Enrollment Specialist

Sul Ross State University

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Enrollment Specialist




Recruiting & Admissions

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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.


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.

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.

About SRSU:

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.

See http://www.sulross.edu


Working at Sul Ross State University

Called "Possibly the most underrated little university west of the Mississippi" by CBS's Dan Rather, Sul Ross State University in West Texas boasts a combination of small class sizes, an appreciation of both fine arts and the sciences and popular professional programs in a relaxed, friendly environment.

Who Is Sul Ross? Where is Sul Ross?
The university's name honors Lawrence Sullivan "Sul" Ross, the son of a pioneer Waco, Texas, family and a popular soldier, governor, educator and humanitarian. Founded in 1917 as a teacher college, Sul Ross continues to offer teacher education as one of its most popular programs. Others in high demand are business, criminal justice and agricultural and natural resource sciences. Sul Ross achieved university status in 1969.

The university, comprising 647 acres in Alpine, Texas, boasts a beautiful 93-acre main campus of exquisitely-detailed buildings and enjoys perhaps the most temperate climate in the state. Its situation in the Davis Mountains overlooks the center of the city below, yet it remains within easy reach of many local stores and restaurants. The university also has a 468-acre working ranch that serves its animal science programs.

Located in Del Rio, Eagle Pass, and Uvalde, the Middle Rio Grande Campuses offer upper level and graduate courses.  Our professors provide hands on learning in ways that relate to our students and their passion for higher education.  Courses are accessible via interactive television, online learning communities, and face to face classes

Sul Ross State University is part of The Texas State University System, the largest college system in the state after the University of Texas and Texas A&M systems.

A Small Size, But Plenty to Do
With an enrollment of about 2,000 students on the main campus in Alpine, class sizes are small, guaranteeing a much higher level of personal attention from instructors and the university's support staff. But there's plenty for students to do in their free time: lots of student clubs and organizations, a thriving arts community and a strong athletic tradition.

The SRSU men's basketball team won the conference championship five times in the past 20 years, including the 1999 American Southwest Conference championship. The women's basketball team has also won five conference championships and played in eight national playoffs, even making it to the Final Four.

Similarly, the Lobos football and baseball teams have won five conference titles each in the past 20 years, including American Southwest Conference championships in the late 1990s. The Lady Lobos volleyball team has won nine conference championships in all.

Rodeo is significant part of the Sul Ross program, and the university is the birthplace of the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association. Many team members have gone on to become world champions, and 1951 graduate Harley May is a charter member of the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Hall of Fame.

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