Student Recruiter Senior - 16040BR
Student Recruiter Senior
- Develop and implement data-informed international recruitment strategy, including the generation of reports and metrics used to analyze efforts and inform future strategies
- Manage annual recruitment budget
- Communicate daily with prospective international students and families
- Meet with and give presentations to prospective student individuals and groups
- Counsel and advise students about various university majors, programs, support services, as well as, admission, scholarship and pre-arrival processes
- Develop and implement annual webinar and armchair recruitment plan
- Lead workshops and develop online webinars for training and communications with global partners
- Manage daily live chat on IA website and host Skype/Zoom calls with students
- Travel to represent KU at education fairs, high schools, universities and international education partner offices (i.e. EducationUSA) internationally and nationally as needed
- Network with HS counselors and university personnel, internationally and nationally as needed
- Network with recruitment counterparts across the university and actively promote collaboration opportunities at both undergraduate and graduate levels
- Ensure active follow-up communication after international and domestic travel
- Maintain contact with students throughout admission process and make referrals to other campus offices when appropriate
- Develop materials and resources to recruit prospective students, with input from director and communications coordinator
- Correspond with students, government offices, foreign ministries of education, US Consulates and Embassies, foreign secondary and post-secondary institutions and educational agents
- Outreach to prospective transfer students, including providing in-depth information regarding transfer credit process and university transfer policies
- Provide leadership to country coordinators, serving as consultant on in-country recruitment strategy
- Hold weekly support phone calls with country coordinators
- Be “on call” to answer day-to-day questions from country coordinators
- Provide ongoing training to coordinators
- Insure implementation of in-country recruitment plan by coordinators
- Collaborate with coordinators to develop communications for prospective students and counselors
- Develop and implement ambassador activities plan
- Coordinate ambassador events
- Interview and select new ambassadors
- Generate reports and metrics used to analyze in-country coordinator and ambassador activities
- Suggest content for social media platforms
- Monitor student responses to social media ads
- Collaborate with communications coordinator to determine appropriate timeline for annual communications plan
- Drawing on field experience, recommend topics for recruitment messaging content
- Assist with editing/updating of website
- Update/create student profiles in CRM
- Bachelor’s Degree.
- One year experience in recruitment, advising, counseling, student affairs, sales, communications or a related field.
- Experience working with confidential records and knowledge of regulatory compliance procedures to protect data (i.e. FERPA).
- Excellent oral and written communication skills as evidenced in application, interview, and previous employment experience demanding these skills.
- Prior work experience working with culturally diverse populations, such as international students as demonstrated by application materials and work history.
- Valid driver’s license.
- Professional experience in admissions, related higher education area or public relations/marketing.
- Knowledge of academic programs and support services at the University of Kansas.
- Experience with strategic student recruitment from inquiry through application including ability to build qualified inquiry pool.
- Experience working in a data-oriented and results driven admission or industry office.
- Understanding of CRM philosophy as well as familiarity with CRM technologies, such as, Slate.
- Proven experience exercising initiative, decision-making and self-discipline.
- Experience collaborating with different levels of leadership, such as education officials, guidance counselors, university and school leadership as demonstrated by application materials and work history.
- Knowledge of or proficiency in one or more foreign languages.
Additional Candidate Instructions
Application review begins Monday, December 2, 2019 and will remain open until a qualified pool of candidates is identified. To ensure consideration, please apply by the initial review date.