Student Recruitment Specialist

UCLA
  • Location
    Los Angeles, California
  • Sector
    Education
  • Experience
    Early Career / Mid Career
  • Apply by
    Feb-09-2023
  • Posted
    Jan 12

Position description

Under the minimal direction of the Associate Director of External Relations and Recruitment, the Student Recruitment Specialist is responsible for executing 1) Summer Sessions' efforts to maintain and foster a network of national and international relationships with educational institutions, governments, and organizations that are interested in Summer Sessions' academic offerings; 2) short- and long-term non-UC, summer-only student recruitment strategies including but not limited to international and domestic events, affiliate relations, education fairs, and other student engagement events; and 3) quality service delivery and student and affiliate satisfaction to ensure successful long-term relations. The incumbent will analyze national and international trends and Summer Sessions non-UC enrollments, assess return on investment of past efforts, and propose recruitment activities and travels, including budget, that reflect Summer Sessions' priorities. 

Percentage of Time: 
100 

Shift Start: 
8:00 am 

Shift End: 
4:30 pm 

Qualifications for Position 

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Qualifications 

Required/Preferred 

1. Quality-driven, customer-oriented work approach in all situations including those that are stressful and demanding 

Required 

2. Skill in analyzing information, situations, practices or procedures to define the objective, identify relevant concerns or factors, tendencies, formulate creative and creditable solutions and recommendations, recognize alternatives and their implications, and to take action 

Required 

3. Skill in working with a high level of detail in policy, procedures, and records, and ability to analyze data, evaluate procedures, study and report results and implications, and recommend course of action 

Required 

4. Ability to prioritize assignments in a way that accurately reflects their relative importance when faced with heavy workloads, competing deadlines, changing priorities, and frequent interruptions and to manage projects effectively to meet goals, identifying and coordinating the resources required for project completion 

Required 

5. Excellent interpersonal skills to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with faculty, administrators, students, and external agencies of various socio-economic, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds 

Required 

6. Ability to deal with sensitive and confidential matters and documents using discretion 

Required 

7. Excellent verbal and written communication skills to obtain, relate, and explain complex information clearly, concisely, accurately, and diplomatically, as well as to enforce policy and procedures, in both formal and informal settings 

Required 

8. Experience in effectively working in a team environment 

Required 

9. Skill in gathering and organizing large amounts of information, data, and materials from diverse sources concisely, accurately, systematically, and efficiently; ability to organize effective record keeping and retrieval methods to optimize efficiency and to minimize duplication of effort 

Required 

10. Ability to develop business metrics to measure and monitor the key performance indicators 

Required 

11. Ability to travel nationally and internationally and to work effectively in culturally varying environments 

Required 

12. Skill in translating requirements, questions, and issues into actionable solutions 

Required 

13. Fluency in one or more languages in addition to English 

Preferred 

14. Knowledge of accounting principles to prepare and analyze financial data; ability to prepare expense statements and budgets; ability to integrate complex operational and financial considerations using critical thinking 

Required 

15. Cultural awareness, sensitivity, and competence 

Required 

16. Broad technical skills and expert knowledge of Microsoft Office including Access, Excel, and Powerpoint; ability to comprehend and use Summer Sessions and University systems; ability to learn new software as needed 

Required 

17. General knowledge of University regulations, procedures, and administrative organization relationships 

Preferred 

18. Ability to lift approximately 20 lbs. to move tables and chairs, to access materials in high or low places, to move carts, boxes, etc. 

Required 

19. Availability to work evenings, weekends, and flexible schedules as required 

Required 

20. Bachelor's degree in relevant fields such as business administration, higher education, international relations/education, and minimum of two years of experience in business development, client relations management, recruitment, or sales, especially in the international context in higher education or similar settings, or equivalent combination of education and professional experience. 

Required 

21. Experience with international student recruitment, especially in regions outside of Asia 

Preferred 

 

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