Bachelor's degree in Higher Education, Communications, Marketing, Education, or other related field. Two years relevant specialist experience or experience in a related field. Experience in Higher Education and specialized work is desirable. Additional education may be considered in lieu of experience.
Nature & Purpose of Position/Usual Duties:
Performs highly advanced specialist duties for the Sam Houston State University Establishing Leadership In & Through Education (ELITE) department.
Primary Responsibilities (Staff Positions Only):
Contributes to expanding Sam Houston Establishing Leadership In & Through Education (ELITE) and evolve program. Accomplishes expansion efforts through coordinating outreach and programming with several regional two-year colleges in order to provide a transfer path to Sam Houston State University to traditionally underserved student population groups. Recruits student participants at community colleges. Provides assistance to regional two-year colleges in the development of similar ELITE and evolve programs at these institutions. Coordinates, plans, advertises and hosts ELITE/evolve programs on campus as well as with outside constituents at regional two-year colleges. Plans, coordinates, and implements ELITE/evolve recruitment-focused campus visits. Conducts transfer/recruitment presentations to prospective students/families. Communicates academic and non-academic recruitment opportunities on and off campus to ELITE/evolve staff. Assists with the daily operations of ELITE/evolve department, including overall program implementation. Contacts on campus departments regarding student programming and recruitment efforts to promote ELITE/evolve to regional two-year colleges. Develops marketing documents and techniques geared towards the recruitment of regional two-year college students and translates the goals and values of the university and ELITE/evolve in recruitment materials. Generates new events/program ideas with department staff members to increase outreach to prospective students/visitors. Serves as program liaison at regional two-year colleges building positive relationships in order to ensure quality recruitment opportunities are available for these programs at institutions. Responsible for providing outreach and case management services to students on-site at community colleges via individual and group programming/mentoring. Organizes on-site monthly/bi-monthly meetings with regional two-year college administrators and Admissions/Advising/Recruitment staff. Responsible for the timely and accurate preparation and submission of weekly/monthly reports on all major areas of responsibility including the progress of program participants at area community colleges. Advocates for regional two-year college program participants by working collaboratively with university Admissions/Advising departments to ensure successful transfer to Sam Houston State University. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Internal Number: 26446
About Sam Houston State University
For more than 140 years, Sam Houston State University (SHSU) has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, "The measure of a Life is its Service," echoes across SHSU's eight colleges and beyond campus through student research, creative endeavors, service learning, volunteering and more. SHSU is an inclusive institution whose mission is to provide high quality education, scholarship, and service to student and to regional, state, national and international constituencies.
SHSU offers over 90 bachelor degree programs, over 55 masters and 11 doctoral programs, including the nation’s first PhD in Forensic Science, SHSU offers an exceptional college experience. SHSU is classified as a "Doctoral Research University" by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education. The Chronicle of Higher Education named Sam Houston State University among the nation's best universities to work for in nine consecutive years "Great Colleges to Work For" survey results.
SHSU is a university that thinks big but feels small. With a student population of over 21,500 students, SHSU prides itself with creating a close community. Located in the "piney wood" region of East Texas,... Huntsville is less than an hour's drive north of Houston, which enables the university community to maintain a small town atmosphere with easy access to the nation's fourth largest metropolitan area.
Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Plan Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace.
A member of The Texas State University System