To recruit qualified and academically talented prospective transfer and adult students and to assist in the planning and implementation of orientation and transition programs for all incoming students. Respond to prospective transfer and adult student inquiries via email, phone, mail, etc. Regularly communicate with prospective students to move them through the admissions process with the end goal of ensuring that they are registered for classes. Coordinate and implement a presentation and visit schedule at Community Colleges in conjunction with the Wright State Academic Colleges. Recruit students at transfer fairs, open houses, military-affiliated events, businesses, and not-for-profits organizations.
Bachelor's degree, preferably in marketing, communication, social sciences, or related discipline
Strong verbal, interpersonal, and public speaking skills
Proven ability to work independently, on a team, and effectively with diverse populations
Proficiency in Microsoft Office and presentation software
Experience in higher education or related recruitment, outreach, or public relations
Proficiency with CRMs
Experience in planning orientation/transition programs or collegiate events
Experience in Social Media engagement
Essential Functions and percent of time::
Explain the application process, transfer policies, admission requirements, transfer scholarships, etc. to prospective transfer and adult students.
Communicate regularly with prospective students to assist in moving them through the admissions process to course enrollment.
Develop and foster relationships with feeder schools, such as Clark State Community College, Edison State Community College, and Sinclair College.
Plan and promote on-site presentations and visits to area community colleges, military installations, businesses, not-for-profits, and other organizations in order to actively recruit prospective transfer and adult students.
Answer queries via email, phone, etc. from prospective students and transfer colleagues within two business days.
Serve as “Recruiter on Duty” in-office on days as assigned.
Assist in implementing a comprehensive communication plan for transfer students.
Assist with the creation of effective marketing materials.
Track, assess, and report recruitment efforts and student satisfaction with the recruitment and transition process.
Programming and Collaboration (20%)
Collaborate with Undergraduate Recruitment, colleges, and departments on their recruitment efforts.
Assist with on and off-campus recruitment events, such as Raider Open House, to attract interested transfer and adult students.
Assist with the planning and implementation of orientation and transition programs for all new students.
Recommend new initiatives to enhance transfer and adult student recruitment and student satisfaction based upon data and assessments.
Serve as a social media manager for the unit's accounts.
Serve on various university committees and represent the department at various events as needed.
Other duties as assigned by supervisor.
Normal office environment and fast-paced peak-time service times. Some evenings and weekends may be required to serve prospective students and meet peak-time service obligations.
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Wright State University serves nearly 18,000 students and offers more than 230 undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, and professional degree programs through eight colleges and three schools. Located in the city of Fairborn in Greene County, Ohio, Wright State is conveniently situated adjacent to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base and is less than 10 miles from downtown Dayton. One of our eight colleges, Wright State University–Lake Campus, is a university-operated regional campus on the shores of Grand Lake St. Marys in Celina, Ohio. The Wright State alumni community is more than 109,000 strong. For more information please visit www.wright.edu.