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Regional Admissions Coordinator - Omaha

Company: Kansas State University
Location: Manhattan
Posted on: March 10, 2023

Job Description:

Regional Admissions Coordinator - Omaha

Department: 3670003520 Recruitment and Admissions

Job no: 514379

Employment type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified - Regular)

Location: Other, Manhattan, Kansas

Worksite: Remote required (must reside in US)

Categories: Administrative / Professional, Office / Clerical, Student Affairs / Services

Pay Grade: 08A

About This Role:

A fully remote position based in Omaha, the Office of Recruitment and Admissions is seeking a Regional Admissions Coordinator to serve as the spokesperson for the university primarily in the metropolitan area with some travel to other cities in Nebraska. The goal is to attract new undergraduates (freshmen and transfer) to K-State by driving interest, applications and enrollment. Primary duties include:

  • Initiate and maintain a personal relationship with prospective students and family members throughout the recruitment process.

  • Apply knowledge of University such as admissions standards, scholarship and financial aid opportunities, and academic programs in order to guide prospective students.

  • Travel approximately 60% in a recruitment cycle with some evenings and weekends required.

  • Develop travel schedule, use data and tools to determine priorities for event attendance, and be fiscally responsible with the travel-related financial support provided by the office.

  • Assist in the creation and execution of in-person and virtual recruitment events.

  • Review scholarship applications and make recommendations for awards.

  • Work closely within the K-State community and coordinate volunteer efforts of alumni, parent/family, current students, faculty, and staff to assist in recruitment strategy.

  • Have proficiency with technology and database systems to effectively support recruiting efforts.

  • Travel to Manhattan, KS and participate in on-campus events, staff retreats, and training between 5-8 times a year.

    This position is 100% remote and requires working independently while living and working from home within the recruiting territory.

    We are hiring for other locations including Dallas/Ft. Worth (TX), Houston (TX), and St. Louis (MO). If you are interested in multiple locations, please submit an application for each.

    Why Join Us:

    Office of Recruitment and Admissions assists student and families in the college search process and transition to K-State. ORA offers quality programs and services designed to provide information, guidance, and access to our campus community.

    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:

    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.

    Worksite Options:

    This position requires remote worksite. The employee is expected to maintain a home office or other approved location (in accordance with university policy) from which they would work. An employee who is working remotely must reside within the United States in order to comply with all federal and state laws, filings, or tax requirements.

    Visit this link for K-State's guidance and policies on remote work and flexible work arrangements. Remote work agreements are required for all flexible work arrangements and are subject to review.

    What You'll Need to Succeed:

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • A Bachelor's degree at 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 with the ability to engage and present to 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 (i.e. Microsoft Office including knowledge of Excel, customer relationship manager software) and efficient use of e-mail.

      • Helpful but not required is a K-State graduate with a highly successful collegiate experience.

      • 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

          How to Apply:

          Please submit the following documents:

        • Cover letter

        • Resume

        • Three professional references

        • If selected for an interview, we may request a copy of your transcripts(s) from any college/university where 12 or more credit hours were earned.

          Screening of Applications Begins:

          Immediately and continues until position is filled.

          Anticipated Hiring Pay Range:

          $40,576- $51,729 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: Dec 19, 2022 Central Standard Time

          Applications close: Open until filled

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