Student Development Specialist

at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro, Arkansas, United States

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Please note: all position postings close at 12:00 A.M. CST on the position closing date Student Development Specialist Working Title Regional Recruiter Position # A00346 Department Admissions Apply Now ( Employment Status:

Full time (29-40 Hrs)

Type of Employment:


  1. of openings:




Proposed Salary Range:

Commensurate with Experience



Please note: All postings close at 12 A.M. CST on the closing date. A-State participates in E-Verify.

Position Summary:

The Office of Admissions at Arkansas State University is seeking applications for a Regional Recruiter who will assist with Undergraduate Recruitment as a key member of the University’s Recruitment Team. The Regional Recruiter will assist in the growth of Arkansas State University’s recruitment territory, with a primary focus on the states Mississippi and Tennessee, to work with students from across the US. This person is expected to manage a recruitment territory, assist in the development and execution of a recruitment strategy specific to this unique population of students, and assist efforts to yield an incoming class of Arkansas State University students each year.

Duties & Responsibilities:

+ Actively support the university’s recruitment efforts for new undergraduates

+ Communicate effectively and professionally with prospective students, their families, high school counselors, Office of Admissions, and other on-campus partners via email, phone, and in-person methods

+ Participate in recruitment events that align with the territory’s needs – which may involve travel or evening/weekend hours to high schools, regional college fairs, etc.

+ Build and maintains pipeline of students from regional territories, building positive brand recognition and enhancing Arkansas State’s recruitment efforts

+ Use data and analytics to drive day-to-day recruitment strategy and decision making

+ Report to Admissions leadership on territory updates and growth

+ Function as a brand ambassador for Arkansas State University, including practicing superior customer service, a positive attitude, and an excitement about the University

+ Other duties as assigned


Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work efficiently in a team environment

Advanced verbal and written communication skills and ability to communicate with a diverse population of stakeholders

The ability to develop, plan, and implement short- and long-term goals

Preferred previous experience with student recruitment in a higher education environment

Preferred previous experience with Student Information Systems and CRM (client relations management) applications to be used for forecasting, goal setting, and communications.

General Days/Hours:

8 hours daily Monday – Friday

Additional hours as requested and/or needed

Regular and reliable attendance

Occasional evenings and weekends


Please note: all position postings close at 12:00 A.M. CST on the position closing date

12 month position

Located in Jonesboro, AR

Minimum Qualifications:

An earned Bachelor’s degree required

Preferred to possess a valid Driver’s License

Experience in college admissions preferred

Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus

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Job Posting: JC188437889

Posted On: Jul 23, 2021

Updated On: Nov 10, 2021