Assistant Director of Admissions for Hispanic/Latino Recruitment

Ball State University

Muncie, IN

ID: 7107425
Posted: August 5, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Position Function
This position serves to support the recruitment of diverse student populations, specifically Hispanic/Latino students, for Ball State University. This position will manage a territory where they will be responsible for outreach to high schools and community colleges, attend college fairs, and communicate and counsel prospective and admitted students and parents. This role will also have a responsibility to participate in on-campus and off-campus events hosted by the University and will be encouraged to build and foster relationships within the Hispanic/Latino community and community-based organizations that serve this population.
Minimum Education
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution by time of appointment.
Minimum Experience
At least one year of relevant educational or outreach work experience.
Minimum Other
Bi-lingual, Spanish fluency; demonstrated and strong commitment to diversity; strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills (written and oral) with a customer service orientation; ability to speak before large groups or audiences; comfort and experience with computer technology; ability to load and transport admissions materials, displays, and other equipment; possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and be insurable under the university’s auto fleet policy.
Authorization to work in the US Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.
Preferred Education
Master’s degree in student affairs, education, communication, or related field.
Preferred Experience
Additional years of related experience.
Preferred Other
Experience working with Hispanic/Latino students and organizations; higher education/recruitment experience or experience working with students in a high school setting; working at or in partnership with community-based organizations. Experience working with and presenting to a diverse student constituency.
Pre-Employment Screening Requires successful completion of a Drivers License check
Position Title(s) Supervised
Required Certifications
EEO Statement
Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.
About Ball State University
Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight academic colleges that offer 120 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation. We engage students in educational, research, and creative endeavors that empower our graduates to have fulfilling careers and meaningful lives enriched by lifelong learning and service, while we enhance the economic, environmental, and social vitality of our community, our state, and our world.
Department Undergraduate Admissions:155140
Department Information
Department Email or Phone Number [email protected]
Duties & Responsibilities
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Job Duty
Manage recruitment territory; extensive travel for approximately ten to twelve weeks; possess working knowledge and familiarity of high schools and guidance counselors in assigned market area to include visit policy, enrollment history (into Ball State), and academic profile of each high school; provide support with targeted recruitment visits to feeder high schools, spring visits to attract high school juniors, by: making decisions with the Associate Director of Undergraduate Admissions regarding which schools to visit, making decisions independently regarding timing and scheduling of visits, performing appropriate follow-up, cultivating non-productive high schools, maintaining positive relationships with guidance professionals, and assessing market culture to meet enrollment goals.