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Enrollment Management
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Vice President for Enrollment Management

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Job Summary

The Behavioral Health Workforce Coordinator and Recruitment Specialist at Wilberforce University will play a pivotal role in the direct monitoring, management, and recruitment efforts of the behavioral health workforce program. This position requires a dynamic individual with strong leadership skills, a passion for program success, and the ability to actively recruit and engage with prospective students.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Oversee daily operations of the behavioral health workforce program.
  • Monitor and adjust program activities to maximize efficiency.
  • Collaborate with instructors and academic advisors on curriculum and academic programming.
  • Organize and assign internship assignments for program participants.
  • Take a leadership role in ensuring program goals are met.
  • Serve as a liaison between all stakeholders with an interest in program success.
  • Collaborate with instructors and academic advisors to enhance program effectiveness.
  • Coordinate behavioral health recruitment activities and events.
  • Schedule recruitment visits and community informational activities.
  • Actively engage with admissions recruiters to align recruitment efforts with program goals.
  • Proactively identify and prospect future behavioral health professionals.
  • Focus on expanding outreach to low-income and diverse populations in shortage areas.
  • Conduct targeted outreach to attract candidates who align with program objectives.
  • Assist with screening applications for admissions, including SDS Career testing.
  • Ensure applicant adherence to project criteria, including Medicaid service mandate requirements.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Strong organizational and project management skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to collaborate with diverse stakeholders.
  • Adept at using technology for program management and recruitment efforts.
  • Self-motivated with a proactive approach to problem-solving.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Commitment to promoting diversity and inclusion in the workforce.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in behavioral health or related field.
  • Proven experience in program coordination and workforce management.
  • Previous recruitment experience in the behavioral health or related field.

Wilberforce University

Founded in 1856, Wilberforce University is America’s first private, coeducational University established to educated men and women of African descent; and is closely affiliated with the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Today, Wilberforce is a well-respected private, residential liberal arts university with a clear mission, core values and vision for the future and is a noted pioneer in the Co-Operative Education Movement.

Wilberforce awards the Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees in the areas of business, engineering and computing science, humanities, natural sciences, and social sciences; as well as the Master of Rehabilitation Counseling degree. The University is located in Wilberforce, Ohio, a community readily accessible to the Dayton, Cincinnati and Columbus metropolitan centers’ social, professional and cultural amenities and airports.

Wilberforce University is an Equal Opportunity Employer

How to Apply:

To apply for the Behavioral Health Workforce Coordinator and Recruitment Specialist position, use the “Quick Apply/Submit Resume” button below to submit your information,  cover letter and resume to the Wilberforce University Department of Administration and Human Resources.

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