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Admissions Recruiter/Student Development Advisor (Program Assistant) - RowanSOM Sewell

Apply now Job no: 496673
Work type: Regular Full-Time
Location: Sewell, New Jersey
Categories: Administrative - Clerical

Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine

Job Title:         Admissions Recruiter/Student Development Advisor

Department:    Admissions

Facility:           School of Osteopathic Medicine

Reports To:      Assistant Director of Recruitment and Outreach


Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine (RowanSOM) is seeking a talented, energetic professional to provide recruiting and admissions support in a fast-paced, professional, customer-focused and results-driven environment. The full-time Admissions Recruiter will be stationed at RowanSOM Sewell campus and will work to promote RowanSOM’s Stratford and Sewell campuses through collaboration with the Admissions office, marketing staff, university personnel and third-party organizations to continue high quality, mission-related candidates applying to medical school through strategic recruitment. The position will also work with mission-related high school and college students to provide programming that will enable and motivate the young students to engage in STEM education with the goal of entering medical school. This person must have strong communication and project management skills, be an effective team player, and excellent organizer to handle multiple tasks. 


  • Travel to and present at recruiting events, including many weekends.
  • Significant interpersonal communication with prospective students face to face, over the phone, through e-mail and virtually.
  • Meet with prospective students and present various programs.
  • Provide ongoing communication to prospective students and applicants and record engagements.
  • Prepare records and maintain files on activities relating to recruiting and admissions
  • Review admissions applications and recommend action.
  • Process student applications including communication, scheduling and participating in interviews, arrange faculty contacts, and manage all incoming supporting documents.
  • Answer phones and respond to initial student inquiries.
  • Plan, implement, and track registrations for recruiting events.
  • Contribute to the improvement of the programs as well as the streamlining of department processes and procedures.
  • Perform various administrative tasks, such as maintaining logs and other records of activities, preparing reports, scheduling travel, and the like.
  • Perform basic data input and information retrieval tasks using automated admissions records system.
  • Keep abreast of current University programs, policies and procedures.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • Serve as a liaison with local high schools and make presentations about health careers opportunities.
  • Recruit students from disadvantaged backgrounds to participate in a Health Careers Opportunity Program (HCOP) on an ongoing basis.
  • Organize and oversee pathway programs during the school year.
  • Maintain relationships with all HCOP Scholars in high school and college.
  • Assist in recruiting college students to be included in the HCOP Scholars Summer Prep program.
  • Must be able to perform duties effectively and efficiently with little supervision and provide a high level of customer service to students, faculty and outside inquiries.


Bachelor’s degree required, with one or more years of related Admissions work experience desirable.  Additional qualifications are:

  • Serve as a positive and enthusiastic ambassador of the medical school.
  • Able to travel extensively.
  • Able to work Saturdays and weekends as required, with one day off during the week.
  • Good reading, writing and organizational skills.
  • Able to deal effectively and professionally with prospective medical, college and high school students and their families, requiring group speaking, individual interviewing/advising, and customer service skills.
  • Good understanding of the educational goals and objectives of the medical school.
  • Flexibility and creativity is valued.
  • Proficiency in Excel, Word and PowerPoint and willingness to learn new software and database systems

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Higher Education, Social Science or a related discipline, plus one (1) year of related experience in a business office, government agency or university setting is required.  Experience in Admissions preferred. Some experience with marketing tools is a plus.  Applicants lacking a degree may substitute appropriate related experience on a year for year basis.  Computer literate with familiarity with systems and educational research. Candidates must have a valid drivers license.

Experience with diverse populations.  Record of respect and openness towards people whose social and cultural background is different from one’s own. Ability to recognize and manage one’s behaviors and communication to create an inclusive, equitable, and welcoming environment within the department/organization.

NOTE:  Only completed, online applications submitted on or before the deadline will be considered.

Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the US, and the university will not sponsor an applicant for a work visa for this position.


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