This position reports to the Director of Transfer & Graduate Admissions and works on the development and implementation of student recruitment and competitive marketing plans for undergraduate nursing programs at a high quality, selective institution. This person will be responsible for interfacing with on- and off-campus partners to help the institution meet and exceed enrollment goals, particularly in undergraduate nursing.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
(1) Identify, plan and/or participate in on- and off-campus recruitment activities to professionally represent and promote the university to external constituencies, including but not limited to hospital visits, information sessions, and other identified student markets. (2) Serve as an information resource to students, faculty and staff by maintaining knowledge of transfer coursework, admission requirements and college selection process, curriculum expectations, and program outcomes. (3) Evaluate data from self-initiated and standard enrollment reports to determine actions which will maximize recruitment territory management. (4) Assist with the development and execution of communication and marketing content. (5) Work with the university academic sector to design efficient and effective guidelines and processes for admission. (6) This position requires night and weekend work and moderate travel throughout the year (7) All other duties as assigned.
3-4 years of experience in higher education recruitment, preferably in the health care sector
Experience working with faculty/staff/students from post-secondary institutions
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Passion for higher education • Demonstrated computer competency including use of a CRM, preferably Slate • Strength in data analysis and problem solving • Innovative and goal-oriented • Ability to work independently and as part of a team • Commitment to connecting and building relationships with prospective students • Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication and solid interpersonal skills • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment • Must be self-motivated with strong attention to detail • Knowledge of healthcare industry • Experience with social media outlets • Networking skills especially with educational leadership, medical staff leadership, and administrative leadership • Supervisory experience • Demonstrated ability to identify, analyze, and respond to the market trends to renew or adapt marketing strategies
Job may require lifting light weight objects (1 to 10 pounds) with no repetitive bending or stooping. Occasionally lift average weight objects (1 to 10 pounds).
Normal Office/External Recruitment
A valid driver’s license
Commensurate with experience
Monday – Friday 8:30 – 5:00 some nights, some weekends
About University of Detroit Mercy
Michigan’s largest, most comprehensive private university, the University of Detroit Mercy is an independent Catholic institution of higher education sponsored by the Religious Sisters of Mercy and Society of Jesus. The university seeks qualified candidates who will contribute to the University's urban mission, commitment to diversity, and tradition of scholarly excellence. The University of Detroit Mercy is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer with a diverse faculty and student body and welcomes persons of all backgrounds.
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About University of Detroit Mercy
The University of Detroit Mercy has one goal - to help our students realize their dreams and ambitions. We fulfill that goal by offering challenging academic programs taught by talented, committed professors and supplemented by hands-on research, co-op, and internship opportunities.