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Student Development Specialist / Transfer Recruiter - A00082

Company: Arkansas State University
Location: Jonesboro
Posted on: September 21, 2022

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Position Summary: Arkansas State University (A-State) seeks an organized, engaging Transfer Admissions Counselor working from the Jonesboro Campus to recruit transfer students. This individual will meet with students to assess their academic standing and extracurricular activities, inform them about colleges, programs, and majors, and connect them with resources to help them enroll and pay for educational expensesThey will conduct student interviews, arrange campus tours, conduct information sessions, and represent A-State at transfer college fairs and other recruiting or outreach initiatives. The successful applicant must be committed to learning more about the students they will work with and how they may benefit from specific programs at A-StateThe Transfer Admissions Counselor must be a self-starter, be self-motivated, and display exceptional interpersonal, communication, organizational, and time management skills. Must be able to adopt technology quickly; experience with a CRM and/or SIS will be viewed favorably Duties & Responsibilities: Assist students enrolled or not enrolled at community colleges or universities to help them select, prepare for, and be admitted to A-State Highlight the benefits of specific A-State programs and courses in order to attract students and encourage diversity on campus Stay informed about current A-State admission processes and requirements, programs, majors, and courses, and developments in education and financial aid Organize recruiting events and represent A-State at college fairs, transfer fairs, and other promotional opportunities Conduct interviews, review application materials, and assist students in the admissions decision making process Arrange campus tours and conduct information sessions Formulate recruitment strategies, plans and goals for the region based on demographic analyses, market research and other admissions data Develop and maintain an active alumni network to plan events and provide information on career opportunities in their field and potential private scholarship funding Maintain accurate and current knowledge of educational legislation, trends, developments, and resources that directly impact college-bound students Be able, when asked, to represent A-State to professional transfer organizations at conferences or fairs Other duties as assigned Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: --- Ability to make independent decisions considering input from appropriate sources, and accept feedback positively--- Must be self-motivated, creative, customer-service focused, and detail-oriented--- Rapid acquisition of knowledge regarding A-State programs, majors, admissions requirements and processes, and scholarship and financial aid resources--- Superior active listening, verbal and written communication, and interpersonal skills--- Demonstrated ability to work and stay organized in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment--- Demonstrated ability to plan, organize, and successfully complete projects and events--- Ability to work flexible hours which may include nights, weekends, and holidays--- Ability to travel regionally and nationally as required for recruitment activities--- Preferred to possess a valid driver's license and have the ability to drive General Days/Hours: Monday - Friday8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.Some nights and weekends will be requiredAddition hours as requested and/or neededRegular and reliable attendance Other: Please note: all position postings close at 12:00 A.M. CST on the position closing date Minimum Qualifications: --- An earned Bachelor's degree required--- Experience in college admissions preferred--- Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plusJob Type: Full-timeBenefits: 401(k) Dental insurance Health insurance Paid time off Vision insuranceSchedule: 8 hour shift Monday to FridayWork Location: One location

Keywords: Arkansas State University, Jonesboro , Student Development Specialist / Transfer Recruiter - A00082, Human Resources , Jonesboro, Arkansas

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