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Assistant Director of Transfer Recruitment (Regional Recruiter - Charlotte)

Appalachian State University
North Carolina, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Apr 22, 2022

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Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Human Resources Administration, Student Affairs, Admissions, Enrollment, Retention & Registrar, Counseling, Minority & Multicultural Affairs, Other Student Affairs
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Full Time
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Position Title Assistant Director of Transfer Recruitment (Regional Recruiter - Charlotte) Position Number 085121 Department Transfer Ser A Dir Engage Retention-2404TS Description of University
Appalachian State University, in North Carolina's Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. As one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina system, Appalachian enrolls about 20,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors. Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • Ability to collaborate and form relationships.
  • Effective communicator.
  • Willingness to work select evenings and weekends as necessary.
License/Certification Required
Valid driver's license and ability to rent vehicle. Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The Assistant Director of Transfer Recruitment will recruit, advise, and enroll prospective transfer & online students in defined territories to meet the University's strategic enrollment goals through extensive outreach and relationship-building activities.

This is a regional position based in Charlotte with territories throughout the central part of North Carolina. It is expected that the person chosen for this position will live in the Charlotte metro area. It is expected that travel to the main campus (Boone, NC) will occur for monthly staff meetings, large transfer recruitment events, and university events.
  • Serve as a territory manager for Appalachian's transfer and online student recruitment efforts.
  • Plan and execute all recruiting operations necessary to meet recruitment and enrollment goals within an assigned geo-market. Develop a strategic recruitment plan for the assigned geo-markets.
  • Advise prospective students regarding coursework at their current institution per the Baccalaureate Degree Plans and Credit Equivalency Database.
  • Travel to college fairs, college nights, and other programs in this region to recruit prospective transfer and online students. Host Lunch & Learns, conduct advising appointments, and develop other recruiting efforts in the territory. Offer virtual opportunities such as Transfer Webinars and 1-on-1 chats.
  • Strengthen ties with community college counselors/advisors and other key influences in the recruitment process within the assigned geo-market.
  • Promote Aspire Appalachian on partner institution campuses within territory, serve as Appalachian point of contact, present in ACA 122 classes, and meet the prescribed Appalachian responsibilities of the signed agreement.
  • Conduct extensive outreach and relationship/conversation-building activities (via in person communication, phone, texting, email, written correspondence, and social media) to prospective students, applicants, and admitted and confirmed transfer students.
  • Assist students (and families) in any way possible as they move through the recruitment cycle.
  • Set up department visits with academic departments for prospective students to learn more about their intended majors.
  • Provide admission decision recommendations for selected applicants from assigned territory.
  • Present recruitment and transitional information at ACA classes, Open House, and other venues.
  • Work with other members of the transfer recruitment team on event planning, digital engagement, and other initiatives to meet recruitment goals.
  • Support Enrollment Management by working events like Commencement, etc.
  • Complete other duties as assigned.
This position has potential for a remote work arrangement within the State of North Carolina, consistent with university policy . Suggested Salary Range 45,000 - 46,730 Physical Demands of Position
Typical physical demands of a professional position within a university including, the ability to lift and move 40 pounds, and long periods of time in a sedentary/standing position.

All duties may be performed with or without reasonable accommodations. Special Instructions to Applicants
For a complete application, please apply and submit all below-required documents electronically through Appalachian State University's Job Board:
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • List of three References with Contact Information
AA/EEO Statement
Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation.

Important Contacts:

Director of Human Resources/ EEO Officer
Office of Human Resources
330 University Hall Dr.
Boone, NC 28608
(828) 262-3187

Office of Title IX Compliance
123 I.G. Greer Hall
Boone, NC 28608
(828) 262-2144

ADA /504 Coordinator & Office of Disability Resources Director
Office of Disability Resources
224 Joyce Lawrence Lane/Suite 112 Anne Belk Hall
Boone, NC 28608
(828) 262-3056 Diversity and Inclusion at Appalachian
We at Appalachian State University are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence both locally and globally.

We understand that the successful implementation of diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence is the responsibility of the entire university community, including alumni and official university governing bodies. A diverse campus community supports an influx of broad and distinct ideas that increase learning opportunities and strengthen the impact of our community as we work collectively to achieve a just experience for all.

We actively encourage, support, and promote a global mindset and an equitable environment where all will know that they belong and are safe to express their culture, identity, values, ideas, opinions, and creativity. We are committed to creating a culture of equity opportunity for all, one that has an expectation of fairness, justice, and equity-minded practice at all levels of the university community. Quick Link Posting Number 201500927P
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