Community College Student Recruiter – WKU Owensboro – Owensboro, KY



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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