Admissions Recruiter (Bay Area, SoCal, Central Valley & Arcata)
Cal Poly Humboldt
Location: Arcata, California
Internal Number: 4144552
Admissions Recruiter (Bay Area, SoCal, Central Valley & Arcata)
Job no: 526020 Work type: Staff Location: Humboldt Categories: Unit 4 - APC - Academic Professionals of California, Probationary, Full Time, Student Services, On-site (work in-person at business location)
Admissions Recruiter (Bay Area, SoCal, Central Valley & Arcata)
Admissions Job #526020
First Review Date: Friday, May 12, 2023 Open Until Filled
At Cal Poly Humboldt, bold hearts and open minds shape the future.
Founded in 1913, Cal Poly Humboldt began as a small college for teachers. Today Humboldt has grown into a comprehensive university with rigorous science and liberal arts programs. Designated a polytechnic in 2022, Cal Poly Humboldt provides hands-on, impactful educational opportunities that lead to meaningful, measurable outcomes for the individual, for the state, and the world.
Cal Poly Humboldt is proud to have nearly 6,000 students of all backgrounds spread across 61 majors, 13 graduate programs, and 4 credential programs - all of whom contribute passion and creativity within their fields and set the stage for a future grounded in equity and sustainability. Hands-on learning, inspired teaching, ground-breaking research, and thought-provoking creative activity happen daily at Humboldt.
Cal Poly Humboldt is a Hispanic-Serving Institution that strives to foster an inclusive and equitable community to support our students of diverse backgrounds. We are committed to achieving the goals of equal opportunity and endeavors to employ faculty and staff of the highest quality committed to working in a multicultural and multiracial community that reflects the diversity of the state.
Finding a better future is a task for the bold and open, the down-to-earth and visionary. Cal Poly Humboldt strives to cultivate these qualities in leaders, innovators, and scholars in every field.
(Job #526020) Student Services Professional II, Admissions Recruiter (x3), Salary Range: $4,610 - $6,556 monthly.Hiring Range: $4,610 - $4,841 monthly. Appointments are typically made at the beginning of the salary range. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. This is a full-time, benefited, exempt, 12-month pay plan, permanent position with a one-year probationary period in Admissions. This position comes with a premium benefits package that includes outstanding vacation, medical, dental, and vision plans, life insurance, voluntary pre-tax health and dependent care reimbursement accounts, a fee waiver education program, membership in the California Public Employees Retirement System (PERS), and 14 paid holidays per year. Additional benefits information can be found at https://hraps.humboldt.edu/employee-benefits.
The regional Admissions Recruiter functions within a defined geographic market with responsibility for all aspects of the recruitment and admission of new entering students to Cal Poly Humboldt. Regional admissions recruiter roles are roles located in defined geographic markets. Markets include Arcata, Central Valley North, Central Valley South, San Diego/Imperial, Orange/Inland Empire, LA/Ventura, and the Bay Area. These positions spend the majority of their time traveling and working in the specified geography and are based in the markets they serve. Incumbents will use account management techniques to cultivate relationships with high schools, community colleges, and community-based organizations, and other appropriate organizations within the assigned area to develop and manage a funnel of prospective students and applicants. These positions require frequent travel throughout the market and occasional travel to other areas of California, out of state markets, and recurring trips to campus. The incumbent will assist prospective students and their families by proactively sharing information about Humboldt. The regional recruiter develops a comprehensive understanding of Humboldt's offerings; academic programs, student life, and the region in which Humboldt is located. The role conducts admissions appointments, presentations, and provides follow-up correspondence and individual counseling to prospective students and their families via in-person meetings, email, social media, telephone, etc. The position is responsible for evaluating applicant credentials including high school and college transcripts using CSU assessment methods. The regional admissions counselor participates in recruitment and special events (on and off campus) and may be assigned responsibility for one or more programs such as community-based partnership development, targeted recruitment to special populations, and other duties as assigned. This role also includes remote responsibility for recurring daily duties associated with management of the admissions office.
School Visits/Fairs, in-field representation with the primary focus on direct recruitment of students. Giving presentations, participating on panels, attending trade-style events.
Involves using approved and branded presentations, setting up displays and sharing materials that adhere to messaging and brand guidelines.
Direct outreach to prospective applicants using current tools and practices - phone, email, handwritten, and SMS. Direct outreach to applicants using current tools and practices - phone, email, handwritten, and SMS.
Direct outreach to guidance counselors and influencers using current tools and practices - phone, email, handwritten, and SMS.
Daily Duties, ready and able to assist students and families with inquiries and requests shared via telephone, email, and in-person. Requires telephony, internet access to admissions management resources and high levels of training to deliver expert and compelling service.
All activities for market-based admissions counselors are metriced.
Time each week is dedicated to reviewing and contributing to admissions office reporting. Each quarter counselors participate in business review processes and training.
Events, event conceptualization, development, set-up, participation, teardown, and follow-up.
Significant time each admissions cycle is spent evaluating applicants for admission within the CSU admissions framework and Humboldt-specific requirements. Evaluations are done electronically and require high levels of attention to detail and timeliness.
