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Recruiter / Outreach Specialist - CAMP

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

It is strongly recommended that you print a copy of these instructions and the position posting before you begin to complete the online application, as the instructions will not be viewable once you begin the application process. 1. Attach a detailed cover letter in which you explain how you meet each of the required qualifications [and preferred qualifications, if applicable]. It is preferred that you provide that information in a bulleted list or within a table within your cover letter. Additionally, carefully review the detailed job description available on our website; summarize your prior work experience that matches the key position responsibilities. 2. Attach a chronological resume including work experience, education, and applicable certifications or special training. 3. Please attach a list of at least 3 professional references to include the names, addresses, email address, phone numbers, and indicate how you know the reference.

Posting Details

Posting Details

Position Title Recruiter / Outreach Specialist - CAMP
Posting Number 2017070EP

Position Information

Classification Title Retention & Advising Specialist
Working Title Recruiter / Outreach Specialist - CAMP
Classification Code 1385
RCW Exemption Criteria 13 - Counseling of Students
EWU Position Number E99760
CUPA Code No Match
FLSA Non-Exempt
Bargaining Unit PSE
% Full Time 100%
Salary / Wage Range PS - 105
Salary Information

DOE/DOQ

Anticipated Start Date 2/1/18
Term of Appointment 11 months per year
Location Cheney
County Spokane
Project Description

CAMP grant

Project Duration Renewed every 5 years
Background Check Yes - Both
Responsible HR User Lori Livingstone
Responsible HR User Email address llivingstone@ewu.edu (inquiries only)

Posting Text

Job Summary

Eastern Washington University invites applications for an Outreach and Retention Specialist in the College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP).

CAMP is a federally funded program designed to support students from migrant and seasonal farm worker backgrounds during their first year of college. The program provides students with financial assistance and support services, with the goal of preparing them to continue their education at a four year-college or university.

Under general direction, this position is responsible for developing and implementing the student recruitment plan for the CAMP. In this capacity, this position will be making recruitment visits, and monitoring admissions and helping make CAMP student selections; assisting potential CAMP students and their families with college and financial aid applications; developing/maintaining relationships with migrant student providers, school districts, and community organizations; assisting with retention support services in various areas including enrollment, financial aid, college orientation; providing student advocacy; assisting in coordinating educational/cultural activities; training and supervising a graduate to help in outreach, filing; and other duties related to the CAMP program.

In the course of performing the position’s duties, this position will have extensive involvement with students, staff and the public in carrying out program activities, and will coordinate, schedule and monitor program activities to determine consistency with program goals. Position reports directly to the Director of the CAMP.

About Eastern Washington University

Eastern is a regional, comprehensive university located in Cheney, 20 minutes from downtown Spokane. In addition to Eastern’s Cheney campus, we also offer our Riverpoint campus in Spokane, plus additional teaching/learning centers located in other cities throughout Washington State. Enrollment has reached over 12,000 students. The Cheney-Spokane area is the heart of the Inland Northwest, with excellent restaurants, theater, shopping, skiing, hiking, lakes, a choice of living in a medium-sized city or a small town, and high quality schools and housing.

Diversity Statement

Eastern Washington University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Eastern Washington University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.

Conditions of Employment

This position, during the course of university employment will be involved in the receipt of, or accountability for, university funds or other items of value; as well as the unsupervised access with the developmentally disabled, vulnerable adults or children under the age of 16. Successful applicant will be required to pass a background check for continued employment.

Extensive travel within Washington State, Oregon, and Idaho will be required, primarily during the fall and spring. Travel at other times of year may also be required to fulfill job responsibilities. Trips will include same-day trips, overnight, and multi-day trips. As a result, the following are all requirements for the job:

  1. Candidate hired for the position must have a valid driver’s license, proof of insurance, and clear driving record (no restrictions, no DUI or other convictions).
  2. Consistent access to a personal vehicle; note: use of a personal vehicle is reimbursed in accordance with rates as specified within university policy.
  3. Flexibility to travel as needed to fulfill job responsibilities, and as specified by supervisor.

