Admissions Recruiter- Ft Worth Metro Area (Hybrid/WFH)

  • Wichita State University
  • Fort Worth, TX
  • Feb 02, 2024
Full time Activities Admin-Clerical Customer Service Education Other

Job Description

Bring Shocker Nation to the people! Recruiting for a university continuing to grow, (even a pandemic couldn’t slow us down) is a big job & we need your help to do it.

Using your relational skills to not just recruit students but also help the family understand what we have to offer no matter what their experience with higher education is. This relies on your professional yet relatable communication as well as being responsive to all the questions & concerns students have. Creating & maintaining student relationships allows your outgoing side to shine. Then since you will know how to market the university to all types, we will put you in front of our audiences around the area speaking at events both large & small. Success means managing your daily schedule, being organized & timely for activities (factoring in travel time). If you get stuck with ideas for your territory, have no fear, you can reach out to your team & other organizations in the area to help spark some fresh innovative concepts.
Hurry up & jump on this remote position & have a career with an urban university that just doesn’t stop!

This is a hybrid position as a WSU employee working in the Ft Worth Metro area with regular attendance at Ft Worth area schools.

Summary of Responsibilities

Primarily responsible for recruiting prospective students from a set territory outside of Kansas. In addition, serves as the lead recruiter for certain high schools and/or community colleges.

Essential Functions

  • Recruits students outside of Kansas in designated schools and geographic regions, which includes follow-up with recruits by phone, mail and other personal communications streams to meet weekly and monthly recruiting goals.
  • Develops and implements recruitment programming for students, parents, and counselors. Works with campus departments to coordinate recruitment programs.
  • Represents the University at specified schools, college and community fairs, public presentations, and/or seminars outside of the normal recruitment territory. Contributes to overall recruitment efforts for the University, particularly in areas outside of direct responsibility.
  • Facilitates office coverage and participates in on and off campus recruitment programs, including group presentations; greets walk-in and scheduled visitors; maintains knowledge of all facets of the University. Markets scholarships and participates in selections process when appropriate.
  • Manages budgets related to program and visit expenditures. Reconciles monthly statements and billings from assigned programs and/or visits.

Minimum Education

Bachelor’s degree in education, business or related field by hire date

Minimum Experience

One (1) year of experience in recruiting, admissions or related field

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to gain knowledge of all facets of WSU student life & admissions/enrollment processes, and communicate accordingly with constituents.
  • Commitment to diversity with successful experience working with diverse populations.
  • Obtain functional knowledge of Office of Admissions procedures, processes, and protocols.
  • Knowledgeable to work with WSU’s information systems and understand the functioning of admissions data.
  • Have a sense of belonging with the team and contribute to existing team.
  • Capable of self-directed time management with limited supervision to complete needed duties both for scheduled events with local area schools & WFH settings.

Pay Information

Range beginning $40,000/yr, adjusted based on qualifications


School-College Administration, University, Other


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Range beginning $40,000/yr, adjusted based on qualifications

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