Germanna Community College is a two-year public institution of higher education in the Virginia Community College System. As a comprehensive community college, Germanna provides quality, accessible, and affordable educational opportunities for the residents of the City of Fredericksburg and the counties of Caroline, Culpeper, King George, Madison, Orange, Spotsylvania and Stafford.
As a public, comprehensive community college, Germanna provides accessible, high quality educational and training opportunities that address our communitiesâ™ diverse and changing learning needs.
We are currently looking to hire a College Recruiter and Outreach Coordinator to plan and execute outreach and recruitment activities for the College. Reporting to the Director of Marketing and Recruitment, this position identifies and participates in outreach and recruitment activities primarily within the Collegeâ™s service area including the Caroline, Culpeper, Fredericksburg, King George, Madison, Orange, Spotsylvania, and Stafford.
This position also cultivates strong relationships with prospective students with a special emphasis on underserved populations and students interested in career and technical education programs. The College Recruiter advises prospective applicants on the admissions process, academic programs, and opportunities at the College in-person, virtually, via e-mail communication, and phone.
This position coordinates on-campus (in-person & virtual) and off-campus events and programs targeted towards prospective students, parents, school counselors, adult learners, and community members. This position coordinates the ongoing strategic communications to prospective students and other important populations, as well as maintains a prospect management system and a record of all outreach and recruitment activities. This position works closely with departments across the College and organizations within the community.
To be successful in this position one will need to be comfortable with the following skills:
Â· Ability to travel within service area for recruitment purposes
Â· Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Â· Ability to problem solve in a fast-paced environment
Â· Knowledge of student recruitment and retention issues with a diverse student population
Â· Ability to oversee the work of student employees and volunteers
Â· Ability to handle confidential information
Â· Ability to work evenings and weekends
Â· Ability to lift at least 20 pounds
Â· Ability to work at all campus locations
The Commonwealth of Virginia requires all Executive Branch employees, including new hires, rehires or transfers to disclose their vaccination status upon hire. Disclosure of vaccination status (and for those fully vaccinated, proof of vaccination) will be required on your first day of work. If you are not vaccinated for any reason or choose not to disclose your vaccination status, you will be required to be tested for COVID-19 once per week on an indefinite basis. If you have questions, please contact the Human Resources Office.
Diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values of Germanna Community College. We recognize our responsibility to create, maintain, and nurture an academic and social environment that respects the diversity of people and ideas. We are committed to being an inclusive community that respects all cultures, experiences, and abilities and that prepares individuals to thrive in a global society.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or on the basis of disability. Germanna is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled.
Germanna is a federal contractor requesting priority referrals of protected veterans for our job opportunities.
If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to access job openings or apply for a job on this site as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by contacting Liz Hunziker by phone at 540-423-9056 or by email [email protected].
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Associate degree or the equivalent education or experience
Experience with public speaking
Excellent public speaking, written communication, and interpersonal skills
Extensive computer experience with familiarity with word processing, spreadsheet, and database software tools
Extensive customer service experience with an ability to handle stressful situations
A valid driverâ™s license with the ability to travel throughout service area
Virginia's Community College's educate 240,000 credit students annually and over 170,000 non-credit students at 23 Community Colleges with over 40 campus locations throughout the Commonwealth. Our mission is to provide comprehensive higher education and workforce training programs and services of superior quality. These programs are financially and geographically accessible to meet the individual, business, and community needs of the Commonwealth.