Position works 11 months each year. Unpaid time off equal to one month will be scheduled by supervisor at times throughout the year to coincide with times where the position’s services are not needed.

Physical Demands

Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds, such as boxes of recruitment materials.

Pre-Placement Physical No
Hearing Test No
Medical Monitoring Post Hire No
Protective Equipment

None anticipated

Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in education, counseling, or other related field
  • Prior work experience in admissions, financial aid, or another area of student services, familiarity or work experience with migrant students.
  • Prior experience working with and providing student support services.
  • Strong communication and organizational skills and must be bilingual/bicultural in English/Spanish.
  • Meet travel requirements associated with student recruitment (see Conditions of Employment).
  • Experience in managing files
  • Candidates must demonstrate ability, interest or experience in promoting cultural competency, universal accessibility and/or diversity.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience in an educational or social service environment
  • Experience with student recruitment and outreach as part of a grant funded program
Other Skills and Abilities

Ability to be accountable for reaching goals defined by supervisor

Work Schedule Type Regular
Work Schedule

Monday – Friday; 8am-5pm. Travel for recruiting as well as some night and weekends will be required.

Posting Date 01/01/2018
Open Until Further Notice Yes
Closing Date
Screening to Begin 1/16/2018
Special Instructions to Applicants

It is strongly recommended that you print a copy of these instructions and the position posting before you begin to complete the online application, as the instructions will not be viewable once you begin the application process.

1. Attach a detailed cover letter in which you explain how you meet each of the required qualifications [and preferred qualifications, if applicable]. It is preferred that you provide that information in a bulleted list or within a table within your cover letter.

Additionally, carefully review the detailed job description available on our website; summarize your prior work experience that matches the key position responsibilities.

2. Attach a chronological resume including work experience, education, and applicable certifications or special training.

3. Please attach a list of at least 3 professional references to include the names, addresses, email address, phone numbers, and indicate how you know the reference.

Application Types Accepted Application

Job Duties

% of Time 93
Responsibility / Duty

Recruitment & Outreach:
• Develop and execute CAMP’s recruitment and outreach services.
• Make recruitment visits, monitor admissions, correspond with admitted Migrant students.
• Conduct recruitment visits to high schools, community colleges and other sources and maintain cooperative relationships with high school counselors and community based organizations and agencies.
• Maintain contact with prospective students, parents, guardians, school personnel, etc.; refer prospective students to student services (advising, admissions, etc.) as appropriate.
• Develop and maintain a CAMP student recruitment data and tracking system and participate in feedback delivery.
• Provide information and advice prospective students on processes and policies relating to application, admissions, financial aid, and academic policies; monitor admissions and financial aid process for ethnic students; identify issues; take steps or make referrals to resolve.
• Develop and maintain relationships with migrant student providers, school districts, and community organizations and participate in community events and ongoing communication with these entities.
• Assist in developing and delivering CAMP Connections, Commitment Day, Orientation, and Student Leadership Development Retreat.
• Create and disseminate marketing materials-brochures, advertisement, and recruitment literature.
• Conduct on campus visits.
• Facilitate presentations on behalf of EWU’s CAMP in migrant communities, and/or sponsored events.

Essential Function Indicator Yes
% of Time 5
Responsibility / Duty

Migrant Student Day Conference:
• Coordinate developing, run, facilitating the Migrant Student Day Conference.
• Develop and maintain relationships with conference participants and attendees.
• Conduct a conference evaluation.

Essential Function Indicator Yes
% of Time 2
Responsibility / Duty

Other:
• Provide college going information and advice students and their families.
• Assist in coordinating educational and cultural activities benefiting CAMP students.
• Perform other duties as assigned by the Director.

Essential Function Indicator Yes

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. List of Professional References
Optional Documents
  1. DD214 Form