, and implement outreach and recruitment activities;
  • Meet with and advise prospective students about the admissions process;
  • Initiate outreach and respond to requests for information about application status, and other information essential to the college selection and admission processes;
  • Participate in SACE Admissions office training, meetings, and events as needed

Required Education, Knowledge, and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred; equivalent work-related experience will be considered
  • A minimum of 1 year of experience in higher education, preferably admissions/enrollment
  • Proficiency in using various forms of technology and computer programs, including, but not limited to: Microsoft Office Suite, Acrobat Pro, and Google Docs
  • Excellent public speaking and presentation skills
  • Self-motivated with the ability to function independently
  • Excellent human relations and administrative skills, especially the ability to manage sensitive information with decorum and confidentiality
  • Superior writing, communication, and time management skills
  • Highly organized
  • Valid driver’s license, and reliable vehicle for travel
  • Ability to work evening hours and weekends as needed

Preferred Education, Knowledge, and Skills:

  • Knowledge of Lincoln University School of Adult and Continuing Education programs
  • Knowledge of Ellucian CRM Recruit and/or Colleague


Physical Demands:
Moderate lifting up to 20 pounds as frequently as needed to move objects; dexterity to write and manipulate computer keyboard and mouse; ability to hear and speak clearly; and body mobility to stoop, kneel, bend, reach and sustain long periods of sitting or standing.

Work Environment:
Work is primarily performed in a university campus environment and requires a flexible schedule including virtual, evening and weekend work. Working off-site as needed to participate in college presentations and/or admissions-related events when required.


Note: This position profile identifies the key responsibilities and expectations for performance. It cannot encompass all specific job tasks that an employee may be required to perform. Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and perform job-related duties as may be reasonably assigned by his/her supervisor. 


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