The Coordinator of Prospective Student Services serves as the College of Education & Human Services (CEHS) liaison between the Undergraduate Admissions Office and the academic departments to coordinate and lead prospective student initiatives within the college. This position also provides leadership as the Director of the EHS Residential College. In their role, the Coordinator will oversee the creation and implementation of recruitment events for prospective students including freshmen and transfer students and provides active participation on college and university committees as it relates to recruitment and college onboarding. This position reports to a member of the Dean's Leadership Team.
Bachelor's degree in related field such as sales/marketing or student affairs-related field. Three years of relevant experience which includes experience working directly with undergraduate and/or high school students. Exceptional, demonstrated communication and presentation skills using a variety of formats. Experience with creating and implementing events and programs. Demonstrated organizational skills, including ability to plan, establish priorities, and handle multiple tasks and projects. Team player who is energetic, highly motivated, and a self-starter. Proven ability to relate and work well with diverse faculty, administrators, staff, students, families, volunteers, and the general public. Must possess a valid driver's license. Willingness to travel locally and regionally.
Master's degree in student personnel services, higher education, leadership, or a related field such as sales. One year direct recruitment experience and/or experience planning and implementing major events. Understanding of the student enrollment and recruitment process, including conceptualizing, planning, and implementing admissions, recruitment, evaluation, technical, and yield activities. Experience establishing and accomplishing short and long-term goals and objectives. Experience in a higher education environment. Familiarity with SLATE or other forms of CRM.
Duties & Responsibilities
Coordinates with departments/centers to develop and implement college-wide and department specific recruitment events such as EHS Discovery Days, Behind the Curtain, and Think2Design. Provides coordination within CEHS for University-sponsored recruitment events. Partners with internal and external units in presenting to various prospective student audiences including transfer students and incoming freshman. Coordinates recruitment communications with college and Undergraduate Admissions Office personnel. Works closely with Advising and Admissions staff to ensure accurate presentation of academic programs, admission requirements, and financial aid/scholarship information. Represents the CEHS on the Office of Undergraduate Admissions' College Liaison Committee. Engages with EHS leadership and chairs of academic departments to discuss enrollment and recruitment goals/initiatives. Provides recruitment and yield data to college leadership. Oversees the EHS Student Ambassador program including selection, training, and oversight of Ambassadors. Directs the EHS Residential College (EHSRC), including setting long term strategic goals for this living/learning community related to recruitment and retention of undergraduate students and developing and implementing initiatives to achieve the program's goals. Networks with CMU departments to create opportunities for student engagement and professional development for EHSRC students. Identifies and coordinates experiential learning and civic engagement opportunities for students within the EHSRC. Develops and implements policies and procedures related to the EHSRC. Delivers presentations and prepares literature on the EHSRC program benefits for marketing purposes. Oversees the EHS Peer mentoring program including recruitment, selection, leadership for the Residential College program. Builds a sense of community within the EHS Residential College.
Message to Applicants Central Michigan University is dedicated to fostering a broadly diverse and inclusive campus that respects all social identities, experiences, and perspectives. In an effort to further this initiative, we are especially interested in candidates who will advance and promote an inclusive and supportive environment for every member of our university community.
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Employee Group Professional & Administrative -Salary
Pay Range $32,800 - $42,400 (.80 FTE)
Division Academic Affairs
Department College of Education & Human Services
Position Status Regular
Employment Status Part-Time
Position Type 12 month
Weekly Work Schedule Mon-Fri, 32 flexible hours per week.
Location Mount Pleasant, MI
About the Department
About CMU Central Michigan University has a more than 125-year legacy of preparing students to become leaders and changemakers in their communities and in their personal and professional lives.
We serve nearly 15,500 students on our Mount Pleasant campus, in satellite locations around the state and throughout the country, and through flexible online programs. Many of our approximately 300 undergraduate, master's, specialist and doctoral programs in the arts, media, business, education, human services, health professions, liberal arts, social sciences, medicine, science and engineering are nationally ranked for excellence.
CMU leads the nation in leadership development programming through our Sarah R. Opperman Leadership Institute, and we are proud to be among only 5% of U.S. universities in the top two Carnegie research classifications. Our faculty work with graduate and undergraduate students in areas such as Great Lakes research, medical innovation, engineering technology and more.
Central is home to 17 men's and women's Division 1 sports including football, basketball, gymnastics, baseball, wrestling and more. Our student-athletes achieve great success in competition and in the classroom, capturing Mid-American Conference championships and maintaining an average cumulative GPA of 3.17.
CMU is located in Mount Pleasant, a community that blends the best of small-town living with big-city amenities. It's part of the culturally varied and vibrant Great Lakes Bay Region that also includes Saginaw, Bay City, Midland and the state's largest Native American community, centered on the Saginaw Chippewa Isabella Reservation in Mount Pleasant.
Area residents enjoy the mix of outdoor activities, cultural events, shopping and dining options, and family attractions. Other major Michigan destinations and attractions - Lansing, Grand Rapids, Detroit, Traverse City, wineries, beaches, golf and ski resorts, and many more - are within easy reach of the city's central location in Michigan's Lower Peninsula.
CMU employees enjoy access to a nationally recognized wellness program along with health care and benefits that exceed regional, state and national norms.
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We intentionally maintain and strengthen the hallmark CMU culture that sets us apart from our peers by expecting CMU leaders and employees to model the following Leadership Standards and develop them within their teams.
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Founded 125 years ago, Central Michigan University is a major, national university with 26,000 students, more than 30 remote locations in the U.S. and Canada, and 225,000 alumni worldwide.CMU offers more than 200 academic programs at the undergraduate, master’s, specialist and doctoral levels. Academic excellence is found in programs considered among the best in the nation, such as engineering, information systems, neuroscience, physician assistant, physical therapy, sales, logistics, fashion merchandising and design, advertising, marketing, public relations, and broadcasting. Central has been a pioneer in extended learning for nearly 50 years, and its online programs for undergraduates and the military, as well as its online MBA and online graduate education for teachers and school leaders, are nationally ranked.Central Michigan University expands its academics with immersive, hands-on opportunities such as research, volunteering, study abroad, internships and leadership experiences. The fourth-largest university in Michigan began with the mission of addressing a demand for teachers prepared and qualified to lead classrooms and educate future generations. That commitment to fulfil...ling unmet needs continues today through many newer programs, including our College of Medicine, which in May 2017 graduated its first class of doctors dedicated to serving medically underserved communities.Employees have access to fitness facilities and a nationally recognized wellness program as well as health care and benefits that exceed regional, state and national norms.With student-athletes who are expected to perform equally well in the classroom and on the field, CMU is a member of the NCAA Division I Mid-American Conference. CMU Athletics regularly earns accolades for student excellence in the classroom (almost 30 percent of our students were honored in spring 2017 for GPAs of 3.5 or higher) and on the field, with frequent men’s and women’s championship seasons in sports such as football, basketball, gymnastics, field hockey, soccer, baseball and softball, and wrestling. Central is located in a quaint, tight-knit community in the heart of central lower Michigan. Our community offers a robust mix of outdoor opportunities, family attractions, restaurants and brew pubs. Mount Pleasant’s small-town life is complemented by cultural activities on campus, including concerts, plays and guest speakers. Mount Pleasant is an hour or two from most Michigan destination spots, including Detroit, Grand Rapids, Lansing and Ann Arbor, as well as the state’s sunset beaches, golf and ski resorts, and our famous “Up North” communities, state parks and lakes.