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Recruiter 1

Nevada State University
Nevada, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Jan 2, 2024

Recruiter 1

Nevada State College (NSC) appreciates your interest in employment. To ensure your application process runs smoothly, we ask that you keep in mind the following when completing your application:
  • The required documents are listed below on the posting. Your application may not be considered if you do not attach the required documents.
  • Draft applications are saved automatically and can be accessed through your candidate home account. Completed applications must be submitted prior to the close of the recruitment. Once a recruitment has closed, applications will no longer be accepted.
  • Please note, recruitment will close without notice when a hiring decision has been made.

If you need assistance or have questions regarding the application process, please contact the Human Resources department at (702) 992-2320 or

Job Description

Nevada State University invites applications for the position of Recruiter 1. This position will report directly to the Associate Director of Recruitment. The individual in this position will function in three roles - Recruiter, Application Manager, and Ambassador. The Recruiter is responsible for presenting information about Nevada State to prospective students, dual credit students, parents, counselors, school staff, and community members via presentations and consultations at high schools, university/career fairs, community fairs, and other relevant opportunities. The Recruiter will provide information to prospective students about admissions, degree programs, financial aid, and scholarships, as well as the benefits of earning a degree at Nevada State. The individual in this position will work with a dedicated and capable team that strives to help Nevada State meet and exceed its institutional goals, including the enrollment goals established in our strategic plan.

Functions as Recruiter 1:
  • Recruiter - Recruit first time freshmen and give presentations regarding admissions requirements, scholarships, academic programs, and financial aid options. Presentations will be given to prospective students, dual credit students, parents, counselors, school staff, and community members at high schools, university/career fairs, community education programs.
  • Application Manager - Facilitate application workshops to assist prospective applicants with completing and submitting their application and official transcripts for admissions consideration as First Year Students. This position will complete follow up with each applicant, counselors, and program coordinators regarding their status in the application process.
  • Ambassador - Responsible for presenting information about Nevada State during presentations and consultations at high schools, college/career fairs, and community/campus events.

Diversity and Inclusion Statement:

Nevada State University, a four-year Minority Serving public institution with a statewide mission, is dedicated to excellence in teaching and learning and committed to the advancement of a diverse and largely under-served student population. Designated a Hispanic Serving (HSI) and Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Institution (AANAPI), Nevada State is a university where teaching and student support are valued above all else.

A majority of our students are first generation, racial/ethnic minorities, parents, and/or returning students, of which 45% are Hispanic, 12% are Asian/Pacific Islander, 11% are Black/African American, 25% are White, and 7% are multiracial.

We celebrate the storied backgrounds of our campus community. We operate with a shared commitment to represent and serve the diverse population of Nevada and to encourage the exchange of ideas that respects and honors the lived experiences of our students, staff, and faculty. We foster a culture of inclusive excellence so our members can live authentically, fully engage, and flourish. In order to strengthen the university and progress its mission, the university dedicates itself to intentional and ongoing reflection to meeting the evolving needs of Nevada State University, the surrounding communities, and the State of Nevada.

We seek applicants who are passionate about working with this promising student population and collaborating with faculty and staff across departments to make a lasting impact in developing our institution and our community.

We encourage you to highlight your background in fostering an inclusive campus culture and supporting the success of students who are historically underrepresented in higher education.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Conduct presentations to high school students, parents, community members.
  • Assist with planning and hosting events, including but not limited to; Open House, Scorpion Preview, Counselor Breakfast, Campus Tours.
  • Prepare comprehensive and engaging presentations.
  • Collaborate with other offices, including academic units, on campus.
  • Facilitate and manage social media platforms including Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.
  • Manage and maintain assigned schools including consistent communication with counselors, principals, teachers, and advisors.
  • Consistent communication with applicants via email, texts and phone campaigns.
  • Maintaining accurate records of recruiting activities and contacts.

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or university.
  • Related experience and/or in a comparable profession with strong customer service experience.
  • Access to a personal vehicle that is able to be used for recruitment travel and a valid driver's license.
  • Excellent communication skills both oral and written.
  • The willingness to work independently, nights, and some weekends (per scheduled events).
  • Eligibility to work in the United States without sponsorship (Nevada State does not sponsor employment-related visas).

Please note: Applicants must meet the posted minimum qualifications at the time of application in order to be considered for the position.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Higher education recruitment experience.
  • Knowledge and/or experience working with high school student populations or higher education environments.
  • Bilingual in both written and spoken language.
  • Experience giving presentations to diverse audiences.
  • Experience with a CRM and/or PeopleSoft.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Excel.

Salary & Benefits

Budgeted salary for this position is $43,000.00. Nevada State University offers excellent benefits, including 17.50% retirement match, 24 annual leave days, beginning balance of 30 sick leave days, 12 paid holidays, educational benefits, and three health insurance plans that can be supplemented with flexible spending accounts or health savings accounts.

This Posting is Open Until Filled

Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a hiring decision has been made.

Special Instructions for Internal NSHE Applicants

Nevada State University employees or employees within the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE, UNLV, UNR, NSU, CSN, TMCC, WNC, GBC, or DRI) MUST use the “Browse Jobs” process within Workday to find and apply for jobs at Nevada State and other NSHE Institutions. Once you log into Workday, type "Browse Jobs" in the search box which will navigate to the internal job posting site.

If you complete an application outside of the internal application process, your application will be returned and you will have to reapply as an internal applicant which may delay your application.


Full-Time Equivalent

Required Attachment(s)

Please note, once you submit your application the only attachment(s) viewable to you will be the attachment(s) to the resume/CV section of the application. Any additional required attachment(s) to the cover letter, references, additional documents sections of the application, will not be viewable to you after you submit your application. All uploaded attachment(s) will be on the application for the committee to review. To request updates to attachments, prior to the committee review of applications, please contact the candidate helpdesk at

Please upload the following documents:
  • Detailed resume listing relevant qualifications and experience;
  • Cover Letter indicating why you are a good fit for the position and Nevada State University;
  • Names and contact information of three references, at least one of whom can speak to your teaching ability (you will be notified before references are contacted).

Applications that do not include the required uploaded documents may not be considered.

Posting Close Date

Note to Applicant

Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications in their cover letter. The search committee will use this information during the initial review of application materials.

References will be contacted at the appropriate phase of the recruitment process.

This position may require a criminal background check to be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.

As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks.

Nevada State College does not currently sponsor Visas, all applicants must be eligible to work in the United States without sponsorship.

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