Community College Student Recruiter (Part-Time), Western Kentucky University – Owensboro, Owensboro, Ky.

Western Kentucky University Owensboro

Community college student recruiter
Part Time/Temporary

Western Kentucky University Owensboro seeks candidates for the position of a Student Recruiter for the area community college students transferring to WKU Owensboro. The Academic Advisor/Recruiter will assist local community college students who want to continue their four year college degree through transferring to one of the WKU Campuses.  This position is a part-time, temporary appointment, approximately twenty (20) hours a week and travel for a six month period.  This position is based at the WKU Owensboro campus and reports to the WKU Owensboro Chancellor.


Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

The following duties are customary for this position, but are not to be construed as all-inclusive. Duties may be added, deleted and assigned based on management discretion and institutional needs.

  • Travels to Henderson Community College and Ivy Tech – Southwest Community College to recruit and assist students desiring to transfer to one of the WKU Campuses
  • Advises community college students wishing to pursue a bachelor degree at WKU
  • Interacts with faculty, staff, and administrators to develop strong partnerships between community college institutions and WKU
  • Applies local area workforce needs to the career planning for community college students as they select WKU majors


Required Qualifications:

  • Associate Degree
  • Willingness and ability to travel daily
  • Excellent skills in written and spoken communication as well as strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work effectively with others
  • Ability to organize and coordinate information
  • Willingness to keep flexible hours, including evenings and weekends
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision

Resumes should be directed to:

Cindy Wedding




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