Assistant Director of Admissions Hispanic/Latino Recruitment
Reporting to the Associate Director of Admissions, this individual is primarily responsible for the recruitment and program development of Hispanic/Latino prospective students entering the University's undergraduate programs. The incumbent is accountable for executing a recruitment plan and achieving specific enrollment goals as designated by the Director of Admissions for assigned territories. Critically important to this position is a commitment to building relationships with identified high schools in targeted markets with a large population of Hispanic/Latino families. A strong emphasis will be placed on the partnerships built and the regular presence developed within these schools.
This position requires an individual with confidence, strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills: exceptional persistence and proven ability to meet enrollment goals; a high level of commitment; ability to work independently in a fast-paced and competitive environment; and the ability to motivate students to consider Kutztown University. This individual will represent the University, its programs and admission criteria to external and internal constituencies (e.g.., prospective students, their families, school counselors, alumni, faculty, staff and community partners); conduct outreach programs for prospective students; assist with the planning and execution of campus events such as open houses for students and families. This individual will also play a key role in these targeted markets to connect with community based organizations and develop programming, both on and off campus to supplement their recruitment efforts.
- Bachelor's degree required
- Experience in higher education or college admissions
- Fluency in Spanish at the native speaker level with demonstrated cultural competency is required
- Commitment and ability to work with diverse individuals.
- Ability to work evenings and weekends
- Valid driver's license and ability to travel for recruiting purposes
- Positive, professional attitude, and high level of energy and enthusiasm
- Excellent communication, interpersonal, and public speaking skills
- Ability to form positive connections with essential campus staff (e.g., Financial Aid, faculty, Registrar).
- Excellent organizational, file management, analytical and decision-making skills.
Applications & Resumes will be accepted until position is filled, however; to ensure full consideration, application materials should be received no later than end of day on April 09, 2021.
The starting salary range for this position is $49,565 per the SCUPA collective bargaining agreement.
All applications for this position must be submitted via our online application/resume system ONLY. Please do not fax, mail, or e-mail any documentation. Successful interview, reference checks, background clearances (current PA Criminal, Child Abuse Clearance & FBI Clearance), and demonstration of ability are requisite qualifications for all positions.
The University is very interested in hiring employees who have had extensive experience with diverse populations. Kutztown University is an AA/EOE/member of the PA State System of Higher Education and actively solicits applications from women and minority candidates.
Kutztown University does not discriminate in employment or educational opportunities on the basis of sex, race, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, or veteran status. To discuss a complaint of discrimination, please contact the University's Title IX Coordinator located in the Office of Social Equity, Old Main A-Wing, Room 02, by phone at 610-683- 4700 or by e-mail at [email protected] or the Office for Civil Rights located in the Lyndon Baines Johnson Department of Education Bldg., 400 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20202-1100, by phone at 800-421-3481 (TDD: 800-877-8339), by fax at 202-453-6012, or by e-mail at [email protected]