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Admissions Counselor and Recruiter (Hershey)

Employer
Milton Hershey School
Location
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted Date
Dec 17, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Admissions, Enrollment, Retention & Registrar
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time
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Milton Hershey School (MHS) is seeking an Admissions Counselor and Recruiter (ACR) to be based in Hershey, PA.  The ACR plays a key role in ensuring that MHS is able to reach enrollment goals in recruiting a diverse pre-K through age 15 student demographic so that MHS can reach growth goals of serving at least 2,300 students from dis-advantaged settings. 

Responsibilities:

  • Pro-actively contributing to the development of annual student recruitment strategies.
  • Implementing the recruitment plan which includes extensive travel throughout the state and neighboring states to recruit applicants who possess a special talent. Travel will include nights and weekends and account for about 60% of the job.
  • Maintaining a highly pro-active approach to developing relationships with key influencers & stakeholders.
  • Developing an in-depth knowledge of assigned regions and programs that attract talented youth in the arts, sciences, athletics, or agricultural/environmental spheres.   
  •  Developing a localized and trusted brand awareness of MHS in said regions and serve as the point person for referring professionals.
  • Planning, exhibiting, and executing outreach events, campus visits, and special events.
  • Develop and leverage virtual outreach and web-based capabilities.
  • Extensively and effectively interacting with and communicating with the communities in assigned regions to discern & guide qualified applicants.
  • Collaborate with Enrollment Processors to facilitate the application process for students.
  • Support student enrollment events.
  • Develop engaged MHS Enrollment advocates from stakeholder communities including regional alumni.
  • Contribute to student retention efforts.      
  • Contribute to continuous improvement efforts and troubleshooting.
  • Provide accurate reporting & manage budget.

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Education, Marketing, Communications, Social Work, or affiliated field.
  • At least 3 years of experience in a relevant recruitment capacity which includes relationship development, brand development and achieving required outcomes/results.
  • Proficient in using Microsoft applications and databases.
  • Driver’s license in good standing.
  • Able & eager to travel extensively (minimum 60% of time).
  • Exceptional skills in multi-tasking and organizing.
  • Demonstrated ability to meet goals and maintain a high degree of accountability.
  • Interpersonally skilled in educating, guiding, inspiring and counseling.
  • Must have a capability to effectively work within under-resourced communities.
  • Demonstrated skills in collaborating with others – staff, communities, influencers, stakeholders and volunteers.
  • Resourceful and innovative. Analytical.
  • High degree of grit and initiative.
  • Fluency in Spanish a plus.
  • Candidates must demonstrate a high degree of integrity as all MHS staff are considered role models for students.
  • Candidates should be eager to engage with students and families. 
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