Recruiter II for Workforce Development – Full-Time – Lufkin


POSITION: Full-Time Recruiter II for Workforce Development – Lufkin

EMPLOYMENT DATE: Until Filled

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, education, communication, or similar field, OR combination of associate’s degree in the same areas with relevant work experience.
  • Strong time management and constructive problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to deliver excellent service to all stakeholders including prospective and current nontraditional students, alumni, administrators, colleagues, and external contacts.
  • Ability to adapt to new and rapidly changing situations, plan and complete multi-stage projects, and successfully and promptly resolve issues from identification through resolution.
  • Ability to prioritize work and coordinate multiple tasks simultaneously while maintaining attention to detail.
  • Ability to manage and develop self and have a passion to learn and improve; willing to cross-train and create a collaborative environment to support peak load times and mitigate staff stress.

Preferred:

  • Master’s degree in business, education, communication, or similar field of study.
  • Experience with recruitment of students or customer outreach.
  • Demonstrated experience in mastering new software and ability to work with multiple college systems (i.e., Jenzabar and Blackboard).
  • Demonstrated skill in connecting and building rapport with prospective and current nontraditional students, faculty, and external stakeholders.
  • Ability to create and use spreadsheets, projections, and budgets.
  • Bilingual (Spanish).
  • Demonstrated sensitivity to students with diverse academic, socio-economic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds, including those with disabilities.
  • Understand how to work successfully as a team within all levels of the organization and know how to contribute to the mission of the college.

It is the intent of the basic job requirements, duties, and responsibilities that these minimum requirements should, therefore, be referred to as a guide for, rather than a limitation to the services required.

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The position will report to the Manager of Workforce and Continuing Education for job responsibilities and other College related activities as outlined in the Policies and Procedures Manual. Essential duties include but are not limited to the following:

  • Foster an environment that is student-focused and committed to excellence;
  • Grow enrollment of “nontraditional” students (e.g., people ages 24 through 64, people from underrepresented communities, people in poverty, people without employment, etc.) to meet the annual and strategic goals of the College;
  • Develop and implement initiatives designed to achieve nontraditional student enrollment, persistence, retention, and completion goals; including but not limited to market and target audience identification, communication workflows, and outreach efforts through site visits, events, and other promotional opportunities;
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of education programs and pathways, tuition funding sources, and employment opportunities and regularly distribute such knowledge to prospective and current students in a timely manner;
  • Create and use dashboards as tools to assist with the predictability of nontraditional student enrollment, including nontraditional student enrollments, retention, and outcomes;
  • Work closely with Community Services, Adult Education and Literacy, the Office of Student Success and Inclusion, the Office of Enrollment Services, the Office of Financial Aid, the Office of Student Life, Academic Administrators, and other College units on the admitted student acclimation/orientation process and student orientation;
  • Serve as a member of a team in Community Services to develop and implement a referral and follow-up/case management system for tracking students’ progress through workforce education programs and pathways;
  • Identify and maintain relationships with potential employer partners to elevate recruiting, training, and program completion;
  • Manage the nontraditional prospect and student experience with appropriate cultural sensitivity. Advise prospective nontraditional students, and provide exceptional service throughout the recruitment funnel;
  • Serve on the College’s enrollment management team, and contribute to the development and implementation of marketing and messaging strategies and tactics;
  • Anticipate problems and provide solutions to complex issues related to the day-to-day operations; and
  • Review and recommend annual operating budget for program.

CONTRACT & SALARY:
Annual salary of $30,000 – $33,000, in addition to excellent employee benefits. Proof of identity and eligibility to work in the United States must be verified for the successful candidate.

SCHEDULE:
A letter of interest, completed application form, a resume, and college transcripts are required for an applicant to be considered. Screening of qualified applicants will begin and continue until the position is filled. This is a security sensitive position and an appropriate background investigation will be made on applicants being strongly considered for the position. Please download and save the application to your computer before completing. The application may be downloaded via our website at http://www.angelina.edu/hr-jobs/ or application forms may be requested from Human Resources. Please submit the complete application packet to: Human Resources, Angelina College, P.O. Box 1768, Lufkin TX 75902-1768, fax to 936-633-3230 or e-mail to ewalker@angelina.edu.

Angelina College is a great place to work and Lufkin is a great place to live! From the arts to the outdoors, Lufkin offers a wide variety of entertainment activities. We have many parks and our residents enjoy spending time walking and biking on the beautiful Azalea Trail. Golfers have a choice of four different courses. Lake Sam Rayburn provides opportunities for fishing and boating. Families often enjoy spending a day at Ellen Trout Zoo. For those who prefer shopping and dining, Lufkin has a wide variety of shops and restaurants offering everything from antiques to clothing and home-style cooking to fine dining. Our downtown area offers quaint boutiques and is the scene of many community events. Spending a day at a museum doesn’t require a long drive to the big city. Lufkin is home to the Museum of East Texas, the Texas Forestry Museum, and the Naranjo Natural History Museum. The arts come alive with organizations like Angelina Arts Alliance, which hosts the performing arts from around the world.

With all that it offers in recreation and entertainment, Lufkin really is a great place to live.

Angelina College is a comprehensive community college of 5,200 students located in Lufkin, Angelina County, Texas, and serving twelve counties of East Texas. Lufkin is a city of 38,000 people, situated about 120 miles northeast of Houston, 112 miles southwest of Shreveport, Louisiana, and 165 miles southeast of Dallas.

Angelina College reserves the right to extend search or not offer position advertised.

ANGELINA COLLEGE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER COMMITTED TO DIVERSITY