Chatham University
  • Pittsburgh, PA, USA
  • Full Time

Graduate Admissions Recruiter for Nursing

Chatham University invites application for a Graduate Admissions Recruiter for Nursing. The Graduate Admissions Recruiter in Nursing is a professional, energetic and highly service-oriented professional who is responsible for growing student enrollment for the university. Recruiter positions are available for our graduate and undergraduate nursing programs.

This position handles all recruitment activities for assigned degree programs encompassing yearly planning, working with all prospective students, collaborating with faculty, building relationships with potential employers and partner institutions.

Chatham University strives to promote a campus environment that understands and embraces multiculturalism while increasing individuals' intercultural competence. We actively work to build and sustain a diverse and culturally vibrant campus, which promotes employee and student success and retention.

This position has the potential for a hybrid work arrangement with partial remote work and partial in-office work. Remote work levels will vary based on the application and enrollment season and by position.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assists the Assistant Vice President in developing and managing the yearly recruitment plan to increase program awareness, inquiry and enrollment.
  • Provide advising and support through the admissions process for prospective students including information gathering, the application and interview process, and all ongoing follow-up up via phone, e-mail and in-person visits.
  • Create and maintain relationships with schools, businesses, organizations, professional networks, non-profits, and others to identify and cultivate academic and job opportunities.
  • Plan and execute on- and off-campus recruitment events and travel to feeder schools, employers and essential conferences and events for enrollment, networking, and visibility purposes.
  • Prepare and present professional information sessions regarding academic programs virtually, on campus and in the community.
  • Assists with developing and implementing strategies for designated program applicants to optimize yield from admit to deposit and matriculation.
  • Assists by working with graduate academic Program Directors to coordinate and promote graduate policies, procedures, and ensure enrollment goals are met.
  • Assists in the planning and execution of yield-related events and programming.
  • Upholds the highest standards for nationally accredited, competitive programs.
  • This position requires daytime and some overnight travel as well as night and weekend work throughout the year.

Qualifications:

  • Proven results-driven approach to sales, recruitment, and/or admissions.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, as well as excellent skills in marketing, emerging technology and media.
  • Ability to speak before large and small groups with confidence
  • Ability to leverage partnerships and collaborations to increase visibility of programs and interest from potential students.
  • Bachelor's degree, master's degree preferred.
  • Experience managing applications through a Centralized Application System (CAS) preferred.
  • Must have valid driver's license.

The successful candidates will have interpersonal skills necessary to communicate with diverse constituencies in a fast-paced environment. Graduate Admissions Recruiters should be creative, energetic team players that have the capability to work independently, efficiently, and effectively are highly desired. The successful candidate will have the proven ability to meet enrollment / sales goals, attention to detail, follow-through, and dependability.

This vacant position will add to Chatham's mission "to prepare students to build lives of purpose, value and fulfilling work...by preparing graduates to be informed and engaged citizens in their communities; to recognize and respect the diversity of culture, identity, and opinion; and to live sustainably." Building on this mission, Chatham is committed to creating a supportive and inclusive learning, living and working environment for all members of the campus community. Learn more at: www.chatham.edu.


To Apply:

Please go to www.chatham.edu/careers to apply and to view complete job description.

All documents should be uploaded at the same time at the time of application.


About Chatham University

Founded in 1869, Chatham University has an enrollment of over 2,200 students across over 60 undergraduate and graduate programs in our areas of excellence: sustainability & health, the arts & sciences, and business & communications. Chatham has consistently been named a College of Distinction and a "Best College" by U.S. News & World Report, and--as the alma mater of environmental icon, Rachel Carson (Class of '29)--is perennially ranked as one of the greenest colleges in the United States by Sierra Magazine and the Princeton Review.

Chatham consists of the School of Health Sciences; the Falk School of Sustainability & Environment; the School of Arts, Science and Business; and the School for Continuing & Professional Studies.

Located in Pittsburgh, PA--one of the country's most livable cities and great college towns--Chatham is spread across three distinct locations: the historic arboretum, Shadyside Campus; Chatham Eastside in the fast-growing East End; and Eden Hall Campus, one of the world's most sustainable campuses.

Chatham University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity. Persons of color, women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups are highly encouraged to apply. Chatham University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, or national origin.

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