Market Denison's academic programs to students and their parents through personal visits, presentations, and telephone and electronic communication. Recruit, evaluate, and enroll students according to the goals set forth by the Office of Admission. Participate in on and off campus recruitment activities and programs. Extensive travel is required.
Essential Job Functions:
Recruit students for Denison's academic programs by effectively managing a geographic territory.
Schedule and perform recruitment presentations and conduct interviews at high schools, college night programs, and other appropriate venues. Conduct on-campus information sessions and interviews. Meet individual application and enrollment goals as defined by the Office of Admission.
Develop and maintain a travel schedule that aligns with the strategic priorities set forth by the Office of Admission. Evaluate applications for admission and make decision recommendations.
Provide admission and financial aid-related counseling to prospective students, their family members, alumni, and members of the college counseling community.
Develop and maintain productive relationships with counselors to help support student recruitment and retention. Work with alumni, families, and friends of Denison to help increase institutional visibility.
Stay current with trends and best practices for student recruitment. Maintain active membership and participation in appropriate professional organizations.
Represent the University in a professional manner. Perform other duties as assigned.
Ability to use the latest technology in recruitment and enrollment planning, including experience with a customer relationship management (CRM) system.
Collaborative team player with the ability to work in a high stress, deadline-driven environment. A professional with strong presentation, listening, written, and verbal communication skills. Ability and commitment to maintain the highest degree of confidentiality.
Clear understanding and ability to communicate the values and mission of a residential, liberal arts college.
At least two years of experience working in a college admission office as a professional staff member or as a paraprofessional student employee, or as a professional in any field outside of college admission with readily transferrable skills.
Ability and commitment to maintain the highest degree of confidentiality.
Must have a current, valid driver’s license and must be insurable under Denison's liability insurance policy.
Demonstrated experience using the Technolutions Slate CRM.
Pay/Salary: Competitive based on qualifications. Expected salary range will be discussed with candidates selected for screening interviews.
To achieve our mission as a liberal arts college, we continually strive to foster a diverse campus community, which recognizes the value of all persons regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability, or socio-economic background. For additional information and resources about diversity at Denison, please see our Diversity Guide. Denison University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Background Check Statement:
The final candidate will undergo a background check, including a driving check, after receiving a conditional offer of employment.
Internal Number: 3007
About Denison University
Denison University is an academically rigorous liberal arts college with a diverse campus community. It offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package. Denison is located in the village of Granville, 25 minutes from Columbus Ohio, the state capital, which hosts a wide range of cultural and artistic opportunities. Granville also offers an excellent public school system and easy access to outdoor activities.