Recruitment & Admissions Event Coordinator

The Admissions Office at Johnson University Florida invites applications for the full-time position of Recruitment & Admissions Event Coordinator on the Florida campus. Applicants for this position should submit a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of three professional references via email to the Director of Undergraduate Admissions, . Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Position Title: Recruitment & Admissions Event Coordinator
Organization: Johnson University
Work Location: Johnson University Florida
Reports to: Director of Undergraduate Admissions
Classification: Hourly, full-time (40 hours/week)
FLSA Status: Exempt (salaried)
Benefits Eligible: Yes

General Job Description

Helps represent Johnson University Florida both on and off campus. Provides recruitment support to the Admissions Office through recruiting events planning, group campus visits scheduling, marketing, and Recruitment Team program assistance, under the supervision of the Director of Admissions. Develops Admissions social media presence on the Florida campus working closely with the Chief Communications Officer. Duties include mailings, emails, phone calls, occasional travel, and implementation of a recruitment plan within the Admissions annual goals and initiatives.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Recruit students to Johnson University Florida and other campuses (Online and Tennessee)
  • Answer any emails/phone calls in a quick and professional manner
  • Admissions event planning, which includes group visits for prospective students, Preview Days, Wonder Retreat, Impact Tournament, Rising Suns Summer Orientation, and Genesis Weekend
  • Market events to our target market and increase attendance to boost recruits
  • Assist the Recruitment Team program on the Florida campus with application advertisement, interview scheduling, training, and marketing material, under the supervision of the Director of Admissions and the Recruitment Team Travel Coordinator.

On-Campus Events

  • Reserve rooms, campus venues, and resources well in advance for recruitment and campus events.
  • Schedule event dates that coordinate with the Academic Schedule, other campus events, and prospective student schedules
  • Submit a digital activity form to the Florida campus Executive Assistant well in advance to reserve rooms, campus venues, and resources
  • Arrange for guest speakers, their travel and housing, and their stipends/incentives for participation
  • Organize event details, programming, and project management
  • Make sure all information is accurate and available on the Johnson website in a timely fashion
  • Recruit volunteers for events and workshops, including a Creative Team for event content and activities
  • Coordinate student hosts for campus events
  • Facilitate and conduct group campus tours
  • Market events to our target market and increase attendance to boost recruits
  • Produce reports and track results from event attendance for enrollment purposes and ROI
  • Events include: Summer Orientation, Genesis Weekend, Preview Days, retreat groups, youth group visits, and other scheduled events pertaining to the Enrollment Services department
  • Develop Admissions social media presence on the Florida campus, working closely with the office of JU Chief of Communications.
  • Develop and maintain professional relationships with high school guidance counselors, churches, community organizations, and agencies

Off-Campus Events

  • Plan and organize travel to recruitment events
  • Recruit and train representatives to travel to churches and events
  • Manage and track travel details and expenses (housing, transportation, food)
  • Represent Johnson at conventions when necessary
  • Organize materials and information to be used by University representatives during recruiting events

Other Duties and Responsibilities

  • Cultivate a general understanding of the history, mission, and purpose of Johnson University
  • Work with other Admissions team members to facilitate events on and off campus
  • Work closely with the Chief of Communication to use graphic design capabilities to market various constituents through requesting print, electronic, and social media advertisement creation.
  • Become proficient in the use of JUFL’s data management system
  • Develop creative ways to present Johnson University’s value proposition
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Working Conditions

  • Inside office, on-campus: Phone calls, emails, campus tours/events
  • Off-campus: High schools, college fairs, community events
  • Travel as necessary; some nights and weekends are required during events


  • Bachelor’s degree (required)
  • Bi-lingual in Spanish (preferred)
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including email, phone, and one-on-one interaction
  • Excellent people skills – be able to have command of a group when giving tours
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop)
  • Willingness and ability to travel; a valid driver’s license, able to lift and carry marketing/promotional materials (up to 30lbs)

Equal Employment Opportunity Provider

Johnson University is a Christian university affiliated with Christian churches and churches of Christ. Its mission is to educate students for “Christian ministries and other strategic vocations framed by the Great Commission in order to extend the kingdom of God among all nations.” Accordingly, Johnson University seeks to hire and educate individuals who share its vision and core values to carry out that mission. Johnson University does not unlawfully discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment practices.

Johnson University does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, age, veteran status, genetic information, political affiliation, or disability–if such disability may be accommodated without undue hardship—in provision of educational opportunities, programs and activities, or employment opportunities and benefits, pursuant to the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and subsequent amendments to that act, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 and subsequent re-authorization of that act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and subsequent amendments to that act.

The University, however, reserves the right under those provisions to make certain employment decisions based on religion, marital status, or sex consistent with the University’s religious beliefs when establishing qualifications for certain positions. Further, as a Christian ministry, the University retains the right to select those who serve in ministerial positions, as that term has been defined by the courts in the context of the First Amendment to the United States Constitution, based on criteria established by the University without regard to Title VII, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law governing the employment relationship.