Ed Studies is Hiring! Senior Academic Program Services Specialist Position Open

The Department of Educational Studies is hiring a Senior Academic Program Services Specialist. The ideal candidate for this position has a strong background working with college students and is familiar with recruitment, admissions, and academic advising processes in a higher education institution.

Under the direction and supervision of the Director of Student Services, this position focuses on providing an opportunity for a talented candidate to oversee and develop the programs in the Student Services area affiliated with the Recruitment, Orientation, and Retention of Graduate Students for Educational Studies. This includes developing and implementing a strategic recruitment plan that includes both in-state and out-of-state travel with some weekend and evening hours, including in-person and online recruiting events to generate interest and enrollment in Educational Studies academic programs; create on-campus recruiting initiatives in collaboration with the department; implement and manage a communications plan including social media for recruiting at colleges, universities, and K-12 schools in collaboration with the Director, develop recruitment materials in partnership with the college development office, supervise and manage special events for recruiting; oversee the day-to-day office communication and administer informational materials for the department, students, and staff; oversee listserv management for current and prospective students, direct communication with applicants and admitted students; advise prospective students expressing an interest in our graduate programs, approve and manage the transfer of graduate credit process, support department leadership with course promotion and registration and enrollment, oversee and manage special programs and degree enhancements such as graduate minors, graduate interdisciplinary specializations, and graduate certificates, create strategic recruitment partnerships across programs in the department; measure and evaluate the success of recruitment programs, communications, and special projects; collaborate with the Admissions Specialist to monitor matriculation of students, communicate with faculty about matriculated students, supervise the rollout of the online new student orientation, and arrange student services staff visits to program orientations.

Applications will be open until November 8, 2023.


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Questions? Contact Ryan Provost at provost.17@osu.edu.


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