Job Description

Student Recruitment Specialist

Requisition IDreq11559
Working TitleStudent Recruitment Specialist
Position Grade12
Position Summary

The College of Arts and Sciences Advisement Center is excited to announce that we are hiring for a Student Recruitment Specialist. This position is directly tied to recruiting and retaining students. Under the supervision of the Director, this position will lead the charge of enhancing the recruitment activities of the college and all departments there in.

This position will represent the College of Arts and Sciences (A&S) and promote our undergraduate programs to prospective students at recruitment events both on and off campus, through high school visits, community college visits as well as additional outreach and recruitment activities. This position will occasionally work evenings and weekends and occasionally travel to locations within the state to aid in delivery of services that best meet the needs of potential students and community partners.

The selected candidate will be coordinating A&S participation in on-campus events and programs targeted towards prospective students, parents and community members, including recruitment of faculty, staff, and college leadership to participate. In addition to coordination of events, this position will lead the effort to standardize recruitment materials and tabling efforts for the college. They will be responsible for the review and updating of presentation materials and web presence for this audience.

The selected candidate will maintain a record of all outreach and recruitment activities and create reports for college leadership. He/She will follow up with prospective applicants and will counsel them about opportunities within A&S in person, via e-mail communication and phone. He/She will connect them with appropriate academic advisors or departments, and assist with registrations and orientations.

The successful candidate:

· Must be flexible, patient and creative along with having a student-centered approach.

· Must commit to integrity and represent the college with honesty and pride.

· Must understand major programs and pre-admission requirements.

· Must be able to analyze and interpret student data, placement results and transcript(s).

· Must work closely with multiple student success units across the University.

· Will coordinate the ongoing strategic communications to prospective A&S students

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment
  • Ability to travel by vehicle or air, locally, statewide and/or out of state.
  • A valid driver's license, or ability to obtain a valid driver's license within thirty days of hire, is required for this job.
Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree; at least 2 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications

Ability to:

* Multi-taskwith ever changing priority demands.

Possess skill in:
* Must be able to interact effectively withstudents, faculty, staff, and outside contacts.
* Recentexperience working at a post-secondary institution.
* Programsrelated to advisory duties: Banner, Microsoft Office Suite

Additional RequirementsApplicants will include in their cover letter how they believe they are the best candidate given the minimum and preferred qualifications listed. In a separate document please provide a summary of why a student should attend UNM and specifically what the College of Arts & Sciences best offers their future graduates.
CampusMain - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentArts Sciences Advisement (711E)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeRegular - Full-Time
Term End Date
Pay$3199.73 - $3750.00 Dependent on Education and Experience
Benefits EligibleThis is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information.
ERB StatementTemporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.
Background Check RequiredNo
For Best Consideration Date1/3/2020
Application InstructionsPlease attach updated Resume and Cover Letter.

Positions posted with a Staff Type of Regular or Term are eligible for the Veteran Preference Program. See the Veteran Preference Program webpage for additional details.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

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