The Associate Director for Freshmen Recruitment will assist with the development and management for fall and spring recruitment, both in and out of state. The position will manage territory regions while working with the counselors to develop their territories and take ownership of specific regions as well as be responsible for coordinating travel itineraries for the freshmen counselors. This person will assign counselors to a specific region and review and approve travel request forms and expense reports. The position will develop, implement and project recruitment initiatives and outcomes and accurately measure recruitment efforts to determine whether expectations are being met by each counselor. They will create recruitment initiatives for off campus events in an effort to increase applications and enrollment as well as train and educate staff about TargetX, EPS, and other available recruitment options. The Associate Director will represent the university at information sessions, both on and off campus and counsel prospective students and their families on admissions, financial aid and scholarships. Maintaining strong relationships with guidance counselors is a must. This position will develop and coordinate on call schedule for counseling staff and travel as needed or directed by the Senior Associate Director as well as complete other duties as assigned.
Special Instructions To Application:
East Carolina University requires applicants to submit a candidate profile online in order to be considered for the position. Candidates must also submit a cover letter, resume, and a list of three references, including contact information, online. 2-3 original letters of reference are required for employment. Please be aware that if selected as a candidate of choice, an automatic e-mail will be sent to the individuals entered in the References section of the PeopleAdmin applicant tracking system. Letters of reference submitted via the PeopleAdmin applicant tracking system will be verified and considered towards meeting this requirement. For letters of reference not submitted via the PeopleAdmin applicant tracking system, please have the original signed letters mailed to: Teresa Gill East Carolina University 1000 E. Fifth Street, Mailstop 517 Greenville, NC 27858.
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full time basis.
A master's degree is required. The successful candidate will possess at least three years of professional admissions counseling or related academic advising or higher education experience. Candidates must possess excellent written and oral communication skills, experience making highly effective and engaging presentations and strong public relations skills. Experience in the development, organization, management and success measurement of programs is required as well as data assessment and analysis. Position requires a valid NC driver's license. Must be willing to travel and be available for some evening and weekend recruitment events.
Full time or Part time: Full Time
Position Location (city): Greenville
Position Number: 944605
Organizational Unit Overview:
The Undergraduate Admissions Office is responsible for identifying, attracting, recruiting, and enrolling students in sufficient numbers to meet the University's enrollment projections while improving the academic profile of the incoming student population. The office annually processes approximately 36,000 applications for admission. These include freshmen, transfer, readmit, visitor, non-degree, pre-college, and auditor students. In order to generate and process applications from these prospective students, the office is involved in many public relations, marketing, customer service, and other outreach activities to cultivate inquiries for additional information about ECU/application materials. These inquiries are received via mail, phone, email, and third party search sources and currently exceed well over 100,000 in quantity for one calendar year.
To be a national model for student success, public service and regional transformation, East Carolina University uses innovative learning strategies and delivery methods to maximize access; prepares students with the knowledge, skills and values to succeed in a global, multicultural society; develops tomorrow's leaders to serve and inspire positive change; discovers new knowledge and innovations to support a thriving future for eastern North Carolina and beyond; transforms health care, promotes wellness, and reduces health disparities; and improves qualify of life through cultural enrichment, academics, the arts, and athletics. We accomplish our mission through education, research, creative activities, and service while being good stewards of the resources entrusted to us. East Carolina University delivers on the promise of opportunity. We open doors. We improve lives. We transform the present, and we discover the future. In these ways and more, we serve our community, our state, our nation and our world as together we reach toward our greatest potential. Tomorrow starts here.