Stephen F. Austin State University Recruiting and Marketing Specialist (Arnold Center for Entrepreneurship) in Nacogdoches, Texas
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Job Title Recruiting and Marketing Specialist (Arnold Center for Entrepreneurship)
Full Time/Part Time Full Time
General Job Description
This is a professional position responsible for leading the recruitment of current and prospective students into the entrepreneurship program in the College of Business. Participates in entrepreneurship events, activities, and other Arnold Center for Entrepreneurship ( ACE ) offerings. Responsible for supporting ACE’s marketing and communications efforts, including but not limited to the creation, development and dissemination of informational materials pertaining to the ACE’s mission, programs, activities and events through a variety of social media platforms. Works under general supervision, with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Reports to the Director of the Arnold Center for Entrepreneurship.
Essential Job Functions
Plans and manages on- and off-campus recruiting events aimed at growing student enrollment in the entrepreneur program.
Attends various high school college fairs promoting ACE and the entrepreneurship program.
Counsels and advises current and prospective students, families, and the general public as it relates to university policies and procedures, the admissions process, entrepreneurship major and minor information, pre-college planning, career opportunities, etc.
Fosters public and personal relations between current and prospective students, their families, the university and ACE .
Assists in developing promotional and/or recruitment materials, including brochures, curriculum guides, and other related communication tools that conform to the identity standards established by the university.
Assists in creating visual and written content promoting the activities, events, programming, and mission of ACE .
Assists in the production and distribution of in-office printed materials.
Provides information to University Marketing Communications staff to be utilized in releases submitted to area media.
Serves as a contact for ACE , answering general questions and providing information to internal and/or external audiences related to ACE’s activities.
Assists in creating, maintaining and updating ACE’s website.
Assists in maintaining and growing ACE’s online presence through the use of new web techniques and websites, social media, and other networking platforms.
Compiles and analyzes regular and special reports related to area of responsibility. Informs the directors and makes appropriate changes based on data findings.
Assists with planning, implementing, and evaluating assigned programs.
Non-Essential Job Functions
Assists with summer orientation, advising, and registration.
May assist with planning, organizing, and facilitating ACE activities, events, and meetings.
May represent ACE on various university committees.
May act as receptionist.
Assists with a variety of special projects and programs, when assigned.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities or, using some other form of skills and abilities, be able to explain and demonstrate that the individual can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation.
Knowledge of, or the ability to learn, university policies and procedures.
Knowledge of entrepreneurship and innovation ideations.
Knowledge of content management systems and social media outlets.
Knowledge of student or applicant recruitment.
Skill in public speaking and delivering presentations to individuals and groups.
Skill in using computer applications including spreadsheet, database, presentation, and word processing software.
Ability to effectively market the programs and services of the department.
Ability to engage students and to create and enhance their connection to the institution and each other.
Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written form.
Ability to explain policies and procedures to students, staff, and the public.
Ability to maintain effective interpersonal relationships.
Ability to work with and maintain confidential information.
Ability to analyze, organize, and prioritize work while meeting multiple deadlines.
Ability to learn office- and university-specific software.
Ability to obtain a Texas driver’s license and SFA permit prior to employment.
Ability to work evenings, nights, and weekends as necessary.
Bachelor’s degree is required. Related experience may be substituted for required education on a basis set forth by the Department of Human Resources.
Required Experience and Training
One year of professional work experience is required. Experience with social media development, marketing, or content creation is required. Experience with recruiting or higher education admissions is required.
Experience with higher education recruitment is preferred. Program and event management experience is preferred. External marketing relations experience is preferred. Previous entrepreneurial activities are preferred.
Special Conditions for Eligibility
This is a security-sensitive position subject to criminal record check.
This is a safety-sensitive position subject to drug and alcohol testing.
This is an IT-sensitive position subject to the Computer and Network Security policy.
Min Pay Rate
Mid Pay Rate
Salary Information Salary Grade - 14
Specific Job Requirements/Duties for this Posting
The Arnold Center for Entrepreneurship is located in the Rusche College of Business. Learn more about us athttps://www.sfasu.edu/cob/services/ace
Is Background Check Required? Yes
Benefit and Retirement Eligibility
This position is eligible for participation in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas ( TRS ) retirement plan, subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.
Stephen F. Austin State University, an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and Educator, is committed to excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, creed, color, age, national origin, religion or physical or mental disability as required by law. If, because of an impairment or disability, you need accommodation during any part of the employment process, please contact Human Resources at 936-468-2304.
Posting Detail Information
Posting Number S2023-141
Candidates Eligible to Apply Open to all qualified applicants
Number of Positions Available 1
Posted Date 09/13/2023
Review Start Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants
Posting Quick Link https://careers.sfasu.edu/postings/10605
Contact Name Matthew Smilor
Contact Phone (936) 468-4027
Contact Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact Information Applicants will be contacted by the hiring department if selected for an interview If you have technical questions about this job posting, please contact HR at (936) 468-2304.
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- Which of the following best represents your education background?
Completed High School Diploma or GED
Completed some college
Completed Associates Degree
Completed Bachelor's Degree
Completed Master's Degree
Completed Doctoral Degree or ABD
If you completed a college degree, please indicate your major field of study.
(Open Ended Question)
- Which of the following best represents the number of years experience you possess relating directly to the job to which you are applying?
Less than one
One to two
Three to four
Five to six
Seven to eight
Nine or more
- Do you have recruiting experience (higher education or corporate)?
- Do you have prior experience with college admission Counseling?
- Do you have prior experience with college/university student recruitment?
- Do you have any social media for business experience (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc.)?
- Please describe your experience with event/project planning and implementation.
(Open Ended Question)
- Please describe your experience in entrepreneurship.
(Open Ended Question)
- Do you currently have, or will you have at time of employment a valid Texas Driver's License?
Documents Needed To Apply
List of References
Letter of Recommendation