Germanna Community College is a public, open access institution of higher education in the Virginia Community College System with a Fredericksburg Area Campus in Spotsylvania, a Locust Grove Campus, and several off-campus centers. Located in north central Virginia we are close to the nations capital and to Richmond, as well as the Blue Ridge mountains, the Chesapeake bay and the Atlantic ocean. As a comprehensive community college, the College provides quality, accessible, and affordable educational opportunities for the residents of the City of Fredericksburg and the counties of Caroline, Culpeper, King George, Madison, Orange, Spotsylvania, and Stafford. The College is a dynamic learning organization that serves as a regional leader and preferred partner where quality learning experiences enable students to participate effectively in the social, economic, political, intellectual, and cultural life of their communities. Germanna is currently seeking a College Recruiter to assist with the planning and execution of outreach and recruitment activities for the College. The successful candidate will Identify and participate in outreach and recruitment activities within the service area and will cultivate strong relationships with prospective students with a special emphasis on under served populations and students interested in career and technical education programs. This position is open until filled to be considered in the first review please submit your application, resume/CV and cover letter online before February 3, 2021. This is currently a restricted position that is dependent on grant funding. Duties and Responsibilties: •Attends and seeks active participation in all applicable college fairs in service area; attends outreach and community events, festivals and showcases in service area •Schedules and conducts high school visits and enrollment events at each high school in service area •Identifies and conducts outreach to non-traditional populations in service area •Oversees student employees and volunteers and provides appropriate training •Develops and maintains strategic relationships by counseling prospective applicants on the admissions process, academic programs ad other opportunities •Maintains ongoing strategic communications with secondary school guidance counselors, independent counselors and other representatives •Sets strategic enrollment goals and demonstrates results Diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values of Germanna Community College. We recognize our responsibility to create, maintain, and nurture an academic and social environment that respects the diversity of people and ideas. We are committed to being an inclusive community that respects all cultures, experiences, and abilities and that prepares individuals to thrive in a global society. An EEO/AA Employer
•Associate degree or equivalent experience •Excellent public speaking, written communication and interpersonal skills •Ability to travel within service area for recruitment purposes •Ability to work independently and as part of a team •Ability to problem solve in a fast-paced environment with a diverse student population •Knowledge of student recruitment and retention issues •Ability to oversee the work of student employees and volunteers •Ability to handle confidential information
Internal Number: 26802
About Germanna Community College
Virginia's Community College's educate 240,000 credit students annually and over 170,000 non-credit students at 23 Community Colleges with over 40 campus locations throughout the Commonwealth. Our mission is to provide comprehensive higher education and workforce training programs and services of superior quality. These programs are financially and geographically accessible to meet the individual, business, and community needs of the Commonwealth.