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Western Colorado University Regional Director, STEM Recruitment and Promotions in Gunnison, Colorado

1. POSITION:Regional Director, STEM Recruitment and Promotions2. DUTIES:The STEM regional director's primary purpose is to build Western's STEMstudent enrollment through both recruitment and marketing efforts. Thisposition is responsible for providing information to prospective STEMstudents, for recruiting new STEM students, and for representing Westernat a variety of outreach efforts. This position is responsible forparticipating in a range of admissions duties. These duties include but arenot limited to managing the STEM admissions funnel, creating and innovatingSTEM marketing plans and recruitment strategies and STEM enrollment trackingand accountabilityProactively research, develop, implement and execute STEM recruitment andbrand building tactics and strategies to directly and indirectly drive STEMenrollment towards the university's goal of growth in the STEM field.- Utilizing a CRM, third party data sources, and other statistical andanalytical tools, to proactively develop, implement, and execute aterritory management plan.- Proactively identifying, targeting, prioritizing and developing amulti-level STEM recruitment and brand-building pipeline. This will require abalanced level of year-round relationship building with a wide variety oftarget audiences, including but not limited to high school administrationand faculty, alumni, businesses, board members, and various communityorganizations and leaders.- Representing Western at appropriate STEM and traditional recruitment andmarketing/brand-building opportunities, including but not limited toconferences, high school visits, college fairs, community events,expos and on-campus preview days. Requires creativity and innovation to gobeyond traditional locations and traditional recruitment months.- Working together with undergraduate academic programs to develop general andspecific recruitment, application and enrollment initiatives to attract STEMstudents to Western. Including but not limited to strategic pipelineprogramming, event planning and special visit programs.- Meeting targeted STEM activity, contact, and meeting/interaction goals.3. REQUIREMENTS:-Excellent written and oral communication and customer service skills.-Self-starter with ability to work independently and as a team player.-Knowledge of marketing, promotions, brand awareness and sales.-Ability to work irregular hours including some nights, weekends andholidays, and to travel extensively throughout the state of Colorado as wellas out of state.-Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and spreadsheet software.-Experience initiating and following projects through to completion, payingattention to detail and establishing and achieving goals.4. OTHER REQUIREMENTS:Bachelor's Degree5. PREFERRED SKILLS:- Bachelor's degree in STEM Field- Familiarity with professional and graduate school opportunities for STEMdisciplines- Work Experience in a STEM organization or in higher education- Knowledge of Admissions recruiting and communications strategies- Knowledge of Admissions cycles, processes, procedures and data.6. WAGE:$45,000 per year full time7. SHIFTS:Full Time position8. JOB SITE:Gunnison, Colorado9. BENEFITS:Excellent shared contribution insurance and retirement plans, paid time offand access to other University benefits.10. APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:Targeted start date: NegotiableTo Apply: Use our online application. Required attachments to your onlineapplication include a brief cover letter describing your interest in theposition, your resume, transcripts and a list of three employment references.Please direct questions to Isabel Waldman, Executive Assistant; viaiwaldman@western.edu or phone at 970-943-2304.Western Colorado University is an affirmative action/equal opportunityemployer and is committed to a diverse, equitable and inclusive campus.*If you meet the minimum requirements for this position, please click on How to Apply' to view application information. You must be registeredwith Connecting Colora

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