Job Description Summary: The Recruitment Coordinator will focus on business development and driving enrollments at the Webster University Kansas City campus. The Recruitment Coordinator is expected to employ effective local outreach efforts that both build awareness of and enrollment in Webster University. The coordinator will have the ability to work collaboratively with other units or individuals such as fellow Recruitment Coordinators, Global Marketing and Communications, and Alumni and Development.
The Recruitment Coordinator reports directly to the Regional Director.
Minimum Qualifications Bachelors degree required Proven recruitment/business development skills. Advanced relationship-building skills, with prospective students and current students, within the University and externally. Strong oral and written communication skills. Experience presenting in front of small and large groups. Proficient with desktop applications Experience using social media channels Experience using desktop publishing software. Requires extensive local travel; a reliable personal automobile is necessary.
Essential Duties Recruitment: Recruitment includes identifying and enrolling prospective students and retaining those students upon their enrollment with the University. All activities are done in consultation with the Regional Director. Develop an annual campus student recruitment plan to meet campus location goals. Track inquiries and prospects, including regular and personal follow-up, to maximize conversion rate from prospect to admission. Use and maintain the Universitys CRM as part of this effort. Represent the University and local campus at community, professional and campus events. These include, but are not limited to, campus recruitment open houses, college and career fairs, and seminars. Develop partnerships with corporate and nonprofit organizations as a way to secure student cohorts and professional relationships. Strengthen existing partnerships, in part, by informing partners on a regular basis the Universitys status, community commitments, new degree programs, and professional services. Regular visits to the organizations are expected. Submit weekly reports of inquiry lead generation activity, business and organizational contact, referrals, presentations and planning calendar to the Regional Director. Marketing and Advertising: Assist the regional director in preparing an annual plan for local market recruitment and community outreach. Assist in the development and ongoing effective use of non-paid social media by the local campus. Maintain local social media channels. Utilize tracking and measurement tools to monitor plan activity and results. Monitor brand compliance and manage the Universitys local campus application of brand standards.
Public Relations Responsibilities: Assist the regional director in planning, coordinating and implementing public relations activities to promote local campus events, personnel, and a positive image of the University and local campus. Work in collaboration with Webster University Public Relations for potential media stories. Respond to media inquiries and identify expert sources among Webster faculty and staff for media contact Maintain online events calendar. Make presentations on behalf of the University and local campus to a variety of small, large and diverse groups. Submit information to internal publications like ShopTalk and Webster Today, when necessary supplying copy and photos of local events/activities.
Webster University is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to maintaining a culturally and academically diverse faculty and staff of the highest caliber. Accordingly, Webster University provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, ethnicity, age, protected veteran or disabled status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
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With its home campus in St. Louis, Missouri, USA, Webster University comprises an action-oriented global network of faculty, staff, students and alumni who forge powerful bonds with each other and with their communities around the globe. Founded in 1915, Webster is a private non-profit university with students studying at campus locations in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa and in a robust learning environment online. The university is committed to ensuring high-quality learning experiences that transform students for global citizenship and individual excellence.