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Lamar State College-Orange
Orange, TX

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The Advisor/Recruiter reports directly to the Director of Advising and Recruiting and is responsible for the coordination of the comprehensive recruiting efforts for Lamar State College Orange. Duties and responsibilities shall include, but not be limited to, the following:

1. Establishes close working relationships with high school counselors and representatives of the community; initiates, coordinates, and conducts presentations to high schools and community groups.2. Assists in the development and implementation of a college recruiting plan and recruiting material.3. Assist in advising current and prospective students on degree and program requirements and campus policies and procedures.4. Coordinates the freshman orientation activities.5. Plans campus tours and college day visits for prospective students.6. Coordinates the response of the college to requests for information about academic programs and degrees.7. Provide advice and a knowledgeable source of referrals for campus support programs. 8. Advise prospective students on the admissions and registration process.9. Nurture students and help raise their confidence levels as needed for success in reaching their higher education goals. 10. Assist in the planning and implementation of other campus events as needed.
11. Performs other related duties as assigned


Associate Degree required. Bachelor’s degree in counseling, psychology, education, or related fields preferred.
Experience working in higher education preferred.

Excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills required. Project or event planning skills preferred. Knowledge of academic advising techniques and of computers, applications, and software programs that support advising programs preferred. Knowledge of the Texas State University System, industry and technology, recruiting, and job placement is preferred. Must be able to work nights and/or weekends. Requires travel.

Requires frequent sitting, walking, and seeing. Requires frequent driving, standing, lifting, and pushing, pulling, and carrying objects up to 20 pounds. Requires operating a personal computer, calculator and various pieces of office equipment. Requires infrequent stooping, bending, sorting, and filing.

This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code §51.215.

Lamar State College Orange is an EEO/AA/TSUS Institution.

Normal office environment, requires travel within a fifty-mile radius, may require some overnight travel to conferences or workshops.



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Working at Lamar State College-Orange

For more than 50 years, LSCO has provided an affordable, quality education in an environment that emphasizes friendly service and personal attention.

Lamar State College Orange currently has a student body of approximately 2,648. Two-year academic programs are offered in business, communication, computer science, criminal justice, education, liberal arts, theater, natural science and sociology. These academic programs lead to associate of science degrees and will transfer to four-year institutions for students seeking baccalaureate degrees. Thirty technical programs are available, leading to associate of applied science degrees, certificates of completion and institutional awards. Some of these degrees include process operating and industrial technology, instrumentation, and medical office. Customized training programs to meet the needs of local business and industry and offered through the Continuing and Workforce Education Department.

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