Recruits, interviews and evaluates prospective students for admission to the college.
- Develops and implements recruitment initiatives from inquiry to enrollment according to both a marketing-oriented territory management system as well as academic program focus.
- Recruits and evaluates prospective students for admission and potential scholarship.
- Attends college fairs, visits high schools and participates in recruitment events.
- Confers regularly with admissions, financial aid and other designated colleagues to plan, coordinate, participate in activities, exchange information, resolve problems, and promote a campus-wide awareness of and appreciation for enrollment activities.
- Collaborates with VP/Director, associate/assistant directors, and others to develop, manage and implement enrollment initiatives that support new student enrollment goals.
- Participates in campus activities and events to promote the recruitment and enrollment of new students.
- Supports recruitment of diverse populations, in particular the Summit Scholars program, in collaboration with Director of Student Success and Retention.
- Supports matriculated students in their transition to campus.
- Bachelor’s degree required.
- Knowledge of the goals, objectives and challenges associated with recruiting for a small, private liberal arts institution.
- Skill in communicating verbally and in writing, including group presentations and one-on-one interviews and advising meetings.
- Previous experience recruiting and supporting diverse populations.
- Able to interact effectively with a wide variety of constituencies, including high school students, parents, guidance counselors, school administrators and members of the college community.
- Able to effectively prioritize, organize and complete multiple projects and tasks simultaneously.
- Able to analyze and interpret data.
- Able to work evenings and weekends and attending Admissions events as needed.
- Able to travel extensively. Must have a valid driver’s license.
The essential functions of this job require an individual who is able to adequately (1) operate a personal computer and (2) use a telephone. In the course of the typical workday, one may be required to transport oneself short distances in order to attend campus meetings and events. These distances will generally not exceed three standard city blocks. Extensive travel by automobile and occasional air travel required. Must be able to lift up to 30 lbs.
E-mail your cover letter and résumé to CSCjobs@colby-sawyer.edu or stop by the Human Resources office in Colgate Hall room 230 to complete an application.
Colby-Sawyer College is committed to being an inclusive and diverse campus community, which celebrates multiple perspectives. Under institutional policy, as well as under state and federal law (including Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and the Age Discrimination Act), Colby-Sawyer College does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices or its admission practices on the basis of gender, race or ethnicity, color, national origin, religion, age, mental or physical disability, family or marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic information, or gender identity.