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Recruitment and Outreach Specialist

Employer
Lee College
Location
Main Campus

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Job Details

Posting Number: :

0001108

Job Title: :

Recruitment and Outreach Specialist

Position Status: :

Full-Time

Salary: :

The starting salary range is $47,362 - $54,460 based on the Lee College Administrative Salary Scale, C41. Starting salary is commensurate with education and related work experience.

Classification: :

Administrative

Department::

Recruitment & Outreach

Job Summary/Basic Function: :

Lee College is a comprehensive, multicultural, public, open-access college that provides over 100 transfer degrees, workforce degrees, and technical certificates at the Baytown Campus, the McNair Center, the Liberty Center, and local high schools. The Recruiter identifies prospective students from lists provided by our educational partners, from marketing campaigns that collect information from interested people, and through direct interactions during school visits and outreach activities. The Recruiter provides prospective students with information on programs and services offered by Lee College and opportunities to connect to people at the college. The Recruiter helps prospective students develop a plan to attend Lee College, guides their progress through the admission and enrollment process, and assists when they encounter obstacles. The Recruiter collaborates effectively with College Coordinators, Dual-Credit Advisors, Chairs of Academic and Applied Science Divisions, staff who oversee the First Year Experience, staff in the Office of Marketing and Communication, and others across campus. The Recruiter reports to the Director of Recruitment and Outreach.


Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Develop lists of prospective students, provide them with relevant information and opportunities to connect to the college, help them develop a plan to attend college, and guide them through the admission and enrollment process
  • Work with the Director of Recruiting and Outreach to plan, implement, and evaluate activities and programs to attract prospective students to the College
  • Work with College Coordinators and Dual-Credit Advisors to identify prospective students and recruit them to Lee College
  • Work with Division Chairs and staff who oversee the First Year Experience to connect prospective students to faculty and staff who can inform prospective students about specific career paths and how to be a successful college student
  • Represent College at service area schools and attending day/night/weekend college fairs, career days, and other community events
  • Present information about college admissions, financial aid, degree options, and student life to prospective students
  • Input data in PeopleSoft and provide monthly reports regarding onboarding for the caseload; conduct phone calls to prospective students; conduct campus tours and assist students and parents
  • Manages a recruitment caseload made up of area high schools, businesses, and community events
  • Provide excellent customer service to school districts, businesses, and prospective students
  • Foster and cultivate collaborative relationships with other campus departments and positions
  • Assist with registration events, new student orientations, and Student Ambassador program


Additional duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
  • Responsible for assisting in projects assigned by the Director of Recruitment
  • Maintain knowledge of college programs of study, admissions, registration, financial aid, counseling processes, and community resources
  • Ability to utilize technology to attract and communicate with prospective students and families
  • Create a welcoming and engaging environment to connect with new students
  • Assist with the development of enrollment marketing publications and communications (viewbook, open houses) in collaboration with the Marketing department
  • Perform other duties as assigned


Excellent benefits accrue with this full-time position. This is a security-sensitive position.


Lee College does not discriminate on the basis of gender, disability, race, color, age, religion, national origin, or veteran status.

Minimum Qualifications: :

  • Bachelor’s (or higher) degree
  • Two (2) years of related work experience
  • Must have excellent customer service, communication, and interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate complex information to multiple audiences and to work collaboratively and professionally
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office products (i.e., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access) and willingness to learn new applications
  • Excellent organizational skills, self-starter with strong time management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment
  • Must be available to work evenings and weekends as needed

Preferred Qualifications: :

  • Experience in student recruitment at the community college level
  • Two (2) years of experience in admissions, testing, recruitment, and other related student service activities
  • Three (3) years of experience in sales/brand promotion
  • Experience in working in a relational database (PeopleSoft, Banner, etc.)
  • Bilingual – able to read, write, and speak both English and Spanish

Campus/Location: :

Main Campus - Baytown, TX

Posting Date::

09/09/2021

Open Until Filled:

Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants::

This position requires applicants to attach the following documents: resume, cover letter, and copies of transcripts for all completed course work. (Official transcripts required upon employment.)



In addition, applicants must include a minimum of three (3) professional references on the online application.



Please do not mail, email, fax, or deliver any documents outside of the electronic application process.

Organization

The College and the Community

Established in 1934, Lee College is a comprehensive community college offering university transfer programs, career and technical education, corporate and continuing education, and academic development.

Lee College is a vibrant, continuously evolving, mid-sized institution serving an industrial community. The college is located in Baytown, Texas, approximately 30 miles east of Houston. The third largest city in the Houston metropolitan area, Baytown has a diverse population of more than 60,000. It is a prosperous community that offers a competitive cost of living, a variety of employment opportunities, and a strong tax base provided by corporations such as ExxonMobil, Chevron Phillips, and Bayer.

Lee College at a Glance

  • Fifth in the U.S. for associate degrees awarded in science and technologies
  • Fourth in the U.S. For associate degrees awarded to Hispanic students
  • Achieving the Dream Leader college
  • Ranked among top 10 percent of community colleges in the nation by the Aspen Institute for two consecutive years
  • More than 130 degrees and certificates offered
  • 30 student organizations in 2012-20123
  • Nationally recognized honors program
  • First community college in the nation to receive Kresge Foundation Grant
  • 2012-2013 NJCAA Region XIV men’s basketball champs
  • Clinton Climate Initiative college
  • The ExxonMobil Process Technology Program
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