Career Opportunities

Admissions and Recruitment Specialist (Student Services Professional II)

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Work type: Staff
Location: Dominguez Hills
Categories: Unit 4 - APC - Academic Professionals of California, Probationary, Full Time, Student Services
Position Description

Admissions and Recruitment Specialist– Enrollment Services/Student Affairs Division

Classification Title:  Student Services Professional II

Classification Salary Range:  

The anticipated salary range for this position is $4,476 – $6,365 per month. 

Hiring salary range budgeted at $4,476 - $4,600 per month commensurate with education and experience

Review of applications will begin Monday, November 7, 2022, and the position will remain open until filled. 

About the Department/Position:  

Under the general supervision of the Associate Director, Outreach and School Relations, the Admissions and Recruitment Specialist performs duties related to the recruitment and enrollment of K-16 students to CSUDH. Responsibilities include meeting prospective students and their families/support systems to provide information about enrollment and admission; these interactions will occur in individual and group settings. The incumbent plans, develops and conducts transcript evaluations, individual admission advisement, group admission advisement, and seminars. Also coordinates and recommends programs designed to assess and prepare incoming/prospective students for post-secondary education and develop a pipeline to DH.  Provides lead work direction and training to student interns who support Admissions and Recruitment and yield activities, including Campus Tours, and New Student Orientation.

Overview of Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Advises students from the prospective stage to enrollment ensuring students adhere to admission policy and requirements, financial aid policies and procedures 
  • Plans and conducts recruitment visits to schools/colleges
  • Represents CSU Dominguez Hills at college nights/fairs, transfer days and other recruitment related events
  • Provides on-site advising to prospective students which includes transcript assessment, subject requirements, and transfer requirements.

Minimum Qualifications:  

  • Education: Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university in one of the behavioral sciences, public or business administration or a job‑related field.
  • Experience: The equivalent of two (2) years of professional experience in one of the student services program areas or in a related field; experience should give evidence of competence and indicate the potential for further growth. A master’s degree in a job‑related field may be substituted for one year of the professional experience. 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 

  • General knowledge of research and interview techniques; and of the principles of individual and group behavior. 
  • Use initiative and resourcefulness in planning work assignments and in implementing long-range program improvements
  • Advise students individually and in groups on routine matters where require
  • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with faculty, CSU administrators, student organizations, private and public agencies, and others in committee work

Preferred Qualifications:  

  • Two years’ experience in higher education. A master's degree in Counseling, Clinical Psychology, Social Work, or a directly related field may be substituted for one year of experience.
  • Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university in a related field.
  • Master's Degree in Student Affairs or related field. Recent experience working in Outreach, Recruitment and Admissions and experience with PeopleSoft.
  • Knowledge of:  CSU admission standard CSU and CSUDH enrollment policies, Enrollment Market Platform (EMP), Requirements for incoming first-year students including Freshmen and Transfer, CSUDH student employee hiring and evaluation processes. Skills in advising and counseling students in individual and group settings, public speaking, communicating effectively in writing, handling complaints or concerns effectively, working with EMP.  Ability: provide exceptional customer service to all constituents, exceptional communication skills, plan and coordinate events for large and smalls groups. Manage multiple tasks and deadlines.
  • Bilingual 
  • Working knowledge of the practices, procedures, and activities of the program to which assigned
  • general knowledge of the methods and problems of organizational and program management
  • Ability to interpret and apply program rules and regulations
  • obtain factual and interpretative information through interviews; reason logically; collect, compile, analyze and evaluate data and make verbal or written presentations based on these data
  • recognize multicultural, multisexed and multi‑aged value systems and work accordingly
  • rapidly acquire a general knowledge of the overall operation, functions, and programs of the campus to which assigned
  • Demonstrated ability to make decisions and carry through actions having implications regarding other program or service areas Services Office.

To view the full position description, click “Position Description” above. 

General Information:  

  • Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or the continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position. 
  • The person holding this position is considered a `mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment. 
  • The CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption if eligible. Any candidate advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. Questions about the CSU COVID-19 Vaccination Policy may be sent to hrm@csudh.edu 
  • The CSU system offers a competitive total compensation benefits package for employees and qualifying dependents, including medical, dental, vision, retirement, and tuition assistance. It is our goal to compensate employees equitably and fairly. You can access a full description of our benefits here. 

Closing Statement 

California State University, Dominguez Hills, is strongly committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce. Individuals with disabilities requesting accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may call the Human Resources Office at (310) 243-3771.  

California State University Dominguez Hills is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status. 

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