This position is responsible for meeting and maintaining high-level goals for enrollment as established by the Director of Admissions by recruiting high yield students. This is done through extensive travel (approximately ten weeks outside of local region) to college/transfer fairs, high schools, churches and other constituents.
Responsibilities also include supervising for an admissions/recruitment team, working with traditional undergraduate prospective students and directing all aspects of undergraduate recruitment for an assigned region. This position assists students through the entire admissions process including financial aid documentation and other important enrollment processes.
Meet and maintain high-level goals for enrollment established by the Director of Admissions
Promote Simpson University by traveling to college/transfer fairs, high schools, churches and building relationships with influencers
Provide leadership, supervision, scheduling, and training to student staff as they maintain regular contact with prospective students
Meet daily, weekly, and monthly plans and means for achieving recruitment goals for each entering term developed in cooperation with the Director of Admissions.
Assist in evaluating and improving current recruitment processes, procedures, and strategies
Coordinate financial aid advisement for new students in cooperation with Student Financial Services
Participate in the planning and implementation of campus events, visit days and preview weekends
Maintain a current understanding of various recruitment information including, but not limited to financial aid procedures, transcript evaluation, registration processes, and the use of the CRM tool
Review and accept applicants under regular acceptance criteria
Ensure online and paper communication is accurate and up-to-date
Bachelor’s degree in related field required
One or more years of student recruitment experience preferred
Supervisory experience in an educational environment preferred
Proven past success in recruitment of students and an understanding of excellent customer service
Proficient in Microsoft Office software applications (e.g. Word, Excel, Access, etc.)
Ability to use key technology tools such as CRM and SIS
Ability to lead a regional recruitment effort
Must be a self-starter, plus have the ability to train, assist, and motivate student staff toward their recruitment goals
About Simpson University
Simpson University, California’s only Christian university north of Sacramento, has been educating and shaping world-influencers for nearly 100 years. Fully accredited, Simpson offers 25 liberal arts and professional studies degrees, an adult degree-completion program, graduate studies, and credential programs, serving more than 1,000 students a year.
One of four schools of higher education of The Christian and Missionary Alliance denomination, Simpson’s students come from all over the world – the majority from California. More than 30 percent of traditional undergraduates are first-generation college students, and ethnic diversity characterizes almost one-third of the population.
Nearly two-thirds of Simpson’s full-time faculty members hold the highest degree in their field of study and come from major universities around the U.S. They are award-winning scholars, writers and composers who choose to be in an academic environment where they can integrate faith and learning. With a ratio of one professor for every 11 students, Simpson offers an intensely personal classroom experience. Students are encouraged to engage in original research projects with professors, resulting in publications and national presentations that boost their graduate school and career prospects.