Regional Recruiter for Western PA/NY-Admissions 13600
The Office of Admissions and Recruitment at West Virginia University is seeking applicants for a Regional Recruiter. The Regional Recruiter plans and implements a student recruitment program designed to meet enrollment goals in a targeted geographic area with specific student populations. The designated territory for this position is Western Pennsylvania and Western New York. The regional recruiter conducts programmatic and individual activities while functioning as part of the larger WVU Admissions and Recruitment team.
In order to be successful in this role, the ideal candidate will:
Reside in or relocate to the recruiting territory defined in the Travel and Territory Management section of this document.
Independently establish, operate, and maintain a remote home-office space as directed by the Director of Regional Recruitment.
Provide space for, and maintain, an inventory of all admission publications and other WVU materials.
Oversee and responsibly administrate a regional operational budget, directed by the Director of Regional Recruitment.
Use and maintenance WVU issued technology.
Maintain professional memberships assigned and approved by supervisor.
Partner with supervisor, regional teammates, and appropriate University Relations staff to develop a Territory Management Plan for the assigned market that includes promotion and branding of WVU at college fairs, high school visits, panels and information sessions, and special events.
Establish and maintain database of all guidance/career counselors, educators and administrators in support of recruitment initiatives.
Transport materials, set up recruitment displays, and represent WVU with integrity and professionalism at all recruitment events.
Administrate year-round travel schedule, in collaboration with supervisor and regional team; this is reflective of the assigned market during traditional fall and spring recruitment seasons, as well as regional and seasonal opportunities identified year-round.
Facilitate travel arrangements and procedural filing as required by the University.
Analyze data and research reflective of trends in assigned market; provide feedback as to additional data needs that adequately reflect market trends.
Organize, plan, and host WVU specific recruitment events in the market as assigned by supervisor.
Engage in and facilitate conceptual planning and organization of regional events with affiliates (MARCA).
Plan and moderate supervisor approved one-on-one and market informational/yield sessions.
Collaborate with regional team and campus-based partners to facilitate reverse tours and VIP visit opportunities for guidance and career counselors to campus.
Manage prospective student communication by phone, email, webinar, and print.
Partner with regional team to organize and execute informational webinar series for prospective students.
Multiple visits to campus annually will be required and may include: special events, training, retreats, and office support.
As directed by the Director of Regional Recruitment, reports may include the following: Weekly Operational, Monthly Territory Management, Expense and Budget, event proposals, Event Recap, Travel and Territory Management, Annual Plan and Recap, Communications, funnel activity.
Ethically follow WVU policy and procedure with expenditures, budget, and resources.
Document all expenditures as outlined by the WVU Essential Business Office and supervisor.
Masters degree with two (2) years experience
Bachelors degree with four (4) years experience
In addition to the formal education and/or training requirements of this job, experience is preferred in higher education, recruitment, marketing, public relations, counseling or sales.
Valid Drivers License
At West Virginia University, we pride ourselves on a tireless endeavor for achievement. We are home to some of the most passionate, innovative minds in the country who push their limits for the sake of progress, constantly moving the world forward. Our students, faculty and staff make this institution one of the best out there, and we are proud to stand as one voice, one university, one WVU. Find out more about your opportunities as a Mountaineer at https://talentandculture.wvu.edu/.
West Virginia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff and students, and invites applications from all qualified individuals, including minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and veterans.
Job Posting: Jan 13, 2020
Posting Classification: Non-Classified
Exemption Status: Exempt
Benefits Eligible: Yes
Internal Number: 192642
About West Virginia University
West Virginia University, founded in 1867, has a long and rich history as a public, land-grant institution. WVU encourages scholarship and offers high-quality academic programs while serving the state of West Virginia and the nation. WVU statewide includes campuses in Beckley, Charleston, Keyser, Martinsburg and Morgantown – which has been ranked as a #1 Small City in America. WVU is an R1 Doctoral Research University (Highest Research Activity), one of only 115 nationwide. WVU offers 212 degrees throughout the 14 colleges and schools. Areas of specialty include STEM education, healthcare in Appalachia, shale gas utilization, radio astronomy and forensics. WVU researchers have helped confirm the existence of gravitational waves and uncovered diesel vehicle emissions discrepancies. Statewide, there are over 31,000 graduate and undergraduate students along with 190,000 alumni worldwide. WVU is reinventing West Virginia’s future by strengthening education, healthcare and broad-based prosperity.