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Student Recruitment & Admissions Relationship Specialist - Remote

Employer
Texas A&M University - Texarkana
Location
Colton, TX, Working from home
Closing date
May 25, 2024

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Specialty
Recruitment
Position Type
Specialist
Hours
Full-time
Employment Type
Permanent
Organization Type
College / University
Job Title

Student Recruitment & Admissions Relationship Specialist - Remote

Agency

Texas A&M University - Texarkana

Department

Office of Recruiting

Proposed Minimum Salary

Commensurate

Job Location

Bryan, Texas

Job Type

Staff

The Admissions Counselor II, under the general supervision of the Executive Director Recruitment & Admissions, successfully identifies and recruits prospective students to all TAMUT programs (i.e., FTIC, transfer, online, adult learners, graduate, international students) and is responsible for planning, organizing, and participating in recruitment activities and functions that contribute to increasing the population of admitted and enrolled students.

Job Location: This is a regional position, but candidates must live or be willing to relocate to any one of the following Texas Counties [Bastrop, Brazos, Burleson, Hays, Lee, Travis, or Willamson].

Salary information: The expect salary for this position is $47,250.00 annually.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Works with the Executive Director Recruitment & Admissions to develop an effective recruitment plan for students to include prerequisite needs, admission requirements, program offerings, student interests, and career goals. Collaborate with faculty, staff, and administration to implement effective recruitment strategies.
  • Identifies, recruits, and contributes to increasing the population of admitted and enrolled students.
  • Serves as a liaison to develop enrollment feeder partnerships between the university and local school systems, community-based organizations, and businesses; Implements outreach to prospective student populations, community, and educational partners and delivers information sessions.
  • Presents information in both group and individual settings for potential students on topics of academics, admissions processes, financial aid, and scholarship programs, student advising, and career opportunities.
  • Spends significant time engaging prospective students in discussion about their future with the goal of setting an enrollment plan; Maintain database of recruitment and outreach efforts and monitor for effectiveness.
  • Creates and distributes resource materials for student recruitment and retention in programs; develops mentorship programs; analyzes trends in recruitment and retention programs; develops strategies for recruitment evaluation.
  • Guides students through the enrollment funnel efficiently by maintaining consistent communication (outbound calls, emails, and text) and follow-up with prospective students.
  • Meet metrics by demonstrating high level of product/program knowledge and meeting specific student recruitment goals.
  • Coordinates with constituents to facilitate the application process; Assumes responsibility for managing and updating computerized prospective student database, application paperwork, and follow-up documentation.
  • Advises prospective students about admissions status.
  • Maintain accurate knowledge of programs, university student services, and peer institutions' offerings.
  • Track and communicate with assigned inquiries and applicants.
  • Works directly with applicants and their families to submit all missing documents to ensure successful enrollment to TAMUT.
  • Counsel students and parents regarding the eligibility of various financial aid, veterans' education benefits, and scholarships opportunities. Guide students and families through the financial aid application (FAFSA) and financial aid processes.
  • Plans and schedules travel to all recruitment events while maintaining an efficient travel budget.
  • Navigates catalog, website, student portals, SIS, CRM, and Data Imaging system seamlessly for information gathering and accurate record keeping.
  • Work effectively with coworkers as part of the Recruitment and Admissions team to ensure each student's experience with the institution is professional, service-focused, and productive.
  • This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. Other duties may be assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in applicable field or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • One year of related experience.
  • Knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications.
  • Knowledge of admissions functions of higher education.
  • Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of recruitment and marketing

Preferred Qualifications
  • Two years of related experience
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish)

Other Requirements
  • Ability to use technology to track and process students through Graduate School Admissions processes.
  • Ability to collect, write, and report various types of data sets.
  • Ability to connect to prospective online students.
  • Proven ability to achieve goals, influence others, and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to travel and work beyond normal office hours.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to work effectively in a remote environment.
  • Ability to work at a minimum of 1 day a week on the Texas A&M University System Rellis Campus at 3100 TX-47 Bryan, TX.

SUPERVISION OF PERSONNEL:

This position generally does not supervise employees.

OPEN UNTIL FILLED.

To apply: Upload your cover letter, resume and 3 professional references with contact information and with one reference being a supervisor/manager in the questionnaire section of your application.

Please remember once you submit your application you will not be able to "revise" or upload any documents. If you have any questions about uploading or a revision to your application, you may contact HR@tamut.edu.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

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