Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of experience, education, and training. Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
Emory University seeks a dynamic, energetic, and highly motivated individual to join the Candler School of Theology as a recruiter for graduate-level theological education, including those discerning a call for vocational ministry. This highly visible position is responsible for assisting the Assistant Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid in attracting persons with calls to vocational ministry and interests in graduate theological education, guiding them through the process of inquiry to matriculation, and strengthening the relationships among prospects, key influencers, and Candler School of Theology.
Candidate must demonstrate strong verbal, written, and interpersonal skills with the ability to develop and maintain effective relationships with a wide range of constituencies in diverse communities. A strong customer-service orientation and commitment to cultivating relationships with prospective students and key influencers are essential.
Candidate must demonstrate strong problem-solving, planning, and time-management skills with the ability to balance multiple priorities. Candidate must demonstrate a commitment to representing the University in a professional and positive manner. Strong presentation skills with the ability to present information effectively to individuals and groups are essential.
Candidate must be a self-starter with the ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment. Must also have a strong commitment to confidentiality and to handling confidential information with discretion.
Candidate may demonstrate a connection to faith community and/or an appreciation for theological education. Must also demonstrate a sensitivity to the issues of vocational discernment and familiarity with programs of theological education. A commitment to increasing diversity in theological education is a plus.
Candidate must possess a strong working knowledge of MS Office and experience with enrollment management software is desirable (e.g., Slate). Demonstrated skill in planning, developing, implementing, and coordinating student recruitment is preferred.
Candidate must have a valid driver's license required to travel for recruiting purposes. Please submit a cover letter along with your resume when applying for this position.