Performing Arts Recruiting Coordinator

Southern Virginia University’s Office of Admissions is seeking a Performing Arts Recruiting Coordinator to lead recruiting and enrollment efforts for Performing Arts (Music & Theatre).

Employment Status: Full-time; $40,000 annual salary


  • Aptitude for relationship building
  • Ability to meet strict goals and deadlines
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Record of work ethic and motivated self-direction
  • Work effectively with a variety of personalities and perspectives

Preffered Abilities

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Background in music and/or theatre
  • Experience in college admissions, sales, or related field
  • Working knowledge of Salesforce or other CRM software


  • Communicate frequently with prospective students via multiple channels (email, phone, text)
  • Conduct information sessions and campus tours for visiting students and parents
  • Coordinate regularly with performing arts faculty for recruiting and enrollment efforts
  • Develop robust knowledge of the university’s key messages, offerings, and processes
  • Manage a recruitment list of prospective incoming, transfer, and returning students
  • Maintain accurate contract and recruitment records using Salesforce CRM software
  • Travel seasonally to recruiting events at conferences, high schools, etc.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Managing Director of Admissions

About Southern Virginia University

Established in 1996, Southern Virginia University is a private, self-reliant, four-year residential university aligned with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and its principles and values. Our mission is to gather faithful Latter-day Saints and like-minded students, lift them in intellect, character, and spirituality, and launch them into successful lives and careers.

Nestled in the foothills of Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains at the southern end of the idyllic Shenandoah Valley, our quaint campus is home to more than 1,000 students who live by a Code of Conduct based on the teachings of the Restored Church of Jesus Christ. We welcome all applicants who will sincerely strive to live by and support our standards. Learn more at


Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references to Human Resources at Applications will be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled.