Recruiter, Admissions

Owens Community College

Owens Community College

People & HR
Toledo, OH, USA
Posted on Friday, March 15, 2024

Advertised Position Title:

Recruiter, Admissions

Job Description:

Under the direction of the Recruitment Manager, the Admissions Recruiter will handle communications between the institution and prospective students. The Admissions Recruiter also supports enrollment efforts through network management (both internal and external), development of relationships and rapport, provision of admissions information to prospective students, and management of an assigned territory.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively organize and prioritize projects and tasks.
  • Results-driven, responsible team member who consistently demonstrates follow-through, goal setting abilities, and the ability to produce timely results.
  • Demonstrated experience in record maintenance, data entry, and word processing skills.
  • An ability to consistently deliver professional communications orally, in writing, and with a student-first perspective.
  • The willingness and ability to work a schedule that includes evenings, travel, and weekends.
  • An ability to demonstrate both personal accountability and collaboration with others to seamlessly and successfully move students through the admissions process.
  • Experience with the Microsoft Office Suite as well as a short learning curve for new technology.
  • Extensive knowledge about the College, areas of study, student resources, and other College-related opportunities.

Essential Functions:

  • Assess and communicate with potential students to evaluate their records, determine eligibility, and otherwise engage them in the recruitment and admissions processes to generate interest and/or an application.
  • Establish and maintain relationships and rapport with prospective students, high school counselors, organizations, and others throughout an assigned territory via email, telephone, text messages, direct mail, social media outlets, and other methods as called for.
  • Positively represent the College at regional and national events as assigned. Travel may be team-based or individual, may require evening and weekend hours, and may encompass overnight stays.
  • Coordinate and execute personal visits to high schools and other locations within an assigned territory to promote the interest of prospective students and generate leads and/or applications.
  • Offer campus tours as needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree, plus 1-3 years of directly related experience.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with an ability to prioritize responsibilities and tasks.
  • Goal- and results-driven, with an ability to function both independently and collaboratively/in a team environment.
  • Positive attitude that is open to change, as well as comfort in delivering and receiving constructive/critical feedback.
  • Clear student-centered philosophy expected.
  • Prior experience that demonstrates an understanding of retention and persistence metrics, student assessment, and their application to the decision-making process.

Union Position:

Job Classification:

Duty Days:

260 Days

Work Schedule:

To be discussed.

Grant Funded Position:

No - Not Grant Funded

FLSA Status:

United States of America (Exempt)

Pay Basis:

Hiring Range:


Retirement System:

SERS - SERS (Retirement System Classification)