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Student Recruitment/Retention Specialist Senior Duties and Responsibilities

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Purpose of Classification:

Plans, implements and evaluates continuing and new programs to recruit and/or retain targeted groups of students including but not limited to minority, international, high school, and community college students. Provides admissions information and services to prospective students.

Distinguishing Characteristics:

This is second in a series of two classifications and is distinguished from the lower level in that incumbents are involved in planning and developing objectives, policies and procedures.

Examples of Duties:

  • Identifies target populations; develops visitation schedules in-state and/or out-of-state and visits target schools, agencies or conferences to meet with prospective students, counselors and administrators; discusses university program offerings and answers questions concerning curriculum, enrollment procedures and/or student life.
  • Disseminates informational material to prospective and/or continuing students such as admission, housing and financial aid applications; assists students with completion of forms and reviews to ensure accuracy, authenticity and timeliness of information and required documents.
  • Interviews prospective students and/or parents on an individual basis and answers questions, compares educational systems, discusses their academic credentials and provides admissions information and assistance.
  • Plans and organizes on-campus recruitment programs for prospective students; plans agenda, speakers and length of workshops and coordinates transportation.
  • Plans and develops objectives for recruitment/retention purposes and participates in policy and procedure development.
  • Represents the program by giving presentations at various activities such as college fairs and community meetings.
  • Develops recruiting materials such as letters, flyers and brochures.
  • Improves student retention rate by tracking progress of students through program and counsels students regarding personal and/or academic issues; refers to other sources of counseling as needed.
  • Prepares reports documenting activities.
  • Serves as liaison between various departments or agencies and the student, clarifying procedures and practices.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of academic institutions and academic curriculum evaluation.
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of recruiting and/or retention.
  • Knowledge of admissions policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of diverse populations and cultures.
  • Skill in both verbal and written communication.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Education, Business Administration or a related field AND Two (2) years experience in admissions, recruitment or retention; OR, Six (6) years of experience in admissions, recruitment or retention; OR, Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.


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