Coordinator of Veteran Recruitment and Admission
Date Posted: November 4, 2020
Deadline: October 30, 2015
Organization: Lander University
City: Greenwood, SC
Wages/Salary: $31,805 ?$45,326
A Bachelors Degree is required. A veteran of one of the branches of the armed services is required. Professional work experience, preferably in a recruiting, counseling, advising or mentoring role. Working knowledge of veteran programs and services. Excellent oral and written communication skills with strong public speaking. Good interpersonal skills and relationship with all constituents. Intermediate level computer skills with MS Office products. Ability to work in a fast paced environment and multi task. Attention to deadlines and details. Ability to learn Banner and Recruiter systems. Must have the ability to lift materials up to 45 pounds.
The Coordinator of Veteran Recruitment and Admission takes leadership responsibility for the outreach, recruitment and enrollment of veteran/veteran dependents and service members related to engagement, recognition and retention. Develops and implements a comprehensive outreach recruitment strategy that increases interest, applications, and enrollment from veteran/veteran dependents and services member applicants. Travels extensively recruiting students to Lander University from National Guard, Army Reserve Units, and other military bases. Cultivates relationships and manages ongoing communication including email, print and other media. Counsels prospective applicants on the admissions process and academic opportunities with attention to the unique regulatory requirements of veteran/veteran dependents. Assists with freshman and transfer initiatives. Assist with job fairs and other recruiting events for service member/veteran dependents admission. Attends visitation events. Represents the veteran population on issues that impact admissions and other policies and practices that may impact student retention and enrollment. Serve as the advisor to the Campus Veterans, including awareness, recognition events, and retention efforts to support this population. Assist with work study programs and internships.