This position is responsible for local and regional admissions recruiting resulting in prospective student leads. This role develops key relationships with local and regional community colleges, and businesses. The primary focus of the position is to increase the admissions funnel with qualified leads for the Adult & Graduate Studies and Traditional Undergraduate programs at community colleges. This position supports enrollment efforts by providing follow-up to and quality admissions information to prospective or newly admitted students. This position works closely with the Adult & Graduate Studies and Traditional Undergraduate teams for the collaboration on and support of prospective students.
Maintain an aggressive schedule and assist in maintaining minimum level admissions goals and means for achieving those goals for key relationships and build admissions funnel
Foster and develop relationships with community members, businesses, and local and regional community colleges
Guide prospective students through the application process via phone and personal meetings to provide counsel on all aspects of admission to the university
Will make presentations in various public settings, and design and implement recruitment strategies
Help plan, coordinate, organize, and actively/aggressively seek opportunities for information meetings, job expos, transfer fairs, and other local events
Maintain current understanding of various recruitment information including, but not limited to financial aid procedures, military credit information, work training programs, and community colleges
Provides regular travel reports on the status of local and regional recruitment and current recruitment strategies
Develop, manage, integrate, and coordinate a database of communication to influencers, community colleges advisors or other related businesses
Bachelor’s degree in related field required
One or more years of experience in recruitment of students with prior work experience in higher education, assisting non-traditional adult and graduate students, highly preferred
Promotional/customer service experience preferred
Knowledge of counseling skills or academic advising highly preferred
Proficient in Microsoft Office software applications (e.g. Word, Excel, Access, etc.) and utilizing technology, not limited to but including CRM tool, emails, reports, telecenter, and phone
Experience with or aptitude to learn student information system application
Experience with Traditional Undergraduate students’ desirable
Graduate of a non-traditional, working-adult oriented program and/or graduate program desirable
Ability to work closely with others as part of a team
Ability to communicate skills that can be appropriately supportive and directive
Ability to develop a working relationship within the local community (e.g. businesses, community colleges, medical facilities, etc.)
Ability to motivate others toward the completion of their educational goals
Must have a current valid driver's license and reliable transportation
About Simpson University
Simpson University, California’s only Christian university north of Sacramento, has been educating and shaping world-influencers for nearly 100 years. Fully accredited, Simpson offers 25 liberal arts and professional studies degrees, an adult degree-completion program, graduate studies, and credential programs, serving more than 1,000 students a year.
One of four schools of higher education of The Christian and Missionary Alliance denomination, Simpson’s students come from all over the world – the majority from California. More than 30 percent of traditional undergraduates are first-generation college students, and ethnic diversity characterizes almost one-third of the population.
Nearly two-thirds of Simpson’s full-time faculty members hold the highest degree in their field of study and come from major universities around the U.S. They are award-winning scholars, writers and composers who choose to be in an academic environment where they can integrate faith and learning. With a ratio of one professor for every 11 students, Simpson offers an intensely personal classroom experience. Students are encouraged to engage in original research projects with professors, resulting in publications and national presentations that boost their graduate school and career prospects.