Meet with prospective students, evaluate admissions applications, recruit at high schools and community colleges, and prepare reports on applicants, admissions and enrollments for assigned territory. Serve as part of the Admissions Recruitment Team and participate in every aspect of the overall recruitment effort for the University.
Knowledge and skills in organization, administration, marketing, problem-solving and planning, typically acquired through the completion of a Bachelor’s degree in a related field, are necessary. Masters Degree in a related field preferred.
Possession of a valid driver’s license is necessary.
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing is required.
As required, ability to work evening and weekend hours, and travel, is necessary.
One year of admissions-related work experience is required.
Familiarity with computers and current software programs is expected.
Knowledge of EMU’s academic programs, student type, undergraduate experiences and the southeastern Michigan area is highly desirable.
Preference will be given to applicants who are bilingual, preferably English and Spanish.
Other Desired Qualifications
Meet with prospective students and parents and inform them of University Admissions policies, procedures, academic programs, cost of attendance and all other matters related to choosing a college.
Visit secondary schools and community colleges to meet with counseling and teaching staff, students, and administrators regarding Eastern Michigan University, and its features and benefits for college-bound students.
Review Admissions applications and make admissions decisions.
Make regular University presentations, on and off campus, to prospective students, parents and administrators.
Represent EMU at recruitment fairs, graduate and undergraduate, around the state of Michigan and in other states, as required.
Participate in all campus visit programs (on and off campus), as part of the overall recruitment effort.
Administer Admissions policies and procedures for specific programs or activities.
Recommend policy or procedural changes to improve efficiency and effectiveness in Admissions recruitment and/or enrollment practices.
Participate in and coordinate enrollment yield efforts (e.g., Fast Track, phone calls, e-mails, receptions, etc.) as required.
Prepare and assist in the preparation of departmental reports.
Adhere to any and all NCAA , Mid-American Conference and Eastern Michigan University policies, rules, regulations, and operational procedures.
Perform related departmental duties, as required.
Work is performed in a typical office environment with regular travel required in order to visit secondary schools and community colleges.
On the road recruiting requires travel primarily in Michigan and Ohio. Travel may include trips to other states, overnight stays and weekend travel.
Evening hours and Saturdays are common during the fall, winter and spring semesters as part of the college recruiting fairs, campus visit programs, FAST TRACK and enrollment yield activities.
Ability to lift up to 30 pounds to carry materials needed for college fairs and recruiting activities is expected.
Special Instructions to Applicants
If Grant Funded, Duration
Division/Major Operating Unit
Student Affairs & Enrollment Management