DATE:    August 13, 2019

FROM:    Human Resources

POSITION:     Student Recruiter (PT) – Recruiting Department

Effective immediately:  (PT) Student Recruiter, Recruitment – Delaware Area.

Requirements:  A Bachelor’s degree is preferred. Prior experience in higher education is required or at least two years of sales experience. The successful candidate must have excellent communication, customer-service skills, and organization skills. Must be detail-oriented and able to work with diverse populations. Must be self-directed and able to make decisions independently, as well as work successfully in a team environment. Must be computer literate and proficient in Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel and PowerPoint. The candidate will gain a working knowledge of Recruiting Software and become proficient with the CRM system. The ability to maintain professionalism and confidentiality in any situation is a must.

Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):  
•    Possess a strong knowledge of Wilmington University’s degree programs, program requirements, tuition and course formats (online, hybrid, block scheduling, etc.) and relate this information to prospective students and organizations in a highly professional and caring manner.
•    Knowledge of college admission guidelines, standards, and procedures, and higher education recruitment in general; knowledge of various financial aid programs, including application deadlines and regulations; ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; ability to plan and implement recruitment events in an organized and efficient manner; ability to exercise critical human relations skills in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with college faculty, staff, administration, students, and members of the community and the public.
•    Facilitate the promotion of undergrad, graduate and doctorial programs to perspective students.
•    Represent the University at corporate partnerships, events, and throughout the community.
•    Actively seek new recruiting activities and develop relationships to create new enrollment opportunities.
•    Represent the university at a variety of recruiting events that target prospect populations interested in higher education.
•    Provide routine reporting, internally, on enrollment and other metrics.
•    Support the university mission and articulates the values of the University to area college counselors, administrators, students, parents, alumni, corporations and/or governmental agencies.
•    Work towards university strategic goals and enrollment goals.
•    Must agree to work evenings and weekends.
•    Perform other duties, which may be assigned by the supervisor, Director of Recruiting.

Hours of Employment:  Generally, Monday - Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm. The candidate must be flexible with the hours and/or schedule to meet the needs of the department and/or the University.  Travel will be required; evenings and weekends will be required.
Benefits: Tuition Reimbursement, Employee Assistance Program, Training and Development.

Salary Range: Commensurate with experience

Application Deadline: August 28, 2019

Wilmington University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff to all postings. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status, age, genetic information, marital status or other characteristics protected by law.

The security of all members of the campus community is of vital concern to Wilmington University. In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act, the Annual Security Report contains information for all Wilmington University sites regarding campus security programs, recommended personal safety practices, the authority of University Public safety Officers, campus disciplinary procedures, and campus crime statistics for the most recent three year period can be found online at or a hard copy may be requested from the Wilmington University Department of University Safety at (302) 325-3333.

Student Recruiter

Employment Status: Part time
Location: Wilson Graduate Center
department: University Relations

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Established in 1968, Wilmington University is a private, nonprofit, open-access university enrolling over 20,000 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral level students whose areas of focus are in Business, Communication, Education, Health Professions, Social and Behavioral Sciences, and Technology. Wilmington University serves nontraditional and traditional students seeking flexible scheduling, convenient classroom locations, and affordable tuition. The University provides traditional classroom learning locations in Delaware, New Jersey, Maryland, and offers online learning and experiential credit options in a variety of academic areas.