The University of Oregon seeks a creative and dynamic candidate to fill the key position of Admission Counselor, Coordinator of Native American Recruitment. This counselor is responsible for representing the University of Oregon to multiple constituencies, including prospective students, their families, and school/community contacts. The position oversees the continued development and implementation of a recruitment plan focusing on Native American students; maintains and further develops strong relationships with Oregon’s nine federally recognized tribes, Indian schools in Oregon, and other native communities; works with the UO campus community and leadership on initiatives related to Native American recruitment and retention; and is also responsible for admissions and office-related duties and other projects as assigned.
This is a full time, 12-month, appointment renewable annually. Salary range is $40,000 - $42,000 commensurate with experience.
- Bachelor’s degree
- Demonstrated competency and/or experience working with people from various backgrounds, particularly with people from Oregon’s nine federally recognized tribes and American Indian communities
- Knowledge of and/or experience with tribal educational systems
- Strong interpersonal skills
- Excellent public speaking, presentation, and writing skills
- Ease in using technology for communication, record keeping, and management of data
- Ability to work irregular hours and travel extensively including nights and weekends
- Valid driver’s license and good driving record that is UO certifiable
- Must successfully complete a criminal records background check
To apply send:
- Master’s degree preferred
Email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Letter of Application summarizing qualifications and interest in the position
- Name, address and phone number of (3) references
- Written answers to 2 questions:
- Discuss your experience working with students of Native American background.
- What factors do you feel are important in effectively recruiting students? How would you incorporate the factors you’ve described into the development of an effective recruitment plan?
Search Committee, Admissions Counselor - Native American Recruitment
1217 University of Oregon
Eugene, OR 97403-1217
To ensure consideration, all application materials must be received by April 22, 2013 however, the position will remain open until filled. For a complete job description contact Sue Russell, (541) 346-1289 or email: email@example.com
The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to creating a more inclusive and diverse institution and seeks candidates with demonstrated potential to contribute positively to its diverse community.
University of Oregon - 11 months ago