Job No: 496851 Work Type: Staff Full-time Department: YU Global Strategy Location: Wilf Campus, 500 West 185th Street, NY, NY Categories: Academic Administration, Student Services
The Student Recruiter and Support Specialist for YU Global is responsible for attracting and supporting students down the enrollment funnel to enrollment.
This includes offering information about each program and, at times, preparing presentations to different prospects about the programs.
The person who holds this position must be passionate about the institution, have excellent communication skills, understand the mission and recruitment goals of YU Global, and be able to build relationships with various stakeholders and understand the markets YU Global will target.
Develop and implement recruitment strategies: The student recruiter must develop and implement effective recruitment strategies to attract potential students. This may involve attending career fairs, giving presentations at high schools, and reaching out to prospective students through social media and other marketing channels and working with enrollment partners.
Build relationships with high schools: The student recruiter must build relationships with high school counselors and administrators, Yeshivas, Seminaries and other sending entities to increase awareness of YUG and to identify prospects.
Provide guidance to prospective students: The student recruiter must provide guidance to prospective students on the admissions process, financial aid, and academic programs.
Review applications: For credit bearing programs, the student recruiter must review applications from prospective students to determine if they meet the admission requirements.
Conduct interviews: The student recruiter may conduct interviews with prospective students to assess their suitability for admission and to answer any questions they may have about the institution.
Attend events: The student recruiter must attend events and activities to represent the institution and to interact with prospective students and their families.
Collaborate with other departments: The student recruiter must collaborate with other departments within the institution, such as admissions, academic affairs, and student affairs, to ensure that the recruitment process is seamless and efficient.
Maintain records: The student recruiter must maintain accurate records of recruitment activities, including the number of inquiries, applications, and enrollments.
Experience & Educational Background:
3 years experience in student recruitment.
Skills & Competencies:
Must be passionate about the institution, have excellent communication skills, and be able to build relationships with various stakeholders and understand the markets YU Global will target.
Must have experience in recruitment software and record keeping.
Founded in 1886, Yeshiva University (YU) has a strong tradition of combining Jewish scholarship with academic excellence and achievement in the liberal arts, sciences, medicine, law, business, social work, Jewish studies, education, psychology, and more.
We are a leading global educational institution that employs 2,000 people across our various campus locations -- Wilf Campus, Beren Campus, Brookdale Center, Resnick Campus in the Bronx, the Gruss Institute in Jerusalem, the Boys High School in Manhattan and the Girls High School in Queens. From the distinguished faculty who teach here, to the dedicated staff, we work to fulfill our mission through all that we teach, by all that we do and for all those we serve. We seek to attract and retain engaged and committed individuals who contribute to an exciting working environment, where there is a sense of community and belonging, balanced with a significant cross section of people from diverse backgrounds working and studying together.
The University offers an excellent compensation package, and a broad range of employee benefit plans, including immediate participation in the University's retirement plan. Staff members are typically eligible for four weeks paid vacation each year and have access to a shuttle to nearby subway locations.
Equal Employment Opportunity:
Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.
Yeshiva University has been transforming lives for more than a century. Nowhere but here can students have a personal, small college experience while benefitting from the academic rigor of a top ranked research university. Since its inception YU has been dedicated to melding the ancient traditions of Jewish law and life with the heritage of Western civilization, and each year we celebrate as future leaders make YU their home. Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.