Updated: 9 months ago
Location: Columbus, OHIO

Position Information

Position Information

Position Number 77720
Type of Recruitment External
Position Summary

Responsible for the promotion and marketing of Central Michigan University within the continental United States in a defined travel territory. Travel includes attending college fairs, professional conferences, community-partnership events and alumni activities. This position acts as a liaison between the University and high school and community college officials; provides academic, career and admissions advice to prospective students; represents the University at numerous public speaking engagements; assists in the daily operation of the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. Represents international, graduate and global admissions as needed. Reviews undergraduate admission applications and responds to requests for information. Plans, organizes and implements receptions for prospective students and their guests. Works with alumni to promote Central Michigan University. Participates in recruitment campaigns via email, social media platforms and media outlets e.g. newspaper, magazine, radio and television.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree.
One-year experience, preferably in marketing, sales, public relations, education, higher education, or student-related professions.
Ability to travel and work evenings and weekends.
Working knowledge of computer applications and industry-related systems.
Willingness and ability to travel independently.
Demonstrated positive interpersonal skills.
Ability to work well with the public, communicate effectively and project a positive image.
Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and the desire to work as part of a team.
Strong oral and written communication skills.
Experience working with individuals from a variety of backgrounds including low socio-economic, multicultural, and non-traditional students.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience dealing with the public and presenting information in large venues or forums.
Demonstrated experience sharing University policies, procedures and regulations.
Demonstrated ability to resolve conflict peacefully.
Experience in maintaining data, report writing and the evaluation of high school or college transcripts.

Duties & Responsibilities

Responsible for meeting enrollment goals for a defined travel territory.
Plans for and/or represents Central Michigan University during statewide and national recruiting events.
Coordinates campus recruitment programs designed to assist prospective freshmen and transfer students.
Plans and/or arranges onsite visits to high school and community colleges; provides campus tours; hosts high schools and community college visitors; hosts individual appointments and conducts onsite admissions programs.
Assists the colleges with admissions presentations and tours of campus.
Reviews applications and determines the status of admissions i.e. acceptance or denial.
Provides information concerning academic programs, career options, housing, financial aid and transfer credit evaluation.
Serves as a representative of and ad hoc recruiter for graduate, international and global/online admissions including professional appearance with business attire.
Supervises volunteers, student employees, office interns and graduate assistants.
Travels by train, plan and/or automobile occasionally for extended periods of time and may include evening as weekends.
Performs other duties as assigned.

Supervision Exercised


Message to Applicants

You must submit an on-line application in order to be considered as an applicant for this position.

Cover letters may be addressed to the Hiring Committee.

Employee Group Professional & Administrative -Salary
Staff Pay Level<br><br><a href=
Pay Range $40,000 - $55,000
Division Enrollment and Student Services
Department Enrollment and Student Services
Position Status Regular
Position End Date
Employment Status Full-Time
FTE 1.0
Position Type 12 month
Weekly Work Schedule Monday - Friday; 8:00am - 5:00pm; Some Nights and Weekends as Required
At Will? No
Location Columbus, OH (or Central Ohio)
About the Department
About CMU

Founded more than 125 years ago to meet Michigan’s need for teachers and business leaders, Central Michigan University prepares students to become leaders and changemakers in their personal and professional lives.

We serve nearly 22,000 students on our Mount Pleasant campus, in satellite locations around the state and throughout the country, and through flexible online programs. We offer approximately 300 academic programs at the undergraduate, master’s, specialist and doctoral levels — many of which are nationally ranked for excellence.

CMU leads the nation in leadership development programming through our Sarah R. Opperman Leadership Institute, and we are proud to be among only 5 percent of U.S. universities in the top two Carnegie research classifications. Our faculty work with students at the graduate and undergraduate levels in areas such as Great Lakes research, medical innovation, engineering technology and more.

Central is home to 18 men’s and women’s Division 1 sports including football, basketball, gymnastics, baseball, wrestling and more. Our student-athletes are achieving great success in competition and in the classroom, capturing titles in Mid-American Conference championships and maintaining a cumulative grade point average of 3.2.

CMU is located in Mount Pleasant, Michigan, a community that blends the best of small-town living with big-city amenities. Residents enjoy the mix of outdoor activities, cultural events, shopping and dining options, and family attractions. The city is a short drive from other major Michigan destinations including Grand Rapids and Detroit, wineries, beaches, golf and ski resorts, and more.
CMU employees enjoy access to a nationally recognized wellness program as well as health care and benefits that exceed regional, state and national norms.

EEO Statement

CMU, an AA/EO institution, strongly and actively strives to increase diversity and provide equal opportunity within its community. CMU does not discriminate against persons based on age, color, disability, ethnicity, familial status, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, height, marital status, national origin, political persuasion, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, race, religion, sex, sex-based stereotypes, sexual orientation, transgender status, veteran status, or weight (see ).

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Posting Begins 10/23/2019
Posting Ends 11/06/2019
Open Until Filled No

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