Admissions & Outreach Coordinator
Normal work days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Does this position require driving?: Yes
Does this position require a credit check?: No
Job DetailsAdmissions and Outreach Coordinator
The Office of Admissions and Merit Awards at Coastal Carolina University is accepting applications for the position of Admissions and Outreach Coordinator (Student Services Program Coordinator I).
Duties include, but are not limited to: represent the University at local community events to include festivals, community-based events, church programs and other recruitment events; effectively represent the University to prospective students and parents at off-campus middle/high school programs, fair programs, private visits, etc.; build a network of community contacts including Chamber of Commerce members and community-organization members; meet and greet guests who arrive at the University for a campus tour, conducts pre- and post-tour presentations, and answers questions when guest return from the tour; initiates activities designed to increase enrollment such as telephone campaigns, special e-mail campaigns, etc.; assist with the implementation of on-campus events such as Discovery Day, Saturday Tours, Transfer Information Sessions, and Counselor programs; advise and counsel prospective students/applicants and their families on admissions criteria and related academic and student life issues through on- and off-campus interviews, telephone communications, and e-mails; attend and work all on- and off-campus admissions events as required; conduct presentations on the admissions process and related areas as requested; and perform other duties as assigned.
Qualifications: A bachelor's degree, with preference for graduates of Coastal Carolina University and a valid driver's license and a safe driving record are required. Prior experience in admissions, student recruitment, student services and/or student life in a college or university setting is preferred.
Coastal Carolina University is a public comprehensive liberal arts institution located in Conway, South Carolina, minutes from the Atlantic coastal resort city of Myrtle Beach. Coastal Carolina University enrolls over 10,000 students from 46 states and 53 nations. The University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the baccalaureate and selective master's degrees of national and/or regional significance in the arts and sciences, business, humanities, education, and health and human services, a specialist degree in educational leadership, and Ph.D. degrees in Marine Science and Education.
Coastal Carolina University is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and we seek candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. The University provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its educational programs and activities. We encourage individuals from historically underrepresented groups to apply.
Interested applicants must submit cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references online at: http://jobs.coastal.edu or online in the Office of Human Resources and Equal Opportunity at Coastal Carolina University, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Deadline to apply: July 25, 2021.
Coastal Carolina University is an EO/AA employer.
Student Services Program Coordinator I (CB65/149733); full-time position with benefits. SC State pay band: 04. Normal work hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Must be flexible to meet special scheduling needs of the University. Overnight and weekend travel and work are required.
Required QualificationsBachelor's degree required, preference for graduates of Coastal Carolina University.
Preferred QualificationsPrior experience in admission, student recruitment, student services and/or student life in a college or university setting preferred.
Required Licensure and/or CertificationValid driver's license required.
Knowledge, Skills & AbilitiesSensitivity to the needs of all prospective students and the ability to communicate effectively with students, parents and counselors is expected. Must be able to demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills, computer literacy, attention to detail, enthusiasm, and be a team player. Must be willing to travel alone extensively and work flexible hours; overnight and weekend travel and work are required. Must be able to lift and carry 30 lbs. unassisted and must have a valid driver's license and safe driving record.
Posting Number: FTE-S00444P
Number of Vacancies: 1
Desired Start Date: 08/16/2021
Job Close Date: 07/25/2021
Open Until Filled: No