Position Title: Recruiter and Admissions Specialist
Department: Undergraduate Recruit & Admissions
Advertised Pay: Lower 40,000s
Campus Location: Washburn University
The screening committee will review all eligible applications
submitted by December 13, 2023
Position Summary: The Recruiter and Admissions Specialist
organizes and executes Washburn recruitment in an assigned
territory. Positions are campus-based in Topeka, Kansas.
Identify and recruit prospective students by developing a strong
rapport with appropriate high school, college and community
Recruit and cultivate prospects and applicants within the assigned
recruitment territory in such a manner as to achieve yearly
assigned recruitment goals.
Recruit students from the assigned territory while providing
support and guidance throughout the admissions and college decision
processes including completion of the FAFSA, housing application or
exemption, New Student Orientation registration and more.
Develop and carry out a recruitment travel schedule based around
attending college fairs, visiting schools and participating in
community and other events in the assigned recruitment
Build and maintain impactful relationships with prospective
students, their families, appropriate school personnel and alumni
through personalized outreach efforts including phone, email,
in-person contact and other relevant mediums.
Interpret and analyze data to identify trends in student
recruitment and retention programs, and inform strategic
Assist in the execution of on-campus recruitment events,
personalized campus visits, and other recruitment events.
Develop and deliver presentations to prospective students,
families, school counselors/advisors, and other relevant
Participate in unit and department meetings, training opportunities
and other appropriate professional development.
Provide supplemental support as needed for processing applications,
and transcripts, administering admissions decisions, and other
Effectively use emerging recruitment and enrollment
Perform additional job-related duties as assigned or as
• Bachelor’s degree (or degree completion by the end of the
semester of hire).
• Experience in collegiate admissions, recruitment, sales,
collegiate activities, or other related areas.
• Demonstrated effective written and interpersonal communication
• Ability to work effectively independently and within a team
• Demonstratable ability and commitment to build effective
professional relationships with a variety of people, including
those from under-represented and diverse populations.
• Ability to organize and manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced
environment with many interruptions while adhering to
• Ability to effectively operate Windows operating software and
Microsoft Office products.
• Valid Driver’s License with driving record acceptable to
• Ability to maneuver and lift items weighing up to 25
• Bilingual (preferably Spanish).
• Washburn Alumni
Full time Exempt Mon-Fri
Background Check Required Driving History Required