Coordinator, Student Recruiting

Position Details

Requisition Number


Home Org Name

Poultry Science

Division Name

College of Agriculture

Position Title

Coordinator, Student Recruiting

Job Class Code


Appointment Status


Part-time FTE

Limited Term


Limited Term Length

1 year

Job Summary

This is a one (1) year limited term appointment. Continuation of employment will be contingent upon availability of funding.

The individual in this position promotes opportunities and recruits students for the Department of Poultry Science through communications, marketing, outreach, event and programming efforts.

Essential Functions

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following: Develop and deliver highly targeted recruiting programs to high schools, community colleges, and other locations throughout Alabama; serve as primary contact and coordinator of recruiting events such as informational meetings and tours, youth outreach, and educational events; maintain prospective student information database and related promotional materials (social media, mail outs, brochures, promotional items) and maintain the prospective student website; meet with prospective students and families to provide information on admissions requirements, degree programs, career options, and extracurricular activities; develop working relationships with key groups including k-12 teachers and counselors, industry personnel, and alumni; coordinate participation of faculty, staff, industry, and/or alumni for recruitment events and collaborates with central campus and college for events, representing as department liaison; and perform other job-related duties as assigned.

Occasional travel required.

Education Level

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution

Field of Study

No specific discipline

Years of Experience

One year

Area of Experience

Public relations, marketing, recruiting, advising, counseling, and/or event planning.
Salary Range: $31,300 – $52,100

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Education Level

Indicated education is required; no substitutions allowed.

Field of Study

Years of Experience

Indicated experience is required; no substitutions allowed

Area of Experience

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Minimum Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of recruitment techniques, educational institutions, public relations, marketing, organization methods, management of records, scheduling, and event planning.

Minimum Technology Skills

Common computer applications/software such as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.

Minimum License and Certifications

Valid driver’s license required.

Desired Qualifications

1. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in Agriculture, Food Science, Communications, or related field.

2. Experience working in a higher education environment desired.

Salary Grade


Salary Range

$31,300 - $52,100

Job Category


Working Hours if Non-Traditional

List any hazardous conditions or physical demands required by this position

Posting Date


Closing Date

EEO Statement

AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION / EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER . It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please utilize the attachment feature of the on-line application system and attach a cover letter and resume. Only COMPLETE application materials will be considered.

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Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional DocumentsSupplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How were you made aware of this opportunity?
    • AU Employment website
    • Employment websites (Indeed, HigherEd Jobs, etc.)
    • Veterans Assistance Services
    • Disability Assistance Services
    • Newspaper
    • Professional Journal
    • Listserv
    • HR email
    • Social Media
    • State Employment Service
    • Walk-in
    • Other
  2. * Please select the answer that best describes your current employment relationship with Auburn University.
    • Not a current Auburn employee
    • Current Auburn employee in position less than one year
    • Current Auburn employee in position more than one year
  3. * Do you have a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution?
    • Yes
    • No
    • Will obtain within 6 months
  4. * Do you have 1 year of experience in public relations, marketing, recruiting, advising, counseling, and/or event planning?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you have a valid Drivers License?
    • Yes
    • No

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