American Indian Student Recruitment Coordinator

South Dakota State University  |  Brookings, SD

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Job Overview

Posted 6 days ago Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

American Indian Student Recruitment Coordinator

Job Type: Multicultural/Diversity/ALANA Services
Location: Brookings, SD
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Public, 4-year
Institution Size: < 11,000 Students
Employer ID: 29779
Application Deadline: 07/08/2019

Benefits

Additional Compensation:
Commensurate with qualifications.
Housing for Position:
None provided
Benefits
Additional Compensation:
Commensurate with qualifications.
Housing for Position:
None provided
Qualifications
Education:
Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
Higher Education, Other
Experience:
0-1 Year

Qualifications
Education:
Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
Higher Education, Other
Experience:
0-1 Year

Position Description

South Dakota State University seeks a American Indian Student Recruitment Coordinator to meet the recruitment and enrollment goals of the Wokini Initiative. This position will report to the Director of the American Indian Student Center but will work closely with the SDSU Office of Admissions to receive training specific to student recruitment.  The American Indian Student Recruitment Coordinator will assist in meeting the University Wokini Initiative goals to establish relationships with the tribal education entities and develop pre-college programming to create an SDSU pipeline and promote success in higher education.  The department actively seeks to increase social and intellectual diversity among its faculty and staff.  Women, veterans, minorities, and people with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply.  For a complete listing of the minimum and preferred qualifications, the application deadline, contact information for questions on position, and to apply, visit https://YourFuture.sdbor.edu, search for the position, and follow the electronic application process.  For questions on the electronic employment process, contact SDSU Human Resources at (605) 688-4128.  Learn more about Brookings by visiting https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IT8OnH5eIgQ&feature=youtu.be.

SDSU is an AA/EO employer.


Job Requirements

Establish relationships with leaders in tribal education (K-12 and post-secondary) and tribal communities.
Partner with SDSU Admissions Office to professionally represent SDSU at college fairs, high school visits, and other off-campus programs. 
Meet with prospective students and families that visit the SDSU campus.
Successfully manage assigned territories to meet engagement and enrollment goals of the university.
Establish an effective communication program with students and their parents and partners from an assigned territory including telephone, written communication, email, and social media. 
Determine admission status of freshman students. 
Respond to phone calls for information. 
Tele-counsel with prospective students about admission processes. 
Develop pre-college programs designed to promote success in higher education.
Participate in Professional Service as assigned. 

Application Information

SDSU accepts applications through an on-line employment site. To apply, search by the position title, view the job announcement, and click on “apply for this job.” The system will guide you through the electronic application form. The employment site will also require the attachment of a cover letter, which should specifically address how the candidate meets the qualifications as outlined in the advertisement, resume, and a reference page with the contact information for three professional references. Email applications will not be accepted. Please contact SDSU Human Resources at (605) 688-4128 if you require assistance with this process. Any offer of employment is contingent on the university’s verification of credentials and other information required by law and/or university policies, including but not limited to, a criminal background check. South Dakota State University is a tobacco free environment.

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