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Bachelors Degree required. Knowledge of PC operation and software programs; strong verbal, written and organizational skills; public speaking. Good communication skills (written and verbal) and the ability to effectively work with students and co-workers during busy, stressful times; experience with office computer applications (word processing, spreadsheets, databases. Some weekend work will be required. Must be able to work under stress, work independently and as a team member and to deal with people in a professional manner.
Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Human Resources Director.
Current driver’s license and driving record acceptable to the University; must have personal transportation.Preferred:
Master’s Degree in Counseling, Student Personnel, Leadership, Student Affairs, Higher Education, or another related area. Ability to interact with students of diverse socioeconomic, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds; fluency in Spanish. Familiarity with Banner systems; familiarity with managing territories for recruitment purposes; ability to multitask. Bilingual (English/Spanish) skills.Primary Responsibilities:
Provides first contact services for those entering Sul Ross and working with them until they are ready to be referred to the appropriate academic department. Create and design the orientation program for enrolling students. Provide information about the admissions process and the documentation needed for completion of the application for admissions, including necessary documents and information on articulation of course work. Advise undecided, probationary, and at-risk students. Provide information about the FAFSA process, the scholarship process, and the verification of FAFSA process, including being knowledgeable about the type and kinds of documents needed to complete these processes. Recruit and travel within 14 county region, presenting information about the advantages of enrolling at Sul Ross RGC to students at community colleges, community events, and high schools. Create and conduct a campus visit program and other on campus recruitment events.
Responsible for personal safety and the safety of others; must exercise due caution and practice safe work habits at all times.
Current driver’s license and driving record acceptable to the University must be maintained as a condition of employment; must have personal transportation; must be willing to work some evenings and weekends; some overnight travel throughout Texas.Other Information:
Exempt from overtime provisions. Position is Security Sensitive.
Texas Law requires a 60 day waiting period before new state employees are eligible to enroll in health insurance.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
It is the policy of Sul Ross State University to provide equal employment opportunity for all persons in accordance with their individual, job related qualifications and without consideration of race, creed, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status and ancestry. Equal employment opportunities shall be afforded in all personnel actions or decisions including, but not necessarily limited to, recruitment, hiring, training, upgrading, promotion, demotion, termination and salary. Retaliation is prohibited against a person who opposes a discriminatory practice, files a charge, testifies, assists or participates in an investigative proceeding or hearing.
Sul Ross State University, located in Alpine, Texas, is a member of the Texas State University System, campuses in Alpine, Del Rio, Eagle Pass and Uvalde, is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award bachelor’s and master’s degrees, and has an enrollment of approximately 2,000 students on campus in Alpine.
At an elevation of 4,480 feet in the scenic Davis Mountains of West Texas, and on the periphery of the Chihuahuan Desert, Alpine enjoys mild winters and cool summers. Davis Mountain State Park, Fort Davis National Historic Site, Big Bend National Park and Guadalupe National Park are all within one to three hours’ driving distance from Alpine.