Admissions Representative Coordinator

  • Hawkeye Community College
  • Waterloo, iowa
  • Jul 12, 2021
Full time Sales Management Education General Business Other Sales

Job Description


The Admissions Representative Coordinator is a critical component of the Office of Admissions and is part of the Admissions Leadership Team.  The position implements best practices regarding recruitment strategies that serve traditional, non-traditional, and underrepresented students.   The Admissions Representative Coordinator oversees the outreach and recruitment of new/returning students into the college involving community partnerships, high school visits, and college fairs.  The Admissions Representative Coordinator manages their own recruitment territory and supervises the Admissions Representatives. The position collaborates with the three other primary areas in Admissions - CRM, High School Relations (dual enrollment), and Processing, and works in partnership with Academic Affairs, Marketing, and other areas across campus to effectively recruit students to Hawkeye Community College.


Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  •  Oversees the daily functions and operations of the Recruitment Team while managing a recruitment territory
  • Provides the Director of Admissions with regular updates regarding recruiter’s activities and offers guidance on recruitment best practices
  • Supervises Admissions Representatives and holds them accountable regarding territory management practices and CRM utilization
  • Establishes and maintains a recruitment training manual
  • Complete other duties as assigned by the Director of Admissions


  •  Bachelor's degree in education, business, marketing, sales, or related field and three years of experience; or a combination of related education and work experience to equal seven
  • Three years of experience in student recruitment, territory management, sales, or other relevant work
  • Experience supervising, training, and motivating staff to achieve department goals
  • Strong commitment to high ethical standards, integrity, equity, diversity, and inclusion
  • Strong ability to communicate effectively, clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing, in presentations and one-on-one with students and parents
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule to include evenings and weekends
  • Possess a deep understanding of the admissions funnel and best practices related to student recruitment and CRM utilization


  •  Master’s degree in higher education, student affairs, business administration, or related field
  • Five years of experience in student recruitment, territory management, sales, or other relevant work
  • Experience as an assistant or associate director of recruitment at a college or university


Requires skills for succeeding in an office environment, using technology.  Requires good hand-eye coordination including visual acuity to use a keyboard and read technical information; arm, hand and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp.  Work is performed in an office setting.  Sit, stand, bend, lift and move intermittently during working hours.  During course of day, interact with students, faculty and staff in person, by telephone and computer. 


Full time, exempt, position with comprehensive benefits program including health, dental, vision, life, and LTD insurance, a Section 125 plan for medical and dependent care expenses; holiday, personal, sick, and vacation leave; and a choice of retirement programs—IPERS (defined benefit) or TIAA (defined contribution).


    1. Describe your experience in recruiting traditional and non-traditional (adult) students.
    2. Describe your experience as it relates to territory management.
    3. Describe your supervisory experience.
  • Submit online application and all required materials by the deadline.

 Hawkeye Community College is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, committed to equity and diversity in its educational services and employment practices: College does not discriminate on the basis of sex; race; age; color; creed; national origin; religion; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity; genetic information; or actual or potential parental, family, or marital status in its programs, activities, or employment practices. Veteran status is also included to the extent covered by law. Any person alleging a violation of equity regulations shall have the right to file a formal complaint. Inquiries concerning application of this statement should be addressed to: Equity Coordinator and Title IX Coordinator for employees, 319-296-4405; or Title IX Coordinator for students, 319-296-4448; Hawkeye Community College, 1501 East Orange Road, P.O. Box 8015, Waterloo, Iowa 50704-8015; or email, or the Director of the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, Citigroup Center, 500 W. Madison, Suite 1475, Chicago, IL 60661, phone number 312-730-1560, fax 312-730-1576, email:

If any applicant is in need of a reasonable accommodation in completing the application process, please notify a member of Human Resource Services.


Recruiting-Sourcing, Academic Admissions and Advising


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