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Assistant Director, Recruitment of Special Populations Donley Center

Company:
Lehigh Carbon Community College
Job Location:
Schnecksville, Pennsylvania
Category:
Admissions and Enrollment

Job Title: Assistant Director, Recruitment of Special Populations – Donley Center

Work Schedule: Full-Time, Must be willing to work weekends and evenings when needed.

Salary Range: $39,746 to $54,073

FLSA Status: Exempt

Summary

Reporting to the Executive Director of Recruitment & Enrollment Services, this position will oversee the Admissions department at the Donley Center in Allentown. Responsible for recruitment and admissions including the implementation of the admission recruitment plan, events and activities for targeted student populations in the Allentown School District and surrounding area including charter schools. Works closely with other directors in Admissions to continually improve the recruitment and onboarding process of applicants.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Serves as the initial contact for prospective students and provides information on academic programs for credit and non-credit and support services.
  • Conducts admission interviews for interested students and parents and provides information on the application process, placement testing or testing exemptions, financial aid, and registration.
  • Review, revise and implement recruitment territories with supervisor on an annual basis.
  • Develop and maintain an annual month-to-month events and recruitment schedules and post schedule in the TargetX/Salesforce.
  • Coordinate and conduct on-campus tours for potential prospective and applicants including individuals, families, high schools, and community groups.
  • Organize and lead Admissions events, e.g. open house, information sessions, others
  • Assists staff in scheduling placement testing and advising appointments.
  • Answers incoming calls about admissions, registration, academic programs, and other services.
  • Encourages and cultivates potential applicant referrals from high schools, businesses, and communities.
  • Coordinates and conducts on-campus tours for potential applicants including individuals, families, high schools, and community groups.
  • Connects applicants with appropriate college resources such as financial aid, placement testing, advising, and registration services.
  • Serves as liaison between applicant and faculty to provide up-to-date information on programs of study and employment outlook.
  • Follow up with applicants who have not yet enrolled for the applicant term.
  • Generates ongoing data to measure and evaluate the effectiveness of the admissions’ events, activities, and processes.
  • Participates in the organization, coordination, and management of open houses as needed. This includes contacting faculty, making the appropriate reservations, and assisting prospective students when they arrive.
  • Recruits applicants from assigned high schools which includes personal visits to each high school, appointments with high school students, and presentations to prospective students and their parents.
  • Develops a relationship with guidance counselors and other appropriate staff at assigned high schools.
  • Maintains assigned high schools supplied with college literature and information.
  • Develops a relationship with the community by giving presentations/orientation about LCCC to community-based organizations.
  • Participates in other recruitment events as needed.
  • Work some evening and weekend hours throughout the year
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

REQUIRED:

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.

Certifications

  • Act 153 Clearances (Act 34 PA Criminal Background, Act 151 PA Child Abuse History, Act 114 FBI Clearance Fingerprinting)

Work Experience

  • Supervisory experience.
  • Must have at least five years of secondary/higher education or sales experience

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills needed. 
  • Must be person-oriented, well-organized, responsible, hard-working, and flexible.
  • Must have the ability to plan work and establish priorities. 
  • Must have an understanding and commitment to continuing education and the role of the community college mission.
  • Must have their own transportation for travel. 
  • Must possess a high level of the following work skills and behaviors: teamwork/cooperation, initiative, customer service, and commitment to continuous professional growth in skills and knowledge.

PREFERRED:

  • Master’s degree from an accredited institution. 
  • Bilingual (Spanish)
  • Community College experience preferred. 

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. The employee may regularly lift and/or move up to 15 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision.

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