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To recruit and enroll prospective students to the graduate programs at MSMU, through a combination of active and passive recruitment efforts.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Engage and recruit prospective graduate students to the MSMU Graduate Division by exhibiting at graduate fairs on the Doheny and Chalon campuses; at four year institutions in California and neighboring states; local corporate, business, institutional and community fairs; and program-specific conferences, seminars, symposiums, mixers and expos; and potentially international recruitment travel.
Inform and update local colleges and universities about MSMU's graduate programs so they can inform their students about the University and generate applications for admission.
Develop and execute recruitment plans to enroll a maximum number of graduate students into the Graduate Division.
Develop and manage complete data tracking systems for assigned programs or areas in the Graduate Division. Provide written reports and analysis on a weekly and monthly basis.
Quickly respond to telephone, email, online and other inquiries from prospective students to ensure quality individual attention.
Assist the Director of Graduate Admissions with the planning of marketing and outreach activities and with staffing recruitment and other on campus and off campus events.
Effectively represent Mount Saint Mary's University, the Graduate Division, and its academic programs on and off campus at information sessions, in corporate settings, on panels, campus tours and class visits, and in individual consultations. Insure accurate information about MSMU graduate programs through personal communication, online, telephone, web-based, and other means of communication.
Develop strategic relationships with undergraduate college counselors, academic offices, and student groups to keep them informed about MSMU's graduate programs and apprised of any updates or changes within the various assigned programs; uncover any recruitment opportunities.
Keep abreast of current market trends and conduct competitive analyses for assigned programs.
Monitor inquiry, prospect, and applicant yield. Maintain frequent contact with admits to reinforce choice of MSMU programs, ensure enrollment and increase yields in accordance with the university's strategic plan.
Demonstrate the University goal of remarkable service by working respectfully and collaboratively with prospective and current students, faculty, Graduate Program Directors, administrative offices, and the Graduate Dean.
Other Duties and Responsibilities:
Keep abreast of the professional fields that relate to the MSMU graduate programs and academic institutions.
Maintain a strong level of professional and technological knowledge through training, seminars and conferences.
Participate in assigned University-wide committees and events.
Strong working knowledge of Graduate School recruitment techniques and the factors that influence retention. Knowledge of the market and current trends in the professional fields relating to the MSMU graduate programs
Abilities and Skills:
Effectively represent the university and its programs to outside stakeholders.
Organize, prioritize and handle multiple tasks to meet established deadlines.
Accurately and efficiently identify and respond to market opportunities.
Exercise sound judgment and decision making.
Demonstrated analytical and conceptual abilities.
Communicate and interact effectively with all levels of students, faculty and staff in both group and one-on-one situations.
Strong analytical, organization and prioritization, project management, oral/written communication, listening, customer service, presentation, interpersonal, networking and public relations skills.
Public speaking experience in a service-oriented environment.
Sales, marketing and/or public relations experience.
Licenses and Certifications:
Must possess a valid California Class driver's License
Background check required by policy.
Work Location: Doheny Campus (Downtown Los Angeles)
Start Date: Immediately
Applications Deadline: Open until filled
The University is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse student population and workforce as a reflection of our commitment to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives and ways of learning. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, the University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy and parenting status), disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or genetic information in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs. We encourage people of all backgrounds to apply to be a student or to work for the University.
Mount Saint Mary's University is an independent, Catholic, liberal arts university which provides a values-based undergraduate education for women, as well as innovative programs for professional men and women on two historic campuses in Los Angeles. The Mount is the only Catholic university primarily for women in the Western United States. It is also nationally recognized for its academic programs, its culturally diverse student body, and its focus on preparing the next generation of citizen leaders.