The Assistant Director of Admissions will execute a strategic recruitment plan using available resources to meet targeted enrollment goals to include.
Travel promoting ERAU in a variety of forums, creating relationships with high school guidance and college counselors, maintaining continuous contact with prospective students during the admissions process, and staying current on industry and campus news that could impact the prospective student.
Develop a travel itinerary to represent the university in a variety of forums and to meet and recruit prospective students.
Select and recruit at local, regional and national college fairs
Select, arrange and visit high schools
Build relationships with the counseling staff and high schools and community colleges. Conduct Admissions presentations nationally to individuals and grounds of prospective students in targeted cities
Evaluate the effectiveness of all college recruitment activities and events.
Qualified candidates will have a Bachelor’s degree and at least one year of admissions experience.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills; the ability to deal positively with the public using good public relations skills; effective listening skills; establish and maintain excellent working relationship with others;
Be self-motivated and self-assured have the capacity to see projects through to successful completion (i.e., follow-up is critical)
Be willing to travel extensively (25-40 weeks per academic year), work evenings, weekends, and possibly minor holidays,
Possess a valid driver’s license with good driving record. No violations in the past three years.
Support co-workers in their assigned territories as needed to include, but not limited to travel and presentations.
Analytical skills with knowledge of information systems and technical expertise with Microsoft operating system including Excel, PowerPoint, and Word and Outlook.