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Recruitment Coordinator

Company: University of Southern Mississippi
Location: Long Beach
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Recruitment Coordinator The University of Southern Mississippi is currently accepting applications for the position of Recruitment Coordinator. Position Details Location Gulf Park 730 East Beach BoulevardLong Beach, Mississippi, 39560United States Division Office of the Provost - GP Position Type Staff Employment Status Full Time Grant Funded No Salary Range 39,816.00 - 53,869.00 Pay Grade E08 Posting Close Date Open Until Filled Special Instructions to Applicants For full consideration, please submit both a resume and cover letter with your application. Job Summary The Recruitment Coordinator for Gulf Park holds the primary responsibility for leading recruitment staff on the Gulf Park Campus. The coordinator will be responsible for the organization of recruitment events, the creation and use of marketing materials, management of prospective student data, and have a specified territory of recruitment. Primary Duties and Responsibilities + Supervises Gulf Park recruitment staff to include personnel matters, evaluation, and oversees ongoing training. Supports a wide variety of academic programming both on and off-campus, including orientation, registration, and on-campus recruitment events at Southern Miss.+ Maintains constant evaluation of recruitment efforts including collecting and analyzing data, assessing satisfaction, and making appropriate changes and improvements in alignment with the University's mission. Maintains records of recruitment activities according to established protocol.+ Responsible for continued development of the recruitment areas, working with faculty and staff, and implementing best practices in support of recruitment efforts. Provides early advisement to students enrolled at the community college with the intention of attending Southern Miss.+ Serves as a liaison by establishing a regular presence in assigned recruitment area. Regularly staffs office hours, builds collaborative relationships with community college faculty and staff, attends and coordinates setting up for assigned recruitment events, and is a key advocate for transfer students as they transition to the University. Plans and coordinates campus and area events such as information workshops, college visits and tours, college fairs, business and industry visits, etc. Extensive local travel with an occasional overnight stay.+ Works closely with Admissions, Financial Aid, and the Registrar to ensure policies are followed. Serves as a contact for prospective and new students explaining all admissions and degree program requirements. Assists new students in navigating the admissions, financial aid, and registration process. Collaborates with Gulf Park units to meet all student support needs and facilitate the transition from recruitment to advising.+ Coordinates recruitment activities with the marketing strategist person/position and others as necessary to ensure recruitment functions align with larger strategies around enrollment management.+ Corresponds with all prospective students, faculty, and staff with a high degree of professionalism. Able to work within the University's data management system.+ Performs other duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree in liberal arts, business, education, psychology, or any other appropriate field from an accredited college/university. 3-5 years recruitment and/or admissions experience. Previous leadership experience required.Knowledge, Skills & Abilities+ Understands higher education and can use industry/professional terminology fluently and has a working knowledge of university degree programs and requirements.+ Employs excellent written and verbal communication skills.+ Adept in office systems and technology.+ Demonstrates the ability to deliver accurate, concise, and quality communication, both verbal and written, in a timely manner. Adapts communication style to meet the needs of diverse audiences and situations. Listens to understand others and provides quality feedback.+ Works to build and manage productive relationships with peers, leaders, and customer groups. Effectively engages with others to collaborate and provide value-added support that enhances department results and team effectiveness.+ Sets clear expectations for performance, provides meaningful feedback, holds employees accountable, and recognizes successes.+ Demonstrates a high level of planning and organizational skills and the ability to move projects forward to completion. Self-motivated and accountable for results.+ Manage a complicated day, weekly, and monthly schedule with recurring important professional commitments on and off campus.+ Possess valid driver's license and the ability to obtain a Southern Miss Driver Certification. Preferred Qualifications Master's Degree in liberal arts, business, education, psychology, or any other appropriate field from an accredited college/university. Five years of recruitment and/or admissions experience. Direct supervisory experience in college/university recruiting environment.About The University of Southern Mississippi The University of Southern Mississippi (USM) is a comprehensive public research institution delivering transformative programs on campuses in Hattiesburg and Long Beach, at teaching and research sites across the Mississippi Gulf Coast, as well as online. Founded in 1910, USM is one of only 131 universities in the nation to earn the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education's "R1: Doctoral Universities - Very high research activity" designation, and its robust research enterprise includes experts in ocean science and engineering, polymer science and engineering, and large event venue safety and security, among others. USM is also one of only 37 institutions in the nation accredited in theatre, art and design, dance and music. As an economic driver, USM generates an annual economic impact of more than $600 million across the state. USM welcomes a diverse student body of more than 14,000, representing 71 countries, all 50 states, and every county in Mississippi. USM students have collected four Truman Scholarships and 37 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships, while also leading Mississippi with 27 Goldwater Scholarships, an honor that recognizes the next generation of great research scientists. Home to the Golden Eagles, USM competes in 17 Division I sports sponsored by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). For more information, visit As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer/Americans with Disabilities Act institution, The University of Southern Mississippi encourages minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities to apply.

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