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Regional Advisor II

Company:
Texas A&M International University
Job Location:
Laredo, Texas
Category:
Admissions and Enrollment
Regional Advisor II


Job Title
Regional Advisor II

Agency
Texas A&M International University

Department
Recruitment & School Relations

Proposed Minimum Salary
$17.55 hourly

Job Location
Laredo, Texas

Job Type
Staff

Job Description

Job Summary

The Regional Advisor II, under direction, develops and implements admission, financial aid, and early outreach strategies that enhance the identification, recruitment and enrollment of prospective students. Serves as mentor and trainer for other staff and serves as lead on select recruitment programs.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Identifies, recruits, and contributes to increasing the population of admitted and enrolled under-represented students in designated high schools and regions.
  • Works directly with prospective students and parents through the entire admissions, scholarship, and financial aid application process. Follows-up on specific questions and troubleshoots any issues.
  • Develops, implements, and manages recruitment and financial aid early awareness programs for assigned areas.
  • Advises and assists students in solving their financial problems through scholarships, loans, grants, employment and financial counseling.
  • Assists with budgeting, money management, loans and indebtedness counseling to students on an individual and group basis and makes presentations to groups regarding financial aid and scholarship programs.
  • Coordinates with high school counselors to facilitate the admissions, financial aid, and scholarship application process.
  • Implements recruitment activities such as campus trips, presentations, resource tables, application workshops and designated area projects.
  • Organizes, implements, and reports on programs/projects including marketing, accommodations, itineraries, meals, speakers and records.
  • Coordinates major office programs.
  • Serves as a mentor and assists in the training of subordinate advisors regarding admissions and financial aid rules, regulations, policies and procedures, as well as how to develop and maintain relationships in high schools and community agencies.
This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. Other duties may be assigned.

Minimum Requirements
  • Education - Bachelor's degree.
  • Experience - Two years of related experience.
Preferred Education and Experience
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) preferred.
Knowledge and Abilities

Knowledge of:
  • Word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software.
  • Financial aid programs and federal regulations relating to student financial aid.
Ability to:
  • Multitask and work cooperatively with others.
  • Organizational and interpersonal skills.
Licensing / Professional Certification - None

Physical Requirements - None.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Supervision of Others

This position generally does not supervise employees.

Other Requirements
  • May be required to work nights, and weekends.
  • Extensive travel required.
First review of applications will be December 19, 2021

Salary: $17.55/hourly

INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANT: During the application process you have only one opportunity to enter the requested information, upload documents and Submit the application. You will not be able to make changes or add additional documents once you "Submit" the application materials. The software does not allow you to "Save" your application and return to complete the process at a later time. The page "My Experience" has an area provided under Resume/CV to drop or upload files. Be sure to include:
  • Resume/CV
  • Cover Letter
  • At least 3 professional references and their full contact information, and
  • Unofficial transcripts
Applications received by Texas A&M International University must have all job application data entered. Failure to provide all job application data could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. "See resume" is not an acceptable entry in the job application.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

To apply, visit https://tamus.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/TAMIU_External/job/Laredo-TAMIU/Regional-Advisor-II_R-044883

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