Recruiter

POSITION PURPOSE:

The Recruiter is a high-profile position, responsible to the Director of Student Recruiting for new student enrollment to the Navarro College district. This position is responsible for outside and/or inside recruitment activities to include, but are not limited to: outside visits, on-campus tours and visits district-wide, the promotion of college admissions processes and use of recruitment best practices. This will include the development and execution of prospective student follow-up, coordination of recruitment special events & programs such as open houses and marketing strategies.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Travel is required.
  • Routinely conduct recruitment visits to targeted partners as a primary representative of Navarro College.
  • Ability to administer information and discuss Navarro College enrollment processes including but not limited to admissions practices, registration information, knowledge of Navarro College programs and offerings, Navarro College history districtwide.
  • Coordinate the promotion of campus tours, recruitment events and open houses / recruitment activities districtwide.
  • Stay adequately informed on campus services (admissions, financial aid, testing, and program requirements) available to new or prospective students.
  • Maintains databases relevant to the prospective student follow-up processes.
  • Compile internal and external statistical reports on matter related to monthly engagement goals and semester enrollment goals. Submit weekly individual recruitment activity reports.
  • Plans, executes, and/or assists in the coordination and execution of all tours and visits districtwide.
  • Assists as assigned with Navarro College, Navarro College Foundation and Caston Foundation scholarships to include promotion, workshops, technical support and awarding.
  • Stays updated on best practices in college admissions recruitment and offers innovative approaches.
  • Implement follow-up programs for those students contacted during the fall and early spring to complete admissions process and register for classes.

REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND:

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in higher education, student recruitment, admissions or related experience.

Preferred:

  • Previous recruiting, sales and/or communications experience preferred.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Must demonstrate a student-oriented philosophy and an enthusiastic, outgoing personality.
  • Must be highly motivated, self-starter.
  • Must be able to conduct public speaking engagements effectively and professionally to all audiences. Public speaking is a key component of this position.
  • Proficiency handling multiple responsibilities and priorities timely and effectively.
  • Ability to work independently, exercise discretion, effectively multi-task and use independent judgment. Ability to maintain professionalism at all times as this position is a primary representative of Navarro College.
  • Ability to provide excellent customer service while maintaining a student focused philosophy.
  • Possess a developed knowledge of higher education admissions and student recruitment practices. Ability to exercise best practices in college admissions and student recruitment.
  • Ability to build and maintain collaborative relationships with college faculty and staff, administration and students.
  • Must have the ability to provide own reliable transportation; mileage reimbursed.
  • Excellent organizational, problem-solving, and decision-making skills. Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in written communication.
  • Must have knowledge of Microsoft software and ability to use various forms of communication platforms.
  • Must have the ability to work effectively with students, faculty, administrators, classified staff and diverse community groups.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Variances from regular working hours may be necessary to fulfill the responsibilities of the position.
  • Busy working environment with numerous interruptions.
  • Work occasional early mornings, late evenings, and weekends as needed.
  • Must possess a valid Texas Driver’s License and be insurable by the College auto insurance policy.

REPORTS TO:  Director of Student Recruiting

SALARY:  $36,000.00 (This is a 12 month position to be paid over 12 months annually)

APPLICATION DEADLINE DATE:  Open Until Filled