POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

Recruitment Specialist
Department of Aviation Management and Flight
Southern Illinois University Carbondale

The College of Applied Sciences and Arts (ASA) at Southern Illinois University Carbondale is seeking qualified applicants for a Recruitment Specialist position in ASA's Department of Aviation Management and Flight. This is a term, Administrative/Professional position.

Responsibilities:

  1. Manage and coordinate department recruitment activities and make visits to middle/high schools, and colleges.
  2. Coordinate the enrollment management function and selective admission process for the department.
  3. Serves independently as the point person for student recruitment and recruiting events.
  4. Develops/maintains communications and marketing materials.
  5. Provides career and academic counseling to prospective and current students.
  6. Works with the Aviation LLCs.
  7. Works closely with chair and staff on open houses/recruitment fairs.
  8. Maintains good working relationships with Illinois and border states' high schools and community colleges.
  9. Organizes new student welcome activities.
  10. Maintains the school's website and posts information to social media platforms (including Facebook/Twitter/Etc.).
  11. Prepares reports/proposals, responds to inquiries from students, faculty, and staff.
  12. Helps secure/coordinate student internship/externship locations.

Required Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in aviation, education, business, management, marketing, technical field, or other related degree with minimum of three years combined experience in student recruitment, academic advisement, program development, and/or student placement. Or, Master's degree in aviation, education, business, management, marketing, technical field, or other related degree and minimum of one year combined experience in student or industry recruitment, academic advisement, program development, and/or student placement. Must possess excellent written, oral, and presentation skills and ability to use social media. Must be able to travel overnight and weekends and have a valid driver's license.

Application Deadline: May 1, 2019, or until filled.

Application Procedure: To apply, send letter of interest; current resume; and names, addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses of three references to:

burgener@siu.edu (electronic submissions preferred)

or

Michael Burgener, Interim Chair
Aviation Management and Flight
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
545 North Airport Road/TEC 146C/Mail Code 6817
Murphysboro, IL 62966.

SIU Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of 
individuals with disabilities and protected veterans that strives to enhance its
ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to
serve a diverse student population. All applications are welcomed 
and encouraged and will receive consideration.