Enrollment Specialist - Regional Recruiter (3 Positions)

Central State University
Ohio, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Nov 10, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Admissions, Enrollment, Retention & Registrar, Counseling, Financial Aid, Other Student Affairs, Student Activities & Services
Employment Type
Full Time
Posting Details

Posting Details

Posting Number 0801227 Classification Title Enrollment Specialist - Regional Recruiter (3 Positions) Working Title Department Admissions Department Contact Email bdavis@centralstate.edu Job Summary/Basic Function

Enrollment Specialists are responsible for the recruitment and enrollment of diverse student populations. The Enrollment Specialist cultivates strategic partnerships with secondary school students, guidance counselors, educators and alumni that enable the University to meet its admissions goals. The Enrollment Specialist reports to the Director of Admissions. This position is a part-time, remote position. There will be three total openings with one position to be filled in each respective city: Cleveland, Chicago, and Detroit

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Travels to and maintains a presence at college, community, and education partners on a regular basis (e.g., daily, weekly, or monthly, as the relationship warrants or requires) to promote Central State University’s undergraduate programs.
  • Provides admission advising based on student’s transcript evaluation and career goal compatibility. Accurately and completely explains education program availability, modality considerations, transfer requirements, financial aid opportunities and considerations, and available student support services.
  • Tracks all interactions with prospective students in Banner.
  • Exercises judgment in holistic review of applications. Assures that complete and accurate notation of these decisions is made on the applicant record in Banner
  • Counsels ineligible students on educational alternatives and explains negative admission decisions.

· Develops and maintains an up-to-date understanding of Central State University’s academic programs, curriculum, and degree requirements, including program-to-program and general articulation agreements.
· Stays abreast of co-curricular opportunities of value to matriculating students and that foster their interest in the University.
· Remains abreast of the scholarship and financial aid opportunities available to incoming students.
  • Adheres to university recruiting and admission guidelines and standards and adheres to provisions set forth in the National Association of College Admission Counseling Standards and Principles of Good Practice.
  • Organizes recruitment activities including open houses, transfer fairs, welcome-back activities, classroom presentations, and faculty/advisor meetings. Plans and executes joint events between community partners as necessary for optimal relationship management.
  • Identifies and shares information regarding trends and issues affecting relationships with partners, including alumni.
  • Secures new requests for program offerings provided by administrators, faculty, and students at community college partners.
  • Meets with college access partners and provides them with ongoing updates on academic program and co-curricular opportunities.
  • Collaborates with access partners and educators to track students through the application and enrollment process, including, as needed, updates on applicant status and guidance regarding housing, financial aid and new student orientation.
  • Interfaces directly with students to assist them with the enrollment process, including admissions, financial aid, registration, housing, and new student orientation.
  • Required to attended periodic on campus meetings and events as assigned by the Director of Admissions & Enrollment Management.
  • This position requires extensive travel to the community colleges, school districts, and college access organizations. Office arrangements may be based on successful applicants’ locations and demands of the university/communities. Compensation may vary depending on applicant’s qualification.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Experience working in a team-oriented approach within a complex organization and experience serving diverse populations is required.
  • Minimum of 3 years of progressively responsible admissions or related higher education experience.
  • Banner-familiar; technically proficient, including Microsoft and MAC as well as social media and other emerging technologies.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, including report writing.
  • Self-starting, able to work independently and remotely while maintaining a high level of productivity.
  • Understands and is committed to the University’s core mission and strategic priorities.

· A valid driver’s license is required. Ability to perform overnight travel as required.

Preferred Qualifications
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Familiarity with Ohio Transfer Module and associated practices
Central State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer Posting Date 10/11/2021 Closing Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants Position Category Staff - Monthly (Exempt) Budgeted Annual Salary $19.23/ hour Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is the highest degree you hold?
    • Doctorate
    • Completed all Doctorate coursework, but has not completed dissertation
    • Master's Degree
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Assoicate's Degree
    • High School Diploma or GED
Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
Optional Documents

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