Assistant Director of Admissions / Regional Recruiter

Western Carolina University   Raleigh, NC   Full-time     Education
Posted on September 19, 2022
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Assistant Director of Admissions / Regional Recruiter  (Raleigh) 

This is a regional position based in Raleigh with territories throughout the central and eastern regions of North Carolina. It is expected that the person chosen for this position will live in the Research Triangle Area (Raleigh, NC). It is expected that travel to the main campus (Cullowhee, NC) will occur up to twice a semester (fall, spring, and summer) for meetings and large recruitment events.

Key responsibilities: 1) providing information to students and their families concerning the benefits of a college education and the available means of acquiring it; 2) disseminating specific and accurate information concerning admission, financial aid, academic programs, and campus life at WCU to prospective students, families, and counselors; (3) evaluating academic credentials to determine admissibility and rendering admission decisions; (4) designing and implementing activities and programs to enhance the yields of prospects to enrolled students; 5) coordinating special projects related to student recruitment, and 6) improving the image of Western Carolina University by assisting in the design and development of print and electronic marketing materials which reflect the quality academic programs offered by the university. This position requires weekly travel in addition to limited evening and weekend work. Work will be identified based in regions of North Carolina, identified by the institution. This position will be in Cullowhee for all Open House and other recruiting events as needed, as well as up to one day per academic semester (Fall, Spring, Summer). This position will identify and cultivate relationships with high school counselors, community college counselors, as well as community-based organization (CBO’s) leaders. They will conduct recruitment activity at other regional schools, i.e. high schools, and community colleges, and also participates in regional forums when asked, as a representative of WCU Admissions Office.

Minimum Qualifications: A master’s degree and one year of admissions experience, or a bachelor’s degree and an equivalent combination of training and experience. Must be eligible for and/or possess a valid North Carolina driver license and able to lift and/or move medium to heavy objects when setting up recruiting events.

Preferred Qualifications: A master’s degree, previous admissions experience, and bilingual in English/Spanish.

Western Carolina University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; religion; sex; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; national origin; age; disability; genetic information; political affiliation; National Guard or veteran status, consistent with applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations, and policies, and the policies of The University of North Carolina. Additionally, the University promotes the realization of equal employment opportunity for minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and veterans through its affirmative action program. 


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