Associates degree in related field. Experience in higher education, knowledge of higher education, and the recruitment/application process preferred. Three years related experience or experience in a related field. Additional education may be considered in lieu of experience.
Nature & Purpose of Position/Usual Duties:
Performs advanced specialist duties for the Visitor Services Department.
Primary Responsibilities (Staff Positions Only):
Performs advanced specialist duties. Plans, develops, implements, coordinates and monitors programs within the department of Visitor Services, including events for youth, young adults, adults, and current SHSU faculty/staff. Oversees recruitment programs which require planning, implementation, and extensive marketing to all SHSU-affiliated parties (faculty, staff, students, alumni, etc.) to encourage maximum program outreach. Coordinates and markets recruitment programs, and plans and hosts events for outside constituents. Plans, coordinates, and implements Visitor Services events and programs with campus departments. Reviews Visitor Services marketing and website content and materials. Communicates academic and non-academic recruitment opportunities to the Visitor Services Coordinator. Works in conjunction with the Visitor Services staff and students, plans and hosts these and other events throughout the year. Prepares budget forms for various events and programs. Manages and orders inventory for Visitor Services recruitment materials. Serves as an effective advocate for the Visitor Services office to other campus entities, building positive relationships, in order to ensure quality recruitment opportunities are available to all campus visitors. Gives recruitment presentations to campus visitors, both in large and small groups. Helps supervise the Visitor Services student staff members, including planning of and participation in bi-annual training and retreats. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Internal Number: 23253
About Sam Houston State University
For more than 130 years, Sam Houston State University has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, "The Measure of a Life is its Service", echoes across SHSU's six colleges and beyond its Texas campus through student research, creative endeavors, service learning, volunteering and more. Named for Sam Houston, Texas' greatest hero, SHSU continually strives to honor its historical roots through academic excellence that includes exceptional teaching from faculty members who care as much about their students' success as they do about furthering the knowledge of their fields. While embracing its legacy, SHSU also strives to meet the needs of contemporary students, both traditional and online. With over 20 bachelor's and graduate degrees available entirely online, and more in development each semester, SHSU Online is quickly becoming one of the best online universities in Texas.