Simpson College seeks an enthusiastic professional who is eager and committed to representing the College in the recruitment of students and managing the recruitment activities for an assigned territory.
Build relationships through frequent communication with prospective students (i.e. phone calls, texts, emails, personal notes, social media, etc.) by providing extensive information and guidance on admissions and financial assistance processes.
Plan, implement and travel to high schools, college fair programs, and other events both on and off campus promoting awareness of Simpson. Activities will include presentations to student and/or parent groups.
Develop recruitment and communication strategies to engage high school counselors, alumni, prospective students and their parents within an assigned territory.
To apply please send cover letter, resume, name and contact information for three professional references to: Human Resources, Simpson College, 701 North C Street, Indianola, IA 50125 or by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. To learn more about the College, please visit our web site at www.simpson.edu
Simpson College does not unlawfully discriminate and aims to employ persons of various backgrounds and experiences to help constitute a diverse community. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from members of underrepresented groups. You will find the entire EOE statement at: https://simpson.edu/about-simpson-college/human-resources-office Successful applicants will demonstrate a commitment to cultural diversity and the ability to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds. Employment will require a criminal background check, which may include, but is not limited to: criminal history, national sex offender search, and motor vehicle history.
The successful candidate will:
Be a team player who is goal driven and detail-oriented.
Hold a Bachelor’s degree; a graduate of Simpson College or a similar private college is preferred.
Possess excellent communication, interpersonal, organizational and presentation skills.
Have the ability to prioritize time and activities, and show strong initiative.
Demonstrate a competitive spirit and persuasive communication skills.
Additional requirements for the Admissions Counselor position include the ability and desire to work with culturally diverse populations; the capability to articulate the value of a liberal arts education; competent computer skills and strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office products; strong analytical skills; and demonstrated experience working in a team environment to manage projects from inception to implementation.? Must be self-motivated, and willing to travel extensively and work evenings and weekends.? Prefer experience in admissions, recruitment, sales, marketing, public relations; bilingual (Spanish) skills preferred.? Applicants must have a current, valid driver’s license.
To be considered for Assistant Director of Admissions, the successful candidate must meet the above requirements and a minimum of 3 years of related professional and administrative experience.
About Simpson College
Founded in 1860, Simpson College is a four-year, comprehensive private college of the liberal arts and sciences affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Located just south of Des Moines, the capital of Iowa, Simpson’s picturesque 85-acre campus in Indianola is home to about 1,400 full-time undergraduate students with an additional 400 non-traditional students at two campuses in the Des Moines metro area.