Recruitment Counselor - Northern Essex Community College
Northern Essex Community College
Location: Haverhill, Massachusetts
Internal Number: 155576
Location: Haverhill, MA Category: Professional Posted On: Tue Nov 8 2022 Job Description:
Full-Time Recruitment Counselor: Enrollment Services, Department of Recruitment and Admissions; Pay Grade 3; 37.5 hours per week, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 9:00AM-5:00PM, Wednesday 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM. Hours may be adjusted, in alignment with contractual guidelines, during peak enrollment periods. This position is based primarily at the Haverhill Campus but may also rotate to the Lawrence Campus as necessary. This is a full-time, benefitted MCCC Unit Position.
SUMMARY: The Recruitment Counselor will be responsible for a variety of on and off-campus recruitment activities that attract prospective students to the college and its various programs. Activities will include utilizing data to identify target populations, developing and distributing marketing and social media campaigns through multiple modalities, participating in events such as open houses and high school fairs, providing enrollment information to prospective students and their families and assisting students in navigating the enrollment process. The person in this role will also monitor, track and gauge effectiveness of recruitment efforts. Other responsibilities include working as a collaborative team member within Enrollment Services departments to ensure a seamless student experience.
Under the supervision of the Director of Recruitment and Admission:
Assists in developing, implementing and evaluating recruitment and outreach efforts for specific target audiences and assigned territories.
Assists the Director of Recruitment and Admission with monitoring and tracking the effectiveness of recruitment efforts; utilizes data to assist the Director to make informed decisions for future recruitment goals."
Works with the Director of Recruitment and Admission to create electronic and social media campaigns for targeted prospect groups; communication methods include mailings, e-mail, texting, social media, Navigate, Constant Contact and other systems.
Assists in creating marketing and recruitment plans based on enrollment cycles.
Establishes and maintains working relationships with guidance counselors, parents, representatives of community-based organizations, as well as Northern Essex Community College faculty and staff.
Attends on and off-campus meetings and recruitment events as necessary; participates in college fairs, information sessions, open houses, campus tours, school visits.
Provides recruitment and admissions statistical reports.
Assists the Director of Recruitment and Admissions with the establishment of recruitment goals and objectives to help increase the number of applications and conversions.
Maintains a professional knowledge in applicable areas by researching recruitment strategies and admission trends. Applies knowledge and makes recommendations.
Provide follow-up communication to prospective and admitted students; monitors prospective student lists, identify where students are in the enrollment process, assist with next steps.
Actively promotes NECC's recruiting events through a variety of social media outlets.
Maintains knowledge of Academic Programs, Student Roadmap, Cost of Attendance and other pertinent enrollment information to effectively assist prospective and new students.
Bachelor's degree in Education, Counseling, Psychology, Organizational Behavior, Sociology, Liberal Arts, or closely related field; with two (2) years' experience and/or training involving public education, college admissions or related enrollment services area, academic advisement, or customer service; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
Experience maintaining and utilizing data systems.
Exceptional knowledge of Microsoft products, particularly Excel and Access.
Strong knowledge of the principles and practices of student recruitment and admissions.
Strong presentation skills. Outstanding public relations and customer service skills.
Must have the ability to travel and work evenings and weekends for such events as Open Houses, College Fairs, community engagements, graduations, etc.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Strong interpersonal skills and a demonstrated ability to effectively to establish interpersonal connection with culturally diverse populations.
Demonstrated success building relationships with school guidance counselors, teachers, parents, and community agency representatives.
Must possess high energy, flexibility thriving in a high energy environment, and have a result driven attitude and focus for student success.
Must be positive, energetic, team-orientated
Ability and desire to work effectively within a fast-paced, rapidly growing, intense, and multi-functional office environment.
Bilingual - English/Spanish
Community College experience is a plus.
Experience working with and supporting a culturally diverse population.
BACKGROUND CHECK: Candidates will be required to pass a CORI and SORI check as a condition of employment.
COVID VACCINATION: Candidates for employment should be aware that all Northern Essex Community College students, faculty and staff have been fully vaccinated since January 3, 2022. Accordingly, initial employment is dependent upon receipt and verification of full vaccination status records; details of how to fulfill vaccine record verification requirements will be provided during the hire and onboarding process.
ANTICIPATED START DATE: ASAP
SALARY: Anticipated salary range is $47,957.00 to $52,570.00 annually; pay grade 3. Includes a complete fringe benefit package such as competitive health insurance, free dental insurance, basic life insurance, long-term disability insurance, paid sick, vacation and personal leave, educational benefits for employee/spouse/dependents, and excellent retirement benefits; Actual salary calculated in compliance with MCCC/MTA classification system. Transcripts will be required at the time of hire.
NECC is a public, two-year college that offers comprehensive academic programs of study leading to the Associate in Arts degree, the Associate in Science degree and Certificates of program completion.Our dedicated teaching faculty accept with enthusiasm the challenge of responding properly to the differing backgrounds of their students and, at the same time, directing and leading them toward broader understandings. Our faculty are deeply involved in the planning of each class and in the achievement of each student, and are equally dedicated to personal achievement. As well as the specialized academic opportunities and tutoring that the college provides for our students, our faculty have the time and the commitment to advise as well as instruct students, and to provide support and encouragement.