The program representative at the Inland Empire Regional Center will serve as a representative of Azusa Pacific University to prospective students interested in all academic programs offered at the center. This position will handle general recruiting and assist with academic planning and student service activities, as well as assisting the center director in other recruiting/retention activities.
Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred.
Seven to ten years of business, recruiting, or marketing experience, preferably in a higher education institution working with adult learners.
Primary Duties/Essential Functions
Coordinates with the center director to promote all academic programs offered at the center. On average, 60% of the program representative’s time will be spent doing promotion/recruitment for APU outside the center, and 40% within the center. Specific recruitment goals will be identified by the center director.
Coordinates with the center director to schedule, promote, prepare promotional materials, set-up room/refreshments, conduct group information meetings, and follow-up on potential students who attend these meetings. Information meetings will be held for all academic programs and will include targeting student prospects, businesses, churches, community leaders, and school administrators.
Coordinates with the center director to ensure accuracy of recruiting information.
Follows up with potential students on a continuous basis by phone, email and/or written correspondence. Counsels/advises prospective students in one-on-one sessions. Sends follow-up letters in a timely manner to prospective students who have not submitted their application.
Provides administrative support for academic programs offered at the center in recruiting students as well as academic planning, and transfer advising, including unofficial transcript preliminary evaluations for all prospective students.
Works effectively with staff and faculty, providing support for academic programs: recruiting through enrollment of students.
Attends events for recruitment directors as scheduled by the center director.
Performs other duties and/or projects as assigned by the director.
Ability to use Microsoft Office products to complete tasks. Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate to a diverse population. Ability to conduct group meetings and make formal presentations to prospective students and businesses. Good public relations skills, including the ability to communicate in written and oral forms with proper English usage.
Strong organizational and project management skills. Ability to understand goals and conceptualize a project; formulate objectives, methodology, and conduct evaluation. Good attention to detail. Ability to work independently with minimal instruction. Ability to exercise initiative, flexibility, and independent judgment in coordinating and providing team leadership. Presents self in a professional manner reflecting the goals and standards of APU. In agreement with the purpose and mission of Azusa Pacific University in providing a Christian-based higher education for its students.
Intermittent sitting for several hours per day. Repetitive motions for operating computer mouse and keyboard. Hearing and speaking on telephone. Ability to lift, pull, bend, grasp, occasionally lift up to 20 lbs., reach top of four-drawer file cabinet. Ability to drive to off-site locations. Possesses a valid California driver license.
Computer monitor, reading.
Pleasant office setting, comfortable temperature.
Proficient in Google Apps., Microsoft Office, Word and Excel.
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