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College Recruiter

City Colleges of Chicago
Illinois, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
May 20, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Adult & Continuing Education Programs, Business & Administrative Affairs, Community Relations & Institutional Outreach, Student Affairs, Admissions, Enrollment, Retention & Registrar, Minority & Multicultural Affairs, Other Student Affairs
Employment Type
Full Time
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Malcolm X College is currently seeking a College Recruiter. The position is responsible for recruiting new students for City Colleges of Chicago (CCC).

The mission of the Admissions Office is to assist all prospective students interested in attending one of the City Colleges of Chicago toward their acceptance to the college. We will provide current information about academic programs and degrees along with the admission requirements for our Health Science programs.

The mission of Malcolm X College is to provide accessible liberal arts and health-focused education that fosters personal and professional achievement. To fulfill this mission, we focus on the following core values: accountability, community, diversity, empowerment, learning, and respect.

  • Contacts and meets high school counselors and teachers to explain the benefits of a CCC education.
  • Participates in classroom visitations and other special events to explain CCC to potential students.
  • Provides information regarding admissions requirements and program benefits to prospective students and parents via phone, mail and personal visits; follow up with mail or phone call as appropriate.
  • Assists new students with the application process and explains career options.
  • Produces follow-up reports regarding activities and future recruiting plans.
  • Attends departmental and/or college meetings to maintain awareness of new educational areas that may be of interest to college recruits.
  • Works with colleagues to coordinate assigned activities with other programs, departments and outside agencies and organizations.
  • Provides multi-campus support during special events and tours.
  • Works with colleagues in the implementation of special projects.
  • May serve as consultant and resource to internal departments with recruitment training and new student enrollment process training via information sessions, committees and professional development opportunities.
  • May develop recruitment plan for academic programs; may promote and maintain awareness of other student services.
  • May coordinate education fairs at local businesses.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Counseling, Guidance, Psychology or Marketing, supplemented by five (5) years of experience in marketing, college recruiting and/or promotion required. A combination of education and professional work experience may be considered at the discretion of management.
  • Ability to organize and implement detailed and complex projects.
  • Must be computer proficient with knowledge of a variety of software programs. Knowledge of curriculum program offerings and admissions policies.
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and customer service skills required.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills for both one on one interaction and group presentations.
  • Ability to work independently under pressure.
  • Ability to work well as a team player. Ability to work well with individuals from diverse backgrounds.
  • Must be self-directed and innovative, able to assess current operations in an effort to improve the future goals of the College.
  • Must be able to meet deadlines in a timely manner.
When applying, please attach your professional resume and unofficial transcripts.

Applications accepted through 12/28/2021.

WE OFFER: Excellent health benefits at a low cost; Investment plans 403(b) & 457(b); SURS Retirement Plan; Generous vacation, holidays, personal and sick days; Tuition Reimbursement. For a more detailed overview of benefits please visit our benefits page.

For the second time in three years, Malcolm X College was selected as aPromising Places to Work in Community Colleges award winner! The award is given by the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD), a membership organization committed to promoting and celebrating excellence in teaching and leadership at community and technical colleges, and Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, a leading academic publication.

MXC was recognized for its best-in-class student and staff recruitment and retention practices, inclusive learning and working environments, and meaningful community service and engagement opportunities.

Chicago residency is required for all full-time employees within 6 months of hire.

We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

Thank you for your interest in City Colleges of Chicago!

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