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Advisor Outreach Recruiter #999675

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Job Summary / Basic Function:

SUMMARY OF JOB DESCRIPTION: The Advisor/Outreach Recruiter reports to the Associate Dean of Student Success. This position provides individual and small group educational advisement and recruitment services to new, current, and prospective students concerning academic degree, admission, registration, financial aid, and other outreach and support services. The Advisor/Outreach Recruiter is responsible for providing all constituents a student-centered, customer service-friendly experience that supports the institutional mission and goals.

Advising responsibilities 50%:
•Stay abreast of current trends, and best practices as related to student services.
•Stay current on State, Federal, System, and Institutional policies and procedures.
•Guide prospective new and current students in the awareness and planning of their educational career including the selection of the courses and programs of study.
•Assist with registration, orientation, workshops, seminars, and other outreach opportunities.
•Provide assistance to students, parents and community agencies with accurate and up-to-date information, which will assist in making sound educational decisions.
•Participate and/or facilitate on and off campus registration activities.
•Participate in new student orientations and Student Success programs as directed.
•Provide support and assistance to students via phone, web camera, online chat, and face-to-face.
•Safeguard sensitive and confidential information.

Recruiter Responsibilities 50%:
•Meet with school counselors and administrators to promote outreach activities within assigned territory.
•Ability to travel extensively in privately owned vehicle (with mileage reimbursement).
•Manage and coordinate community workshops, retreats, and recruitment efforts.
•Arrange visits and tours for prospective students and parents.
•Serve as a point for oversight of territorial recruitment goals.
•Coordinate and implement various recruitment programs and marketing strategies for territorial or local on-site admission programs and special events.
•Create package, monitor, and distribute resource materials for student recruitment and retention programs.
•Prepare reports and proposals and respond to inquiries from all college stakeholders.
•Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications and Education:
Two (2) years of experience in academic advising/recruiting in higher education. Associate’s degree from a regionally accredited university.

EEO Statement:

Lamar Institute of Technology is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications, Skills, and Education:
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, some knowledge of Lamar Institute of Technology and its academic/technical programs, skills in Banner, Starfish, Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), and an earned Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited university.

Security Sensitive Statement:

This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.



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Job No:
Posted: 4/29/2021
Application Due: 7/28/2021
Work Type: Full Time