Campus Recruiter (Temporary)

Salary Range: $50,000.00 to $53,000.00, Annually

In this role, you’ll be an integral part of The Washington Center’s recruitment & admissions team. You will be responsible for conducting in-person and virtual recruitment and lead generation activities at TWC’s partner institutions. You’ll present in classes, attend career fairs, host information sessions, conduct one-on-one meetings with interested students and seek other opportunities to engage with each school, as our strategies require. One of the main goals of this role is to increase awareness of our programs on campus and promote the ways students can access these opportunities. Most importantly, you'll help a diverse group of learners see the value in the career connected program options at TWC. 

The Campus Recruiter role is a temporary, full-time position. The target start date for this position is January 2, 2024, with an end date of March 31, 2024. The selected candidate(s) should expect to travel frequently, to be visiting around 18 – 20 schools during both the fall and spring semesters (3-4 schools per week), in addition to conducting other recruitment virtually.

Essential Functions

Recruitment and Lead Generation

  • Conduct campus-specific in-person and virtual recruitment activities to sell TWC’s programs to prospective learners, as well as educate faculty, staff, administrators and parents on the programs. During a typical semester, visit 18 - 20 schools, about 8 weeks of travel.
  • Generate leads and build awareness by presenting in classes and/or information sessions, speaking with students at career fairs, meeting with students one-on-one, or through other activities. 
  • Work with colleagues and Campus Liaisons to schedule recruitment activities on each assigned campus, which includes completing registration or providing presentation meeting links, logging details in CRMs and Asana, preparing presentation materials.
  • In partnership with account-facing colleagues, work to effectively market and promote events on campus and secure strong registration totals.  
  • Demonstrate success at each campus as indicated by meeting specific lead generation goals, guiding students through their decision journey, and helping TWC advance school-specific strategies, which may include making inroads into new departments. 

Admissions and Project Support

  • Serve on TWC’s admissions committee, reviewing submitted applications according to the admissions timeline, making prompt and thorough admissions decisions.  
  • Conduct additional outreach to students as required by enrollment strategy and requested by colleagues.
  • Provide support for various special projects, including handshake posts, partnership research, marketing/communications support and more.

Database Management

  • Maintain detailed records of planning, visits to campus, and conversations with prospective students ensuring all relevant details are accurately logged in the CRM and Asana.
  • In concert with university-facing colleagues, ensure institutional details contained in CRM are current.

Required Education and Experience

An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience will be considered:

  • Bachelor’s degree 
  • 0-1 year of work experience

Preferred Education/Qualifications and Experience

  • Alumnus/a of The Washington Center Academic Internship Program 
  • Experience working with college students or in a higher education setting 
  • Experience with public speaking or presenting to large and diverse audiences 

Competencies Required to Perform the Job Successfully

  • Communication/Interpersonal Skills
  • Teamwork/Collaboration
  • Initiative
  • Self-Awareness 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability and willingness to travel often and work some weekend or evening events throughout the year
  • Willingness to take on any and all projects with enthusiasm and an entrepreneurial spirit
  • Ability to work independently while aligning with shared strategies and expectations
  • Ability to manage multiple, detailed projects and work collaboratively
  • Excellent public speaking skills and comfort presenting to large groups
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both in writing and orally
  • Passion for communicating with diverse audiences, building connections with people
  • Ability to maintain a high degree of accuracy in data entry with minimal errors
  • Ability and strong desire to provide excellent customer service to all stakeholders
  • Valid driver’s license

Supervisory Responsibility

This position has no supervisory responsibility.

The Washington Center's Values

Guiding our mission work in every regard – internally and externally:

  • Equity & Inclusion
  • Learning
  • Connection & Collaboration
  • Integrity
  • Impact

Equipment Used to Perform the Job 

May be representative but not all inclusive of those commonly associated with this position:

  • Cloud-based technologies
  • Standard office equipment, including a computer and job-related software 

Physical Abilities 

Commonly associated with the performance of the functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation can be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform described essential functions of this job. These physical demands are representative of the physical requirements necessary for an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

TWC is a majority remote organization: for most employees, employment with TWC will not be contingent on physical presence in an office space. However, the individual in this role is expected to travel frequently and there is a strong preference for them to be based on the east coast of the United States and within 30 minutes of a major airport. Ideal locations include FL, NJ, PA, OH, MA and D.C

We offer great benefits for this temporary position:

  • Paid Federal and Company Holidays
  • Average one Sick Day a month
  • Full Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision)

Application Instructions

To apply to this position, please do so via our online application form

This job description no way states or implies that these are the only duties performed by the employee occupying this position.  Employees may be required to follow other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties as requested, subject to all applicable state and federal laws.

Certain job functions described herein may be subjected to possible modification in accordance with applicable state and federal laws. 

The Washington Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is TWC's policy to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic under applicable law. Provisions in applicable laws providing for bona fide occupational qualifications, business necessity or age limitations will be adhered to by the organization where appropriate. 

The Washington Center stands in solidarity with all marginalized communities. We believe communities are strengthened by the inclusion of and equity for all people. Racism, hate, and violence have no place in our society, and we condemn all such acts. We are committed to becoming an anti-racist and anti-hate organization. 

We commit to continuously striving for diversity, equity and inclusion through ongoing education, reflection, and awareness. As an organization nearing five decades in existence, we recognize we have work to do. At The Washington Center, each person brings unique and varied lived experiences which inform our thoughts, actions, and decision-making processes. We aim to create an inclusive, safe environment for our staff, students, and all stakeholders, where everyone’s differences are honored, every perspective is valued, and everyone is safe to bring forth their authentic selves.