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  • Admissions Recruiter
    Admissions and Recruiting
    Alcorn State University

    The Recruiter reports to the Director of Admissions and Recruiting for carrying out such assignments within university policies as might be necessary for optimum student recruitment and admission.



    Knowledge Skills and Abilities


    Recruitment, management, sales and/or knowledge of higher education

    Excellent communication skills, verbal, and interpersonal

    Well-developed presentation and strategic planning skills

    Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with team members, faculty, students, alumni, administrators, staff and families

    Ability to connect with students



    Essential Job Functions


    Creates an individual recruitment plan (including recruitment activities, participation in events/conferences/fairs, communications with prospective students and networking opportunities) for each semester and participates in a team recruitment plan.

    Completes weekly activity reports to include documentation of recruitment/outreach activities and student appointments.

    Establishes and adheres to registration deadlines and strives toward institution-wide enrollment goals .

    Utilizes phone, email and mail to communicate with prospective students in a timely manner, providing superior student service.

    Works with prospective students to garner completed application files prior to enrollment and efforts to increase retention.

    Collaborates with alumni network(s) to develop new student/professional networks and garner student referrals

    Serves as a counselor to prospective students.

    Promotes the university and its programs among prospective students, parents, teachers, counselors, alumni and other groups, individuals, agencies and organizations that might be interested and/or might be persuaded to have interest in the university by maintaining current knowledge of the same.


    Bachelor’s degree

    Experience working with students in high school or college setting.


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