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(Archived) Specialist III - Recruitment Specialist at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas

Last Updated: 1/27/23

Job Description

Requisition 202200449S

Position Title Specialist III - Recruitment Specialist

FLSA status Non-Exempt

Hiring Salary This position is a pay grade 11. Please see Pay Grade Table at:

Occupational Category Technical/Para-Professional

Department Visitor Services

Division of Enrollment Success

Educational Requirements for the Position

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

Performs advanced specialist duties for the Visitor Services Department.

Primary Responsibilities

Performs advanced specialist duties as a part of the Visitor Services Recruitment Specialist team. Plans SHSU Preview Days, Group Visit events, Jr. Bearkat events, and Summer Camps, and other recruitment events as determined by supervisor. Plans and implements recruitment programs within the Department of Visitor Services; includes events for youth, young adults, adults, and current SHSU faculty/staff. 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. Prepares budget forms for various events and programs. Manages and orders inventory for Visitor Services recruitment event 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.

Other Specifications

Requires a general knowledge of standard office functions. Requires good knowledge of procedures and practices. Must be able to use standard office software. Must be able to apply policies and procedures and solve routine problems of a repetitive nature.

Full Time

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EEO Statement

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215.

Company Details

Huntsville, Texas, United States
A Great Name in Texas Education! Named for Texas’s greatest hero, Sam Houston State University (SHSU) continually honors its historical roots through academic excellence. For more than 140 years, SHSU has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, “The measure of a Life is its Service,” resonates among its approximately 21,612 students, eight college...