Master's degree in a related field is required (e.g., Student Personnel Services, Higher Education Administration, Public Administration)
Online App: 17786
The College of Education and Applied Human Sciences (CEAHS) Recruitment & Retention Coordinator is responsible for developing, planning, and implementing recruitment initiatives for students including under-represented populations. The coordinator guides students, develops and organizes outreach events, and raises awareness of college provided services. Additionally, the coordinator will assist in providing CEAHS services, offer referrals to ensure the academic success of target student populations, and provide oversight to the college's leadership and mentoring organization. The Recruitment & Retention Coordinator will also develop and host academic, community, and social programs/events, and conduct both group and individual sessions with prospective and existing students and alumni. This individual serves as an advocate for diverse students and as a resource to departments and programs seeking directions on working with underrepresented student populations.
Two years of related work experience in marketing or related field within higher education is required, including experience working with underrepresented populations.
Position Title: Recruitment & Retention Coordinator
Eastern Kentucky University is a regional, coeducational, public institution of higher education offering general and liberal arts programs, pre-professional and professional training in education and various other fields at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Located in Richmond, Madison County, Kentucky, Eastern has a distinguished record of more than a century of educational service to the Commonwealth. Situated near the heart of the Bluegrass, Richmond is served by a network of major highways that make Eastern easily accessible from all parts of Kentucky and surrounding states. Richmond is 26 miles southeast of Lexington, Kentucky. Interstate Highways I-75 (north-south) and I-64 (east-west) make the metropolitan areas of Cincinnati, 112 miles to the north, and Louisville, 110 miles to the west, within convenient distance by automobile. Richmond is also served by U.S. Route 25 from Southeastern Kentucky and Kentucky Route 52 from the east and west. The Bluegrass, Mountain, Daniel Boone, and Cumberland Parkways provide even greater accessibility by automobile since the city is located near the convergence of these arterial highways into the interstate system. Richmond, ...the county seat of Madison County, is one of the Commonwealth's fastest-growing cities, with about 33,000 residents. The community provides an excellent environment for the university student and boasts a regional shopping mall, theaters, live entertainment, fine dining, cultural events and activities, as well as many areas of historic and scenic interest. Fort Boonesborough State Park, birthplace of Kentucky, is located 12 miles to the north. Many other historical sites are within easy driving distance. Scenic and recreational areas surround this section of the state .