Apr 25, 2019
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Posting Number: SRGV3890
Number of Vacancies: 1
Location: San Antonio, Texas
Department: Graduate College
FLSA: Exempt

Scope of Job:
Responsible for the administration and implementation of graduate programs and student services. Provides operational oversight and supervision of the Graduate College activities and responsibilities.

Description of Duties:
• Provides professional leadership to all graduate programs including, but not limited to, recruitment, advisement, orientation, retention, and testing.
• Assists in administering departmental budgets and oversees administration of accountability and reporting systems.
• Manages the development, implementation, and evaluating of recruitment strategies for academic programs; actively participates in planning and developing recruitment communication materials.
• Evaluates programs in accordance with established guidelines and standards; provides advice and assistance as appropriate in the effective development and revision of programs.
• Develops and implements procedures to effectively monitor programs.
• Assists the Director and Dean of Graduate College with degree proposals.
• Resolves policy problems with faculty, staff, and graduate students; advises and provides advocacy on policy issues as appropriate.
• Attends recruitment functions, reviews applications, and maintains contact with prospective students.
• Develops and maintain collaborative relationships with academic units and other relevant offices within UTRGV, including the Registrar, Financial Student Services, Alumni Relations, Marketing and Communications.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Supervision Received:
General supervision from assigned supervisor.

Supervision Given:
Direct supervision of assigned staff.

Required Education:
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university.

Preferred Education:
Master’s degree from an accredited university.


Required Experience:
• Five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in admissions and/or graduate recruitment office, or
• Three (3) years of the required experience with a Master’s degree from an accredited university.

Preferred Experience:
Supervisory experience.

Use of standard office equipment.

Working Conditions:
NOTE: Position will be based at Palo Alto College in San Antonio, TX.

Needs to be able to successfully perform all required duties. Office Environment; some travel and weekend work is required. UTRGV is a distributed institution, which requires presence at multiple locations throughout the Rio Grande Valley.

Knowledge of marketing, communications, and strategic planning; enrollment management; student recruitment and retention strategies. Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills, including ability to communicate effectively with all components of the university and external constituents.

Physical Capabilities: N/A
Employment Category: Full-Time
Minimum Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Posted Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Position Available Date: 04/24/2019
Grant Funded Position: No
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EEO Statement:
UTRGV is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that strives to hire without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status. UTRGV takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Dear Applicant,

Human Resources will not be held responsible for redacting any confidential information from the documents you attach with your application. The confidential information includes the following:

*Date of Birth

Please make sure that you omit this information prior to submission. We are advising that Human Resources will be forwarding your application to the department as per your submission. The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley reserves the right to discontinue accepting applications prior to the stated close date of this position, after meeting the posting requirement of three (3) calendar days.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at (956) 665-2451 and/or [email protected]

Additional Information:
UTRGV is a distributed location institution and working location is subject to change based on need.

All UTRGV employees are required to have a criminal background check (CBC). Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Substitutions to the above requirements must have prior approval from the Chief Human Resources Officer.

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