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College Outreach & Recruitment Coordinator

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Work type: Part-time
Location: Richland - Garland WorkForce
Categories: Staff

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Salary Level

Hourly Rate (Part-Time)
$25.48 per hour

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Position Summary
Develops, coordinates and implements community outreach/relations programs based on the objectives and goals prescribed by the department director as it relates to community outreach efforts for the college. Responsible for the development of outreach community programs with the intent of community involvement and cultivation as well as community awareness of programs and services of the college.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Knowledge of program and services throughout the DCCCD and the community. Experience overseeing recruitment and outreach programming in a higher education environment. Understanding of the needs of high schools, colleges and the communities served. Knowledge of district policies and procedures. Exceptional critical reasoning skills, analytical and problem-solving skills and attention to detail required. Must have the ability to handle confidential information. Ability to  work with flexibility on several tasks simultaneously in a fast-paced environment and to meet various concurrent deadlines. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationship with a variety of individuals. Ability to  interact with a diverse student population, faculty, staff and the public. Ability to analyze complex situations accurately and adopt effective courses of action. Ability to make independent judgments and to act on decisions professionally. Ability to prioritize and organize assigned responsibilities to meet goals of the organization. Requires advanced skills in word processing and spreadsheet applications and ability to adapt to new software technology. Requires proven writing skills, the ability to coordinate and/or perform multiple tasks simultaneously, meet tight deadlines and communicate effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds. Strong customer service skills.

Physical Requirements
Normal physical job functions performed within a standard office environment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to individuals with physical challenges to perform the essential duties and responsibilities. Work requires ability to lift and carry moderately heavy materials weighing up to 20 pounds.

Minimum Knowledge and Experience
Associate degree plus three (3) years of experience in an educational environment or student services area. Official transcripts will be required. Valid driver’s license and the ability to travel as required to a variety of locations.  ***Will be subject to a criminal background check and fingerprint check.***

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Develops implements and coordinates strategic initiatives for community outreach activities and programs, evaluates the needs of the general public and community groups. Prepares and coordinates internal and external marketing efforts to include planning and preparing public information campaigns and delivering speeches and presentations for public education programs. Establishes contact with community agencies and organizations to promote DCCCD credit and noncredit programs and serve educational needs of identified populations. Coordinates activities and tasks of staff involved in projects and tasks as assigned. May coordinate and market the Emeritus academic program for the college. May attend meetings, workshops, conferences and seminars; serves on committees. Identifies, develops and maintains liaisons with faculty, staff, other college locations  and serves as the college representative when working with local schools and surrounding communities involved in programs to help high school students become college bound and work closely with District Community Development Office in support of outreach programs. Develops and maintains record-keeping systems and oversees grant record maintenance; ensures completion of mandated reports follow all grant, legal, licensing and certification requirements. Handles confidential materials and issues; prepares and types related correspondence, reports and letters; maintains related files. May develop presentations in area of specialization, advice students, and complete special projects as needed/assigned. Hires, trains, and evaluates assigned staff. Must complete required DCCCD Professional Development training hours per academic year. Must have excellent communication skills and the ability to interact with diverse internal/external stakeholders and constituents within the DCCCD community network. Performs other duties as assigned.

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position.  Incumbents may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Position requires regular and predictable attendance.

This position requires flexible hours, including weekend and evening shifts.

Experience in recruiting, marketing and supervising preferred.

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