Graduate Program Recruiter, Office of Admissions
Posted on Aug 3, 2019 by Fielding Graduate University
Graduate Program Recruiter, Office of Admissions
Reports to: Director of Recruitment
Position: Regular, Full-Time
FLSA Status: Exempt
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Fielding Graduate University is an innovative global community dedicated to educating scholars, leaders, and practitioners in pursuit of a more just and sustainable world. We do this by providing exemplary interdisciplinary programs within a distributed and relational learning model grounded in student-driven inquiry and leading to enhanced knowledge. We are seeking a Graduate Program Recruiter to work out of our headquarters in Santa Barbara on a full-time 37.5-hour per week basis.
The Graduate Program Recruiter plays a critical leadership role on the centralized admissions team in respect to meeting enrollment targets. The Recruiter establishes, fosters, and maintains strong relationships with prospects and leads them from point of qualification to enrollment. The incumbent for this position ensures accurate and timely program information, advisement, and connection with critical resources is provided to prospects and serves as liaison between prospective students and program faculty, administrators, and other key constituents as needed. Under the direction of the Director of Recruitment, the Graduate Program Recruiter coordinates, reviews, and engages in recruitment activities in accordance with established strategies/processes and in support of the mission, values, and goals of Fielding Graduate University.
The keys to success in this position are strong communication and interpersonal skills, exceptional decision-making skills, ability to work collaboratively and as a member of a team, and the ability to thrive in a complex, fast-paced environment. The ability to multi-task and prioritize work based on stated deadlines is also necessary.
Applicants should have a bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience in admissions, marketing and recruitment fields; preferably in higher education. Master's degree preferred. A minimum of two years of experience in a front-line customer-relations and/or sales position, including office experience with data entry and high volumes of telephone and email communications.
Preference will be given to applicants with presentation and public speaking experience, as well as Salesforce experience in a higher education setting, particularly with Enrollment Rx or TargetX, supporting marketing and/or recruitment.
The ideal candidate will possess a professional, collaborative, and upbeat approach to their work. Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, as well as the ability to manage multiple projects, prioritize, and work under tight deadlines are all essential to success in the role. This position will require the ability to make decisions and successfully navigate in an ambiguous and ever-changing environment. Applicants should have the desire and ability to drive conversions and track inquiry and applicant progress through detailed usage and continuous updates of CRM database. Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) is necessary.
Fielding employees enjoy a friendly and dynamic environment with competitive salaries and excellent benefits which include a 37.5 hour work week, 14 paid holidays per year, 2 weeks of vacation per year, medical/dental/vision insurances, Flexible Spending and/or Health Savings Accounts, retirement contributions after one year of service, Childcare Assistance, Tuition Assistance, and professional development opportunities.
Fielding Graduate University utilizes ADP Workforce Now for online applications. You will be prompted to create a user name and password to initiate the application process. Applications will not be considered complete unless both a resume and cover letter are uploaded. Applicants are encouraged to have their employment history, educational information, and professional references on hand while completing the application. The online application process takes approximately 30-60 minutes. Upon completion, applicants will receive a confirmation of receipt via email.
Fielding Graduate University is committed to social justice and diversity, and encourages individuals from historically underrepresented groups to apply.
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Fielding Graduate University is an innovative global community dedicated to educating scholars, leaders, and practitioners in pursuit of a more just and sustainable world. We do this by providing exemplary interdisciplinary programs within a distributed and relational learning model grounded in student-driven inquiry and leading to enhanced knowledge. Fielding has approximately 1,050 students and 150 faculty members residing throughout the United States and internationally. Please visit our website at to learn more.