Coordinator, Student Recruitment

Coordinator, Student Recruitment

Employer

Durham Technical Community College
1637 Lawson Street
Durham, NC 27703
Phone: 919-536-7200

Job Location

Durham, North Carolina

Salary/Grade

$40,000 - $44,000 annually

Benefits

Full Time Benefits

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Thursday, September 10, 2020
Closes: Friday, October 16, 2020

Target Start Date

Thursday, September 10, 2020

Expected Work Hours

A minimum of a 40-hour work week as determined with the supervisor to allow the employee to fulfill the assigned duties and responsibilities, including evening and occasional weekend hours. Summer schedules may vary.

Reports to

Assistant Director, College Recruitment and High School Partnerships

Employment Type

Full-Time Position

Minimum Qualifications

 

Associate degree from an accredited college or university. Must possess a valid driver’s license and a means of transportation.

Work Experience: A minimum of two years of experience in recruitment, event coordination, or a related area and one year of experience in student services in a higher education setting.

Preferred Qualifications

Associate degree from an accredited college or university. Must possess a valid driver’s license and a means of transportation.

Work Experience: A minimum of two years of experience in recruitment, event coordination, or a related area and one year of experience in student services in a higher education setting.

Position Description

Position Title: Coordinator, Student Recruitment
 

Department: College Recruitment and High School Partnerships
 

FLSA Type: Non-Exempt
 

Reports To: Assistant Director, College Recruitment and High School Partnerships
 

Direct Reports: None
 

Minimum Qualifications: Associate degree from an accredited college or university. Must possess a valid driver’s license and a means of transportation.

 

Work Experience: A minimum of two years of experience in recruitment, event coordination, or a related area and one year of experience in student services in a higher education setting.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  1. Evidence of strong interpersonal skills, organizational skills, and effective oral and written communication/public relations skills;
  2. Ability to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines;
  3. Knowledge of marketing and sales techniques;
  4. Ability to make presentations to large audiences;
  5. Excellent computer skills as evidenced by experience with Microsoft Office products, including Excel and Word;
  6. Knowledge of student data management systems, preferably Colleague.
  7. Ability to work well with individuals with diverse backgrounds;
  8. Personal integrity, honesty, and the ability to maintain confidentiality; and
  9. Understanding of the mission, goals, and objectives of a community college.
     

Essential Functions, Job Duties, and Responsibilities: 

The Coordinator, Student Recruitment is responsible for coordinating all college recruiting events and activities. This person will work as part of the College Recruitment and High School Partnerships team to inform prospective students about the programs available at Durham Technical Community College and to advise students through the recruitment and enrollment process.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Coordinate planning, organization and implementation of recruitment events;
  2. Serve as point-of-contact for new student recruitment inquiries;
  3. Engage colleagues from across the college in support of student recruitment;
  4. Serve as marketing liaison for recruitment events;
  5. Work with Marketing and Communications to develop and maintain the department website;
  6. Recruit and advise prospective students through the enrollment process;
  7. Engage students, school counselors, faculty, parents, and other stakeholders through classroom visits and other events (e.g., parent nights, financial aid events) to provide information related to college success and opportunities at Durham Tech;
  8. Maintain records for enrollment, tracking, and audit reporting purposes;
  9. Maintain quality partnerships with community-based organizations and secondary school personnel;
  10. Collaborate with other departments at the college to ensure a smooth transition for new students;
  11. Offer recruitment presentations for groups on campus and in the community, upon request;
  12. Participate in team meetings and professional development activities to stay current on college programs and procedure changes;
  13. Conduct tours on campus, as appropriate;
  14. Serve as consultant and resource to internal departments with recruitment training via information sessions and professional development opportunities;
  15. Other duties as assigned by the Director, College Recruitment and High School Partnerships; Vice President, Student Engagement, Development and Support; and the President.

 

Physical Demands:  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. Staff person must be physically able to travel locally to high schools and other locations to engage in activities related to recruitment and enrollment. The physical and mental demands described as follows are representative of those that must be met by an employee in performing the essential functions of this job:

  • Ability to sit and/or stand for long periods of time;
  • Ability to lift, at times, 20 lbs.; and
  • Good eye/hand dexterity.
     

Normal Working Hours: A minimum of a 40-hour work week as determined with the supervisor to allow the employee to fulfill the assigned duties and responsibilities, including evening and occasional weekend hours. Summer schedules may vary.

How to Apply

https://durhamtech.peopleadmin.com/

 

The online application process will allow you to review the status of your application during the recruitment process, to update your online application, and to apply for positions that become available in the future.

New Users:

Please take a moment to become familiar with the system:
• To search positions, click the Search Jobs link at left.
• To apply for a job, click the Create Account link at left, then follow the directions.

For assistance with the online employment application, please contact Human Resources at 919-536-7244 or humanresources@durhamtech.edu.
Assistance will be available Monday - Friday between the hours of 8:00 am and 5:00 pm.

Returning Users:

Click the Login link on the left, and enter your username and password. This enables you to:
• Apply to new positions without re-entering application information that has not changed.
• Review the status of positions you have applied to.

Job Post Contact

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