Occupational Category (Staff Positions Only): Technical/Para-Professional
Hiring Salary: Monthly-Staff
Department: Undergraduate Admissions
Bachelor's degree in related field. No experience required. Knowledge of Sam Houston Student recruitment activities, admissions' policies, and university procedure would be helpful.
Nature & Purpose of Position/Usual Duties:
Responsible for translating the goals and values of the University to all categories of prospective students. Participates in those activities involving the projection of the University's image to the public, assisting the student's transition into the University, keeping the University aware of changing characteristics of students, and securing for the University the students who can best profit from the educational opportunities offered by the University. Assists in reviewing applications for admissions and making decisions on admittance or denial to the University.
Primary Responsibilities (Staff Positions Only):
Responsible for participating in the total academic student recruiting program. Visits high schools, junior/community colleges, organizations, etc. as required, as part of the total student recruiting effort. Assists academic departments in the recruitment of students by forwarding names of prospective students interested in their area. Assists in identifying and contacting academically superior students. Provides telephone calls, emails, chats and follow‑ups to prospective students, their parents, high school counselors, and community college advisors. Assists in developing marketing techniques for the recruitment of students. Makes contact with former students and with student organizations to assist in academic recruiting. Assists with the Saturday visitation programs, planning and implementing the programs, designing the information brochures, marketing the program, training and supervising student counselors, preparing all literature to be given to participants, planning all program activities, and evaluating the program. Performs other related duties as assigned.