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Specialist V - Engagement Specialist V at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas

Sam Houston State University

Last Updated: 1/18/23

Job Description

Requisition 202300009S

Position Title Specialist V - Engagement Specialist V

FLSA status Non-Exempt

Hiring Salary This position is a pay grade 17. Please see Pay Grade Table at:

Occupational Category Technical/Para-Professional

Department Enrollment Engagement

Divisions of Enrollment Success

Educational Requirements for the Position

Bachelor’s Degree in related field. Master’s Degree preferred. Three years relevant specialist experience or experience in a related field. Certifications may be required. Experience in Higher Education and specialized work is desirable. A combination of education, experience, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered.

Nature & Purpose of Position

Assists the director of Enrollment Engagement with various initiatives and objectives. Performs complex managerial work providing direction and guidance in operations and planning in the department.

Primary Responsibilities

Executes and follows through on complex and technical responsibilities. Plans, develops, implements, coordinates and monitors programs, services and activities. Responds to information requests. Collects, reconciles, and maintains complex data. Monitors project timelines and identifies issues. Prepares letters, correspondence, and reports on the effectiveness of program activities. Coordinates and implements various engagement and outreach pieces for both print and web. Assists in the development of outreach plans and strategies for the departments within the Division of Enrollment Success. Supervises, tracks, and evaluates the distribution detailed operational information to students regarding their enrollment status. Creates and interprets policies and procedures. Oversees the work of assigned program staff. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Other Specifications

Knowledge of local, state, and federal laws. Ability to manage business functions. Communicates with other university departments, personnel, and other agencies.

Up to 20% of this position, over the fiscal year during off-peak periods, may be performed remotely as determined by the supervisor.

This position may be designated as a Campus Security Authority (CSA).

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...