Major Duties: - Recruits for University and territory assignments to ensure effective enrollment of targeted new students. Accountable for meeting or exceeding recruitment and enrollment goals. - Monitors reports and develops timely strategies to move prospective students through the enrollment funnel. - Responsible for an annual two percent increase in applications in assigned territory and a minimum yield of thirty-two percent within the region. - Manages both in-state and out-of-state high school territories. Maintains accurate and complete records within the CRM system. - Promotes the University by participating in high school visits, college fairs, and on-campus programming. Required to remain current with contemporary enrollment management practices and familiarity with best practices in recruitment communication technologies. - Reads and evaluates applications objectively, holistically and discretely to render admissions decisions. - Assists in identifying new target markets within designated territory and develops strategies to increase enrollment. - Analyzes data and statistics to identify trends/patterns that impact recruitment and measure the effectiveness of recruitment tactics. - Pursues opportunities to be active in professional organizations that will benefit both personal career development as well as the University. - Participates and engages in training and staff development activities. - Serves as a liaison between Admissions Office and other University departments and committees as assigned. - Completes other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications: - Bachelor's degree or higher in a related field from an accredited institution. - One year of admissions experience in higher education. - Ability to travel in-state and out-of-state. - Ability to work some nights and weekends. - Valid driver's license. - Excellent oral and written communication skills.
One of the top-100 public universities in the United States, Western Michigan University is committed to being learner centered, discovery driven and globally engaged. Founded in 1903, what was once Western Michigan College became Michigan's fourth public university in 1957. Since then, WMU has undergone dramatic growth in size and stature. Today, the University offers more than 240 academic progr...ams to students pursuing degrees through the doctoral level. More than 20 percent of its 25,000 students are enrolled in graduate course work, studying in disciplines ranging from atomic physics and graph theory to medieval literature and blind rehabilitation. Of 101 graduate offerings available, 30 lead to a doctoral degree.