West Virginia University Graduate Admissions Recruiter - Business & Economics in Morgantown, West Virginia

The College of Business and Economics at West Virginia University is seeking applications for a Graduate Admissions Recruiter. This position is responsible for the formation, implementation and assessment of recruitment strategies to attract graduate students for the on-campus and online hybrid graduate programs for the College. Additionally, the Graduate Admissions Recruiter will work to raise the profile of the College to attract students with competitive academic profiles and increase the conversion of graduate students in the admit pool.In order to be successful in this position, the ideal candidate will:Support the preparation and management of the recruiting budget and resources for the on-campus graduate programs.Support the planning, organizing and directing of on-campus, off-campus and online student information fairs and recruiting events, identifying key faculty, staff and students to participate as needed.Conduct personalized visits with prospective students to inform and educate them on the program and application process.Collaborate with the Colleges marketing and communications unit to design and create electronic and printed recruitment materials, including inserts, post cards, newsletters, webpages, etc.Travel extensively within the state and around the country to meet with prospective students interested in pursuing a graduate degree in business administration.Assist students with the University application process and make referrals to academic and student service support units as needed.Use social media to communicate to prospective students, applicants and admits to connect them with the College prior to matriculation.Create an assessment tool to determine if recruitment initiatives are effective and make recommendations for changes in activities and events as needed.Research and map organizations that have large percentages of students who might be interested in pursuing a graduate business degree.Work with the Office of Development and Alumni Relations to establish alumni events, identify alumni to assist with internship/job placement, and assist with the maintenance of the College alumni database.VEVRAA Federal ContractorRequest Priority Protected Veteran ReferralsEOE -Veteran /Disabled/Minority/AA/F/M/SO