Pay Range: $17.56 per hour or higher depending on experience and education
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Position Summary: The UI CAMP Recruitment Specialist is a temporary appointment through June 2020, contingent upon federal funding. Reporting to the Director of CAMP, this position will be based out of the University of Idaho's Moscow campus and will assist in the planning, coordination and implementation of a recruitment plan, with targeted strategies and marketing programs for students from seasonal/migrant farmworking backgrounds who are interested in the University of Idaho CAMP. This position is responsible for independently designing and executing a regional recruitment plan for presentations in English and Spanish in southern Idaho, central Washington, and southeast Oregon. The Recruitment Specialist will provide student support service by assisting with application processes, by evaluating eligibility for CAMP, admissions criterion, and financial aid; and assessing eligibility according to federal regulations. Some of the major duties include: recruitment of 35 students from seasonal/migrant farm work backgrounds from program target areas; developing, organizing and maintaining recruitment programs for students and their families; providing services in English and Spanish in financial aid; college admissions; maintain records on service delivery for reporting to the U.S. Department of Education.
Education: Bachelors degree
Bilingual in Spanish: Must be able to speak, read, and write in the Spanish language.
Experience in: working cooperatively as part of a team with a variety of people, promoting activities using skills such as writing, advertising, and design; serving as liaison with other departments; explaining and implementing policies and procedures.
Experience in and knowledge of: student centered/customer service; techniques and procedures used in program development; developing, reporting and evaluating programs; understanding structure and chain of responsibilities; record keeping systems; public relations and marketing principles.
Experience in: compiling and analyzing information; identifying and defining problems/alternatives and developing recommendations; presenting information clearly and concisely; planning, organizing, and implementing workshops, programs, and conferences; experience speaking publicly to small and large groups; computer skills and Microsoft office programs.
Bachelors or Masters degree in social sciences, human services, adult education, counseling, or closely related field.
Ability to: operate independently, exercising independent judgment and discretion with little or no guidance; display strong organizational skills; communicate effectively, both in writing and orally, with individuals and large groups; quickly gain familiarity with university policies, procedures, and programs.
Experience with federal and state regulations and requirements regarding administration of grants.
Knowledge of financial aid, college admissions, career and life skills development.
Experience working with migrant/seasonal farmworking populations.
Physical Requirements & Working Conditions: Valid drivers license. Willingness to travel for several weeks in the fall and in the spring and to work selected evenings and weekends.
Posting Number: SP002245P
Posting Date: 06/20/2019
Open Until Filled: Yes
Special Instructions: To be considered your Letter of Qualification must address each of the minimum qualifications. Additionally, please provide information in support of your application regarding the preferred qualifications as relevant.The next consideration date for this position will be July 24, 2019.
Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates may be required to pass a criminal background check.
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