University Tracks Center Coordinator

Employer
Colorado State University Pueblo
Location
Colorado, United States
Salary
$35,568.00 - $37,000.00
Posted
Jan 14, 2021
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time
The University vision is to establish Colorado State University Pueblo as the people’s university of the southwest United States by 2028.
 
To support the University vision, the Division of Enrollment Management, Communication, and Student Affairs will work creatively and diligently to attain optimal enrollments, enhance student development and success, and support the academic units and overall mission of the institution with the purpose of ensuring seamless systems and positive experiences for our students.
 
The Office of Admissions at Colorado State University Pueblo will support the University vision and enrollment goals by providing intentional, professional, and attentive service to facilitate recruitment and admission, with the purpose of attaining students from diverse backgrounds who are well-suited to the University.

 

 Description of Job: The University Tracks Center Coordinator is an integral member of the admissions team and will be at the forefront of the larger University effort to create a university-going culture in Southern Colorado. The coordinator will work primarily with students, parents, and school personnel in Pueblo School District 70 both remotely and in person. An office space will be provided in at least one of the schools. 
 
This position will be a representative for CSU Pueblo, but will serve as a resource for general four-year college planning inquiries and assistance within the assigned district. Specific duties include, but are not limited to: provide counseling on the CSU Pueblo admissions and enrollment process; provide information regarding four-year college planning (general); provide financial aid and scholarship expertise (general); serve as a resource for college application and essay assistance (general); serve as a liaison between district staff and CSU Pueblo offices, including concurrent enrollment and TRiO programs; develop and facilitate district-wide and school-specific programs for students and families; provide back-up coverage for recruitment activities targeted toward district students; maintain positive relationships with secondary school personnel; and assist in the development of recruitment plans and publications.

Primary Duties:
  • Provides information and assistance for general four-year college planning, including counseling on admissions processes, discussing the benefits of a four-year education, and answering specific questions related to going to college. 
  • Assists with the completion of college applications and essays and helps students with other tasks related to the college search process as needed. 
  • Coordinates with teachers to supplement class lessons with information about college preparation as needed.  
  • Collects and maintains student data, interactions and activities in a database system (currently Technolutions Slate CRM) and reports on program goals and objectives.
  • Works with district staff and University departments to become knowledgeable of pertinent financial aid and scholarship details, both general and specific to CSU Pueblo. 
  • Provides financial aid and scholarship expertise to students, their families, and district staff.
  • Serves as a liaison between district and school staff and CSU Pueblo departments, including the Offices of Admissions, Student Financial Services, and Extended Studies. 
  • Assists students with applications for programs such as Concurrent Enrollment, Senior to Sophomore, and TRiO programs. 
  • Assists with the coordination of visits from CSU Pueblo stakeholders (faculty, staff, students, alumni, etc.) to high school classrooms and of group visits to the CSU Pueblo campus.
  • Provides information about CSU Pueblo admission requirements, academic programs, special services, scholarships and financial aid, housing, etc. 
  •  Encourages prospective students to visit campus and apply for admission.  
  • Provides a personal connection to the University for prospective students by reaching out to students on an individual level (as appropriate) and providing appropriate follow-up to inquiries.
  • Develops and facilitates district-wide and school-specific events and programs for students and families, including, but not limited to financial aid and scholarship nights, application days, and departmental programming.
  • Works to create and maintain a positive working relationship with high school counselors within assigned district.
  •  Attends staff meetings at both CSU Pueblo and the district schools, as required.
  •  Conducts update sessions with high school counselors; provides school personnel with timely information regarding students from their respective schools who are considering CSU Pueblo (admitted student lists, incomplete application lists, scholarship lists, etc.).
  • Assists with the first-year student recruitment planning process, including communication plan and publication development, as well as on-campus activities for first-year students and parents.
  • Contributes to additional functions in the Admissions Office and the Visitor Center, and assists in other aspects for recruitment as required.
  • Serves on various community and University committees.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

 Minimum Qualifications, Substitutions, Conditions of Employment & Appeal Rights: Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Willing to work evenings and weekends as needed.
  • Ability to work with diverse populations.
  • Ability to lift and carry materials for recruiting purposes.
  • Ability to work independently and self-motivate.
  • Willing to rotate work locations regularly to serve all students within assigned district.
  • Ability to utilize database systems and maintain and report information.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution in marketing, communications, or a related field.
  • Experience in college admissions, college counseling, visitors center, or comparable positions.
  • Graduate of USC/CSU-Pueblo. 
  • Personable and approachable to prospective students/parents.
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and follow-up in a timely manner. 
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish).

 

 Supplemental Information:
All interested candidates must apply through the on-line application system. No other format of application materials will be accepted.

