Major Duties: General summary: Develops, implements and evaluates recruitment and outreach activities, strategies and programs to recruit, admit and enroll students into the department of Military and Veterans Affairs. - Develops, implements and oversees strategic plans to recruit students with an emphasis on recruitment and retention. Recommends admissions policies, procedures and outreach activities.- Builds and maintains relationships with other University offices, departments and external stakeholders to represent programs and departments at various college outreach events.- Develops and implements outreach programs, including marketing strategies and maintaining marketing material such as the website in order to promote programs and activities that are consistent with enrollment goals.- Assists in student retention by developing and implementing retention strategies and mentoring to ensure successful completion of programs.- Assesses enrollment and retention trends and results. Collaborates with the department to set goals and develop strategies to meet goals and objectives.
Minimum Qualifications: - Bachelor's degree or higher in a related field from an accredited institution.- One year's relevant experience.- Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.- The ability to travel in-state and out-of-state.- Ability to work irregular shifts and extended hours, including evenings and weekends.
Internal Number: 352_57432
About Western Michigan University
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 programs 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.