Position Title:Admissions Recruiter
Reports To:Associate Director Undergraduate Admissions
Purpose of Position
Responsible for advising undergraduate students for admission to Texas A&M University-Commerce in accordance with the prescribed admission policies outlined in the Undergraduate Catalog. Manages outreach and recruitment activities and relations within assigned recruitment territory. Responsible for making Admissions and Financial Aid/Scholarships presentations at high schools and community colleges, as assigned by supervisor with the goal of enhancing the university enrollment. Familiarity and understanding of Residential Living and Learning programs, new student orientation, the advising and registration process and other student services provided by the university.
- Presents Admissions, Financial Aid/Scholarship, Residential Living and Learning and Hispanic Outreach and Retention programs to groups and individuals at high schools, community colleges and on the Texas A&M University-Commerce campus.
- Meets, works with, and provides presentations to administrators from public and private schools and community colleges in order to inform them about opportunities for students to apply and enroll at TAMU-Commerce.
- Utilizes exceptional customer services practices and skilled at the development of relationships with prospective students and their families.
- Counsels with prospective students, parents and counselors regarding admissibility.
- Corresponds by mail, phone or email with prospective students and regarding required documents to complete admission procedures
- Advises and counsels students in the areas of federal, state and university policies/procedures relating to financial aid programs.
- Collaborates with university faculty, staff and students through coordinating outreach and recruitment efforts
Contributes to the effective team management of all relevant problems, issues and opportunities.
This job description shall include, but is not necessarily limited to, the above duties. May temporarily perform other duties assigned to maintain operations and services.
Marginal Functions will vary with the specific assignment and depend on the particular unit or function for which the person is responsible. Consideration will be given on a case by case basis and reassignment of marginal duties will be made when appropriate.
Knowledge & Skill Requirements
Requires a bachelor degree. Knowledge of undergraduate and graduate admissions, residential living and learning, financial aid/scholarships, academics and student services is required. Experience in public speaking and working with university student organizations is required. Familiarity with the TAMU-Commerce campus, its historical landmarks, and points of interest and location of both academic and non-academic offices is required. Knowledge of Title IV Financial Aid programs is preferred. Requires frequent travel, work after hours and on weekends.
Supervision of Personnel
Supervises student workers