The Graduate Recruiting and Admissions Associate will support the recruitment of prospective students for he Neeley School of Business’ Working Professionals graduate degree programs. These programs include the Professional MBA and MS in Supply Chain Management, but may provide other support as needed. In this part time role, the person will not work more than an average of 29 hours per week, but will otherwise integrate fully into the Graduate Programs Recruiting & Admissions team. Compensation is on an hourly basis and there is flexibility with regard to work schedule.
1. Plans and executes recruitment activities including conducting information sessions, representing Neeley at career fairs, meeting candidates one-on-one, delivering corporate presentations, making outbound phone calls, attending networking events, etc.
2. Cultivates and leverages strategic partnerships in the business community and within professional organizations in support of the growth and enhancement of graduate programs. Represents the Neeley School at external functions and interacts with corporate executives and other community leaders as appropriate.
3. Responds to inquiries from applicants and admitted students concerning the application process. Guides prospective students from inquiry through application and into the deposit and orientation phase of enrollment. Ensures the completeness of applicant data in CRM Salesforce prior to each program start date.
4. Conducts personal interviews and analyzes and synthesizes applicant data (including undergraduate transcripts, test scores, professional work history, letters of recommendation, extracurricular involvement, essays, interview reports, etc.), in an effort to select the best applicants for admission to the graduate business programs.
5. Supports the operational success of the recruiting and enrollment team by providing leadership and support in one or more areas.
6. Contributes to special initiatives as requested by supporting assessment, rankings, alumni-related and other priorities such as developing strategies to attract diverse candidates and/or develop and international recruiting strategy.
7. Works in close partnership with other graduate staff and faculty, in support of attracting and yielding new students.
8. Performs other related duties as assigned.
• Bachelor’s degree
• 2 plus years of recruiting, business development, and/or sales.
• Experience making presentations to groups.
• 2 plus years in industry and/or higher education.
• Knowledge of customer service and consultative sales techniques.
• Knowledge of corporate environment in DFW market.
• Knowledge of new prospect generation and management to recruit students.
• Skill in verbal, written, and presentation communications.
• Skill in some or all components of Microsoft Office.
• Skill in strategic thinking, marketing planning and execution, personal selling.
• Ability to evaluate trends and drive strategic direction for improvement.
• Ability to work independently and as a collaborative team member.
• Ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines.
University Core Competencies definitions may be found on the Human Resources website and in the staff performance management system.
• Visual acuity to read information from computer screens, forms and other printed materials and information.
• Able to speak (enunciate) clearly in conversation and general communication.
• Hearing ability for verbal communication/conversation/responses via telephone, telephone systems, and face-to-face interactions.
• Manual dexterity for typing, writing, standing and reaching, flexibility, body movement for bending, crouching, walking, kneeling and prolonged sitting.
• Lifting and moving objects and equipment up to 10 lbs.
• Work is indoors and sedentary and is subject to schedule changes and/or variable work hours.
• This role is an on campus, in-person position.
• There are no harmful environmental conditions present for this job.
• The noise level in this work environment is usually moderate.
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