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College Recruiter

Apply now Department: 3670055010 Health & Human Sciences Dean
Job no: 514528
Employment type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified - Term)
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Worksite: On-site requirement
Categories: Student Affairs / Services
Pay Grade: 08A

About This Role:

The College of Health and Human Sciences (HHS) is looking to hire a College Recruiter to join their team. This position serves as the primary point of contact for prospective HHS students and represents the College at on- and select off-campus recruiting events. The College Recruiter will be responsible for managing on-campus visits and events (in-person and virtual) for prospective HHS students, including meeting with them and their families/guests, developing and coordinating visits with representatives from all HHS academic programs, creating new and innovative experiences, and coordinating College efforts with the K-State Office of Recruitment and Admissions (ORA).

Additional duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Take the lead on developing programs and initiatives related to recruitment, such as summer programs and strengthening partnerships with high school and community college student organizations
  • Lead efforts in recruiting diverse and underrepresented students
  • Play a key role in leading, developing, and implementing an effective recruitment strategy for all prospective and admitted students in HHS
  • Perform data analysis for various processes and strategies to help make data-driven decisions and increase the number of enrolled students
  • Create reports internally and for HHS leadership
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for transfer and non-traditional students, and high school and community college educators
  • Supervise the HHS student ambassadors, who play an integral role in assisting with student events and program
  • Assist in developing and maintaining literature, websites, social media, mailings, and other HHS marketing materials

This position requires the ability to travel and work evenings and weekends, as needed, to attend recruiting events.

Why Join Us:

The College of Health and Human Sciences is home to six academic departments (Applied Human Sciences; Food, Nutrition, Dietetics & Health; Hospitality Management; Interior Design & Fashion Studies; Personal Financial Planning; and Kinesiology), the Center on Aging, Physician Assistant program, and a Nursing partnership with Wichita State University. The College enrolls more than 2,300 undergraduate and 400 graduate students and employs more than 115 full-time faculty members in teaching, research, and Extension positions ( The College is committed to promoting research, scholarship, creative activity, and discovery with a strategic and cohesive focus on health and human behavior.

Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, and 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.

Worksite Options:

This position is required to be on-site. Work is performed on employer premises or designated assignment locations.

Work-related travel is required for recruiting events.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with the college recruiting process, including new student communications and programming
  • Experience collaborating with high school and community college advisors and instructors
  • Outstanding oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Experience working with diverse populations
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and within groups
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel
  • Working knowledge of a CRM system
  • Experience and comfort speaking in front of large groups
  • Commitment to understanding one’s own experiences and perspectives, as well as the experiences and perspectives of diverse others to cultivate strong relationships and collaboration

Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends as needed, to attend recruitment events
  • Valid driver’s license upon employment

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

  1. Cover letter
  2. Resume
  3. Three professional references

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until the position is filled. For best consideration, apply by February 15, 2023.

For more information please contact the search committee chair, Dr. Shawna Jordan, at with the subject line HHS Recruitment Coordinator Search.

Anticipated Hiring Salary Range:

$43,000 - $55,000 ($20.67 - $26.44 hourly)

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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