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University of Texas Rio Grande Valley OUTREACH REPRESENTATIVE I in Edinburg, Texas

Position Information

Posting NumberSRGV4234


Number of Vacancies1

LocationEdinburg, Texas

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.

Supervision Received

From Director or assigned supervisor.

Supervision Given

May supervise assigned support staff.

Required Education

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited University.

Preferred Education



Valid Texas driver’s license required (Class C) or ability to obtain within six (6) weeks of hire.

Required Experience


Preferred Experience

One (1) year of experience counseling students in admissions, financial aid, or a relatedarea.


Laptop computer and related presentation equipment.

Working Conditions

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.

Physical Capabilities

Employment CategoryFull-Time

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

EEO Statement

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

Dear Applicant,

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 for detailed contact information.

Additional 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.

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Posting Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  • *Are you a current UTRGV employee?

  • Yes

  • No

  • *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

  • 1 year

  • 2 years

  • 3 years

  • 4 years

  • 5 years

  • 6 years

  • 7 years

  • 8 years

  • 9 years

  • 10 years

  • Over 10 years

  • *Do you meet the minimum requirements for this position?

  • Yes

  • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Resume

Optional Documents

  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application

  • Curriculum Vitae

  • Unofficial Transcripts

  • Reference Letter 1

  • Reference Letter 2

  • Reference Letter 3

  • Certifications and Licenses

  • Training Certificates

  • Other Document

  • List of 3 References

  • Unofficial Transcripts 2

  • Unofficial Transcripts 3

  • Letter of Interest

  • Unofficial Graduate Transcripts

  • Additional Document