Regional Admissions Recruiter-Minneapolis, MN

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Job Description

The University of Missouri is seeking an enthusiastic Senior Student Recruitment Specialist to help us recruit the next generation of Mizzou Tigers from Minnesota. This position will reside in Minneapolis, MN as a regional representative for Mizzou's Office of Admissions. This position serves as a member of the Admissions Team, managing the assigned recruitment territory to assist in achieving enrollment goals for Mizzou. They will serve as the primary point of contact for students, parents, and guidance counselors from Minnesota for Mizzou.

This position provides information about Mizzou and the college planning process to prospective students, parents and high school counselors. Qualified candidates will be passionate about higher education, eager to join a fun and hard-working team and excited to travel around Missouri and surrounding states.

This position will establish and maintain an off-site recruitment office designed to plan, execute, and evaluate recruitment activities and high school relations within Minneapolis, MN and the surrounding area. They will inform and assist prospective students about the University of Missouri's (MIZZOU) academic programs, admission requirements, costs and all facets of attending Mizzou. This includes high school visits, attending college fairs, writing letters, making calls and maintaining constant personal communication with Minnesota students, parents and high school counselors.

This position will attend both on-campus and off-campus visits and events. Presenting admission sessions to groups ranging from 2-200 people.

This position will develop recruitment strategy for assigned territory, including reviewing and analyzing data to determine schools, fairs, and events to attend/visit; evaluates the effectiveness of recruitment strategies in the specified territory and determines need for additional efforts. Initiates, plans, and executes special projects in conjunction with territory goals and objectives. Builds and maintains relationships and serves as University liaison to high school counselors and alumni in territory. Schedules visits to high schools, coordinates pre-visit calls and correspondence, makes travel arrangements, conducts visits, and follows up with students, faculty, and staff contacted during visits via phone calls, letters, and email.

Follow-up correspondence communications. Intense personal contact with prospective high school students through email, phone and letters. Representative will keep contact with admitted Minnesota students. This position will provide special counseling regarding admission and scholarship selection policies.

This position requires a home-based office and should not be considered an 8-5 job, it requires nights and weekends on a flexible schedule.

The heaviest travel times August-November and February-May.

The MN Regional Recruiter is expected to travel to Mizzou's campus for large recruitment events (for example Saturday Meet Mizzou Days) and training sessions; attend training sessions to maintain knowledge of current information on degree programs, residential life and financial aid issues; and other duties as assigned.

Must be able to lift 50 pounds.

Valid driver's license required.


Salary Range: $23 - $27/hr

Grade: GGS-008

University Title: Senior Student Recruitment Specialist

Internal applicants can determine their University title by accessing the Talent Profile tile in myHR.


8am - 5pm, Monday-Friday with some evening and weekend hours required.

Minimum Qualifications

A Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience and at least 1 year of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary.

Preferred Qualifications

Strong consideration is given to applicants who have experience being a regional representative in this market. Consideration is also given to those with an undergraduate degree from Mizzou. Initiative, creativity, and the ability to work in a flexible environment. High energy and enthusiasm.

Application Materials

Cover letter and resume

Columbia Missouri Information

Columbia, Mo., is known as an ideal college town, combining small-town comforts, community spirit and low cost of living with big-city culture, activities and resources. Home to nationally renowned public schools and other colleges and educational centers, Columbia is packed with restaurants and entertainment venues and hosts more than a dozen annual cultural festivals.

Benefit Eligibility

This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, paid time off, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at

Values Commitment

We value the uniqueness of every individual and strive to ensure each person’s success. Contributions from individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives promote intellectual pluralism and enable us to achieve the excellence that we seek in learning, research and engagement. This commitment makes our university a better place to work, learn and innovate.

In your application materials, please discuss your experiences and expertise that support these values and enrich our missions of teaching, research and engagement.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call the Director of Employee and Labor Relations at 573-882-7976.

To request ADA accommodations, please call the Director of Accessibility and ADA at 573-884-7278.

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