HOW TO APPLY: Submit cover letter, resume & references to [email protected]

JOB CLASS: Half-time, Year-Round, Salary

REPORTS TO: Vice President of Academic Affairs

SUMMARY: The Recruitment and External Partnerships Coordinator supports the MMW + C admissions plans by assisting prospective students from the inquiry stage, through the application process and up to the point of enrollment / registration.  S/he works with the Marketing Director and Program Chairs to identify audiences and prospective students, create outreach plans, and implement on and off – campus activities to attract prospective students.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop, plan, organize and implement on and off-campus activities to attract prospective students.
  • Research and identify growth markets and develop opportunities to reach those communities.
  • Develop and implement plan for responding to all program inquiries.
  • Serve as lead recruiter for certificate programs and MFA degree program.
  • Serve as lead coordinator for collaborations and external partnerships.
  • Maintain, assess and regularly report on admissions and enrollment data.
  • Meet with prospective students for campus tours and to provide information about programs, application processes, and financial aid options.
  • Guide prospective students through admissions and application process.
  • Represent MMW + C at appropriate functions and recruitment opportunities.
  • Occasional evening and weekend work is expected

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BA degree preferred
  • 1 – 2 years work experience in education / recruitment and admissions preferred

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively as member of team
  • Arts education / administrative experience
  • Familiarity with software tools such as Excel, Word, Power Point, Google docs, Filemaker
  • Ability to work with content management system (Salesforce) on the web and social media.