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Advisor, Recruitment and Advising

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Work type: Restricted
Location: West LA Campus
Categories: Graziadio Business School, Academic Support, Admission/Student Recruitment

This position reports to the Director of Executive Programs Recruitment and oversees functional areas related to student recruitment for the executive-level Masters and Doctorate programs at Pepperdine Graziadio Business School (PGBS). In collaboration with various PGBS business units, this position is responsible for generating qualified applicants through prospecting, community and business development, and lead nurturing efforts.

Duties

  • Respond to inquiries, qualify interested candidates, and guide prospective students through the information gathering and application process.
  • Prospect generation: (1) Identify and cultivate new channels for prospect generation through community and business development efforts, (2) Maintain and continually foster existing relationships with internal and external advocates (prospects, students, alumni, faculty, business contacts, etc.), and (3) actively attend lead generating events to recruit.
  • Schedule, coordinate, and assist Event Engagement to execute various recruitment activities: campus tours, classroom visits, webinars, education fairs, conferences, community/corporate events, etc.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of all communications and recruitment activities within the CRM database.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Skills and Qualifications

Required: Bachelor's degree in business, communication, education, or related field; 5 years of experience working in an educational environment with recruitment/admissions responsibility. Understanding of both traditional and non-traditional academic programs, including those designed to serve seasoned business professionals and executives; awareness of broader institutional and systems-related parameters that govern program administration. Proficiency with CRM systems and standard Microsoft Office products, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Comfort with Google-based applications and other digital resources designed to facilitate information sharing and collaboration.

Preferred: Master’s degree in business, communication, education, or related field; 7+ years of experience working in an educational environment with progressive recruitment/admissions responsibility. Extensive experience with consultative sales and business development. Understanding of both traditional and non-traditional academic programs, including those designed to serve seasoned business professionals and executives; awareness of broader institutional and systems-related parameters that govern program administration. Experience with Salesforce, Peoplesoft or similar university records management database; demonstrated ability to leverage current and emerging technology tools to enhance student communication and engagement.

Qualified individuals should be able to articulate a strong commitment to diversity, and have the ability to work effectively with individuals from different backgrounds. Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a criminal, education, and employment screening. Qualified individuals with criminal histories will be considered for employment in compliance with applicable laws.

This is a Restricted, Exempt, 40 hour per week position.

Salary: Commensurate with experience

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