Serve as a first contact and primary representative of St Joes to prospective students and families, communicating an in-depth knowledge of the school's mission, academic and co-curricular programs, and other distinctive throughout the recruitment process.
Represent St Joes at recruitment functions including school visits, fairs, alumni events, church activities, etc. Travel will consist of approximately 8-12 weeks, including evening and weekend commitments, concentrated in the fall and spring.
Engage prospective students and families in ongoing communication through face-to-face meetings, email, written correspondence, phone calls and social media. Maintain a strong customer service orientation with timely responses to inquiries and questions.
Review and evaluate admissions applications and make admissions decisions based on students' ability to be successful at St Joes and on the school's strategic enrollment goals.
Assist/execute in the planning and execution of all admissions events and visit experiences (i.e. Open Houses, Orientation, Entrance Exam, Scholarship Reception, Tours, Shadows, etc.).
Assist in the planning and coordination of the department's master calendar with relation to recruitment events, campus visit programs, correspondence and other recruitment activities.
Leadership of Student Ambassador Program, including meetings, training and event planning.
Assist in providing adequate staffing during the peak visit season, large recruitment events and other times as needed.
Serve as an active member of the admissions team, contributing to the development and implementation of strategies to achieve the school's enrollment goals.
Maintain and update records of travel, trends and outcomes in order to strengthen the institution's enrollment strategies.
Seek professional department opportunities to stay current on best practices in recruitment and retention of students.
Assists AD of Operations to maintain prospect records/data input in the SIS system; prepares reports and analyzes data to make recommendations for effective coordination of recruiting efforts.
Provide regular updates to the faculty and staff regarding the activities of admissions and recruitment.
Complete other duties as assigned by the Director of Enrollment Management
Bachelor’s Degree and valid driver’s license.
Minimum 2 years of progressive admission/enrollment experience or comparable experience in education; experience in planning and implementing a comprehensive recruitment program; experience at a small, private, selective university, either professionally or as a student, is highly desirable.
Excellent writing and editing skills.
Expertise with MS office.
The successful candidate will be a team player, who is goal driven and detail-oriented.
The successful candidate must have excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
Additionally, the candidate should be a self-starter with the ability to multi-task.