Job Details

Title: Student Recruiter I

Employee Classification: Professional F/T 52 Wks Unit

Department: Recruitment

Salary Range: 40,928.00

Who we are:

We are not-for-profit: St. Louis Community college (STLCC) is a non-profit institution dedicated to empowering students, expanding minds, and changing lives. Employees are committed to strengthening the St. Louis community with inclusive and transformative education.

We are a respected employer: For 60 years, STLCC has served the St. Louis community, expanding to 4 main campuses, 2 education centers, 2 workforce training centers, and 5 centers of excellence. More than one-half of the households in St. Louis have at least one member who has taken classes at STLCC.

We make an impact in the community: Through credit courses, continuing education, and workforce development programs, STLCC annually serves nearly 69,000 students. More than 80% of career and technical graduates employed in their fields or continue their education at four-year institutions within six months of graduation. STLCC sends more transfer students to Missouri’s four-year colleges/universities than anyone else.

We value Diversity, equity & inclusion: STLCC is committed to fostering an atmosphere of appreciation for all people, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or class.

What you get:

Benefits package [for full-time employees]: STLCC offers one of the best benefit packages in the St. Louis area. As a STLCC employee you will have access to a 100% match on your contribution to retirement, two health insurance plans options that are no cost to the employee - including an HSA option, low-cost life insurance with a 3x salary benefit, and other low-cost benefits including dental, vision, AD&D, ST LT disability insurance.

Opportunity to grow: Over half of our employees have served the college for more than 12 years, exploring different career paths and advancing to higher level positions.

Education & training opportunities: STLCC offers tuition waivers for employees [full-time and part-time] + their dependents. Full-time employees can take advantage of tuition reimbursement for other institutions after just 6 months of service, and an annual professional development allotment.

Work/life balance: Full-time STLCC employees have access to a generous time off package, including holidays, vacation, personal days, medical leave, and other leave options. Our holiday schedule even includes a paid winter holiday at the end of the calendar year.

Commitment to wellness: STLCC HR boasts a dedicated health and wellness specialist who is enthusiastic about creating a culture of wellness throughout the College. With access to college wellness vendors, employees are educated, motivated, and rewarded for healthy behaviors. STLCC employees and anyone living in their household also have access to an employee assistance program (EAP) that can help them with virtually any life need.

The basics of this position:

Plans and implements recruitment activities: facilitates programs with local schools, organizations, institutions and businesses. Guides and facilitates the admission and enrollment steps for prospective, new, and continuing students by processing and maintaining accurate records and responding to inquiries from students, faculty, and staff via email, chat, phone, and in-person

What you'll do
  • Recruit prospective students by proactively communicating the enrollment process, program-specific details, and general STLCC information via email, telephone, social media, individual appointments, walk-in inquiries, campus tours, and group information
  • Create presentations and conduct outreach to high school students, adults, special populations, school districts, community agencies, and other external groups to initiate and maintain programs and partnership opportunities; ensures consistent, relevant, and appropriate communications to partners to promote and advance positive relationship with STLCC.
  • Maintain a schedule of events for student recruitment activities including on-campus visits and tours for prospective students and groups.
  • Represent the college at area schools by interacting with classes and individual students.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with school counselors, teachers and administrators.
  • Represent the college at community and business agencies and at community events including college, career, and education fairs.
  • Establish and maintain community and business contacts for student recruitment purposes.
  • Collaborate with other college departments, local businesses, and community groups to form partnerships for the promotion of the College.
  • Utilize Banner and CRM to track outreach. Ensure completed prospect information cards are entered into Banner/CRM in a timely manner.
  • Participate in Enrollment campaigns that reach out to prospective and current students to meet overall enrollment goals.
  • Advise school administrators, school counselors, teachers, students, and parents on STLCC policies and procedures related to Admissions and Enrollment.
  • Participate in training programs to develop professionally and become fully informed about the College and admissions strategies.
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of all parts of the enrollment process and assist students by administering placement testing, workshops and presentations, campus tours, or other initiatives as needed.
  • Assist in the delivery of district wide initiatives, in collaboration with other offices, to enroll and support all student populations (dual credit, dual enrollment, international students, transfer students, visiting students, first time in college students, etc).
  • Must maintain knowledge of Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and commit to operating in compliance 100% of the time.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Weekend and evening work may be required.
Education, experience, and other requirements:

Bachelor's Degree or equivalent and over one (1) year of relevant full time experience. Bilingual in Spanish preferred.

Preferred Qualifications:


Since 1962, St. Louis Community College has held fast to the belief that education has the power to lift up individuals and our communities. Ready to join a team dedicated to expanding minds and changing lives? Explore our current openings and see what makes STLCC extraordinary.

As an employer, St. Louis Community College is committed to offering full-time employees a comprehensive and competitive benefits package.

At STLCC, we strive to foster an atmosphere of appreciation for all people, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or class.

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