Utah State University

Recruiter

City Blanding Campus
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(10/1/2021 1:09 PM)
Requisition ID
2021-4238
# of Openings
1
Job Locations
US-UT-Blanding
Category (Portal Searching)
Student Programs & Services
Position Type
Benefited Full-Time
Job Classification
Exempt
Percent of Time or Hours per Week
100%
College
USU Blanding
Department
USU Blanding
Advertised Salary
Minimum $38,000 commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits

Overview

The Recruiter II is a year-round, full-time position that serves as the lead for USU’s recruiting efforts in the Four Corners region. The successful candidate will be able to develop a strong vision, strategic plan, and coordination to successfully addresses enrollment management goals for our campus.

This position requires excellent interpersonal skills and organizational skills, as you will have extensive interaction with prospective students, alumni, faculty, community businesses and other school/university staff. The candidate must have the ability to work independently and collaboratively with others or as part of a team, and build good rapport with a variety of constituents. The successful candidate must be flexible, patient and creative along with having a service-oriented attitude.

The successful candidate must commit to integrity; perform duties with diligence in accordance with professional standards and enforce University policies and procedures; use relevant information and individual judgment to determine whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards.

This position may work evenings and weekends to aid in delivery of services that best meet the needs of potential students and community partners. This position does require travel in the Four Corners region.

 

The position is located in Blanding, UT.

Responsibilities

RECRUITING & ADMISSIONS RESPONSIBILITIES (75%)

Strategy

  • Design and coordinate the recruiting strategies with the USU Blanding Associate Vice President and USU Director of Recruitment for the Four Corners region with the aim of increasing enrollment over the next five years;
  • Strategize the returning student recruitment and eventual graduation of students who have dropped out before completing a degree;

Accountability

  • In coordination with the AVP and others, design data-driven enrollment, decision-making, and accountability measures; work with the AAA Office to pull necessary data to assess the effectiveness of recruiting and marketing strategies; submit reports on enrollment patterns each trimester to the Associate Vice President.
  • Recruitment Plan- Complete sections of the annual recruitment plan with historical numbers and goals
  • Enrollment Numbers- track weekly numbers of territory, create goals in conjunction with leadership, and add efforts if needed to meet goals. Accountable for lead generation and conversion into enrollment.

Customer Relations Management (CRM) & Communication Tools

  • Skillfully utilize software platforms (Recruit CRM, Banner, setting up events in CRM etc.) in daily work
  • Establish an effective process to track prospects
  • Statewide Website Contact Form – respond to inquiries, track progress of students.
  • Create automated admissions/recruitment communication based on understanding of campus's student demographic & needs.

Admission Support

  • Understanding of Admissions Information (ACT/SAT test scores, test optional admission & scholarships, IB programs, AP tests, Residency, etc.)
  • Knowledgeable about resources and assisting the needs of all types of students- Freshmen, Transfers, Returning, Home School, Post-traditional, Undocumented, etc.

Recruiting events

  • Initiate, plan, and participating in events that will generate applications. These include new ideas as well as best practices in the following events:
  • High School visits, High School events, Open Houses, Degree Open Houses, Education Open Houses/College Fairs, Corporate Relationship Development, etc.,
  • Outreach- Participate, organize, and evaluate community and corporate outreach efforts that generate applications or are needed for community public relations.
  • Meetings and Trainings- Attend yearly/monthly training and coordination meetings
  • Coordinate recruiting activities and work closely with the Logan Recruiting and Admissions office.

