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Coordinator for Special Populations Recruitment (Office of Recruitment and Admissions)

Company: Kansas State University Foundation
Location: Manhattan
Posted on: November 14, 2021

Job Description:

About This Role: K-State's Office of Recruitment and Admissions is hiring for a Coordinator for Special Populations Recruitment. This role uses a personalized approach, to engage in a high-touch customer service model to directly assist prospective and admitted undergraduate students. Specific focus will be on transfer students, nontraditional, military-affiliated and U.S. citizens living abroad. This position will be assigned a geographic area and will travel independently for approximately 30% of the time to engage with prospective students and relationship build with important stakeholders. Responsibilities of this role include: * Apply knowledge of University admissions standards, transcript evaluation, military-related documentation, transfer advising resources/practices, and scholarship and financial aid opportunities to best advise prospective students based on their individual needs, interests, and aptitudes. * Create and execute outreach to prospective students such as calling campaigns, text messaging, email, chat, and mailings to increase conversion rates from application to enrollment. * Assist students by setting up appointments or making connections with advisors, academic success coaches, or program leaders, financial aid, accommodations, etc. * Assist in the development of and participate in on and off-campus events, orientation and enrollment programs, and support other recruitment efforts, both in person and virtually, as assigned. * Independently travel within a designated geographic region and determine priorities for scheduling visits and event attendance * Work with and nurture relationships with key partners in community colleges, military-affiliated organizations, community groups, etc. * Utilize technology to effectively support communication with key constituents. * Leverage the CRM and other data resources to analyze recruitment efforts, assess the effectiveness and make recommendations for improvements that lead to increases in admitted and enrolled students. * Engage in cross-training and serve students at the Enrollment Management "one-stop" center This position will be housed in the Berney Family Welcome Center - an $18 million dollar University facility. It is the premier location for prospective students, families, current students, employers, donors, alumni, and community members. In addition, this position is eligible for a remote work agreement allowing for a combination of working in the office and working remotely. Why Join Us: The Office of Recruitment and Admissions (ORA) promotes student success by engaging prospective, new and current students and families with the K-State community in a spirit of inclusivity, collaboration and excellence. ORA offers a personalized college search and outstanding, responsive. We are successful in our work through collaboration and strong partnership with the campus community for program delivery. We inform, encourage and guide students and families during an important transition in their lives. Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off - vacation, sick, and holidays. To see what benefits are available, please visit: https://www.k-state.edu/hcs/benefits We Support Diversity and Inclusion: Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion. The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others. The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community. What You'll Need to Succeed: Minimum Qualifications: * A Bachelor's degree at the time of appointment Preferred Qualifications: * Excellent written and verbal communication skills, excellent organization skills, and the ability to work both autonomously and in a team environment * Strong social and communication skills and the ability to engage with others of diverse backgrounds * Comfort in planning and conducting extensive travel independently, including evenings and weekends * Possess a high level of energy and able to work under strict deadlines. * Self-motivation, a team attitude, and a consistent commitment to a high standard of excellence are preferred * Demonstrated proficiency with technology and multiple computer programs (i.e. Microsoft Office including knowledge of Excel, customer relationship manager software) and efficient use of e-mail * Prior personal experience, knowledge or familiarity with the needs of transfer, military-affiliated and/or nontraditonal students is helpful * Native or near-native Spanish language proficiency is helpful Other Requirements: * Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment * Valid driver's license upon employment and ability to drive. * Ability to lift 40 lbs. How to Apply: Please submit the following documents: * Cover Letter * Resume * Three professional references with contact information Screening of Applications Begins: Immediately and continues until position is filled. For best consideration, apply by November 1. Anticipated Hiring Salary Range: $39,780 - $42,092 annually Equal Employment Opportunity: Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran. Background Screening Statement: In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee. Advertised: Oct 15, 2021 Central Daylight Time Applications close:

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