Recruitment Specialist - Cuyahoga Community College in Cleveland Ohio

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Cuyahoga Community College

Cleveland, Ohio

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Campus or Location

Eastern Campus

Job Responsibilities

Works individually with prospects/potential students to provide a welcoming, professional, and seamless approach to the College and the enrollment process through to registration. Makes presentations on and off campus to introduce the College and its programs to potential students in all markets, and cultivates relationships within the community to increase enrollment. Under the direction and with coordination from both the campus leadership team and college wide enrollment management team, responsible for cultivation and communication efforts leading to conversion of prospective students to registered students.
Plans and implements on-and off-campus events and programs to successfully recruit prospective student applicants for all campuses.
Supports partnerships and activities with high schools, community organizations, and corporations within the College’s service area.
Serves as the official College designee in the marketing of initiatives which cultivate and nurture relationships with prospective students.
Works with College administration to design, plan, and execute strategic recruitment initiatives on behalf of the College.
Directs the recruitment process by developing and maintaining a case management approach for all prospects, including managing documentation from cultivation, to follow up, through new student orientation, to registration.
Designs and executes a consistent and thorough communication plan for prospective students from point of contact through enrollment, including but not limited to print communication, newsletters, emails, texts, chats, and phone calls.
Plans and leads special events on the campuses for prospective students and supports registration and retention programs on the campuses.
Creates, produces, and presents professional, engaging, and motivational presentations using the latest technology to a wide variety of audiences providing information about the College and opportunities for students.
Provides creative insight through collaboration with Integrated Communications in developing and creating College recruitment and promotional materials that appeal to prospective students.
Leads the interaction between enrollment support and Early College program staff, Enrollment Center staff, Workforce, Community & Economic Development (WEDD) team members, and others to support special student populations.
Uses discretion and good judgment in setting personal schedules which aligns with recruitment opportunities at various high school, community, and corporate events throughout the College’s service area.
Accountable for assuring prospective student information is submitted in a timely manner through the College’s student information system.
Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree
Two years of admissions/recruitment and outreach experience, or equivalent
Experience preparing and delivering professional presentations
Experience working in a diverse setting
Solid understanding of and appreciation for the student enrollment experience
Demonstrated ability to create and maintain a structured communication/outreach plan with prospects.
Effective interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
Knowledge of integrated computer systems.
Ability to multitask and carry out strategic outreach activities through to completion.
Proven ability to work as a leader and a team member to complete goals.
Enthusiastic and professional attitude
Demonstrated effective decision making skills to prioritize assignments, work load, and manage personal schedule
Understanding and support of a flexible and responsive work schedule to meet the needs of the position.
Proficient in keyboarding, spreadsheet applications, word processing, basic grammar and math skills
Sensitivity to respond appropriately to the needs of a diverse population.

Preferred Qualifications

Four years of admissions/recruitment experience in a college environment
One year of supervisory experience
Experience utilizing the latest technology to support communication with students/customers
Banner experience
Proficient in speaking both English and Spanish

Work Schedule

Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and as scheduled during peak registration periods. Saturday and evening hours as needed.

Target Hiring Rate/Salary


Special Note

This is a Full-time(1199/SEIU) Bargaining Unit position, Grade 10. Full time (1199/SEIU) bargaining unit employees at Cuyahoga Community College will be considered first for vacant positions.

Special Instructions to Applicants

During the application process, you may be required to attach a cover letter and/or resume. It is recommended that you have these documents ready to be attached electronically to the online application. This system accepts only MS Word or PDF attachments. Any employment with the College is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background check and drug screen.

Affirmative Action Statement

Cuyahoga Community College is committed to attaining excellence through the recruitment and retention of a qualified and diverse workforce. Cuyahoga Community College is an equal employment/educational opportunity institution

Keyword Phrases

  • Enrollment Center
  • Recruitment Specialist
  • Exemplary Learning and Teaching Community
  • Embrace Diversity
  • Promote Individual Development and Quality of Life
  • Admissions & Enrollment / Recruiting
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter