Wright State University is seeking a collaborative and motivated professional to advocate, lead, manage, facilitate, develop, enhance, and support the relationship with and improve the quality of experiences for transfer students from the time of their initial inquiry to the end of first semester enrollment at Wright State. This coordinator position is an integral part of the University's mission to improve access, affordability, recruitment, retention, and relationship building. The work of this position will involve working closely with transfer student resource center, undergraduate admission enrollment processing, RaiderConnect, financial aid, orientation, student success, academic advisors, academic departments, housing, and student affairs at Wright State, as well as supporting the Assistant Director of Transfer Recruitment with recruitment and outreach efforts.
At least three years of experience working with transfer students
Strong customer service motto
Strong organizational skills
Specific experience in transfer recruitment with an understanding of transfer student needs and industry best practices
Event and programming experience
Essential Functions and percent of time::
Recruitment (45%) oExplain the application process, transfer policies, admission requirements, transfer scholarships, etc. to prospective transfer students. oPlan adequate on-site and virtual visits to community colleges, military installations, businesses, not-for-profits, and other organizations in order to actively recruit prospective transfer students. oManage an undergraduate transfer visit calendar; publish and share the calendar widely. oAnswer queries from prospective students and transfer colleagues. oCommunicate regularly with prospective students to assist in moving them through the admissions process to course enrollment. oEnsure that Ohio Department of Higher Education (ODHE) Guaranteed Transfer Pathways and policies are communicated to prospective students. oAssist in developing and implementing a comprehensive communication plan for transfer students who have started the application process. oDevelop and foster high level relationships with other institutions, especially community colleges. With the Assistant Director, regularly evaluate the relationships to explore enhancements for outreach, recruitment, visits, and communication to prospective students and their academic advisors. oMaintain database of contacts and advisors at outreach institutions. oAssist with the creation of effective and engaging marketing and recruitment materials and ensure that all print and online materials are accurate. oTrack the efficacy of recruitment efforts.
Programming and Collaboration (15%) oAssist Undergraduate Recruitment, colleges, and departments with their recruitment efforts. oAssist the Assistant Director with various on-campus recruitment events to attract interested transfer students. oAssist with the planning and implementation of Transfer Student Orientation Program. oWork with student success and orientation teams to plan and execute specialized programming before the term begins and/or transition sessions throughout the first semester at Wright State. oRecommend new initiatives to enhance transfer student recruitment using informed data. oSet up a table at April Craze and Fall Fest with the assistant director of transfer recruitment to advocate for creating a support and culture for transfer students at Wright State. oDevelop, organize, and execute a plan to celebrate the success of transfer students with other students, as well as with the dedicated faculty and staff (transfer champions) oPlan, organize, and execute the plan to provide opportunities for transfer students to gather (coordinate with student life).
Some weekend and evening hours may be expected.
Wright State University, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, is committed to an inclusive environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities.
To preserve the safety and security of the campus community and to maintain the integrity of university operations, it is the policy of Wright State University to make an employment offer contingent on various background checks, such as a criminal record, credit history when job related and/or education verifications. Additionally, an administrative review shall be conducted whenever the university learns that an employee is charged with or convicted of a crime (except for minor vehicle violations). Frequently asked questions related to background checks may be found on the Human resources website at http://www.wright.edu/human-resources.
Effective July 1, 2017, per Policy 7230 Wright State University is tobacco-free. Tobacco use, including the sale, advertising sampling and distribution of tobacco products and tobacco related items is prohibited in all university facilities, on all university owned or leased grounds, university owned or operated residence halls and apartments, and at all university sponsored events regardless of location. Tobacco use is also prohibited in all university vehicles or on any equipment owned, leased or operated by Wright State University. This policy applies to anyone on campus including students, faculty, staff, visitors, consultants, vendors, patients, volunteers, and contractor employees.
Internal Number: 15984
About Wright State University
Wright State University serves nearly 18,000 students and offers more than 230 undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, and professional degree programs through eight colleges and three schools. Located in the city of Fairborn in Greene County, Ohio, Wright State is conveniently situated adjacent to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base and is less than 10 miles from downtown Dayton. One of our eight colleges, Wright State University–Lake Campus, is a university-operated regional campus on the shores of Grand Lake St. Marys in Celina, Ohio. The Wright State alumni community is more than 109,000 strong. For more information please visit www.wright.edu.