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COORDINATOR-STUDENT OUTREACH-COGDELL

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title COORDINATOR-STUDENT OUTREACH-COGDELL
Position Status Full Time
Classification Title Coordinator-12 m
Work Location Cogdell-201 W. Florida, Midland, TX
Job Summary

Under the leadership of the Director of the Welcome Center and Outreach, designs, develops and implements strategic and engaging outreach programs focused on potential students and working with them to convert from inquiry or prospect to applicant. Offices at the Cogdell Learning Center and coordinates the Bill Pace Cogdell Scholarship.

Required Qualifications

Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to the College’s mission and the needs of students, and a passion for helping students realize their educational goals

Demonstrated ability to use appropriate technology in the outreach and recruitment process

Bachelor’s degree

Minimum two years of closely related experience

Detail-oriented and organized

Strong interpersonal communication competence both written and oral

Demonstrated ability to manage time effectively with multiple priorities

Ability to work evenings and weekends as business needs dictate

Excellent record-keeping skills

Ability to take feedback from manager through coaching sessions then generate positive results

Exemplary computer proficiency including email, internet, and Microsoft Office

Strong public relations skills; demonstrated interpersonal skills and collaborative mindset

Energetic and enthusiastic

Customer-service oriented

Bilingual in English and Spanish

Minimum of one year experience assisting low income, underrepresented and disadvantaged individuals

Ability to handle fast-paced work environment with interruptions and detail-oriented tasks

Must possess a valid Texas Driver License, good driving record, and be insurable on Midland College’s insurance policy

Preferred Qualifications

Experience using Salesforce or other customer tracking software program

General knowledge of the federal financial aid process, the Midland College application process, the academic and career/technical programs offered by the College, and student services

Previous experience in outreach and recruitment

Previous experience in a higher education setting

Essential Functions

Schedule visits to high schools monthly for graduating senior outreach

Work with Director to develop strategic outreach and follow-up plans (that reflect strategic objectives of the College’s Mission and Strategic Plan

Develop a schedule and online calendar for tours (coordinated, including special interest)

Order recruiting materials, giveaways

Attend events and implement outreach

Fully utilize JRM

Participate in TACRAO

Work with dual credit navigator to arrange for updated high school senior applications in Apply TX

Contact and welcome prospective students to begin relationship that leads to student submitting MC admissions application

Provide guidance and support through the application process assisting students as needed with submission of the Apply TX application

Follow communication plan to maintain student momentum, providing timely responses to emails and phone calls

Maintain a demeanor of service, professionalism, and positivity at all times

Strive to meet recruitment goals and target number of applications submitted

Focus on daily metrics for call volume and contacts

Cultivate connections with students to keep them engaged in the process

Practice the coaching model to engage students in their educational pursuit

Implement an effective student-centered strategy for outreach and recruitment as part of a comprehensive outreach and recruitment plan

Participate and contribute to a creative, dynamic, and productive team culture that delivers excellent customer service and personal attention to students and parents

Develop and conduct programs and workshops to assist students and parents with the Apply TX application process and
explain the next steps

Participate in professional development appropriate to the functions of the position and professional interests.

Support the mission, vision, and values of the College and attend College events and meetings

Develop and demonstrate competence in these areas:

Apply Texas application, student engagement, interpersonal skills, and knowledge of all MC programs and offerings (general brochure plus campus buildings academics, CE)

Develop, implement and evaluate prospect conversion strategies

Establish and maintain relationships with area school districts, fostering strong relationships between the college and area high school counselors

Coordinate activities of the Bill Pace Cogdell Scholarship application and awarding process; provide pre-advising to scholarship awardees; monitor awardees’ academic progress at Midland College and UTPB; serve as liaison with UTPB for students; offer, conduct and track student development activities and volunteer service
opportunities

Other duties as assigned

Physical Demands

Ability to stand or sit for long periods of time

Ability to lift or move up to 25 pounds

Ability to work extended hours as needed

Use of manual dexterity

Heavy computer usage

College setting

General office setting

Duties indoors and some outdoors

Attendance at Midland College or community events will be required

Travel for training, meetings, and events both in and out of town may be required

Min Salary 2935.00 per month
Max Salary 3041.67 per month
Pay Statement Salary is commensurate with educational qualifications and experience.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number P00167S2016
Open Date
Position Available Immediately
Special Instructions to Applicants

All documents must be electronically submitted through the Midland College Online Employment Services website to be considered. Incomplete or improperly submitted applications may be excluded from consideration. Documents that must be submitted online: Completed online application, resume, transcripts, three letters of reference, and a statement addressing responsibilities, qualifications and how the candidate meets the desired characteristics. Unofficial transcripts will be accepted with application. NOTE: Official transcripts sent directly from the institution(s) attended to Midland College Human Resources are required within 30 days of hire. If a specified closing date is not listed on the posting, there is a required minimum posting period of five business days. All Midland College positions are security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information. An employment offer is contingent on completion of a satisfactory criminal background investigation.

EEO Statement

Equal opportunity shall be provided to all applicants for employment and employees, without regard to their race, color, creed or religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, or other factors which cannot be lawfully the basis for a personnel decision.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is the highest level of education completed?
    • None
    • High School or Equivalent
    • Associates Degree or equivalent (60 college credit hours)
    • Bachelor's Degree or higher
  2. * How will your previous employer rate your organizational skills and ability to multi-task?
    • No Experience
    • Below Average
    • Average
    • Above Average
    • Superior
  3. * How many years of experience do you have dealing with the public and/or customer service?
    • No Experience
    • 1yr.
    • 2-3yrs.
    • 4+yrs.
  4. * Rate your experience with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.):
    • No Experience
    • Below Average
    • Average
    • Above Average
    • Superior
  5. * Are you available to work in the evening (6 pm to 10 pm)?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Please rate your ability to speak Spanish:
    • None
    • Limited
    • Average
    • Above Average
    • Superior
  7. * How many years of experience do you have assisting low income, underrepresented and disadvantaged individuals?
    • None
    • 1-2 yrs.
    • 3-4 yrs.
    • 5-6 yrs.
    • 7+ yrs.
  8. * From the list below, please indicate how you first learned about this employment opportunity?
    • Newspaper
    • Television
    • MC Website
    • MC Human Resources Office
    • MC Employee
    • Social Media (Facebook, Twitter, etc.)
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Indeed.com
    • Monster.com
    • CommunityCollegeJobs.com
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • AllHigherEd.com
    • FacultyJobs.net
    • AcademicJobsToday.com
    • AdjunctProfessorJobs.com
    • Other

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Statement Addressing Responsibilities & Qualifications
  2. Letter of Recommendation 1
  3. Letter of Recommendation 2
  4. Letter of Recommendation 3