Responsible for designing, developing, and implementing programs to increase student enrollment and enhance student retention requiring knowledge of the District its programs and resources. Coordinates recruiting activities with DCCCD colleges and area school districts, area community organizations, outside funding agencies (e.g. TWC , TRC , etc), and/or area employers. Overall, responsible for outreach activities and working cooperatively with campus/ locations in their recruitment efforts. Plans, coordinates and participates in activities in a variety of settings designed to identify and attract potential students. Some positions may focus on a target student population and may require proficiency in a language other than English. Provides information to students/potential students on college programs and services at specific scheduled events, via mail-outs, presentations, etc. Acts as a liaison between colleges and public schools, area community organizations, outside funding agencies, and/or area employers. Creates promotional letters/material to attract and maintain student/potential student contact as well as contact with parents and coordinates distribution with college public information personnel. Sponsors and coordinates activities to encourage community and public school student participation and interaction in programs and activities on college campuses. Gathers, analyzes and prepares reports related to recruitment and retention activities. Develops and maintains programs for high risk students to provide seminars and workshops designed to counsel students in time management, study techniques and other existing programs for disadvantaged and other high risk students. Requires extensive travel within Dallas County. Performs related duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree or higher plus two years of outreach and recruitment experience in an educational, community/public agency environment or Associate’s degree or higher with four years of outreach and recruitment experience in an educational, community/public agency environment. Advanced knowledge of computer technology to access information, maintain records, generate reports and communicate with others. Well developed oral and written communications skill to interface with individuals from varying backgrounds. The ability to provide quality customer service. Official transcripts will be required. *Will be subject to a criminal background check. *
Position Specific Qualifications
Experience working with diverse student populations
Knowledge of college admissions process
Demonstrated presentation skills
Available to work some weekends and evenings
Ability to lift and carry materials weighing up to 25 – 30 pounds.
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