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Field Specialist
Date Posted 06/03/2021
Hiring Status No Longer Accepting Applications
Location Twin Cities Campus
Position Responsibilities

Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota is seeking a Field Specialist to serve as an ambassador and recruiter for programs within the School of Education. Based on our Twin Cities campus, this position is responsible for establishing relationships with K-12 educators, districts, and community organizations in order to grow enrollment for all programs within the School of Education. The Field Specialist serves as a liaison between the University and prospective students, current students, and alumni. The successful candidate must support, respect, and advance the mission of Saint Mary's University as a Lasallian Catholic institution.

Job responsibilities include: 

  • Assist prospective students with the application process
  • Implement targeted marketing strategies to drive enrollment utilizing a variety of methods
  • Guide prospective students through the admissions funnel, from inquiry to enrollment, for all programs within the School of Education
  • Collaborate with faculty, staff and alumni to communicate opportunities
  • Attend marketing and recruiting events
  • Hold interest meetings in K-12 schools and arrange to meet with interested students individually
  • Remain informed on all programs within the School of Education
  • Use current technology to manage administrative tasks and provide efficient communication with internal and external constituents: CRM, Google suite, video conferencing, etc.
  • Meet regularly with team and attend additional meetings
  • Track expenditures for marketing/recruiting initiatives
  • Monitor daily application and inquiry activity
  • Promptly follow up with prospective students through a variety of communication tools 
  • Meet with prospective students in-person or virtually
  • Meet established enrollment goals
  • Keep detailed records of interactions with prospective students within CRM
  • Other duties and special projects as assigned
Essential Skills and Abilities

The successful candidate will have the following skills and abilities:

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently while managing multiple tasks
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Demonstrated commitment to customer service
  • Ability to work evening and weekend hours as needed
  • Comfort with all forms of technology and ability to learn new skills quickly and independently
  • Travel 25% throughout greater Minnesota
  The successful candidate must support, respect, and advance the mission of Saint Mary's University as a Lasallian Catholic institution.
Education and Experience
  • Master’s degree required, preferably in an education related field
  • K-12 or higher education experience as an administrator and/or teacher is preferred
  • Previous experience with CRM systems preferred

All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background check.

Additional Required Materials Cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references
Application Review Date
Starting Date
Contact Megan Troje
Contact Email mtroje@smumn.edu
Position Full-time
Contract Length 12 Month
Other Details / Information
Benefits Full
Work Sponsorship This position is not eligible for work sponsorship
  We encourage members of the protected classes as defined by the federal, state, and municipal law and those persons attracted to a university with a Lasallian Catholic identity to apply.
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