Brite Divinity School, an ecumenical, progressive theological school affiliated with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and with Texas Christian University, invites applications for an Admissions Associate position. The appointment will be three-quarter time with full benefits. Graduate theological degree is required. Ability to convey Brite’s ethos, cultivate relationships with prospective students and influencers across diverse communities, and work closely with Admissions staff to develop and implement strategies for recruitment is expected. Successful candidates will bring facility in social media, written and oral communication skills, and a willingness to travel as needed.
The Admissions Associate is responsible for recruiting new students by cultivating relationships with communities of faith, while also working directly with prospective students through networking events, site visits, and on campus recruiting at Brite. The person in this position will be particularly engaged with, and have a working knowledge of diverse educational institutions, churches, and communities. Brite is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
Duties and Essential Job Functions:
Promotes Brite's ethos of scholarship, justice, and practice by working with the Admissions Associate and the Associate Dean for Admissions; developing recruiting strategies; designing and implementing on-campus and off-campus programs; creating and editing informational and promotional publications; coordinating, implementing, and/or staffing programs and events; representing Brite at recruiting events; conducting special tours.
Recruits students by conducting informational and evaluative interviews; advising prospective students on educational and career decisions; evaluating transcripts and supporting documents; determining the prospective student's educational needs and the appropriateness of Brite for their educational journey.
Actively engages social media and other activities that promote Brite; works to identify and recruit prospective students through calls, maintaining rapport with pastors and recommenders in the region and beyond; connecting with ministry contexts in higher education and colleges (Wesley Foundations; United Ministries in Higher Ed); communicating application status and facilitating student enrollment.
Monitors expenses by gathering and reporting travel and admissions programming expenses; facilitating and monitoring invoices and purchase orders, scheduling and reconciling expenditures.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Contact: Dean Joretta L. Marshall
Address: TCU Box 298130 Fort Worth TX 76129