Regional Recruitment Manager at The Ohio State University
Posting DateJuly 17, 2018
Location of Position
Los Angeles, CA
For 144 years, The Ohio State University's campus in Columbus has been the stage for academic achievement and a laboratory for innovation. It's where friendships are forged. It's where rivalries and revelry are born.
The university's main campus is one of America's largest and most comprehensive. As Ohio's best and one of the nation's top-20 public universities, Ohio State is further recognized by a top-rated academic medical center and a premier cancer hospital and research center. As a land-grant university, Ohio State has a physical presence throughout the state, with campuses and research centers located around Ohio.
Duties and Responsibilities
Establishes and maintains off-site recruitment office designed to independently plan, execute, and evaluate recruitment activities and high school relations within assigned recruitment areas of Los Angeles, Orange County and San Diego; applies advanced knowledge of recruitment strategies and higher education experience to strategically plan and implement territory-specific activities and events; analyzes prospective student data and uses Empowering Marketing Analysis and other technologies/tools to inform strategic recruitment activities; designs and executes multiple methods of communications for prospective students within territory; counsels and corresponds with prospective undergraduate students and their families, both domestic and international undergraduates, regarding Ohio State admissions policies, procedures and general information; conducts large and small-group presentations; travels to high schools, community colleges, and other college fairs to represent OSU; regular travel necessary with extensive travel up to 20 weeks a year (Fall and Spring); develops and cultivates positive relationships with high school counselors, accesses program staff and area alumni; works with Alumni Relations to identify and engage local alumni in recruitment efforts; observes trends specific to territory and communicates those observations back to Columbus campus to inform future recruitment initiatives; provides all levels of support for home office including but not limited to: prepares budgets, facilitates administrative and technological support, troubleshoots technological issues; attends on campus update and training sessions at least 2-3 times a year; reads applications through our holistic application review process; participates as an active member of Undergraduate Admissions through membership on committees; assists office during events and other times throughout the year; conducts special projects and other duties as assigned; evening and weekend hours required; based in Southern California area and requires incumbent work from home.
Master’s degree; knowledge of the Southern California high school market strongly; experience in outreach and counseling for prospective students and knowledge of The Ohio State University community strongly; excellent written and oral communication skills.
Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience; ability to live in targeted area and work out of home required; 3-5 years of previous experience in admissions, higher education outreach, counseling, and/or public relations; experience executing admissions recruitment activities; technology skills; valid driver’s license.
The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.