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Recruiter

Company:
Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell
Job Location:
Roswell, New Mexico
Category:
Admissions and Enrollment
POSITION SUMMARY The Recruiter works with traditional high school students, and non-traditional students to encourage them to enter post-secondary programs at Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell; contacts and corresponds with prospective students through personal contacts, phone calls, written communication, and social media; utilize Banner system to track recruited students and develop communication plans for recruiting purposes. This position reports to the Director of Enrollment Management.
 
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES The Recruiter position may provide supervision and leadership of others to complete assigned tasks, and may include work study students, temporary support, part-time staff, or other individuals temporarily assigned in one's area of responsibility.

 ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
  • Participates in recruiting programs geared toward traditional and non-traditional students;
  • Travels to high schools within our service area; travels to designated target areas inside and outside of New Mexico;
  • Maintains effective communications (written and/or verbal) with high school counselors, principals and prospective students, serving as an information liaison between the University and these representatives;
  • Plans and coordinates recruiting visits by faculty and administrative personnel;
  • Advises and encourages prospective high school students to complete eligibility requirements to enter post-secondary programs at Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Campus;
  • Creates and publishes social media content to support Student Recruiting and Student Services activities.
  • Participates in professional development activities as requested;
  • Performs office duties such as typing, filing, sorting, verifying information, and coordinates the flow of student information into the Banner Recruitment Module;
  • Maintains a comprehensive recruitment data system for response to student inquiries, distribution of recruiting literature and tracking prospective students through the prospect and admissions process;
  • Participates in the development and implementation of Banner communication plans;
  • Works directly with the Director of Enrollment Management and the Student Relations Specialist in planning and implementing the student recruitment activities of the university, including new student orientation activities;
  • Facilitates planning, coordination and completion of special events directed towards recruiting, including events which will attract potential students and their parent to the campus and foster positive relationships in the community;
  • Represents the University at all major career days, college nights and fairs scheduled by area high schools and other groups within the University’s service area;
  • Accompanies other Student Services representatives to high school events, when available; i.e. financial aid nights, High School Dual Credit events, etc.
  • Coordinates marketing efforts related to recruitment activities with the Director of Enrollment Management, the New Student Relations Specialist and the Director of Institutional Development;
  • Assists prospective students with the admission process, including financial aid, scholarship information and housing;
  • Promotes the University through public speaking events at area high schools;
  • Maintains and submits for approval accurate record keeping for all recruiting activities and efforts in evaluating on-going recruiting programs, including travel requests and travel voucher information for reimbursement;
  • Provides support for on campus tours and arranges and/or conducts campus tours for visiting students and parents, as needed;
  • Provides input related to recruitment and increased enrollment strategies for University Strategic Plan, and ongoing University enrollment management;
  • Serves as a member of Professional Senate;
  • Provides support for maintaining office hours, as needed;
  • Performs other duties that are deemed necessary or assigned.
POSITION REQUIREMENTS Required Education/Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in direct or related field of study;
  • At least two years of experience working with post-secondary, college-age, and non-traditional students from variety of social and economic backgrounds;
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license, approved by the ENMU-Roswell insurance company, and if selected for the position, must complete the required defensive driving course.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: The employee must possess computer skills (Microsoft Access, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel) and data entry skills, (knowledge of Banner system is a plus but not required). Ability to work with difficult students and maintain confidentiality is required. Must be multi-task oriented. The employee must also have the ability to organize and direct people to assist with recruitment events. Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills are required. Fluency in both English and Spanish languages is beneficial.
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