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Hourly Admissions Recruiter

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Posting Details

Position Information

Role Code/Title 29143 - Education Support Spec II
Position Number H29143
Working Title Hourly Admissions Recruiter
Department Office of Admissions
Recruitment Pool All Applicants
Anticipated Hiring Range $13 - $15
Campus Monroe Park Campus
Position Type Hourly
Hours/Week 40
Normal work days Monday - Friday
Normal work hours 8 - 4:30p
Job Category
Does this position provide patient or clinical services to the VCU Health System? No
Does this position require a pre-placement medical assessment? No
Is any portion of this position grant-funded? No
Sensitive Position No
Resource Critical Yes
Description of the Job

The Hourly Admissions Recruiter position, needed through mid-December, in the Office of Admissions is responsible for the recruitment of new graduate and undergraduate students. Serves as a university liaison, provides customer service and information about the university to prospective graduate and undergraduate students and other constituencies. Performs recruitment and marketing duties for the Office of Admissions and represents the university at special events such as receptions and open houses. Conducts information sessions and counseling sessions with prospective graduate and undergraduate students about the university, admissions processes, and university policies and procedures. Follows detailed instructions. Coordinates and implements recruitment strategies to attract new graduate and undergraduate and works closely with other university offices. Responds to email and participates in chat sessions, makes phone calls to perspective students and other e-marketing activities. Travels extensively, including evenings and weekends, to actively recruit new students from both in-state and out-of-state. Travel includes attending college fairs, career fairs, visits to high schools and community colleges, and other duties as assigned. Evening and weekend work required at other times on and off campus.

Required Qualifications

Some experience in higher education, admissions, administrative or customer-service related areas. Demonstrated excellence in public contact and customer service experience. Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal supervision, as well as, in a team setting. Previous experience with public speaking; strong comfort level with making presentations to large groups of people. Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills. Excellent critical thinking skills. Ability to work in and with a diverse population is required. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and be flexible. Working knowledge of MS Word, Excel and Access, or equivalent word processing, spreadsheet, and database software. Valid Driver’s License and current car insurance. Travels extensively, including evenings and weekends, to actively recruit new students from both in-state and out-of-state. Evening and weekend work also required at other times on and off campus. Some light lifting required, less than 20 pounds. Ability to work in a diverse environment.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent applicable experience or training and experience in college admissions preferred. Extensive knowledge of VCU. Experience in compiling, preparing and analyzing data for reports. Experience with Banner Student System and ImageNow Imaging Software.

Job Open Date 09/01/2017
Remove from posting on or before
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants
Additional Information

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you comfortable traveling for extended periods of time?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Are you able to handle working on multiple tasks at one time?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Describe your philosophy of excellent customer service

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Do you feel comfortable giving presentations to small and large groups? Describe your experience giving presentations.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Do you have any college admissions experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Do you have an undergraduate degree?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * Do you have experience working with student populations, particularly high school students?
    • Yes
    • No
  8. * Describe your reaction if you were asked to assist a fellow counselor with their work when, in your opinion, they are not performing at the same level as you.

    (Open Ended Question)

  9. * Do you have a valid drivers license?
    • Yes
    • No
  10. * Do you have current car insurance?
    • Yes
    • No
  11. * Do you have any traffic violations? If so, please explain.

    (Open Ended Question)

Optional & Required Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Other Document
  3. Resume