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VU is now embarking on its third century of providing top quality education. VU is Indiana's first college and is one of the oldest in America. It is the birthplace of one of the nation's first two-year institutions of higher learning.\r\n\r\nFounded in 1801 and incorporated as Vincennes University November 29, 1806, VU is one of only two U.S. colleges founded by a President of the United States. William Henry Harrison founded VU and Thomas Jefferson founded the University of Virginia.\r\n\r\nSituated on the banks of the Wabash River, the 160-acre VU campus includes more than 30 modern buildings featuring red-brick construction consistent with the first campus building, the 1803 home of VU's founder, William Henry Harrison. The Harrison mansion is open for tours. The campus also features red-brick walkways, abundant landscaping, and easy access to the legendary Wabash River and the George Rogers Clark National Historical Park.\r\n\r\nVincennes is situated approximately 120 miles southwest of Indianapolis at the junction of U.S. highways 41 and 50. Vincennes is midway between the cities of Evansville and Terre Haute.
Design, develop, and implement outreach strategies and programs designed to recruit and retain military students for Vincennes University programs throughout the United States. The Marketing Outreach Manager is responsible for relationship building and forging partnerships with military education stakeholders throughout the United States. Committed to providing quality service by assimilating a large body of factual information, and relating it to prospective students and key contacts in an effort to increase enrollment. Well versed in all academic options, learning opportunities, and services, and provides guidance to direct inquiries for the most appropriate academic degree program. Represent the Military Education Program at education fairs, conferences, military site visits, etc. Survey marketplace for new and existing academic programs, competitive marketing-plans, strategies, and job outlooks. Design, develop and implement effective plans for the recruitment of students. Design, develop and implement effective plans for the retention of students. Contact and develop working relationships with stakeholders, such as military education service officers, regional directors and other key decision makers. Create advertising for military education programs; to include placing ads, determining appropriate venues for placement and entering into contractual arrangements on behalf of the University. Research and identify potential new opportunities and outreach initiatives in target areas. Provide efficient and consistent tracking of student service/advisement by maximizing the use of computer system (i.e., Lotus Notes, Banner Sct. ACE Database, Constant Contact, etc.). Maintains a working knowledge of the University’s degree requirements, general education requirements, university and student policies, and procedures. Oversees counseling, advising, and preparation of current and newly recruited students.