The University of Pittsburgh Admissions and Financial Aid Office is seeking a California Enrollment Services Manager to recruit prospective freshman and transfer students from these areas to the University. This is done through a variety of methods including high school and community college visits, college fairs, conducting admissions presentations, managing electronic recruitment correspondence, and coordinating/assisting with on- and off-campus recruitment programs. The Enrollment Services Manager communicates daily with prospective students and families and manages events designed to develop relationships with high school and community college counselors. The Enrollment Services Manager will coordinate undergraduate recruitment activities with University alumni in these areas. This position serves prospective undergraduate students in California and must live in the Southern California area. Incumbent must be willing to serve and travel within these areas to visit high schools and community colleges. May require additional travel within the state and continental US for recruitment and/or other meetings. Therefore, the position requires the ability to handle trips of various durations. The incumbent will act in the capacity of an Admissions Counselor in which the primary responsibility is the dissemination of information both University-wide and to the public regarding undergraduate admissions. Candidate must possess superior telephone, communication and interpersonal skills, and a working knowledge of University protocol, policies, and procedures. Candidate must also have knowledge of high schools and community colleges in this area(s). Additionally, candidate will conduct informational interviews and deliver presentations primarily to students, parents, high school counselors and community college counselors. Preferably a minimum of two years of experience working with students and families in a University setting, involving carefully honed decision making and administrative skills. This will be a proactive customer-service oriented position. This is a highly visible and important advocacy position for the University. The incumbent must be a self-starter who can work independently without close supervision. Further, the incumbent must be willing to work under pressure and handle multiple tasks simultaneously. Must be willing to work late evening and weekend hours as necessary throughout the year. Valid driver's license required.
Minimum Related Experience Level Required
2-3 years experience
Additional Education and/or Experience Essential to the Position
Bachelor's degree or equivalent education and experience; good communications, organization, decision-making skills, and knowledge of admissions and financial aid procedures.
Child Protection Clearances
The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.
Scheduled Work Hours
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
If Varied Work Schedule, Please Specify
Employee will be required to work various hours including evenings and weekends.
If Part Time, Actual Standard Weekly Hours
The University offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package for all full-time and part-time regular employees including:
Education benefits and a retirement plan with employer match
Group medical insurance, life insurance, and optional vision and dental insurance
Free transit service within Allegheny County for employees of the Oakland campus (Port Authority Transit)
Time off benefits including vacation, sick and personal time
Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.
Pitt... faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.
Pitt students have earned Rhodes, Goldwater, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships, among other highly competitive national and international scholarships.
Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military, conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.