10018306- Recruiter 1

Staff Application - please complete and email with supporting documents
School/Department: Admissions and Recruitment
Primary Location: Macon
Position: Staff
Job Type: Full Time
Position Close Date: Until Filled
Description:

Middle Georgia State University is seeking candidates for a full-time Recruiter. This position is responsible for the recruitment and admission of students to Middle Georgia State University.

MAJOR DUTIES:

• Manages, plans and schedules recruitment events and activities for an assigned geographic area

• Travels to recruitment events to provide information to guidance counselors, parents, high school students, and non-traditional students

• Maintains records of events and contacts

• Assists with University open house events, preview days, and other enrollment events

• Assists with the operation of the student information and correspondence system

• Conducts campus tours for prospective students and parents

• Promotes and enhances community partnerships and relationships through collaboration with Academic Affairs and other Campus Stakeholders

• Assists with the development of promotional literature

• Attends professional meetings and training workshops

• Provides “case management” approach leading prospective students through the admission and enrollment process which includes a variety of communication strategies

• Performs other related duties as assigned

KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED BY THE POSITION:

• Knowledge of admission, registration and degree program requirements.

• Knowledge of academic standards governing the student population.

• Knowledge of student recruitment and retention principles.

• Knowledge of computers and job-related software programs, including the BANNER system.

• Skill in decision making and problem solving.

• Skill in interpersonal relations and in dealing with the public.

• Skill in oral and written communication.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor's degree required in Business Administration, Communications or related field; must have strong oral and written communication skills and the ability to make strong presentations to groups of prospective students and parents; proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint and Excel); willing to travel within an assigned recruitment territory and some overnight stays along with occasional weekend work days; and possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license issued by the State of Georgia for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Two (2) years of related experience in recruiting or sales; previous experience in higher education; and proficiency with the Banner student information system or database experience.

SALARY: Pay Grade 16

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin immediately. Position will be posted until filled.

TO APPLY: Application materials should be emailed as a Microsoft Word or Adobe.pdf attachment to recruitment@mga.edu with the subject line “10018306- Recruiter – Macon 7-11-19”. Application materials are to include a resume, MGA Staff Application, a letter of interest which includes salary requirements, and three professional references. Paper application materials will not be accepted.

Staff Application - please complete and email with supporting documents

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