Admissions Coordinator

Northern Kentucky University
September 24, 2023
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Position Information

Working Title Admissions Coordinator

Department Admissions Compensation Title Position Number tbd Position Status Regular Work Schedule

Monday-Friday, plus must be able to cover weekend and evening recruitment/yield events.

Hours per Week 37.5 Months per Year 12 Commitment to Inclusive Excellence

Northern Kentucky University embraces inclusiveness, equity, and global awareness in all dimensions of our work and seek excellence through diversity among our students, administrators, faculty, and staff. Application by members of diverse groups is encouraged.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution.

Purpose of Position

The Admissions Coordinator will play a crucial role in the admissions process, responsible for managing all recruitment and yield initiatives specifically focused on an assigned territory, such as Central KY, private schools, territories in Ohio, Indiana et.. This entails developing and nurturing important connections within the local community to aid in recruitment efforts driving successful recruitment efforts, maintaining accurate student records, and providing valuable data and insights to support decision-making within the admissions department.

Key responsibilities include creating and maintaining accurate and up-to-date CRM (Customer Relationship Management) and SAP data for prospective, admitted and confirmed students within their assigned area. This involves regularly inputting and updating student information, ensuring the accuracy and completeness of records. Additionally, the coordinator will generate comprehensive reports using the CRM and SAP systems, providing valuable insights and analysis on the admissions process for the assigned area.

The Admissions Coordinator will actively participate in outreach activities, including attending college fairs, high school visits, and other events, in order to promote NKU and attract potential students. They will engage with prospective students, answering inquiries, providing information about the admissions process, and assisting with application procedures.

The coordinator will work closely with the Assistant Director of Admissions and other team members to align recruitment strategies, share best practices, and ensure consistent messaging throughout the admissions process. This position also serves as the backup to the Assistant Director of Admissions.

Primary Responsibilities

Implement recruitment events and scholarship recognition programs.

  • Implement recruitment events and scholarship recognition programs:
  • Plan, organize, and execute recruitment events aimed at attracting prospective students to NKU.
  • Coordinate scholarship recognition programs to acknowledge and reward outstanding student achievements.
  • Promote NKU to the general public

  • Conduct presentations and informational sessions to educate the general public about NKU's programs, benefits, and opportunities.
  • Conduct individual appointments with prospective students and their families, addressing their concerns and providing tailored information about NKU.
  • Travel to various recruitment activities such as college fairs, high school visits, and community events to represent and promote NKU effectively.
  • Develop, implement, and oversee student workers.

  • Create and supervise a student employment/internship program within the admissions department, offering practical learning experiences to students interested in higher education administration.
  • Provide guidance, mentorship, and training to the student workers, ensuring their professional growth and contributing to the success of recruitment initiatives.
  • Manage recruitment in the assigned territory/region which includes Central Kentucky, Private Schools, regions in Ohio, Indiana, or other territories as assigned:

  • Take ownership of the recruitment efforts in the assigned territory/ region, building and maintaining relationships with guidance counselors, organizations, agencies, and clubs.
  • Collaborate with these contacts to develop effective recruitment strategies and identify potential student prospects.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key constituents across campus:

  • Foster strong collaborative partnerships and communication with various departments and employees within NKU.
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for NKU departments and employees regarding recruitment for the assigned territory, addressing their inquiries and providing guidance and support.
  • Serve as the liaison to campus key stakeholders and relevant departments across NKU, collaborating with these departments to develop targeted recruitment strategies and support services for African American and Latino students.


    Knowledge of college admissions processes and an understanding of the various stages and requirements of the college admissions process, including recruitment strategies, application procedures, and enrollment procedures, familiarity with marketing and promotional techniques, strong written and verbal communication, and collaboration skills.

    Event planning and coordination, relationship building, and networking skills

    Ability to work as part of a team and contribute to a positive and supportive work environment.

    Computer literacy and knowledge of basic website management.

    Understanding, appreciation, and ability to work with various cultural, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds

    Minimum Education Bachelor's Degree Preferred Education Bachelor's Degree Minimum Experience 1 year Salary Pay Grade S68

    Posting Detail Information

    Requisition Number 2023S1901

    Job Open Date 08/21/2023 Job Close Date Open Until Filled No Quick Link https: // Is this an internal only posting?

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