To recruit and enroll qualified and academically talented prospective transfer and adult students and to assist in the planning and implementation of orientation and transition programs for all incoming students.
Regularly communicate with prospective students to move them through the admissions process with the end goal of ensuring that they are registered for classes. Respond to prospective transfer and adult student inquiries via email, phone, mail, etc. Coordinate and implement a presentation and visit schedule at Community Colleges in conjunction with the Wright State Academic Colleges and the Assistant Director of Recruitment. Recruit students at transfer fairs, open houses, military-affiliated events, businesses, and not-for-profits organizations. Serve as a guide for prospective students in providing degree and academic options based on prior coursework, and student conversations.
Master's degree in Higher Education, Marketing, Communication, Social Sciences or a related field.
1-2 years experience in outreach, or public relations, or higher education recruitment,
Strong verbal, interpersonal, and public speaking skills
Proven ability to work independently, on a team, and effectively with diverse populations
Proficiency in Microsoft Office and presentation software
Proficiency with Banner, Salesforce (or comparable CRM), Transferology, or degree audit platforms.
Experience in planning orientation/transition programs or collegiate events
Experience in Social Media engagement
Essential Functions and percent of time::
Essential Functions and percent of time: Recruitment (75%)
Explain the application process, transfer policies, admission requirements, transfer scholarships, etc. to prospective transfer, military and adult students.
Review transcripts, student's educational history, and goals to provide advice on available pathway options to a Bachelor's Degree at Wright State.
Facilitate the Initial Transcript Review and Course Registration processes with the student and Academic Advisors.
Serve as an advocate and conduit for students with Academic Advisors, Faculty members and the Registrar for questions about/deficiencies in Credit awarded for courses taken at previous institutions.
Wright State University serves nearly 18,000 students and offers more than 230 undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, and professional degree programs through eight colleges and three schools. Located in the city of Fairborn in Greene County, Ohio, Wright State is conveniently situated adjacent to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base and is less than 10 miles from downtown Dayton. One of our eight colleges, Wright State University–Lake Campus, is a university-operated regional campus on the shores of Grand Lake St. Marys in Celina, Ohio. The Wright State alumni community is more than 109,000 strong. For more information please visit www.wright.edu.