University of Texas Rio Grande Valley OUTREACH REPRESENTATIVE I in Edinburg, Texas
Working TitleOUTREACH REPRESENTATIVE I
Number of Vacancies1
DepartmentCollege Access Outreach Programs
Scope of Job
To provide professional knowledge, advise, and counseling skills regarding the institutional admissions and recruitment process. Responsible for counseling prospective students, parents, educational administrators and other interested persons regarding admissions requirements, policies and procedures.
Description of Duties
• Travels frequently to high schools, colleges and other learning institutions to publicize and explain the University’s admission and financial aid process to students and parents.• Assists and tracks student progress throughout admissions process.• Organizes and conducts receptions and special programs for prospective students and their parents.• Creates and delivers presentations on admissions and financial aid requirements to high school students, paraprofessionals, counselors, administrators and parents.• Creates and maintains a network with high school and community college counselors.• Replies to all forms of correspondence, phone calls, from prospective students, parents and high school contacts.• Interprets and maintains knowledge of current federal, state, and institutional policies and procedures pertaining to admission and financial aid.• Plans and prepares all documents needed for travel accommodation and reimbursement.• Completes weekly and monthly reports on recruitment efforts for supervisor.• Assists with campus tours and new student orientations.• May perform other duties as assigned.
From Director or assigned supervisor.
May supervise assigned support staff.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited University.
Valid Texas driver’s license required (Class C) or ability to obtain within six (6) weeks of hire.
One (1) year of experience counseling students in admissions, financial aid, or a relatedarea.
Laptop computer and related presentation equipment.
Needs to be able to successfully perform all required duties. Usual office conditions. Must be able to move between buildings, stoop, bend, lift and reach to set up for workshops, seminars, and presentations. Must be able to travel to local sites for workshops, seminars, and presentations.
Must have excellent organizational and public speaking skills for workshops, seminars, and presentations. Constant evening and /or weekend work and travel may be required.
Minimum SalaryCommensurate with Experience
Posted SalaryCommensurate with Experience
Position Available Date11/18/2019
Grant Funded PositionYes
If Yes, Provide Grant Expiration Date06/30/2024
Posting Detail Information
UTRGVis an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that strives to hire without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status.UTRGVtakes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Human Resources will not be held responsible for redacting any confidential information from the documents you attach with your application. The confidential information includes the following:
Date of BirthGender*Ethnicity/Race
Please make sure that you omit this information prior to submission. We are advising that Human Resources will be forwarding your application to the department as per your submission. The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley reserves the right to discontinue accepting applications prior to the stated close date of this position, after meeting the posting requirement of three (3) calendar days.
If you have any questions, please visit our Careers site at https://careers.utrgv.edu for detailed contact information.
UTRGVis a distributed location institution and working location is subject to change based on need.
AllUTRGVemployees are required to have a criminal background check (CBC). Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Substitutions to the above requirements must have prior approval from the Chief Human Resources Officer.
Posting Supplemental Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
*Are you a current UTRGV employee?
*Are you now, or previously, employed by The University of Texas System or any of its institutions?
Yes - I currently am employed by the UT System or its institutions
Yes - I have previously been employed by the UT System or its institutions
No - I have never been employed by the UT System or its institutions
*Please select your highest level of completed education.
6th grade education
10th grade education
High School Diploma or GED
Associates Degree, Technical, or Trade School Degree/Certification or 60 Hours of College Hours
Bachelors Degree from an accredited university
Masters Degree from an accredited university
Ph. D. or other terminal degree from an accredited university
None of the above
*Please provide the field of study for your education:
(Open Ended Question)
*Please indicate the number of years of full time work experience you have directly related to the position in which you are applying for:
Less than 1 year
Over 10 years
*Do you meet the minimum requirements for this position?
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Letter of Interest
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