Other

  • In conjunction with the Business Assistant and the Associate Vice President, work within and track the campus's recruiting budget;
  • Provide Campus Tours when applicable
  • Oversee USU Blanding Student Ambassador program
  • Oversee the awarding of academic scholarships
  • Serve on Statewide Campus system/university recruiting committees as appropriate;

 

COMMUNITY OUTREACH/COLLABORATION (10%)

  • Create and expand positive liaison relationships within the Four Corners region, businesses and school district. Additionally, build positive relationships with various USU departments such as academic departments, Admissions, and Marketing.
  • Plan recruiting events in the communities supported by the USU Blanding and surrounding regions, create appropriate outreach programs for recruiting non-traditional students; follow-up with potential students about attending college; work with individual potential students;
  • Collaborate with Director of Students, First Year Experience Coordinator, Director of Housing, the Director of Statewide & Online Recruitment, UMAC, and campus leadership in developing recruitment goals, strategies, and planning.
  • Coordination with campus staff, statewide campuses, departments, and program advisors to track students through the enrollment funnel.

 

MARKETING (10%)

  • Strategize recruiting campaigns for the Four Corners region in collaboration with UMAC Marketing Manager to generate applications and nurture them along the funnel using various tools, including the CRM.
  • Collaborate with UMAC to execute virtual information sessions, events, and campaign-specific content (print, video, branded displays/booth setups, paid social media, podcasts, digital, CRM, website, etc.)

ADMINISTRATIVE FUNCTIONS (5%)

  • Work occasional evenings and weekends.
  • Travel as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • Four years of experience, or Associate’s degree plus 2 years experience, or Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Successful experience in customer service
  • Highly developed organizational skills, ability to multi-task, and manage complex relationships
  • Strong desire to learn and grow
  • Improvement focused and solutions-minded
  • Takes initiative and seeks feedback to collaboratively implement change
  • Consistently demonstrates an inclusive, professional, and cooperative behavior with colleagues, students, and supervisors
  • Excellent skills in oral and written communication
  • Public speaking/presentation experience
  • Ability to work with a variety of audiences including prospective students (traditional & post-traditional), parents, advisors and alumni
  • Willingness to travel (40% of position), evening and weekend work (Access to reliable transportation)
  • Knowledge of/and appreciation for higher education
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office and social media networks, and willingness to learn new computer programs

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience managing large-scale programs
  • Experience in recruitment, sales, or marketing
  • Familiarity with Customer Relations Management Software (Recruiter), Banner and other university software systems.
  • Experience with USU as a student or employee
  • Experience working with Native American populations
  • Supervision of students and/or student groups

**Qualifications updated 10-21-21**

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:

1.  Resume / CV to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Resume/CV”

2.  Contact Information for three Professional References

 

**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

Advertised Salary

Minimum $38,000 commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits

ADA

Employees work indoors and are protected from weather and/or contaminants, but not, necessarily, occasional temperature changes.  The employee is regularly required to sit and often uses repetitive hand motions.

University Highlights

Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is honored to be Utah’s land-grant and space-grant university. USU is a Carnegie RU/H (Research University/High Research Activity) institution with approximately 27,700 students (24,660 undergraduates and 3,040 graduate students) on the Logan main campus. Utah State’s statewide system features eight campuses and 23 education centers and serves all counties in the state with Extension programs. USU offers 114 undergraduate majors, 132 graduate programs, and a variety of innovative stackable associate and certificate credentials. Washington Monthly ranked USU 14th in their national university rankings in 2019 and the 5th best public national university in the nation in 2018. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU is proud to provide a high-quality education at an affordable price. Additional information about Utah State University can be found here.

 

A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and people in economic development, improvements to quality of life, and human capital. Through the practical application of knowledge, the University and its faculty engage and share expertise with the state, nation, and world, preserving the historical land-grant tradition of partnering with communities to address critical societal issues in the interest of the public good.

 

The USU main campus is located in beautiful Logan, Utah; a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain valley about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region.

 

Notice of Non-discrimination

In its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USU’s non-discrimination policies:

 

Executive Director of the Office of Equity Alison Adams-Perlac, alison.adams-perlac@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Hilary Renshaw, titleix@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266.

For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit https://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:

U.S. Department of Education, Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481, OCR@ed.gov

U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office, 303-844-5695, OCR.Denver@ed.gov

 

USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a Dual Career Assistance program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment.

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