Applicants must attach the following documents, in order to be considered for this position: 
  • a letter of intent (cover letter);
  • a current resume or CV;
  • unofficial or official transcripts showing required degree conferred; and
  • three professional references with contact information to the on-line application.
  • Applications submitted without the required attachments above will be considered incomplete and will not move forward in the selection process. Once submitted, applicants will not be able to make changes or add information to their application packet, with the exception of their personal contact and demographic information.

    Early submission of application materials is encouraged. Screening of application materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled, though all applications received by 4:00 p.m. (MST) on Monday, February 8, 2021 will be given full consideration.

    About Colorado State University Pueblo
     
     Colorado State University Pueblo is a comprehensive state university with an enrollment of 4,000 students.  CSU Pueblo provides relevant professional coursework and superior instruction with a small student-to-faculty ratio for an ever-changing global economy.  Students can choose from 35 undergraduate programs with 81 fields of study in the College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics; the Hasan School of Business; the College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences; and the College of Health, Education, and Nursing; and 13 graduate programs.
     
     CSU Pueblo is dedicated to interdisciplinary learning and entrepreneurship that elevates our people and our community, creates educational opportunities, fosters unique collaborations, and supports inclusion, access, and affordability as a gateway to the world. CSU Pueblo is equally committed to serving the diverse population of the region; this emphasis is reflected in the demographic characteristics of the student body. Because more than 25 percent of our students are Hispanic, the Federal Government has designated CSU Pueblo a Hispanic Serving Institution.  Besides reflecting our commitment to serve this critically important and rapidly growing segment of the student population, that designation also allows the University to compete for certain federal grant funds to support its ability to better serve all students.  
     
     Among its unique features, CSU Pueblo is one of seven schools in the nation to offer a degree in mechatronics, which combines electrical and mechanical engineering. The Hasan School of Business ranks among the top 15 percent of all business schools internationally with graduate and undergraduate programs in business administration accredited by the AACSB International Board of Directors. The College of STEM houses an undergraduate engineering program that was ranked in the nation's top 100 by U.S. News and World Report.  CSU Pueblo has an ever-changing campus landscape that features a newly renovated Library, a new general academic classroom building, and a newly renovated and expanded student center.
     
     At CSU Pueblo, Student Life offerings have increased significantly with the transition of the campus from a commuter environment to a more traditional collegiate experience.  Competing at the NCAA Division II level, CSU Pueblo is a member of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference and offers 22 varsity intercollegiate sports and also has active intramural and club sports teams that allow students to get involved in campus life.

    Colorado State University Pueblo offers a comprehensive benefits package including:
    • Medical Insurance and Prescription Drugs 
    • Dental Insurance 
    • Vision Insurance 
    • Flexible Benefit Plan 
    • Basic Term Life Insurance 
    • Voluntary Term Life and AD&D Insurance 
    • Long-Term Disability Insurance 
    • Employee Assistance Plan (EAP) 
    • Travel Accident Insurance 
    • Voluntary Critical Illness and Accident Insurance 
    • Wellness Incentive Program
    • Annual & Sick Leave 
    • Retirement Plans
     
     About Pueblo, Colorado 
     
     The city of Pueblo is a historically and culturally rich, diverse city of more than 100,000, located in the southern part of the state along the Arkansas River near the Wet Mountains and the majestic Sangre de Cristo range. Pueblo enjoys ideal year-round climate with four distinct mild seasons, crisp mountain air and 300+ days of sunshine per year. Pueblo attracts outdoor enthusiasts to a full slate of summer and winter recreational activities, encompassing water sports at Lake Pueblo, biking or running along Pueblo's beautiful river trail system, golfing, tennis, hiking or skiing in the mountains to the west.  The region is heavily agricultural, with large and small-scale farming and ranching, and a diverse mix of service, manufacturing, and technology industries.
     
     CSU Pueblo is committed to providing a safe and productive learning and living community. To achieve that goal, we conduct background investigations for all final candidates being considered for employment. Background checks may include, but are not limited to, criminal history (felony and misdemeanor), national sex offender search, and/or motor vehicle history. Candidates who are extended an offer of employment must submit to and pass a background check prior to beginning employment. Some positions depending on the job duties may be required to complete a DMV and/or credit check.
     
     The University reserves the right to check additional references, with prior notification given to the candidate.
     
     Note: The successful candidate must provide official transcripts of academic work completed and, under U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services regulations, be able to submit evidence of the ability to accept work in the U.S. by the day employment begins.
     
     It is the policy of Colorado State University Pueblo to provide reasonable accommodations for employees and applicants with disabilities.  If you need accommodations, please contact the Office of Human Resources & Institutional Equity at (719) 549-2441 or 
    hr@csupueblo.edu.
     
     In compliance with the Clery Act of 1990, the University's annual security report is available at: https://www.csupueblo.edu/campus-safety. 
     
     Colorado State University Pueblo is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Additionally, the University complies with all other relevant, federal, state, and local laws regarding employment practices.