Coordinator College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) Outreach and Recruitment
Western Michigan University
July 4, 2018
Major Duties: General summary: Manages and oversees recruitment and outreach activities for the College Assistance Migrant Program, serving as its liaison with students, parents and other interested parties. - Develops and implements marketing strategies to recruit migrant and seasonal farmworker students to the University.- Advises students and parents and provides them with information regarding academic programs and the University in general.- Oversees the admissions process from inquiry to enrollment. Implements admissions policies and procedures.- Participates on a team that reviews and evaluates applications and makes admission decisions for beginning students. Communicates with students, parents, high school counselors and other University staff regarding admissions decisions.- Oversees host parent component and coordinates advisory board meetings.- Maintains participant records and collects data necessary for all reports and evaluation.
Minimum Qualifications: - Bachelor's degree or higher in a related field from an accredited institution.- One year's relevant experience.- Bilingual in English and Spanish.- Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.- Strong organizational skills.- Valid driver's license.- Ability to travel during concentrated recruitment periods.- Ability to work irregular shifts and extended hours, including weekends and holidays.
Internal Number: 352_56533
About Western Michigan University
One of the top-100 public universities in the United States, Western Michigan University is committed to being learner centered, discovery driven and globally engaged. Founded in 1903, what was once Western Michigan College became Michigan's fourth public university in 1957. Since then, WMU has undergone dramatic growth in size and stature. Today, the University offers more than 240 academic programs to students pursuing degrees through the doctoral level. More than 20 percent of its 25,000 students are enrolled in graduate course work, studying in disciplines ranging from atomic physics and graph theory to medieval literature and blind rehabilitation. Of 101 graduate offerings available, 30 lead to a doctoral degree.