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Applicants must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States. The University will not assist applicants with any visa matters. A background check will be required. Applicants must also provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination of condition of employment.
Recruit and enroll students into the undergraduate nursing programs at Mount Saint Mary's University. Provide enrollment support for other undergraduate transfer pathways within TUG and WEOC.
Represent MSMU at community college and other specialty fairs to recruit students for the undergraduate nursing and transfer pathways within TUG and WEOC. This includes managing all travel arrangements within a stipulated budget.
Plan, coordinate and execute recruitment events for prospective students, including regular information sessions on both campuses.
Work closely with and support prospective students and applicants through the admission process via telephone, email, and personal contact throughout the course of the admission cycle.
Evaluate admission applications and supporting documents (i.e. school transcripts, test scores, references, essays) for all undergraduate Nursing programs. Assist with these responsibilities for transfer pathways within TUG and WEOC as needed.
Provide regular reports, including data analysis, on recruitment and enrollment status.
Establish and maintain communication flows with inquiries and applicants as appropriate.
Participate in Admission Office and relevant MSMU events throughout the year.
Cultivate positive relationships with staff at community colleges, hospitals and clinics so they can partner with the University in generating applications for admission.
OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Work closely and collegially with Academic Advisement staff, , Nursing Program Directors and Faculty, Financial Aid Staff, Registrar and other MSMU staff as appropriate.
Actively participate in Admission Office staff meetings and Nursing Department planning meetings.
Participate in professional association meetings (e.g. Western Association of College Admissions Counselors) when appropriate.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Working knowledge of the structure of college admissions and of the higher education system (public, private, local, national, international, 2-year, 4-year) ; analysis of transcripts and standardized admission tests; and the role of an Associate of Arts degree versus a Bachelor's degree.
Knowledge of the healthcare industry and nursing profession desired.
Understanding of financial aid policies and procedures is helpful.
Familiarity with Slate CRM desired.
Abilities and Skills:
Able to exercise sound judgement, discretion, and initiative to address problems and develop practical though creative solutions.
Consistently meet deadlines.
Effectively manage multiple projects and follow through to completion.
Demonstrate professionalism and comfort in speaking to groups and individuals from diverse backgrounds.
Work well alone and in a team.
Exercise excellent organizational ability, prioritization, customer service, oral/written communication, as well as interpersonal, public relations and presentation skills.
Possess high energy level along with patience and flexibility.
Willing and able to conduct out-of-area recruitment travel.
Possess a valid California driver's license and reliable vehicle.
Good sense of direction and ability to navigate.
Bachelor's degree required.
One to two years' experience working in an institution of higher learning (e.g. in counseling, admission or as a teacher/faculty member) or other related field.
Work Location: Doheny Campus (Downtown Los Angeles)
Start Date: Immediately
Applications Deadline: Open until filled
The University is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse student population and workforce as a reflection of our commitment to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives and ways of learning. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, the University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy and parenting status), disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or genetic information in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs. We encourage people of all backgrounds to apply to be a student or to work for the University.
Mount Saint Mary's University is an independent, Catholic, liberal arts university which provides a values-based undergraduate education for women, as well as innovative programs for professional men and women on two historic campuses in Los Angeles. The Mount is the only Catholic university primarily for women in the Western United States. It is also nationally recognized for its academic programs, its culturally diverse student body, and its focus on preparing the next generation of citizen leaders.