UnityPoint Health

Student Recruitment Coordinator

Requisition ID
2018-41932
Category
College and Academics
Location
US-IL-Peoria
Address
7600 N. Academic Drive
Affiliate
40 UnityPoint Health Methodist College
City
Peoria
Department
Methodist College- MC
State
IL
FTE
1.0
FLSA
Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift
Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. with occasional evenings and weekends

Overview

The individual in this full-time position is expected to work collaboratively across the department to assist in the coordination of recruitment initiatives and resources to develop seamless strategies to connect and build relationships with prospective students and their influencers. This individual, with guidance from the Director of Student Recruitment, will provide information and data that will assist in the development of a strategic recruitment and communication plan that establishes Methodist College as the ideal environment for students to pursue their post-secondary educational goals. The Student Recruitment Coordinator will have specific focus on marketing, recruitment, and relationship building with targeted high schools, colleges, and healthcare facilities. The Student Recruitment Coordinator will be responsible for the organization of recruitment events, the creation and use of marketing materials, management of prospect student data, and have a specified territory of recruitment.

Responsibilities

45% - Strategic Recruitment

  • Represent Methodist College and all of its programs to prospective students and influencers with the highest degree of professionalism through an array of outreach programs and recruitment activities, including workshops, presentations, fairs and high school and community college visits.
  • Maintain partnerships with high schools, community colleges, and healthcare organizations to facilitate collaborative programming and assist in recruiting, guiding and supporting college bound students.
  • Coordinate an extensive fall travel schedule, as well as expected travel for the spring and summer based on assigned territory.
  • Responsible for ensuring the growth and quality of recruitment programs through regular meetings with the Director of Student Recruitment to monitor strategic planning.
  • Support the implementation of programs for the recruitment of prospective students, in an assigned territory.
  • Contribute to individual, team, and unit goals on a daily, weekly, monthly basis so that enrollment targets are met.

 

30% Counsel Prospective Students

  • Serve as a source of information for prospective students and assist with student enrollment issues, including admissions, financial aid, scholarships, housing and orientation.
  • Provide information to students regarding academic opportunities and program requirements, financial aid, housings, and student life.
  • Responsible for various forms of communications with students (print, email, or texting) for the purpose of providing critical information and responding to complex problems.
  • Reach out and maintain relationships with prospective students by establishing rapport and trust, educating them on Methodist College programs and admissions requirements, and assisting prospective students through their application and first enrollment process.

15% Coordinate and Facilitate Campus Events

  • Facilitate individual and group campus visits for prospective students and their guests.
  • Proactively engage prospective students and guests visiting campus and assist with the student enrollment process.
  • Assist with the facilitation of visit programs, recruitment events and projects related to student yield and matriculation.
  • Participate in recruiting activities throughout the year both locally and those which may require travel

10% Data and Funnel Management

  • Accurately document, maintain, and track prospective student and applicant interactions and progression through the new student enrollment process in the SIS/CRM system.
  • Analyze weekly Enrollment Funnel reports to coordinate recruiting efforts with the Director of Student Recruitment to understand data-driven principles related to Methodist College’s strategic plan, mission and values.

 

 

Qualifications

Education:

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited four-year college or university, in an appropriate field or discipline.

 

Experience:

Two years or more experience in recruiting or a related field required. Experience in enrollment services or admissions strongly preferred; or transferable skills from advising, sales or HR recruiting with identifiable public speaking experience.

 

Licensure:

Must maintain valid driver’s license. Travel is required for recruiting and networking.

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