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Outreach Advisor

San Jacinto College
Houston, TX 77049
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San Jacinto College

Equal Opportunity Statement: The San Jacinto College District is committed to equal opportunity for all students, employees, and applicants without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, pregnancy, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, genetic information, marital status, or veteran status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.

Outreach Advisor - Central Campus

Essential Job Functions:

  • Carry out the goals of the College's strategic plan and the department's recruitment plan. This is to be achieved by: using all available recruitment methods - face to face, events, public relations, direct email, and web among others. Use software to be able to track the successes of outreach and recruitment efforts, be able to recommend new strategies and identify new markets.
  • Recruit at schools and community agencies, college fairs, agency partners and other locations throughout the year.
  • Develop and direct outreach programs that describe advising goals and processes to parents and other College constituencies. Build and maintain liaisons with in-district and campus representatives and external markets. Driving between high schools and the College required.
  • Participate in the delivery of campus tours.
  • Develop presentations and plan and implement new programs and workshops on and off campus.
  • Provide support to assigned high school populations by conducting or assisting with on-site admissions, testing and financial aid/scholarship workshops. This includes weekly follow-ups and enrollment monitoring.
  • Foster relationships with assigned academic, technical, campus organizations, and Continuing and Professional Development departments.
  • Provide career, educational, and academic services. Advise prospective students and families including traditional and non-traditional students about the admissions process. Disseminate information on institutional policies and procedures. Understand the institution's interpretation of FERPA rules for the release of student information to faculty, parents, students, etc.
  • Evening and weekend hours required outside the regular Office of Recruiting operating hours, including but not limited to graduation ceremonies each semester, open house events, TACRAO, and various on and off campus activities.
  • Maintain systematic and frequent contact with prospects. Monitor enrollment activities and provide assistance when needed. Maintain accurate records of interactions with students via software. Serve as a liaison and foster intentional relationships with other advisors, offices, and departments.
  • Participate in institutional student development and retention programs.
  • Stay abreast of changing institutional information including admissions requirements, new programs, course changes, deadlines, important dates, costs, expanding facilities, updates in college-wide initiatives, transfer requirements, and state and federal mandates.
  • Pick up and/or deliver materials to/from high schools to/from the College.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent oral and written communication, interpersonal skills, and presentation skills required.
  • Frequent local travel required as well as evening and weekend hours.
  • Texas and/or other valid Driver's License and reliable transportation required.
  • Must be capable of carrying and setting up recruiting displays as well as relevant equipment & materials.
  • Ability to manage numerous tasks simultaneously and to develop as well as complete new projects & programs with little supervision.
  • Ability to safeguard sensitive and/or confidential information from intentional or unintentional disclosure.
  • Must possess outstanding customer service skills and have the ability to work with multiple projects and within deadlines.
  • Possess personal computer literacy and good organizational skills.
  • Possess the ability to work well with students, student groups, college faculty and staff within a diverse college community, especially in the development and administration of programs within Student Services and throughout the college.
  • Serve as department liaisons and on college committees as requested
  • Ability to generate and identify opportunities to improve present programs and/or operations.
  • Must have the ability to assist students and parents with completing FAFSA/TASFA.
  • Coordinate, plan, and implement targeted recruiting events and activities at local high schools, in the community and on campus.
  • Must adhere to the highest principles of ethical behavior and strive to ensure the fair, objective, and impartial treatment of all persons with whom they deal.
  • Marketing, social media and related networking strategy skills.

Required Education:

  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution

Preferred Education:

  • Degree in education, human services, communications or related fields preferred.

Preferred Experience:

  • Experience working in student recruitment, admissions, enrollment services, testing or other student services.
  • Experience working with a Customer Relationship Management system.
  • Experience working with Banner software.
  • Experience working with students toward pursuing higher education.
  • Employment within an institution and/or system of Higher Education.
  • Bilingual preferred.


  • Texas and/or other valid Driver's License and reliable transportation required.

Additional Information:

Note: This position hasopportunity for limited remote work arrangements with appropriate approvals andin accordance with the policies, procedures, and needs of the College

Salary Grade: 21

Salary is based on the Board-approved salary schedule for the current fiscal year. See Salary Schedule

Requisition Number: req3311

Posting Close Date: 9/7/2021


Posted: 2021-08-25 Expires: 2021-09-26

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