The Assistant Director for Outreach and Relations is responsible for supporting the recruitment of a diverse population of freshmen and transfer students to East Carolina University. This position reports directly to the Senior Associate Director for Outreach and will be primarily focused on outreach and recruitment of underrepresented and underserved populations including from economically and/or educationally disadvantaged backgrounds with an emphasis on Eastern North Carolina.
The position will work closely with campus partners to provide programming and recruitment efforts to attract students from targeted populations and maintain accurate records of contacts including prospects contacted, inquiries responded to and recruitment and yield activities. These reports will contain information related to the outcomes of recruitment initiatives to include budgetary impact and enrollment funnel data for the designated populations.
This position will present information sessions at ECU and in high schools, community colleges, college fairs, community programs and other special events as well as advise and counsel prospective students and families on the educational opportunities at ECU, admission criteria, policies, procedures, academic and major scholarship programs and student services within the university.
This position can expect to travel 3-4 non-continuous weeks per year in and out of state.
The Assistant Director assists in the development, maintenance and execution of the office's communication plan for prospective and admitted students, online resources for internal and external constituents.
Evaluates applications and participates in general recruitment activities. Participates in the holistic review of applications and makes recommendations for admission based on a comprehensive assessment of candidates.
Participates in regular professional development and training initiatives related to the recruiter and banner systems through which information is stored and managed.
Represents the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at university committees and meetings where appropriate as well as other duties as assigned by the Senior Associate Director for Outreach and/or the Director of Admissions.
East Carolina University seeks to create an environment that fosters recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. In order to promote the University's diversity goal, the Office of Undergraduate Admissions strongly encourages applications from women, minorities and historically underrepresented groups.
This position is contingent upon available funding.
Special Instructions To Application:
East Carolina University requires applicants to submit a candidate profile online in order to be considered for the position. Candidates must also submit a cover letter/resume, and a list of three references, including contact information, online.
Two or three original letters of reference are required for employment. Please be aware that if selected as a candidate of choice, an automatic e-mail will be sent to the individuals entered in the References section of the PeopleAdmin applicant tracking system.
Letters of reference submitted via the PeopleAdmin applicant tracking system will be verified and considered towards meeting this requirement.
For letters of reference not submitted via the PeopleAdmin applicant tracking system, please have the original signed letters mailed to:
Teresa Gill East Carolina University 1000 E. Fifth Street, Mailstop 517 Greenville, NC 27858
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.
Bachelors degree from a regionally accredited college or university and two years of related experience.
Full time or Part time: Full Time
Position Location (city): Greenville
Position Number: 944608
Organizational Unit Overview:
The Undergraduate Admissions Office is responsible for identifying, attracting, recruiting, and enrolling students in sufficient numbers to meet the University's enrollment projections while improving the academic profile of the incoming student population. The office annually processes approximately 36,000 applications for admission. These include freshmen, transfer, readmit, visitor, non-degree, pre-college, and auditor students. In order to generate and process applications from these prospective students, the office is involved in many public relations, marketing, customer service, and other outreach activities to cultivate inquiries for additional information about ECU/application materials. These inquiries are received via mail, phone, email, and third party search sources and currently exceed well over 100,000 in quantity for one calendar year.
To be a national model for student success, public service and regional transformation, East Carolina University uses innovative learning strategies and delivery methods to maximize access; prepares students with the knowledge, skills and values to succeed in a global, multicultural society; develops tomorrow's leaders to serve and inspire positive change; discovers new knowledge and innovations to support a thriving future for eastern North Carolina and beyond; transforms health care, promotes wellness, and reduces health disparities; and improves qualify of life through cultural enrichment, academics, the arts, and athletics. We accomplish our mission through education, research, creative activities, and service while being good stewards of the resources entrusted to us. East Carolina University delivers on the promise of opportunity. We open doors. We improve lives. We transform the present, and we discover the future. In these ways and more, we serve our community, our state, our nation and our world as together we reach toward our greatest potential. Tomorrow starts here.