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Kansas State University
Posted: 04/18/2022
Recruitment Coordinator

Recruitment Coordinator


Department: 3670043010 School of Leadership Studies

Job no: 512756

Employment type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified - Term)

Location: Manhattan, Kansas

Categories: Academic Advising / Support, Administrative / Professional, Communications / Public Relations / Marketing, Student Affairs / Services

Pay Grade: 08A


About This Role:

The Staley School of Leadership Studies is hiring for a Recruitment Coordinator, this position will administer all recruitment activities for the School. The Recruitment Coordinator will play an essential role in promoting the School's mission and the benefits of leadership studies' academic and co-curricular programs to prospective, admitted and current students, and the campus community. The Recruitment Coordinator will engage a diverse audience of prospective students that includes traditional, non-traditional, transfers, non-degree-seeking, military, working professionals, life-long learners and more. This is at full time 12 month Term position. Some of the responsibilities of the position are as follows:


• Serve as the liaison for all coordination with the Office of Recruitment and Admission.

• Coordinate on-campus visits and events for prospective students of the School. This includes representing the academic programs in leadership studies, the university honors programs, nationally competitive scholarships, and co-curricular student programs housed in the Staley School.

• Conduct follow up for all students who indicate interest in leadership studies during the recruitment process. This includes email, phone calls, and coordination with ambassadors to send personalized notes.

• Travel to regional high schools, community colleges and other recruitment events as needed, approximately six events per year.

• Represent the Staley School at university wide recruitment events on campus and off campus This may include tabling events, prospective student meetings, new student orientation, and speaking engagements for small and large groups.

• Serve on committees that support the mission of the Staley School of Leadership Studies to develop knowledgeable, ethical, caring, inclusive leaders for a diverse and changing world

• 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:


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


What You'll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:


• Bachelor's Degree


Preferred Qualifications:


• Experience in the college recruiting process or other relationship building role (i.e. sales, employment recruitment, etc.). One year relevant experience

• Experience working in higher education in an administrative or coordinating capacity.

• Proficiency in customer relationship management software (i.e. SalesForce and Slate)

• Ability to work flexible schedule on occasion including weekends for special programs and events.

• Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to engage audiences large and small, and effective written and oral communication


Other Requirements:


Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment.

Valid Driver's License


How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:


• Cover Letter

• Resume

• 3 References

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until position is filled. For best consideration, apply by April 25, 2022.


Anticipated Hiring Salary Range:

$40,000 - $50,000


Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.


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: Apr 12, 2022


Application Closes: Open until filled


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