Performs a variety of duties in the identification and recruitment of prospective undergraduate students from an assigned territory, of Chicago public, private and charter schools. Plans for and participates in promoting the university in a variety of ways using data analysis, marketing strategies and public relations skills; and frequently makes decisions by exercising discretion and independent judgment.
Interviews, counsels, and advises prospective students, parents, and high school counselors. Visits high schools and community colleges in targeted areas and participates in national, regional and local college fairs. Evaluates credentials of prospective students and acts on admission files.
Support precollege events and summer programs.
Extensive travel is required throughout the year, as well as weekend and evening work.
Department: Undergraduate Admissions Office
Position Category: Full Time
Education & Experience:
Bachelor's degree required; 0-2 years experience.
Knowledge & Skills:
Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills, and ability to multitask essential. Spanish proficiency considered, but not required.
Knowledge of admission and recruitment software preferred. General knowledge of spreadsheets, word processing, social media and presentation software highly preferred. Demonstrated ability to work in a team based environment that at times can be fast paced.
Excellent time management skills and flexibility to balance significant travel and in-office responsibilities.
Illinois Institute of Technology is a national, technological, Ph.D.-granting research university, with world-renowned programs in engineering, architecture, the sciences, humanities, psychology, business, law, and design. Founded in 1940 and tracing its roots back to the 1890s with the foundings of Armour Institute of Technology and Lewis Institute, IIT brings a focused, interdisciplinary approach to education, including the Inter-professional Projects Program. With five campuses throughout the Chicago area and alumni around the world, IIT pairs the educational and cultural experiences of America's Second City with the small feel of an undergraduate population of just over 2300 and total population of just over 7400.