Admissions Counselor / Regional Recruiter, Kentucky

Employer
Milton Hershey School
Location
Hershey, PA
Posted
Aug 04, 2022
Closes
Aug 08, 2022
Ref
373694438
Specialty
Admissions
Position Type
Counselor
Hours
Full-time
Employment Type
Permanent
Organization Type
College / University
Description

Milton Hershey School (MHS) is seeking an Admissions Counselor / Regional Recruiter to be based in Kentucky or the immediate region. The Regional Recruiter will promote awareness of MHS's amazing opportunities for youth and generate qualified student applications. MHS is a tuition free, home and private school for over 2,000 Pre-K through 12th grade students. Founded in 1909 by Milton and Catherine Hershey, the lives of more than 11,000 students have been positively transformed through MHS's high-quality career-focused education, nurturing home life, and extensive extra-curricular opportunities. The Regional Recruiter is responsible for ensuring MHS reaches enrollment requirements through:


    Pro-actively contributing to the development of annual student recruitment strategies.
    Implementing the strategy within the southeast.
    Living in Kentucky or immediate region, but traveling to Hershey, PA for approximately 1 week per month to assist with on-campus events, assist fellow admissions staff and meet with prospective families.
    Maintaining a highly pro-active approach to developing relationships with key influencers & stakeholders within Kentucky & immediate region.
    Leveraging an in-depth knowledge of the region & developing local trusted brand awareness in the region.
    Extensively & effectively developing relationships with communities in the Kentucky region to discern and guide qualified applicants.
    Develop engaged Enrollment advocates from stakeholder communities including regional alumni and other referral sources.
    Collaborate with MHS's Enrollment Processors to facilitate the application process.
    Plan and coordinate outreach events, campus visits, etc. including virtual and in-person events.
    Contribute to student retention efforts.
    Contribute to continuous improvement efforts and troubleshooting.
    Provide accurate reporting and manage a budget.

    Qualifications


      Must reside in Kentucky or immediate region & have established relationships in said region.
      Bachelor's degree in Education, Marketing, Communications, Social Work, or affiliated field.
      At least 3 years of experience in a relevant recruitment capacity which includes relationship development, brand development and achieving required outcomes/results.
      Proficient in using Microsoft applications and databases.
      Driver's license in good standing.
      Ability to travel extensively.
      Exceptional skills in multi-tasking and organizing.
      Demonstrated ability to meet goals and maintain high degree of accountability.
      Interpersonally skilled in educating, guiding, inspiring and counseling.
      Must have a capability to effectively work within under-resourced communities.
      Demonstrated skills in collaborating with others - staff, communities, influencers, stakeholders and volunteers.
      Resourceful and innovative. Analytical. Excellent communicator & influencer.
      High degree of grit and initiative.
      Candidates must demonstrate a high degree of integrity as all MHS staff are considered role models for students.
      Candidates should be eager to engage with students and families.

      Schedule

      : Full-time

      Job Type

      : Standard

      Job Posting

      : May 2, 2022

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