Job Positions

Admissions Recruiter

Categories: Pacific Region 9


Office of Admissions


Antioch University Los Angeles

Date Posted:


Close Date

Open Until Filled (06/09/2015)

Position Description
Admissions Recruiter
Antioch University Los Angeles is accepting new applications for a full-time Admissions Recruiter with previous experience in graduate-level student recruitment. Antioch University Los Angeles currently has 5 graduate programs in education, non-profit management, creative writing, urban sustainability and clinical psychology.Antioch University Los Angeles is a non-profit institution of higher learning that has proudly and consistently challenged educational conventions to inspire learning and leadership that promotes service to the community and positive social change. Under the supervision of the Director of Admissions, the Admissions Recruiter is responsible for developing and implementing various outreach and recruitment efforts to help grow a pool of qualified candidates for AULA’s undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Duties require frequent travel, excellent communication skills, an ability to work independently and a sound knowledge of not-for-profit higher education recruitment practices. 

1.Under direction of Director of Recruitment and Admissions, develop, coordinate and implement appropriate recruitment strategies and activities to grow AULA’s pool of potential students.
2.Identify and assist in outreach efforts to build community relationships and to develop opportunities for student recruitment with external organizations.
3.Develop recruitment initiatives to help raise awareness of AULA and various program offerings.
4.Coordinate and implement recruitment activities on and off campus including, but not limited to, college transfer and graduate fairs, career fairs, college counselor luncheons, career center and/or advisor luncheons, on-site workshops, meetings with community agencies and educational groups.
5.Coordinate and implement recruitment ads and posts within social media outlets including, but not limited to, Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, and Twitter to foster inquiries, applications and information session attendance.
6.Conduct telemarketing and prospect management follow up of prospective students.
7.Explain and interpret admissions policies and procedures to prospective students.
8.Maintain detailed knowledge of all degree programs, including admission and degree requirements, tuition costs and the financial aid application process.
9.Maintain confidentiality about all personal student information.
10.Advise potential international students regarding admission requirements, foreign student status concerns, and transcript evaluation agencies where appropriate.
11.Work closely with potential students, faculty, community college administrators, college administrators, and various community and educational organizations to ensure Antioch Los Angeles’ public visibility and credibility to increase brand awareness.
12.Coordinate and implement promotional events and recruitment activities independently.
13.Coordinate scheduling of information sessions with Program Coordinators, Program Chairs, faculty, campus services and website coordinator.
14.Co-host or host information sessions with faculty presenters. 15.Input and maintain accurate records of potential students in the Admissions database.
16.Actively follow up and correspond with prospective students to maintain interest in Antioch University by mail, e-mail, personal appointments or phone.
17.Facilitate the accurate and efficient application of inquiries and matriculation of applicants.
18.Provide additional statistics for the Director of Recruitment and Admissions as needed for projection and strategic planning purposes.
19.Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Admissions that are appropriate to the position. 

Institution Information

Application Process
To apply: A detailed job description can be found at the University’s website: If you would like to apply, please submit a cover letter referencing the job title, resume, salary history, and three references (names/phone numbers) to:Chair, Admissions Recruiter Search Committee Antioch University Los Angeles 400 Corporate Pointe Culver City, CA 90230-7615 Fax: (310) 943-1590 or email to Documents submitted via email as attachments must be in Microsoft Word format. Submissions that do not reference a specific job title in the cover letter or email subject line will not be considered.New posting: April 6, 2015 Begin review of resumes: Immediately Anticipated Starting Date: Open Until Filled Antioch University is an Equal Opportunity Employer Antioch University is committed to providing a safe and productive learning and living community. To achieve that goal, we conduct background investigations for all final applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial credit and/or motor vehicle history check.Antioch University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the university not to discriminate against and to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status.

Contact Information
Chair, Admissions Recruiter Search Committee
Antioch University
Los Angeles400 Corporate PointeCulver City, CA 90230-7615
Fax: (310) 943-1590
or email to


Required Qualifications 
•Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution and 3-4 years’ experience relevant to the job responsibilities of this position, or, A.A. degree and 6-8 years related experience. In addition, this person must possess experience in higher education, including experience in recruitment and outreach, and social networking media. •Previous experience in graduate-level student recruitment, preferred.
•Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills, including the ability to make public presentations.
•Strong organizational skills to work efficiently and independently. •Ability to work with various departments and foster teamwork.
•Ability to interact with a diverse population of students, including adult learners, transfer and international students, and students within the LGBT community. 
•Understanding of sales and marketing as they relate to recruitment of adult students.
•Ability to maintain confidentiality of personal student information.
•Computer skills including word processing and database experience. •Past experience with EMT® Connect and Datatel Colleague preferred, but not required.
•While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to frequently lift and/or move printed materials (up to 40 pounds) and move tables and chairs.
•Must have access to reliable transportation.

Preferred Qualifications
•Previous experience in graduate-level student recruitment, preferred.