The Proposed College of Osteopathic Medicine at Duquesne University (DUQCOM) invites applications for a medical school Admissions Recruiter. This position requires someone who is professional, energetic, and highly service-oriented and will be responsible for growing student enrollment for the medical school.
This employee will be involved in recruitment activities for assigned degree programs encompassing yearly planning, working with all prospective students, collaborating with faculty, building relationships with potential partner institutions, and fostering community partnerships. DUQCOM strives to promote a campus environment that understands and embraces multiculturalism while increasing individuals' intercultural competence. We actively work to build and sustain a diverse and culturally vibrant campus, which promotes employee and student success and retention.
As a condition of employment, Duquesne University requires all new employees —full-time and part-time, including adjunct faculty—to get a COVID-19 vaccine and provide proof of their vaccination upon commencement of employment.
New employees requesting a religious or documented medical exemption from the vaccine must complete and submit a Duquesne University exemption request form for review and approval. To receive the appropriate exemption request form, contact [email protected] Employees with approved exemptions will be required to be tested on a regular basis. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assists the Director of Admissions in the development and management of yearly recruitment plans to increase program awareness, inquiry, and enrollment.
Provides advising and support through the admissions process for prospective students including information gathering, the application and interview process, and all ongoing follow-ups via phone, e-mail, and in-person visits.
Creates and maintains relationships with schools, businesses, organizations, professional networks, non-profits, and others to identify and cultivate academic opportunities with DUQCOM.
Plans and executes on- and off-campus recruitment events, virtual and in-person interview days, and travel to feeder schools, employers, and essential conferences and events for enrollment, networking, and visibility purposes.
Prepares and presents professional information sessions regarding graduate and professional programs both on and off campus and in virtual environments.
Works with the university marketing department to contribute to the various communication materials needed to promote the degree programs and various programs/services offered by DUQCOM.
Recruits students interested in designated programs delivered in on-campus and virtual modalities.
Assists the Director of Admissions in making regular reports concerning the status of recruitment and the current enrollment of students across all assigned programs.
Conducts Admission Department presentations with input and guidance from members of the DUQCOM Admissions Office.
Prepares and presents professional information sessions regarding academic programs virtually, on campus, and in the community.
Assists the Director of Admissions with developing and implementing strategies for designated program applicants to optimize yield from admission to deposit and matriculation.
Develops and maintains positive relationships with articulation partners in order to ensure informed student engagement from the partner network.
Assists the Director of Admissions, Assistant Dean for Admissions and Student Affairs, and senior leadership to coordinate and promote policies, and procedures, and ensure enrollment goals are met.
Assists the Director of Admissions and the Assistant Dean for Admissions and Student Affairs in the planning and execution of yield-related events and programming.
Upholds the highest standards for regionally accredited, competitive programs.
This position requires daytime and some overnight travel as well as some night and weekend work throughout the year.
Completes other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in a related field from an accredited institution.
Master’s degree in a related field from an accredited institution.
Alternately, the successful candidate may possess any equivalent combination of experience and training, which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform the essential job functions. This includes, but is not limited to, the following:
Previous college admissions/recruitment experience.
Strong written and oral communication skills, as well as excellent skills in marketing, emerging technology, and social media.
Experience with graduate health science populations preferred.
Must have a valid driver's license and be able to travel by personal and university vehicle, and other transportation modalities as necessary.
Experience and training in an office environment, with knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform the essential job functions. This includes demonstrated proficiency with current Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Publisher as well as Outlook e-mail.
Willingness and ability to utilize new technologies relevant to the position.
Knowledge of, or the ability to learn internal University systems.
Must be mobile and have the ability to lift up to 25 pounds. It requires the ability to travel and enter facilities which may not be ADA compliant.
Commitment to the University’s values of diversity, equity and inclusion, and recognition of the importance of treating each individual with dignity and respect consistent with the University’s Mission. Demonstrated experience with, and understanding of, the broad diversity of the University community (students, faculty, staff and others). Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the University Community.
Ability and willingness to contribute actively to the mission of the University and to respect the Spiritan Catholic identity of Duquesne University. The mission is implemented through a commitment to academic excellence, a spirit of service, moral and spiritual values, sensitivity to world concerns, and an ecumenical campus community.
Applicants are asked to submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references.
Catholic in its mission and ecumenical in spirit, Duquesne University values equality of opportunity as an educational institution and as an employer. We aspire to attract and sustain a diverse faculty and staff that reflects contemporary society, serves our academic goals and enriches our campus community. We particularly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups and support dual-career couples through our charter membership in this region's HERC (http://www.hercjobs.org/oh-western-pa-wv/).
We invite applicants for this position to learn more about our university and its Spiritan heritage by visiting http://www.duq.edu/about/mission-and-identity/mission-statement. Those invited to campus for an interview may be asked about ways in which they see their talents contributing to the continued growth of our community and furthering its mission.
Duquesne University, a private, Catholic institution, prides itself on being mission-centered and mission-driven. Our employees contribute to our culture of academic excellence and our mission of serving God by serving students. In turn, they enjoy a supportive working environment that values individual talents, encourages teamwork and rewards accomplishments.
A nationally ranked top-tier university, Duquesne has established a legacy of excellence in liberal and professional education. Our 14:1 student-faculty ratio allows our students to work closely with expert faculty. Duquesne has also won accolades and recognition among the nation’s top 20 small research schools for our research initiatives and faculty productivity.
Situated on a 50-acre campus within the city, Duquesne provides a small-town feel in an urban setting. The Pittsburgh region offers a variety of cultural, education and professional opportunities, as well as a safe and affordable lifestyle.
We strive to attract, recruit and retain a dynamic, diverse workforce. Our employees benefit from an array of campus resources that provide convenience and cost savings, including a variety of dining options, a full-ser...vice Starbucks, a retail bank and credit union, a fitness center and year-round wellness programs and onsite parking. Employees also may take advantage of the many educational, cultural and sporting events sponsored by the university.