A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.
The Business Program Recruiter will lead a variety of activities to recruit prospective students, including visiting high schools and community colleges, firms whose employees would be degree candidates, counsel prospective applicants about educational planning, and career opportunities, and maintain liaison with all departments and individuals involved in the recruitment and admissions process. The Business Recruiter will work collaboratively with University Admissions and throughout the campus community to identify and recruit students for all School of Management undergraduate and graduate programs and certificates.
UM-Flint affirms its commitment to be an engaged, culturally inclusive campus. As we seek to embody the rich diversity of the human community, we commit ourselves to the full participation of persons who represent the breadth of human difference.
Recommend and plan an annual program of recruitment and marketing activities; provide monthly reports to administration on these activities and student prospects.
Conduct open house events as well as recruitment and educational events/fairs.
Make presentations to student groups.
Market BBA, MBA, MSA, MSLOD including contacting area companies to schedule one-on-one or group meetings to discuss academic programs offerings.
Attend networking events, and participate in advisory boards.
Respond to undergraduate and graduate program inquiries (email, phone, virtual, and in person).
Recruit transfer students from community colleges including those with whom SOM has an articulation agreement.
Review admissions for MBA, MSA, MSLOD and Certificate Programs.
Create Articulation agreements with community college when appropriate, and create MOU's with organizations to promote SOM corporate scholarship.
Support advisors with additional student appointment and answering emails.
Train new graduate advisors and meet bi-weekly to answer questions.
Manage aspect of marketing and support other areas of marketing efforts performed by marketing personnel.
Manage website content.
Manage SOM Scholarships.
Bachelor's degree in education, business, advertising or other communications-related field is required.
Two or more years of professional experience in student recruiting, undergraduate/graduate admissions, or sales.
Demonstrated project management skills: ability to establish priorities and objectives; to gather, classify, categorize, and readily retrieve information to meet deadlines; and clearly communicate with project stakeholders and participants with complementary attention to detail.
Ability to work collegially, cohesively, and productively with faculty, staff, and students, and other internal and external individuals to serve as a representative of the School of Management.
Excellent interpersonal skills required in order to develop strong working relationships with students, staff, and employers.
Excellent oral and written communication skills, as well as organizational skills.
Ability to work independently, exercise initiative and function in a dynamic environment.
Must have deep dedication to customer service, quality management, and a team approach to work.
Must be able to travel and work flexible hours, including nights and weekends.
Experience in higher education setting is desirable.
MBA from an accredited institution is strongly preferred.
A consistent hybrid work schedule (some days on campus and some days working remotely) is available for this position at this time. However, this is subject to change based upon the duties of the position and the needs of the department.
The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
U-M COVID-19 Vaccination Policy
COVID-19 vaccinations, including boosters when eligible, are required for all University of Michigan students, faculty and staff across all campuses, including Michigan Medicine. This includes those working remotely. More information on this new policy is available on the Campus Blueprint website or the UM-Dearborn and UM-Flint websites.
UM-Flint is among the top tier, regional comprehensive public universities in the Midwest. UM-Flint currently enrolls approximately 7,000 students, has a broad and diverse alumni base of over 48,000, and is home to high caliber faculty and dedicated staff, and recently updated its Carnegie classification to Doctoral/Professional.