Professional Non-Clinical
2020-R0275567 Requisition #
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 The purpose of this position is to coordinate student recruitment and admission activities for applicants. The position will serve as a resource, providing information on College programs to interested applicants.




Researches, determines, plans, and implements on and off-campus recruitment with high schools, colleges, and healthcare facilities within assigned territory. Participates in events to raise awareness of the College and/or specific academic programs. Maintains relationships with prospective students and applicants. 


• Counsels prospective students and applicants regarding College admissions policies and procedures, program admission requirements and procedures, and prerequisite course requirements and equivalences


• Ensures students meet College and/or program admission requirements by evaluating high school transcripts, college transcripts, and/or test scores.

Assists students with developing individual program specific curriculum plans.


• Monitors, assesses, prepares and reports on admissions funnel trends for students from within assigned territory ensuring enrollment targets are met or exceeded.


• Supports the Financial Aid Office by providing information about options and resources for funding.

• Assists with duties to support student recruitment activities.


• Performs other duties as assigned





Bachelor’s degree in education or related field.

• Valid and current Iowa driver’s license.


• Ability to work weekends and evenings.


• Ability to travel overnight.


• Strong interpersonal, oral, written and presentation communication skills.


• Excellent attention to detail.


• Two years’ experience in admissions and/or a higher education environment preferred.


• Master’s degree preferred.



It is Mercy College of Health Sciences’ policy to conduct all academic programs and business activities in a manner that is free from unlawful discrimination and to provide equal opportunity for and equal treatment of students and employees regardless of race, color, age, ethnicity, religion/creed, national origin, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, genetic information, sex, marital status, disability or status as a U. S. veteran or any other factor protected by law.  Inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies may be directed to the Vice President, Employee Engagement and Human Resources at 515.643.3180, 928 6th Avenue, Des Moines, Iowa 50309, mchshr@mercydesmoines.org



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