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Director of Recruitment

Apply now Department: 3670030010 K-State Global Campus
Job no: 513277
Employment type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified - Regular)
Location: Other, Manhattan, Kansas
Categories: Administrative / Professional, Communications / Public Relations / Marketing, Office / Clerical, Student Affairs / Services
Pay Grade: 10A

About This Role:

The director of recruitment is responsible for directing all recruitment initiatives for K-State Global Campus. The incumbent participates as part of the leadership team and utilizes direction from that team to develop and implement recruitment strategy to meet Global Campus enrollment goals. This position will be tasked to think creatively and to explore and implement new avenues of recruiting and communicating with prospective credit and noncredit students.

This position is the administrator for the customer relations management (CRM) system with responsibility for developing and implementing recruitment campaigns through the system. The incumbent will gather, analyze, report and lead initiatives to act on prospective student data to improve recruitment efforts.

The person in this position supervises and provides direction for professional staff tasked with carrying out recruitment activities.

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Work location: ****This is a fully remote position with K-State Global Campus.****

Employees must reside in the United States in order to comply with all federal, state and local payroll withholding taxes and wage requirements. The employee is expected to maintain a home office or other approved location (in accordance with university policy) from which they would work. K-State Global Campus operates on Central time. Applicants may review the university’s remote work policy here. Details of an individual’s remote work arrangement will be finalized with the selected candidate directly as part of the hiring process.

Why Join Us:

The mission of K-State Global Campus is to extend Kansas State University’s intellectual resources worldwide through quality degree programs, lifelong learning and professional development opportunities.

Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays.   To see what benefits are available, please visit:

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion.  The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others.  The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Five to ten years of relevant experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in student personnel, marketing or similar field
  • Three to five years’ experience managing recruitment
  • Three to five years’ experience with educational student services
  • Experience developing and implementing plans for student recruitment
  • Experience with administration of customer management or recruitment software, experience with Slate CRM a plus
  • Experience creating and running periodic reports and analyzing data
  • Experience appropriately handling confidential information
  • Well-developed computer skills including the use of Microsoft Office programs such as Access, Excel, and Word
  • Experience leading the work of a team with a proven record of goal achievement
  • Demonstrated dependability and customer service experience
  • Experience working in a higher education environment
  • Experience with learning management systems, electronic calendaring systems, and web-based customer relations management programs
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks efficiently and effectively to meet deadlines with a strong attention to detail
  • Demonstrated success working independently as well as in a team environment
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Ability to understand, interpret and implement policy and procedures and to problem solve effectively
  • Familiarity with educational student services
  • Ability to work with a diverse clientele, to establish and maintain effective working relationships and to handle the demands of multiple deadlines and interruptions
  • Ability to work in diverse and changing environments
  • Effective presentation and public speaking skills
  • Demonstrated ability to think creatively and comprise effective recruitment and yield strategies
  • Knowledge and understanding of distance education


Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment
  • Ability to travel within and outside the state of Kansas
  • Ability to set-up a display booth including backdrop and collateral material

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

  1. Cover letter addressing your qualifications and skills related to the position
  2. Resume or curriculum vita listing education and employment history
  3. Three professional references including name, address, phone number (mobile number if appropriate) and email address

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until position is filled. For best consideration, apply by July 17th. 

Anticipated Hiring Salary Range:

$51,500- $67,000/year  

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

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