Essential Functions: The Academic Services Officer II will be responsible foradministering all aspects of the recruitment and admissions process for prospective students; initiates contact with students, parents, counselors, teachers, and communicates information regarding the academic programs offered by the School of Social Work (SSW).Essential Functions:Serves as a member of the Office of Admissions and Student Services team; responsible for recruitment of prospective students interested in the BSW, MSW, Ph.D., and certificate programs.Develops and manages a recruitment territory; contacts, visits, and informs prospective students about SSW academic programs and support services; ensures that recruitment goals are met as defined by applications, acceptances, and enrollment.Manages, plans, and coordinates recruitment events and outreach activities.Initiates, develops, and maintains relationships with community colleges, agencies, non-profit organizations; governmental agencies, among others, to facilitate and enhance student recruitment initiatives.Plans and executes special projects in conjunction with the goals and objectives of the SSW.Reviews admissions applications, evaluates credentials, and makes appropriate admission decisions.Works collaboratively with colleagues in financial aid, university advising, transfer admissions, records, and other campus offices to facilitate and enhance student recruitment.Completes routine reports related to recruitment, projections, conversions, personal schedule, travel, special programs, and expense reports; analyzes data to determine the yield rate and other pertinent metrics.In conjunction with the Director of Admissions and Student Services, develops strategic recruitment and marketing campaigns; contributes to the development of advertising and marketing materials, assists in the creation of advertising for social media platforms and other media outlets such as print, digital, and video.Communicates with new and prospective students via email, traditional mail, social media, and telephone to provide support through the application process.Explains and provides assistance for the admissions, financial aid, and registration processes to prospective students.Contributes to the development of a comprehensive Enrollment Management Plan for the School of Social Work.Participates on School of Social Work and university- wide committees.
Qualifications: Master's degree in Counseling, Social Work or related field. Excellent interpersonal, planning and organization skills.Excellent oral and written communication skills.Experience working in multicultural/multilingual environments and with diverse populations.Ability to work independently and manage a variety of projects while ensuring appropriate tracking, quality control, follow-up to ensure multiple deadlines are met.Must be able to work independently in a highly organized, detailed oriented fast-paced environment.
Internal Number: 76_205162
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Founded in 1868, Wayne State University is a nationally recognized metropolitan research institution offering more than 400 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to nearly 32,000 students. Wayne State?s main campus in Midtown Detroit comprises 100 buildings over nearly 200 acres; its five extension centers offer higher education to people throughout Southeast Michigan. Wayne State is dedicated to preparing students to excel by combining the academic excellence of a major research university with the practical experience of an institution that by its history, location and diversity represents a microcosm of the world we live in. Reflecting its location and the excellent international reputation of its graduate schools, particularly in the sciences, Wayne State boasts the most diverse student body among Michigan?s public universities. Its students represent 49 U.S. states and more than 60 countries.