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Admissions Recruiter

Alcorn State University
Lorman, Mississippi, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Apr 3, 2024

Job Details

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title
Admissions Recruiter

FLSA Status

Posted Salary Range
Commensurate with experience.

Employment Status
Full Time

Admissions and Recruiting

Job Summary

The Recruiter reports to the Director of Admissions and Recruiting for carrying out such assignments within university policies as might be necessary for optimum student recruitment and admission.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

Recruitment, management, sales and/or knowledge of higher education

Excellent communication skills, verbal, and interpersonal

Well-developed presentation and strategic planning skills

Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with team members, faculty, students, alumni, administrators, staff and families

Ability to connect with students

Essential Job Functions

· Creates an individual recruitment plan (including recruitment activities, participation in events/conferences/fairs, communications with prospective students and networking opportunities) for each semester and participates in a team recruitment plan.

· Completes weekly activity reports to include documentation of recruitment/outreach activities and student appointments.

· Establishes and adheres to registration deadlines and strives toward institution-wide enrollment goals .

· Utilizes phone, email and mail to communicate with prospective students in a timely manner, providing superior student service.

· Works with prospective students to garner completed application files prior to enrollment and efforts to increase retention.

· Collaborates with alumni network(s) to develop new student/professional networks and garner student referrals

· Serves as a counselor to prospective students.

· Promotes the university and its programs among prospective students, parents, teachers, counselors, alumni and other groups, individuals, agencies and organizations that might be interested and/or might be persuaded to have interest in the university by maintaining current knowledge of the same.


Bachelor’s degree
Experience working with students in high school or college setting.

Licensing and Certifications

Valid Drivers License

Physical Requirements

Work in noisy (above 85 decibels) areas

Sedentary Work - Exerting 10 pounds

Light Work - Exerting up to 20 pounds

Medium Work - Exerting 20-50 pounds

Heavy Work - Exerting 50-100 pounds
Not Required

Very Heavy Work - Exerting in excess of 100 pounds
Not Required


Extended Work Hours

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number

Number of Vacancies


Position End Date (if temporary)

Open Date

Close Date

Open Until Filled

EEO Statement

EEO Statement:
Alcorn State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, or other factors prohibited by law in any of its educational programs, activities, services, admissions, or employment practices. The following offices are designated to handle inquires and/or complaints regarding non-discriminatory policies and procedures of Alcorn State University:
Complaints, inquiries, or specific requests in regard to Title IX and Section 504 directives should be made to: Title IX Office, Walter Washington Administration Bldg., Room 519A, Lorman, MS, 39096, (601) 877-6700.
Complaints, inquiries, or requests in regard to non-discrimination in employment practices should be made to: Human Resources Department, Walter Washington Administration Bldg., Room 107, Lorman, MS, 39096, (601) 877-6188
Questions, complaints, or requests in regard to ADA / ADAAA compliance in employment practices should also be made to the department of human resources.

Advertising Summary
Excellent Benefits Package

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Letter of Recommendation (Professional)
  4. Letter of Recommendation (Personal)
  5. Letter of Recommendation (Professional or Personal)
Optional Documents


 Alcorn State University

A great educational choice, Alcorn State University in Mississippi is a place of purpose, history, and discovery, and the nation's oldest, land-grant HBCU

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