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Admissions and Outreach Advisor

Office: Student Services
Status: Full Time
Classification: Exempt
Start Date: 7/16/2014
Date Posted: 7/16/2014
State Fair Community College is an accessible, learning-centered institution, enriching its students and community by providing skills, knowledge and perspectives essential for a changing world.

Position Overview

This full-time position is responsible for independently increasing the image and visibility of the College in the community, creating and administering programs and activities that promote enrollment, and educating high school, GED, and transfer students of their educational opportunities at the College. The qualified person will serve in the form of a recruiter and perform associated duties in a timely manner. In collaboration with the Director of Admissions and other members of the College leadership team, this person will help establish and share accountability for enrollment goals for all programs and sites.

Duties & Responsibilities

The primary focus for this position will be the recruitment of students through outreach efforts to our service area high schools, career and technical schools, local business and community organizations, and minority partners. Principal Activities include but are not limited to the following: 1.Make individual contacts with targeted populations of students and administrators. Create an annual recruitment plan and visit schedule for the College’s 14 county service area to actively recruit both traditional and non-traditional students to SFCC through regular visits to high schools, career centers, community organizations and employers, and college fairs. Regular travel and possible overnight stays can be expected. 2.Manager the college connections program at selected schools making regular visits to assist with college planning, dual credit enrollment, financial aid information, and career exploration. 3.Maintain accurate records of student contacts and participate in activities, including data management of prospective students and follow-up measures for applicants, to reach desired enrollment goals. 4.Work with our Learning Force team and local workforce development board to provide services to our area business partners and participate in career fairs. 5.Coordinate and/or assist with on-campus recruitment; specifically, but not limited to, facilitating the College Visit Days as well as assisting in the planning of the annual College & Career Day. 6.Provide campus tours for guests who visit campus and participating in new student events on campus. 7.Work with groups like Kaufman Scholars to provide education and awareness of post-secondary opportunities for minority students. 8.Assist with the preparation and presentation of information promoting the College enrollment and dual credit to high school students, parents, counselors and administrators, and other appropriate off-campus forums as assigned. Coordinate with faculty and staff to prepare presentations for on-campus visitors. 9.Manage and promote career and technical dual credit and articulation agreements with our service area technical schools. 10.Contribute to the creation of the Communication Plan that seeks to actively convert prospective students to enrolled students through the admissions funnel. 11.With the assistance of the Director of Admissions, create Marketing plan and purchase necessary recruitment materials in accordance to the budget. 12.Provide leadership for support staff and work with others cooperatively. 13.Miscellaneous: a.Participate in academic and technical program advisory committees on campus. b.Serve on College teams and committees as assigned. c.Administer other duties as assigned by the Director of Admissions. Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed.

Required Qualifications

Associates of Arts required, bachelor's degree preferred 2 years' of experience preferred. Preference given for experience working with first generation students, low income and disabled students. Preference given to those with previous community college experience.

Additional Experience to be considered


Immediate application is encouraged. Position will remain open until filled.

Application Procedure

Complete online application, including upload cover letter, resume and college transcripts. Incomplete application packets will not be considered.
SFCC is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of State Fair Community College not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, ancestry, national origin, or veteran status in its educational programs, activities or employment as required by law in regard to admissions, awarding financial aid, access to courses and programs, and all student services as well as the recruitment, admission and retention of students.