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Regional Advisor I

Texas A&M International University
Job Location:
Laredo, Texas
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Regional Advisor I

Job Title
Regional Advisor I

Texas A&M International University

Recruitment & School Relations

Proposed Minimum Salary

Job Location
Laredo, Texas

Job Type

Job Description

Job Summary

The Regional Advisor I, under general supervision, develops and implements admission, financial aid, and early outreach strategies that enhance the identification, recruitment and enrollment of prospective students.

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.
  • Maintains knowledge of current federal, state and institutional policies, procedures and regulations pertaining to financial aid and admissions.
  • Work with the Financial Aid Office with regard to awarding and adjusting financial aid awards as necessary to conform to federal, state and institutional policies and regulations.
  • Interacts with high school faculty, administration and staff to provide and exchange information and to enhance the counseling and advisement of students considering/planning on attending the University.
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.

Additional Responsibilities
  • Interacts with other higher education institutions' faculty, administration and staff to provide and exchange information and to enhance the counseling and advisement of students considering/planning on attending the University.
Minimum Requirements
  • Education - Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education.
  • Experience - No experience required.
Knowledge and Abilities

Knowledge of:
  • Word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software.
  • Financial aid programs and federal regulations relating to student financial aid.
  • Higher education.
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) preferred
Ability to:
  • Multitask and work cooperatively with others.
  • Organizational and interpersonal skills.
Preferred Knowledge and Abilities
  • Acquainted with College/University Fairs or Recruitment Fairs.
  • Knowledge on higher education software.
Licensing / Professional Certification
  • Must have a State of Texas class "C" vehicle operator's license or ability to obtain within 30 days of employment.
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.
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) preferred.
First review of applications will be August 31, 2022.

Salary: $16.04/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 references and their full contact information, and
  • Unofficial transcripts (if applicable)
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.

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