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Undergraduate Recruitment Coordinator

Virginia Commonwealth University
Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Sep 17, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Community Relations & Institutional Outreach, Public Relations & Marketing (Campus), Student Affairs, Admissions, Enrollment, Retention & Registrar, Other Student Affairs, Student Activities & Services
Salary Band
Not specified
Employment Type
Full Time
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Position Information

University Code 35222 University Title Student Services Specialist 2 University Job Family Student Services ORP Eligible No For more information on ORP, visit: Retirement Plans
Recruitment Pool All Applicants Recruitment Type Job Series Scope of Search Regional Working Title Undergraduate Recruitment Coordinator Position Number 587290 Is this employee on a H1B Visa? No Position Type Staff Job Status Full-Time FLSA Indicator Exempt Employee Group University Employee Department SOEDeanOff: Deans Suite Organizational Overview

At VCU, we Make it Real through learning, research, creativity, service and discovery — the hallmarks of the VCU experience. A premier, urban, public research university nationally recognized as one of the best employers for diversity, VCU is a great place to work. It’s a place of opportunity, where your success is supported and your career can thrive. VCU offers employees a generous leave package, career paths for advancement, competitive pay, and an opportunity to do mission-driven work.

Position Primary Purpose and General Responsibilities
The VCU School of Education invites candidates for the Undergraduate Recruitment Coordinator position. This position will establish relationships with students, parents, counselors who have shown interest in learning more about the undergraduate program in the School of Education. This position will coordinate the development of new recruitment strategies to build new markets to identify and attract potential students, establish relationships with schools in and around Virginia where VCU is currently underrepresented, and represent the school at special events such as open houses and conferences. They will also coordinate and conduct open houses, information sessions, interviews, and counseling sessions with prospective students and their parents to provide information about the school, admissions processes, and university policies and procedures. This position routinely interfaces with University officials on admissions/recruitment issues, evaluates data and applicant credentials for admission and counsels prospective students on their admissibility, handles assignments timely and makes decisions independently with minimal guidance from supervisor. Minimum Hiring Standards
-3 or more years of relevant experience in recruitment of diverse candidate populations or in student affairs
-Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, business, psychology or related field
-Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills
-Considerable experience working with database, word processing, and graphics software, including creating surveys and analyze survey results (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Publisher)
-Responsible, mature, self-starter with sound judgment, and the ability to handle sensitive/confidential matters
-Demonstrated commitment to foster a diverse and inclusive environment as a staff employee/team member of the School of Education and at VCU Preferred Hiring Standards
-Extensive knowledge of admissions/recruitment procedures
-Experience in special event and project planning, and excellent public interaction service skills
-Demonstrated excellence in public contact and customer service
-Experience using social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc) as a marketing tool
-Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal supervision
-Strong comfort level with delivering presentations to large groups of people
-Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
-Excellent critical thinking skills
-Demonstrated ability to prioritize work and handle multiple tasks
-Experiential learning through lived experiences and/or professional services that inform worldviews and/or perspectives about minority group status, to include race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, religion and disability
-Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse and inclusive environment
-Considerable experience in college admissions, recruitment, or marketing Required Licenses/ Certifications Anticipated Hiring Range $48,000- $53,000 Application Process/Additional Information Campus Monroe Park Campus Hours/Week 40 hours/week Normal Work Days/Hours M-F, evenings and/or weekends as necessary, based on recruitment events Job Open Date 09/17/2021 Posting will close on or before Open Until Filled No Job Category Is this a restricted position? No Is this position eligible to participate in alternative work arrangements? Yes Sensitive Position No Resource Critical Yes Quick Link Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * The School of Education values the following as our culture statement, 'The School of Education (SOE) recognizes that trust among all members of the SOE community is the foundation of a positive work climate. Realizes that our well-being as an institution depends upon the wellbeing of our members. Respects all members, new and continuing, regardless of status. Values honest communication and finding ways to respectfully address difficult issues. Strives to listen without bias and search for common understanding. Is committed to equity, fairness and a level playing field for all of its members. Knows that the SOE community thrives, because of diverse viewpoints and areas of expertise. Fosters collaboration, collegiality and mutual support among all members of its community.' Please describe ways in which you have worked to foster this type of culture in the professional workplace or in your everyday life.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Do you have a bachelors degree?
    • Yes
    • No
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  2. Resume
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