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Admissions Recruiter, Admissions & Recruitment

Company: Purdue University
Location: Hammond
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Overview of Admissions Recruiter

Purdue University Northwest's Department of Admissions and Recruitment is seeking an Admissions Recruiter. This position provides information to prospective students about the institution and admission exams, organize campus events, and create communications materials.

Duties and Responsibilities of Admissions Recruiter

Recruitment:

  • Identify and offer Admissions scholarships to admitted students
  • Manage the awarding, communication and reporting of the scholarship program, partner with Financial Aid as needed
  • Responsible for dual credit and recruitment of students registered in PNW dual credit courses
  • Target recruitment efforts of higher academic standing (Chancellor Scholars and scholarship candidates)
  • Establish relationships with Guidance Counselors
  • Attend high school visits, college fairs, and other events as determined
  • Provide pre-admission counseling to prospective students and their families
  • Provide staff coverage in the Enrollment Service Center
  • Communicate with prospective students and families to educate and move students through the enrollment funnel
  • Participate in campus visits during the week and weekends when needed
  • Provide admissions presentations to prospective students
  • Develop, implement and coordinate recruitment activities

    Campus Events:
    • Coordinate on campus Admissions events, for example: open house, scholarship breakfast, guidance counselor events, AIST, etc.
    • Coordinate the Central Midwest College Fair
    • Partner with academic departments for promotion and marketing of open houses
    • Partner with facilities to ensure space is reserved and set-up to specifications for events
    • Work with Executive Director to market events to internal and external audiences

      Benefits of Admissions Recruiter

      • Full benefits - Medical, Dental, Vision, Short Term Disability, Retirement, Life Insurance and more
      • Accrue 15 days' vacation your first year, then 22 days' vacation your 2nd year plus rollover
      • University contribution of 10% to retirement (3 year waiting period)
      • University contributions to Health Savings Account -
        • Plus a chance to earn more through participating in University Wellness Initiatives
        • 10 paid holidays
        • Employee Wellness Programs
        • Paid Parental Leave after one year of service
        • Tuition remission for you, your spouse and dependent children at any Purdue campus
          For more information on our excellent benefit package, please visit: https://www.pnw.edu/human-resources/benefits/

          Purdue University Northwest (PNW) is a premier metropolitan university dedicated to empowering transformational change in our students and in our community. We offer two campuses serving approximately 8,800 undergraduate and graduate students. At PNW, we value academic excellence, support growth, and celebrate diversity.

          PNW sits between Chicago's skyscrapers and Lake Michigan's sandy shores. You can have all the perks of a world-class city just a short drive away or enjoy the natural beauty of the Indiana Dunes National Park and Lake Michigan just 15 miles away.

          Education of Admissions Recruiter

          • Bachelor's degree required

            Experience of Admissions Recruiter

            • One year of professional experience working in a related field to an admission office
            • Experience in a higher education environment
            • Experience working with student populations
            • Any experience in the field of sales, marketing, recruitment and/or public relations will be considered
            • Internship level positions as well as undergraduate and graduate positions held in higher education will be considered

              Core Competencies of Admissions Recruiter

              • Must be a self-starter with strong written, verbal, & interpersonal skills
              • Proven success at organizing events & providing professional presentations
              • Demonstrated analytical & problem solving skills
              • Self-motivated, attention to detail, focus on quality, & team-oriented
              • Ability to manage involvement in multiple projects
              • Build collaborative work relationships with staff & community partners in high schools & area colleges
              • Work with diverse populations
              • Attend recruitment events scheduled days, evenings & sometimes weekends
              • Preferred: Understanding of the enrollment process for prospective & admitted students, knowledge of Northwest Indiana & Northeast Illinois HS & Community College markets, experience with Eullician or Slate systems, Spanish speaking

                Additional Information

                Professional references will be verified prior to any offer of employment. Employment is contingent upon completion of successful background check along with a motor vehicle records check if applicable.

                Purdue University Northwest is an EEO/AA employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

                FLSA Status

                Exempt

Keywords: Purdue University, Hammond , Admissions Recruiter, Admissions & Recruitment, Human Resources , Hammond, Indiana

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