Job Summary:

Under the direction and supervision of the Senior Associate Director Graduate and Adult Admissions, the Field Recruiter will be responsible for all aspects of admissions recruitment cycle.  The Field Recruiter is responsible for interpreting the mission of the University to external constituencies that includes prospective students, guidance and school counselors, parents/guardians, alumni and independent consultants.  The Field Recruiter is responsible for managing a regional territory including fostering relationships while meeting recruitment goals.  The Field Recruiter participates in a wide variety of admissions functions to include college fairs, corporate meetings, University events and other events that will generate inquiries and leads.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Promote Franciscan ideals and adherence to the Mission of the University as demonstrated by the University Ideal Characteristics.  As we are an equal opportunity employer committed to Franciscan values, all employees share responsibility for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the performance of their roles while demonstrating: service orientation, respect for all, intellectual curiosity, solution focus and innovation, and mutual accountability.
  • The role of the Field Recruiter is to reach out to individuals via phone, or through video conferencing, take incoming calls and place outbound calls to inquiries across locations.
  • Field Recruiters attend 12 min events a month generating inquiries.  They coordinate the recruitment schedule and work with all individuals to represent Alvernia GAE at college fairs, corporate meetings, partnership events, etc.
  • Responsible for meeting communication plans and Service Level Agreements such as: First contact with prospective students within 24 hours and provide continuous follow up in conjunction with communication plans through application 
  • Manage a regional territory of prospective students throughout the recruitment cycle, including regular correspondence and timely follow up with inquiries in order to facilitate timely completion of applications. 
  • Once prospective students decide to enroll, Field Recruiter guides them through the application process, responding to questions, linking them to their respective Enrollment Coordinator to manage them through the admission process
  • Networks and develops professional relationships to generate personally-developed inquiries
  • Conducts weekly Reviews of inquiries and event outcomes
  • Ability to adapt and thrive in diverse environments

 

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Once prospective students decide to enroll, Field Recruiter guides them through the application process, responding to questions, linking them to their respective Enrollment Coordinator to manage them through the admission process
  • Networks and develops professional relationships to generate personally-developed inquiries
  • Conducts weekly Reviews of inquiries and event outcomes
  • Ability to adapt and thrive in diverse environments

 

Special Requirements:

  • Attendance is required in order to perform the duties of this job
  • Must be able to travel routinely
  • Evening and weekend work responsibilities are essential with regular scheduling flexibility
  • Promote Franciscan ideals and adherence to the Mission of the University.

 

Qualification/Education:

  • Strong marketing, relationship-building and consultative service skills.
  • Outstanding communication and listening skills – both written and verbal.
  • Ability to work within a team and be a team player.
  • Capacity to work in a fast-paced environment and to be a self-starter.
  • Must possess a passion for education and the ability to inspire our student population.
  • Bachelor's Degree Required
  • Previous admissions experience

 

Physical Requirements:

  • Attendance is required in order to perform the duties of this job.
  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds at times.
  • A valid driver’s license and reliable transportation are required.

 

Contact:          Human Resources

 

Posting Date:  September 18, 2020

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