OVERVIEW: To recruit prospective students, interview applicants, review applications, and
participate in various recruitment-related special events and projects.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Represent the University
as a student recruiter, usually within a designated geographic area: visit
high schools to meet with guidance counselors and students, attend college
fairs, develop useful professional contacts, etc.
- Carry out extensive
telephone contact ("telecounseling/telemarketing") with
prospective students for recruiting purposes; document all telephone
contacts in computer system.
- Interview students
applying for admission to the University.
- Review admissions
applications and supporting documentation, and recommend action.
- Identify and recommend
potential scholarship candidates; prepare summary reports; coordinate
interviews and notification of awards, etc.
- Correspond with
students and parents. Speak with students and parents in order to obtain
information, answer questions about admissions policies and procedures and
University programs, etc.
- Assist in planning, and
participate in various special events and projects related to assigned
- Perform various
administrative tasks, such as maintaining logs and other records of
activities, preparing reports, scheduling travel, etc.
- Confer regularly with
supervisor, other Admissions staff, financial aid staff, other University
staff, faculty, alumni, and others to plan, coordinate and evaluate
activities, exchange information, resolve problems, etc. Participate on
- Prepare and give group
presentations on admissions-related topics.
- Keep abreast of current
University programs, policies and procedures.
- Perform basic data
input and information retrieval tasks using automated records systems.
- The ability and willingness to support the mission
of the University, in all daily activities.
- Bachelor's degree, with one or more years of related work
experience desirable, or a combination of education and experience from
which comparable knowledge and skills are acquired.
- Ability to travel
- Good reading, writing
and organizational skills.
- Ability to deal
effectively with high school students, parents, guidance counselors,
students/faculty/staff/alumni, and others, requiring group speaking,
individual interviewing/advising, and "sales" skills.
- Good understanding of
the educational goals and objectives of a small, Catholic, liberal arts university.
- Basic typing skills and
experience working with computerized information systems useful.
applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Submit a cover letter stating salary expectations, resume, and the names and
numbers of 3 professional references to: Human Resources, RIVIER UNIVERSITY,
420 South Main Street, Nashua, NH 03060, or email to firstname.lastname@example.org. No agencies please. EOE