Other Duties as Assigned
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Associated with this Position Include:
Must have excellent writing and oral communication skills, demonstrate professional demeanor, and possess strong organization skills.
Ability to connect with prospective students and their families, educational counselors, and in-market partners in ways that build productive and lasting relationships is imperative.
The ability to present a comprehensive and complex portfolio of educational opportunities and the ability to illuminate and explain complex concepts associated with admission to the CSU and around concepts of affordability.
Demonstrated sensitivity to cross-cultural perspectives and experiences.
Interact in a caring manner with potential students, parents, high school and community colleges staff on a one-on-one basis and in group settings.
Must have the ability to rapidly gain a general knowledge of the overall operation, functions, and programs of Cal Poly Humboldt.
Must possess a valid CA driver's license and have a good driving record with the Department of Motor Vehicles.
Must be available to work outside of the regular business hours such as weekends and evenings. Ability to perform standard office duties.
Experience and proficiency with personal computers; Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; database software, Internet, and e-mail.
Willingness to learn and apply new software.
Possession of these knowledge and abilities is typically demonstrated through the equivalent of two years of professional experience in one of the student services program areas or in a related field; experience should give evidence of competence and indicate the potential for further growth. A master's degree in a job-related field may be substituted for one year of the professional experience.
Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university in one of the behavioral sciences, public or business administration or a job-related field. Additional specialized experience during which the applicant has acquired and successfully applied the knowledge and abilities shown above may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis.
A bachelor's degree or the equivalent to a bachelor's degree in a job- related field required.
Two years of relevant professional experience in a market management, sales, and/or a student services program or related field. A Master's degree may substitute for one year of experience.
Master's degree preferred.
Application Procedure: To apply, qualified candidates must electronically submit the following materials by clicking the Apply Now button:
Letter of Interest
Resume or Curriculum Vitae
Contact information for at least three professional references
Application Deadline: The deadline to submit application materials for first review is 11:55 p.m. on Friday, May 12, 2023.
Any inquiries about this recruitment can be directed to email@example.com or Cal Poly Humboldt's Human Resources Office at (707) 826-3626.
Cal Poly Humboldt sits on the traditional homelands of the Wiyot people in what is currently called Arcata, CA. The Wiyot people call the area Goudi'ni (over in the woods). Cal Poly Humboldt was the first campus in the California State University system to offer a stand-alone major in Native American Studies.
Cal Poly Humboldt is committed to enriching its educational environment and its culture through the diversity of its staff, faculty, and administration. Persons with interest and experience in helping organizations set and achieve goals relative to diversity and inclusion are especially encouraged to apply.
Working in the state of California is a condition of employment for this position. Even if part or all of an employee's assignment can be performed remotely, the employee must maintain a permanent residence in the state of California. The employee must be able to accept on-campus work assignment, as assigned, and come to campus when needed.
CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at https://calstate.policystat.com/policy/9779821/latest/ and questions may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cal Poly Humboldt hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. This position may be considered a 'Campus Security Authority', pursuant to the Clery Act, and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1107 a condition of employment.
CAL POLY HUMBOLDT IS NOT A SPONSORING AGENCY FOR STAFF OR MANAGEMENT POSITIONS (e.g. H1-B VISAS)
Evidence of required degree(s), certification(s), or license(s) is required prior to the appointment date. Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check, employment verification, and education verification) is required for employment. Cal Poly Humboldt will issue a contingent offer of employment to the selected candidate, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or if it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Certain positions may also require a credit check, motor vehicle report, and/or fingerprinting through Live Scan service. Failure to satisfactorily complete or adverse findings from a background check may affect the employment status of candidates or continued employment of current CSU employees who are being considered for the position.
This position is a 'designated position' in the California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. The successful candidate accepting this position is required to file Conflict of Interest forms subject to the regulations of the Fair Political Practices Commission.' In reference to the full disclosure letter, please refer to HR 2010-08.
Cal Poly Humboldt is committed to achieving the goals of equal opportunity and endeavors to employ faculty and staff of the highest quality reflecting the ethnic and cultural diversity of the state. Additional information about Cal Poly Humboldt can be found at www.humboldt.edu.
Cal Poly Humboldt is a Title IX/Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected status. Mandated Reporting: This position may be considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
Additionally, all CSU staff and faculty receive training annually on their obligations in responding to and reporting incidents of sexual harassment and sexual violence. You will be notified by email when you are required to take this mandated training.
Class Code: 3082 Publication Date: April 28, 2023
Advertised: 28 Apr 2023 Pacific Daylight Time Application Closes: Pacific Daylight Time
Cal Poly Humboldt is part of the 23-campus California State University system. We have a comprehensive arts and sciences curriculum, recognized nationally for its high academic quality. We are located 275 miles north of San Francisco in the town of Arcata, where approximately 5,800 students live and learn in one of the world's most beautiful places—near ancient redwood forests, mountains, and beaches. Humboldt County offers a range of businesses, services, and cultural activities/performances.