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Student Recruiter

North Carolina Central University

North Carolina Central University

People & HR
Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2024

Student Recruiter

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Posting Details

Position Information
Working Title Student Recruiter
Position Number 616052
Appointment Type Permanent - Full Time
Tenure Track No
FTE 1 = 40 hours/week, 12 months
If time limited, duration date
Position Overview
Primary Function of Organizational Unit
The purpose of the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences is to prepare students for career and leadership positions in biotechnology/pharmaceutical industries and clinical research organizations. The program includes focus on analytical science, laboratory and clinical research experiences that will provide students with a competitive edge as they enter into Industry, CRO’s or pursue advanced degrees

Primary Purpose of Position
The primary purpose of this position is to serve as a student recruiter for the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Biomanufacturing Research Ins Technology Enterprise (BRITE). The recruiter is responsible for promoting and enrolling students in the undergraduate and graduate academic programs offered in the Department to prospective students from high schools, community colleges, and Universities. This role involves developing relationships with schools, attending recruitment events, and providing guidance to students throughout the applications and admissions process. The individual must be able to work with the academic advisor to recruit qualified students to the Pharmaceutical Science and Clinical Research Sciences programs. In addition, the individual will work with outreach consultants to plan and organize activities related to outreach program for students visiting the BRITE facility from elementary, middle and high schools, and participate in follow up calls and marketing campaigns to meet enrolment goals.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Candidate must have a B.S. or graduate degree in a relevant field but a STEM discipline is preferred. Previous experience in academic recruitment or talent acquisition is highly desirable. A good understanding of the Biotechnology and Clinical Research fields, and strong interest in working with STEM students is a significant advantage. Exceptional verbal and writing communication abilities are crucial to this position Experience working at a high school, community college or university admissions office with an emphasis placed on recruitment of STEM students is a plus. Advanced knowledge of the Pharmaceutical Industry is favorable. Basic knowledge of SSB and INB web-based applications are preferred, but not required.
The primary purpose of this position is to serve as a Science Recruiter. Must be able to utilize your degree and prior background to help recruit STEM undergraduate and students interested in Pharmaceutical Science, Biotechnology and Clinical Research Science. A strong networking ability and aptitude to engage effectively, build and maintain relationships, especially with with counselors, teachers, and academic advisers in secondary and tertiary academic institutions are required. Travels, within the state of North Carolina and occasional work in the evenings and/or weekends representing the BRITE program at high schools, local college fairs, area receptions and STEM related events are also required. Works with guidance counselors, parents and alumni organizations for the main purpose of recruiting students. Plans and coordinates special recruitment events designed to enhance recruitment. Assists in developing marketing materials for both the Pharmaceutical Sciences and Clinical Research programs and recruitment. Able to create recruitment campaigns with the intent of following up with potential students.Manages social media accounts and posts social media content for BRITE and the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Minimum Education/Experience
Candidate must have a B.S. or graduate degree in a relevant field but a STEM discipline is preferred. Previous experience in academic recruitment or talent acquisition is highly desirable. A good understanding of the Biotechnology and Clinical Research fields, and strong interest in working with STEM students is a significant advantage. Exceptional verbal and writing communication abilities are crucial to this position Experience working at a high school, community college or university admissions office with an emphasis placed on recruitment of STEM students is a plus. Advanced knowledge of the Pharmaceutical Industry is favorable. Basic knowledge of SSB and INB web-based applications are preferred, but not required.
Licenses or Certification required by Statute or Regulation
N/A
Equal Opportunity Employer
North Carolina Central University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
Primary Responsibilities and Duties
Function
Describe the specific tasks and responsibilities related to the function.
The successful candidate will develop relationships with guidance counselors, alumni organizations, teachers, and student advisers in high schools, community colleges, and universities for the main purpose of recruiting students for the Department/BRITE academic programs. Organize and attend recruitment events such as college fairs, career days, information sessions, and campus tours.

Provide individualized guidance and support to prospective students and their families about academic programs, admissions requirements, financial aid and scholarships. Maintain regular communication with potential students by phone, email, and social media to provide updates, reminders, and assistance with the enrolling process.

Visit high schools and community colleges to deliver presentations and workshops to educate students about the Department/BRITE. This role requires frequent travel within North Carolina and occasional work in the evenings and on the weekends.

Use tracking tools to keep accurate records of student contacts, recruitment activities, and enrollment outcomes. Collaborate with admissions office and the department’s academic advisor, to ensure an easy transition for prospective students. Other duties as assigned by the Chair of the department and Director of the BRITE Institute
Function Administrative
Describe the specific tasks and responsibilities related to the function.
Plans and coordinates special recruitment events designed to enhance recruitment.
Works with high school guidance counselors, parents, and alumni organizations for the main purpose of recruiting students.
Function Public Service
Describe the specific tasks and responsibilities related to the function.
Create recruitment campaigns and develop marketing materials for both the Pharmaceutical Sciences and Clinical Research programs and recruitment.
Work with outreach consultants to plan and organize activities related to outreach programs for students visiting the BRITE facility from elementary, middle and high schools with the intent to recruit
Posting Detail Information
Posting Number EPA03179P
Open Date 06/05/2024
Date desired for closing or initial review
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Date Position Available 06/10/2024
Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. List of References
Optional Documents
  1. Unofficial Transcripts (official required from selected candidate)

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Explain your working knowledge of Banner Finance or an equivalent system.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. Explain your working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite Applications.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. Explain your working knowledge of time management and organization in a high pressure environment.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. Explain your working knowledge of with FERPA Guidelines.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. Explain your working knowledge of social media platforms and their respective participants (Houzz, Facebook, Instagram, Digg, You Tube, Twitter, Pinterest, Flickr and other etc.).

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. Have you worked with graduate students before? If so, in what capacity and how long?

    (Open Ended Question)