*A cover letter is required with application.*
Summary: In collaboration with the MA in Management Program team and the Enrollment Management Center of Excellence, develops, implements, evaluates, and evolves strategies and processes for enrollment management in our MA Program. The two primary areas of responsibility for the position are to lead the recruitment efforts for 1) underrepresented groups (URGs) and 2) supports the planning and execution of other recruitment initiatives for the MA Program.
- Responsible for implementing recruitment strategies and initiatives to attract and yield a high-quality diverse class of students for the MA in Management Program.
- Researches potential target markets, pipelines, and organizations to create effective recruitment campaigns for URGs.
- Cultivates relationships with Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Hispanic Serving Institutions, and schools with large underrepresented groups (i.e., African American, Hispanic American, and Native American) that could be a source of talent for the MA Program.
- Identifies and builds relationships with key influencers at our feeder schools.
- Targets and recruits prospective students at schools and other relevant organizations whose profiles align with Wake Forest’s enrollment requirements and talent profiles sought by hiring organizations.
- Leverages organizations and conferences that would provide a good network for recruiting efforts.
- Effectively utilizes data to evaluate the progress of recruitment strategies and initiatives within the MA Program.
- Collaborates with the Marketing team to develop collateral and promotional materials to support recruiting efforts.
- Advises on the admissions process, curriculum, basic financial aid process and scholarship opportunities, and employment outcomes.
- As part of the admissions committee, reviews applications, conducts interviews, makes scholarship recommendations, and participates in admission decisions.
- In collaboration with other faculty and staff, implements processes, events and other enrollment management related experiences that align with the School’s strategic vision.
- May formally or informally provide direction, guidance, and coaching to less senior staff members.
- Initiates collaboration and engages with colleagues in other degree programs and those serving in other functional areas to realize excellence.
Required Education, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
- Bachelor’s degree with five to eight years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Ability to travel and work a varied schedule with flexible hours.
- Demonstrated ability to work with a wide range of people and commitment to diversity.
- Demonstrated ability to efficiently and effectively solve problems and initiate and implement projects independently.
- Skill in effective communication and public presentations.
- Knowledge of issues pertaining to areas of assignment.
- Knowledge of Microsoft environments, including Word, Access, and Excel.
- Some supervisory skills and training experience.
- Ability to represent the office and the university in a professional positive manner.
Preferred Education, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
- Advanced degree.
- Experience recruiting diverse populations.
- Responsible for own work.
Note: This position profile identifies the key responsibilities and expectations for performance. It cannot encompass all specific job tasks that an employee may be required to perform. Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and perform job-related duties as may be reasonably assigned by his/her supervisor.
In order to provide a safe and productive learning and living community, Wake Forest University conducts background investigations and drug screens for all final staff candidates being considered for employment.
Wake Forest seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce, and encourages qualified candidates across all group demographics to apply.