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Department: 182301 - Academic Programs
Location: Raleigh, NC
Essential Job Duties:
The Coordinator for Recruitment and Educational Outreach will have a strong focus on recruiting high school students from North Carolina underresourced counties and developing partnerships with North Carolina community colleges to increase enrollment of transfer students.
The successful candidate will be self-motivated, attentive to detail, highly organized, can function independently but also can work effectively on team objectives. Other important characteristics include the ability to carry out responsibilities with limited supervision, have excellent written and verbal communication skills, be able to work under pressure in various circumstances and consistently project a friendly and professional demeanor. The competitive candidate will also have an appreciation and passion for diversity and inclusion encompassing constituents from a variety of cultural, ethnic, geographic and socio-economic backgrounds.
Primary duties of the Coordinator of Recruitment & Educational Outreach include, but are not limited to the following:
Coordinating prospective and admitted Textile Pioneers Scholars visits and be able to knowledgeably discuss textiles degree programs and NC State undergraduate admissions requirements/processes to students and their families.
Co-leading the Summer Textile Exploration Program (STEP) and manage the Textile Pioneers Week
Developing and implementing new educational outreach initiatives to build a pipeline and recruit students from North Carolina underresourced counties (including working with the university's Community College Collaboration – C3, College Advising Corps, 4-H and TRIO.)
Assisting with the development and implementation of program-specific marketing and recruitment strategies for community college recruitment.
Developing presentations for various events that align with Wilson College of Textiles recruitment and advising goals for the Textile Pioneers Scholars Program
Collecting and analyzing data on all aspects of the Textile Pioneers Scholars Program, advise the recruitment team on gap areas and identify potential new recruiting markets
Notable experience with technology that includes web-based content management systems
Serving as secondary academic advisor to Textile Pioneer Scholars. Providing proactive advising to current and prospective Textile Pioneers Scholars based on a developmental philosophy of advising following NACADA standards.
Providing assistance in the coordination of awarding Textile Pioneer and external transfer scholarships
Co-advising the Student Ambassadors and collaborate with the Dean's Young Alumni
Leadership Council on an undergraduate mentorship program
Participating in professional development opportunities and actively seek occasions to maintain and improve expertise in advising, recruiting and specialty areas.
Serving on NC State and Wilson College of Textiles committees
Complete special projects as assigned
Ability to travel up to 25-30% to high schools, community colleges and other Textile Pioneers Scholars Program recruitment / yield-related events.
Perform other duties as assigned or required
Require post-baccalaureate credentials or a bachelor's degree plus alternative or equivalent professional training and experience may be substituted for the advanced degree on an exceptional basis.
Ability to travel up to 25-30% to high schools, community colleges and other Textile Pioneers Scholars Program recruitment / yield-related events
Master's degree from an accredited institution, preferably in counseling, higher education or student services or equivalent work experience
Significant time spent living or working in a rural community
College admissions recruiting experience
Academic advising experience
Experience in event planning
Notable experience with technology that includes Microsoft Office and CRMs
Required license or certification:
A current/valid NC driver’s license is required and must be maintained as a condition of employment.
Position Number: 00108137
NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.
If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.
Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree equivalency verified at www.wes.org or equivalent service. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.
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Internal Number: 134811
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