Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Indianapolis Job: Asst Dir / Latino and Hispanic Recruitment, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis

Indianapolis Job: Asst Dir / Latino and Hispanic Recruitment, Indiana
University-Purdue University Indianapolis

Mil gracias DC comadre Sandra Rivera

IUPUI Assistant Director for Latino and Hispanic Recruitment
The Office of Undergraduate Admissions at IUPUI is looking for an enthusiastic,
self-directed and innovative individual to serve as an Assistant Director for
Latino and Hispanic Recruitment. This new position will be instrumental in
working with the Associate Director for High School Outreach and the Director of

Undergraduate Admissions to collaborate on the development, implementation and
coordination of a campus-wide plan to recruit students from the Latino and

Hispanic communities to IUPUI. This individual will represent the university by
visiting high schools, attending college fairs and taking part in various
recruitment activities to achieve enrollment goals established by the
university. In addition, the position will be a primary liaison with community
organizations with respect to recruiting prospective Hispanic and Latino
students. Extensive travel is required as well as night and weekend
responsibilities.

A bachelor's degree from an accredited institution is required, with 1-3 years
of higher education or college recruiting experience.
Both, experience in working with and a demonstrated cultural knowledge about
high school Latino and Hispanic students and their families are highly desired.

In addition, the candidate must be adept at developing and executing strategic
plans, working with students and families from a variety of different
backgrounds and building partnerships with the Latino and Hispanic community.
Applicant must be fluent in both Spanish and English. The successful candidate
will have a proven record of excellent bilingual communication (both written and
verbal) and customer service skills. Excellent oral and written communications
skills and presentation skills required. Strong computer skills highly
desirable.

Knowledge of guidelines pertaining to higher education and admissions highly
desired. Familiarity with student immigration issues also desired.

IUPUI is Indiana*s premier public urban research university and was named a
national university *to watch* for the second year in a row by U.S. News and
World Report.
With 30,000, the campus is the 3rd largest in the state of Indiana, and is the
health and life sciences center of the state.
With over 300 undergraduate and graduate degrees, IUPUI is one of the most
comprehensive universities in the state.
In addition to academic excellence, the university has also been nationally
recognized for its first-year experiences, living communities, and civic
engagement, and in 2009 as part of celebrating its 40th anniversary, the
university established the IUPUI Honors College.

Interested candidates should apply for job # 2016 through the IUPUI Human
Resources website at http://www.hra.iupui.edu