PSS Recruiter Staff Full-Time
OSU Institute of Technology
Prospective Student Services
14.42 - 14.42, Hourly
The PSS Recruiter is primarily responsible for the recruitment and coordination of enrollment management activities for all markets including, but not limited to, high school students, military personnel, and non-traditional adults. The primary role of the PSS Recruiter is to develop a strong working relationship with prospective students and families and serve as their key contact throughout the enrollment process. This Recruiter will assist in the transition of students to the appropriate academic unit once a program of study interest has been determined.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Support the Director of Prospective Student Services in overall team strategy.
Conduct presentations and present information to prospective students at high schools, Career Techs, businesses, college & career fairs and other activities/events as assigned.
Represent University at College & Career Fairs; Represent University at special events.
Develop relationships with high school counselors, educators and others to develop a referral network to access students.
Present scholarships at high school graduations.
Acquire data from prospective students.
Identify and actively recruit minority applicants.
Identify and actively recruit military personnel.
Initiate the Application for Admission.
Schedule personal tours for prospective students.
Understand and use various software and databases, according to applicable practices and guidelines share in training and documentation and stay current with practices, to facilitate the following: contact/communication, tracking activities, document/data tracking, record updates, application movement, evaluations, decision-rendering, communications, recruitment efforts, event and tour support, status/progress reporting and monitoring, and more.
Assist with tours of Campus/Academic Units.
Inform and assist prospective students to appropriate offices for completion of enrollment process.
Establish personal follow-up communication with prospective students-tailored through Slate with a minimum of 8 hours of calls per week.
Coordinate and serve as primary contact for College & Career Fairs.
Assist Alliance Coordinator with Cooperative Alliance enrollment as needed.
Collaborate with numerous on and off-campus constituents, campus leadership and departments, and enrollment colleagues to facilitate responsibilities, activities, and functions and to maximize effectiveness, enhance and launch programs and initiatives, and promote shared success.
Other duties as assigned.
Please upload cover letter, resume, and list of references for full consideration.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Associate degree from accredited college or university required; Bachelor degree preferred.
Evidences a history of demonstrating ethical and professional behavior.
Minimum of two years related work experience in higher education or a similar environment.
Experience giving formal presentations and public speaking.
Must be able to effectively contribute in a dynamic, team environment.
A positive "can-do" attitude along with a professional appearance and demeanor should be modeled at all times.
Must be flexible, innovative and self-motivated.
Must have a willingness to continually self-initiate learning to remain current in expertise.
Should be able to quickly grasp and apply training in learning new skills and methods.
Must be able to interact effectively with members of student support units and contribute in a dynamic team environment that adheres to process-oriented, results driven strategies.
Must be customer service driven with ability to work and respond effectively to diverse audiences of internal and external clients.
Must possess strong organizational skills as well as a demonstrated ability to multi-task and work in a deadline-driven environment.
Must be able to develop and deliver oral presentations and written materials for a variety of audiences and multiple venues.
Must possess strong interpersonal and verbal communication skills to include verbal interaction and group presentation; able to interact effectively with students of all ages, Career Technology counselors and instructors, as well as employers in the industries served by the assigned Division/program.
Must be able to continually incorporate feedback, ideas, and requests into the recruitment process.
Valid Oklahoma driver's license.
Ability to work some evenings and weekends.
A flexible work schedule may be required occasionally to meet client demands and special programming needs.
Travel will be required.
Normal office physical environment; ability to lift up to 25 pounds.
"Oklahoma State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/E-verify employer committed to diversity and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. OSUIT is a tobacco-free campus."