Student Recruitment Coordinator

Student Recruitment Coordinator


Craven Community College
800 College Court
New Bern, NC 28562
Phone: 252-638-7200

Job Location

New Bern, NC


Hiring range: $35,500.-$39,000.


FT Employee Comprehensive Benefit Package

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Wednesday, September 23, 2020
Closes: Friday, October 9, 2020

Target Start Date

Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Expected Work Hours

M-Th 8am-5:30pm, Fri 8am-2:30pm, eve & weekend as required

Reports to

Director of Admissions and Student Records

Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in marketing or related field from a regionally accredited institution of higher learning.

Two (2) years' experience in customer service, marketing and/or recruitment.

Valid NC drivers' license.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience within the North Carolina Community College System.

Bilingual Spanish/English.

Position Description

Student Recruitment Coordinator

SALARY:$35,500.00 - $39,000.00 Annually


DEPARTMENT:Student Services


CLOSING DATE:10/09/20 05:00 PM

The Student Recruitment Coordinator is responsible for managing and facilitating student recruitment by developing, implementing and executing programs and initiatives for contacting, visiting and informing prospective students of Craven Community College programs, culture, mission and campus life. This position develops and implements recruiting plans and participates in outreach events to ensure enrollment goals are met regarding applications, acceptances and enrolled students. This position also conducts research, prepares formal reports and recommends new strategies for increasing enrollment.ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Oversees recruitment in Craven County and serves as a member of the admissions team, supporting all functions during critical times
  • Assists new students with the enrollment process, career exploration, financial aid and scholarship application processes, placement testing, new student orientation and registration
  • Tracks prospective student interest and engagement through application and enrollment, providing data and noting trends in student inquiries and interest
  • Contacts, visits and informs prospective high school, adult and transfer students about the College's curriculum and workforce development programs
  • Articulates the College's mission to a variety of groups; acts as a liaison between the College and area high school staff, students, parents, alumni, corporations and/or governmental agencies
  • Maintains a steady flow of communication with prospective students and applied students through various methods, to establish and foster relationships
  • Participates in classroom visitations at local high schools, career and college fairs and other events to promote College programs
  • Schedules campus tours for individuals and groups to visit the College
  • Develops and coordinates recruitment events designed for the military population and online learners
  • Visits area businesses and industries to discuss educational opportunities with employees
  • Assists in the identification of target groups in consultation with administrators and academic departments for comprehensive student recruitment and outreach activities on and off campus
  • Collaborates with department chairs, coordinators, high school counselors, career development coordinators, principals, etc. to identify opportunities for growth and transitioning of students
  • Engages potential students, counselors, faculty, parents and other stakeholders in information sessions related to scholarship, career opportunities, college success and enrollment opportunities through partnerships with College programs and services
  • Coordinates with Career Programs in sharing information regarding apprenticeships and internships for incoming students
  • Participates in appropriate committees and task forces as assigned
  • Performs other job-related duties and projects as assigned in support of the College's mission, core values and goals

Bachelor's degree in marketing or related field from a regionally accredited institution of higher learning.

Two (2) years' experience in customer service, marketing and/or recruitment.

Valid NC drivers' license.

Experience within the North Carolina Community College System.

Bilingual Spanish/English.



  • Knowledge of college admission guidelines, standards and procedures
  • Knowledge of diagnostic tests used to assess preparation for college study
  • Knowledge of transfer requirements and articulation agreements
  • Knowledge of career planning principles and practices
  • Knowledge of college policies and procedures, academic requirements, campus resources, financial aid, student life and support services
  • Knowledge of community, current student and potential student demographics and other data used in planning recruitment campaigns
  • Knowledge of marketing and sales techniques


  • Demonstrates a high degree of initiative and independent judgment; uses discretion within current policies and procedures
  • Evaluating student's academic interests and desires and formulating plans designed to assist the student in achieving their goals
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving and time management skills
  • Interpersonal skills with proven ability to work in a team environment
  • Demonstrates proficiency in a variety of Windows-based computer programs relative to performing responsibilities, including Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Research methodologies, resources, data analysis and documentation
  • Demonstrates skill in public speaking and delivering presentations to individuals and groups


  • Ability to interpret and articulate policies related to academic programs and student requirements for participation in various programs
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment in making critical decisions
  • Ability to develop and facilitate information and registration sessions and deliver presentations
  • Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written form
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work
  • Handle confidential information with absolute discretion
  • Commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion; demonstrated ability to work effectively with a culturally diverse workforce, including those with different levels of academic preparation and varying physical and learning abilities, and socioeconomic levels


800 College Court
New Bern, NC 28562

Position #2020-00061

Job Post Contact

Craven Community College