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Recruitment Coordinator IV

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Position Type: Full-Time
Location: Elgin, IL
Experience Level: Mid-Level
Categories: Professional/Technical
Role: Recruitment Coordinator IV


About ECC:

Elgin Community College serves over 9,000 students at every stage of their educational journeys, including university transfer programs, career and technical education, continuing education classes, and adult basic education. As a community, we pride ourselves on nurturing a welcoming campus where every person—students, staff members, faculty members, and campus visitors—feels valued. The work of each ECC employee is central to the college’s mission, and as an employer, the college fosters a positive environment through professional challenges, excellent benefits, and opportunities for recognition and camaraderie.

Work Schedule:

M & TH 8-5pm, T & W 10am-7pm; F 8 - 4pm; some weekends

Rate of Pay:

This position is a grade 15 with a minimum of $56,925. Salary offer will be commensurate with the education/experience, in alignment with the College’s compensation philosophy, and the current CBA, if applicable.

FLSA Status:


Grant Funded:


Job Summary:

An employee in this classification performs work of moderate difficulty by planning, coordinating, delivering, and reporting on  the recruitment activities related to new student enrollment. Work is distinguished by being responsible for coordinating high school, middle school and home school learners’ outreach. Direction is received by the assigned manager.


Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  1. Bachelor's degree with a minimum of three years experience in student recruitment, admissions, or sales and a minimum of two years experience developing curricula for workshops and special events required or equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
  2. Considerable knowledge of the U.S. higher education system, including various institutional types, variety of program offerings, credential ladders and basic understanding of transfer articulation processes.
  3. Good knowledge of best practices in new student recruitment, with special focus on recruitment of multicultural students.
  4. Good knowledge of scholarship opportunities and associated scholarship processes
    Good knowledge of the financial aid application process and awarding processes.
  5. Good knowledge of international student enrollment processes and student visas.
  6. Considerable skill in the use of the Microsoft Office Suite, including but not limited to Word, Excel, Access and Publisher
  7. Considerable skill in organizing work to meet established deadlines while maintaining attention to detail.
  8. Working skill in interpersonal interaction to be applied to a variety of individuals with differing education, ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds.
  9. Working skills in verbal and written communication.
  10. Working skill in operating a personal computer, applicable software and peripheral equipment as well as learning and adapting to new and updated programs and technology.
  11. Must be available to work a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends when required by the department’s needs.

Desired Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

1. Master's degree preferred

Essential Duties:

  1. Meet with prospective students and families on an off campus informing them of educational opportunities at ECC. Advising prospects of available services and resources at ECC. Provide adequate follow up that will assist a prospective student through the enrollment process.
  2. Coordinate high school and middle school and home school outreach initiatives in collaboration with the Director of Admissions, Recruitment Coordinators and faculty.
  3. Collaborate with Director and Recruitment Coordinators to develop service and learning outcomes for recruitment activities. Create and implement methods to measure performance. Analyze results and modify practices to promote effective and efficient use of college resources.
  4. Develop and implement the Student Ambassador program, which includes marketing/promotion, interviewing students, recommending hiring, evaluation, and development of training materials. The Ambassadors conduct outreach to prospective and admitted students through a variety of mediums (phone, internet, and face-to-face). Train and supervise the student ambassadors maintaining a consistent staff of 6-8 throughout the year.
  5. Assist with the coordination, marketing, distribution and awarding of internal scholarships at ECC. Acting as a liaison with the Elgin Community College Foundation, Financial Aid , college personal, community members and 509 high schools.  
  6. Develop, coordinate, assist with various recruitment initiatives: Academic Excellence, High School senior awards presentation, campus visit events, Tech Prep orientation, etc.
  7. Some weekends and evenings will be required for this position, including attendance at assigned off-campus events related to recruitment and college promotion.
  8. Maintains required training, licensure and/or certifications
  9. Maintains confidentiality of privileged information and adheres to applicable privacy laws
  10. Demonstrates sensitivity, understanding and respect of diverse populations within the workplace.
  11. Maintains an understanding of the work of colleagues to effectively provide backup and/or support for co-workers during times when the division is short-staffed or experiencing an increased volume of work.
  12. Adheres to department guidelines for attendance and punctuality

Other Duties:

1. Perform other job-related duties as assigned which pertain to the job description.
2. Ability to work a flexible schedule which includes days/evenings/weekends as needed by the department.

Physical Demands:

Sedentary (up to 10 lbs occasionally, sitting most of the time)

Visual Acuity:

Visual Acuity (arm’s length)

Work Environment:

Moderate noise

Environmental Conditions:

Typical office or administrative

Outdoor weather

Current SSECCA Union Member Information:

The initial posting date for this position is 09/07/2022. Elgin Community College Support Staff of Elgin Community College Association (SSECCA) members that apply by 09/14/2022 and meet the posted minimum qualifications will receive full consideration.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

Elgin Community College does not discriminate, or tolerate discrimination, against any member of its community on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender/gender identity, age, religion, disability, pregnancy, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law in matters of admissions, employment, or in any aspect of the educational programs or activities it offers.

In addition, Elgin Community College provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities to ensure equal access and equal opportunities with regard to employment practices, educational opportunities, and programs and services. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the College’s EEO/AA Officer. Determinations on request for a reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.


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