Chatham University — Graduate Admission Recruiter

Chatham University has an immediate opening for a Graduate Admission Recruiter in the University’s Enrollment Management department. The Graduate Admission Recruiter reports to the Assistant Vice President for Graduate Enrollment.

The Graduate Admission Recruiter is a professional, energetic and highly service-oriented professional who is responsible for growing enrollment for graduate and undergraduate nursing, graduate athletic training, and graduate healthcare informatics programs offered by Chatham University. This position handles all recruitment activities for assigned degree programs encompassing yearly planning, working with all prospective students, collaborating with faculty, building relationships with potential employers and partner institutions, and fostering community partnerships.

The successful candidate will possess outstanding verbal and written communication skills, public speaking skills, and a proven background in sales. Extremely strong organizational skills, along with the interpersonal skills necessary to communicate with diverse constituencies in a fast-paced environment are important to be successful in this position.  Creative, energetic team players that have the capability to work independently, efficiently, and effectively are highly desired.  The successful candidate will have the proven ability to meet enrollment/ sales goals, attention to detail, follow-through, and dependability. 

This vacant position will add to Chatham’s mission “to prepare students to build lives of purpose, value and fulfilling work…by preparing graduates to be informed and engaged citizens in their communities; to recognize and respect diversity of culture, identity, and opinion; and to live sustainably.” Building on this mission, Chatham is committed to creating a supportive and inclusive learning, living and working environment for all members of the campus community. Learn more at: www.chatham.edu .

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assists the Assistant Vice President in developing and managing yearly recruitment plan to increase program awareness, inquiry and enrollment.
  • Provide advising and support through the admissions process for prospective students including information gathering, the application and interview process, and all ongoing follow-up via phone, e-mail and in-person visits.
  • Create and maintain relationships with schools, businesses, organizations, professional networks, non-profits, and others to identify and cultivate academic and job opportunities.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree, master’s degree preferred
  • Experience with graduate nursing populations preferred
  • Required skills include proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel, ability to quickly learn and utilize proprietary educational software, exemplary written and verbal communication skills, basic math ability, and excellent problem-solving skills.

Founded in 1869, Chatham University has an enrollment of over 2,200 students across over 60 undergraduate and graduate programs in our areas of excellence: sustainability & health, the arts & sciences and business & communications. Chatham has consistently been named a College of Distinction and a “Best College” by U.S. News & World Report, andas the alma mater of environmental icon, Rachel Carson (Class of ’29)—is perennially ranked as one of the greenest colleges in the United States by Sierra Magazine and the Princeton Review. 

Chatham consists of the School of Health Sciences; the Falk School of Sustainability & Environment; the School of Arts, Science and Business; and the School for Continuing & Professional Studies.

Located in Pittsburgh, PA—one of the country’s most livable cities and great college towns—Chatham is spread across three distinct locations: the historic arboretum, Shadyside Campus; Chatham Eastside in the fast-growing East End; and Eden Hall Campus, one of the world’s most sustainable campuses. 

For a complete job description and to apply visit:
www.chatham.edu/careers
Follow the instructions to complete the application process.

To ensure full consideration, please submit a cover letter addressing the qualifications of the position, professional resume, and contact information for three professional references.

Chatham University offers competitive salary, an excellent benefits package, including tuition remission for qualified personnel, and a generous retirement plan.

Chatham University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity. Women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups are highly encouraged to apply. Chatham University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, or national origin.

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