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Student Recruitment and Retention Specialist
Arizona State University
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Job Id# 29231
Duties and Responsibilities:
Under the supervision of the Program Director, this position will serve as the Student Recruitment and Retention Specialist for the ASU Chinese Language Flagship/ROTC Program: identify and develop relationships with students, teachers, administrators, staff, and students in educational settings involved with teaching and learning Chinese, locally and nationally (including K-12, community colleges, community organizations and businesses); conduct workshops and presentations for students and/or organizations providing information and guidance on the Chinese Language Flagship/ROTC program; follow-up on contacts with students and organizations through personal contact and correspondence and maintain appropriate files; counsel students regarding issues and problems related to participation in the Chinese Language Flagship/ROTC Program; refer to other sources as needed; assist in development of recruitment and promotional materials used in recruitment and outreach activities targeted at diverse student populations, such as letters, flyers, brochures, pamphlets, websites and other collateral materials; write and proofread content for recruitment materials; coordinate and organize recruitment and outreach events for prospective students; assist in coordinating retention activities for current students; assist students with admission process and additional projects as assigned; develop and maintain effective working relationships; communicate effectively in person, by telephone and/or email as appropriate for the situation; travel between university campuses, local schools, businesses and recruitment sites; travel, on occasions, to out-of-state recruitment activities.
DAYS AND SCHEDULE:
Monday-Friday 8:00AM-5:00PM (Occasional nights and weekends)
Skills / Requirements
Bachelor's degree in Social Sciences, Education or related field AND one year of recruitment/retention, admissions or related experience; OR, five years of recruitment/retention, admissions or related experience; OR, any equivalent combination of education and/or experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved. Possession of a current Arizona Type D drivers license is required upon employment.
Evidence of: a Bachelor's degree in foreign languages and cultures, education, student development, counseling, business, marketing; effective verbal and written communication skills. Experience in: studying and/or living abroad; familiarity with ROTC programs; working in a higher education environment; team collaboration; Excel; databases such as Access and ASU Data Warehouse; data analysis (e.g., SPSS).
Department Statement/Gen Info:
The ASU Chinese Language Flagship ROTC Pilot Program offers ROTC students who are Mandarin language learners an intensive curriculum to develop superior language skills while at the same time fulfilling requirements for the ROTC program.
Background Check Statement:
ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications.
Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 70,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.
Arizona State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
September 4, 2012
Instructions to Apply:
Application deadline is 11:59pm Arizona time on the day indicated.
REQUESTED MATERIAL MUST BE IN ONE ATTACHMENT.
Complete the required information and attach a single Word or PDF document, which includes:
1. Cover letter
3. Three professional references (names, addresses and phone numbers)
Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position.
Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.
Only electronic applications are accepted for this position. If you need assistance applying for this job, please contact our customer service center at 855-278-5081.
ASU does not pay candidates for travel expenses associated with interviewing, unless otherwise indicated by the department at the time of call for interview.
To apply please go to ww.asu.edu/asujobs/ click "Staff" see job id# 29231