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Department: 3670010030 Agricultural Economics
Job no: 510832
Employment type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified - Term)
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Categories: Administrative / Professional, Agriculture, Student Affairs / Services
Pay Grade: 08A
About This Role:
The Kansas State University Master of Agribusiness (MAB) program an award-winning, online business-focused master's degree for food, animal health and agribusiness professionals. The innovative online delivery of the program breaks down barriers associated with earning a master's degree such as access to a university campus, job changes, relocations, and job-related travel.
This program is structured to appeal to professionals employed in all segments of the industry, and is geared toward adult learners.
The person joining our team in this full time role will serve as a Admissions representative for the MAB program. This person will work closely with the MAB staff team in assisting with the administration of the degree program. On-campus sessions are conducted during the first week of January and spring break in Manhattan, KS; and one week in August and October in Olathe, KS. Work responsibilities may involve some international trips and domestic travel.
General responsibilities include:
• Implementation of student engagement and recruitment strategy
• Work closely with Marketing Coordinator to develop tradeshow marketing strategy and implement MAB presence
• Coordinate monthly recruitment webinars
• Coordinate monthly MAB alumni webinars
• Work with Managing Program Director to set and execute corporate engagement strategy
• Facilitate student application process
• Participate in weekly program meetings
• Assist with campus sessions as needed
• Other duties as assigned
Why Join Us:
Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off - vacation, sick, and holidays. To see what benefits are available, please visit: https://www.k-state.edu/hcs/benefits/overview/
We Support Diversity and Inclusion:
Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion. The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others. The University is dedicated to promoting the https://www.k-state.edu/about/community.html
What You'll Need to Succeed:
Bachelor's degree in Agribusiness, Agricultural Economics, Sales, Marketing, Education, or related field;
Ability to manage multiple tasks and work in a fast-paced environment;
Strong commitment to expanding and fostering diversity;
Excellent communication skills (oral and written);
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office;
Experience in Agribusiness, Agribusiness Education or related industry;
Master's degree preferred;
Recruiting or Sales experience preferred
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please submit the following documents:
• Cover letter
• Name, phone number and email addresses of three professional references
Screening of Applications and start date:
Review of applications will begin on June 28, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed. Preferred start date: July 12, 2021.
Equal Employment Opportunity:
Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees.
Background Screening Statement:
In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.
Advertised: Jun 08, 2021
Application Closes: Open until filled
To apply, visit https://apptrkr.com/2297558