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Date:  October 3, 2022

Position Title: ADN Program Nursing Student Recruiter

Job Type:  Regular, Full-time

FLSA: Exempt

Salary: Commensurate with education and experience

Application Deadline:  Open Until Filled


SUMMARY: The ADN Program Nursing Student Recruiter will work in collaboration with the Associate Degree Nursing Program faculty and leadership in the recruitment of potential nursing students. Duties include academic and career advisement for nursing degree-seeking students; attention to student inquiries; advisement of students in the creation of academic plans, class schedules, and transfer evaluations; developing promotional materials and brochures; participating in career fairs, and assisting students in preparing for admissions testing.



  • Develop and implement a recruitment strategy plan.
  • Develop and foster positive relationships with community stakeholders.
  • Develop, plan, and facilitate workshops, meetings, and recruitment events.
  • Identify social media applications that can be leveraged to enhance potential nursing student recruitment.
  • Assist in the development, editing, and distribution of recruitment items, brochures, and documents.
  • Assess recruitment programs and events for effectiveness.
  • Provide academic counseling and mentoring to potential students.
  • Assist students in selecting course work appropriate for entry into the nursing program.
  • Provide application and admissions advisement.
  • Perform middle school and high school outreach.
  • Evaluate and maintain student records for nursing degree requirements.
  • Monitor potential student academic progress and coordinate follow-up meetings with students as necessary.
  • Participate in annual advisement and financial aid training.
  • Manage outreach to local high schools offering dual credit courses.
  • Provide input into marketing campaigns to reach underserved student populations.




  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in nursing, social work, or psychology.
  • Experience implementing outcomes-based activities.
  • Experience working with student support activities.



  • Experience working in higher education setting.
  • Completion of 30 credit hours in Nursing Program or LPN License.



  • Excellent demonstrated written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Excellent presentation skills.
  • Ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports.
  • Knowledge of student recruitment issues.
  • Personable and courteous in working relationships with colleagues, students, and the public.
  • Ability to work with a wide range of individuals (high-school students, staff, faculty, public) and with individuals from diverse backgrounds.
  • Good computer software skills – Microsoft Office, email, and electronic calendar.
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to attend to details and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work as a team member.
  • Ability to work and make decisions with minimal supervision.
  • Disciplined and able to maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to role model professional behaviors.


  • Repetitive hand motions and prolonged use of a computer.
  • Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds.



  • Work is normally performed in outreach activities and in an office setting.  A minimum of forty hours per week as necessary to complete job duties.
  • No or very limited exposure to physical risk.
  • No or very limited physical effort required.


APPLICATION PROCEDURE:  A complete application must include:  1) a letter of interest, 2) a resume, 3) copies of unofficial transcripts conferring required and/or preferred degree, and 4) names, addresses, and phone numbers of (3) three professional references.


Candidates who are invited for interviews will be required to submit official transcripts.

References will be contacted in conjunction with interviews.

Required application materials should be sent to:  humanresources@nnmc.edu.





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