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Bilingual Recruiter for Latino Leadership Initiative

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Bilingual Recruiter for Latino Leadership Initiative
Job Description

As a part of a diverse community of faculty and staff who represent many faith systems and worldviews, Marian University seeks a Bilingual Recruiter for Latino Leadership Initiative to promote our Catholic Franciscan mission and identity by increasing educational achievement among Latinos by achieving ambitious enrollment goals. The recruiter plays a key role in this strategic plan by increasing enrollment throughout Marian University’s colleges and scholarships programs.

The recruiter for Latino Leadership will lead the effort to increase Latino enrollment at Marian University to 125 FTFT students by fall 2025. The recruiter is a self-starter with exceptional relational skills, who is passionate about student success, and experience in the Latino community. The recruiter represents Marian University to families, prospective students, and recruitment partners by making presentations, hosting recruitment events, and assisting offices throughout Marian University to increase Latino enrollment. This position requires extensive travel with overnights, evenings, and weekend hours. Additionally, this person will follow established protocols in the Division of the Enrollment, and collaborate with Catholic Franciscan Leadership Programs, 21st Century Scholars program, the Office of Marketing Communications as well as external partners and stakeholders.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Actively engage the Catholic Franciscan mission and identity of Marian University by modeling the Franciscan Sponsorship Values, honoring the legacy of the founding congregation, through transformative education unity in diversity, leadership through service, integrating faith and life, institutional policies.
  • Lead recruitment of Latina students and families to achieve the enrollment of 125 FTFT by 2025 through outreach to families, students, enrollment partners, and by hosting key events on campus and virtually.
  • Organizes at least three large, high quality on-campus recruiting events each year
  • Communicates regularly with the Division of Enrollment and attends meetings as requested
  • Design and implement recruitment social media campaigns for the Latina Leadership Initiative in collaboration with the Office of Marketing and Communications
  • Assists with the process of selection of Latino students for Latino Leadership Scholarships and other institutional scholarship processes where applicable.
  • Conducts assessments of programs and uses data for continuous improvement.
  • Maintain regular updates ad dictated by executive director pertaining to recruitment data and travel territory.
  • Assists students and families throughout the admission process by fielding calls, setting meetings, and serving as a campus partner connector.
  • Regularly maintains data updates related to Latino students applications and their progress through application funnel.
  • Actively connects with community and campus partners for Marian University Latino Leadership visibility.
  • Serves as a supervisor for Pathway to Career Program interns in areas of recruitment.
  • Follow-up with scholarship recipients to maintain academic requirements of the Latino Leadership.
Additional Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned:
  • Maximize outreach to Latino students, families, schools, parishes, and other recruitment partners.
  • Coordinate marketing and communication efforts for the Latin@ Leadership Initiative at national, regional, and local events.
  • Supports tailoring existing recruitment efforts in the division of Enrollment, Saint Joseph’s College, Ancilla College, 21st Century Scholars Program, and San Damiano Scholars program to maximize Latino enrollment.
  • Maintain comprehensive records of high school visits and events, college fairs and prospective student and alumni receptions with respective communication cadence plan.
  • Assists in carrying out the aims and goals of the Divisions of Mission and Ministry and Enrollment
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned by the Program Directors

Required Qualifications

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree or 3 years of relevant experience; Business, Marketing, or Communications related degrees/experience are preferred
  • Strong bilingual communication skills, both written and verbal, in English and Spanish
  • Strong presentation skills in English and Spanish
  • Experience engaging in the Latino community including families, schools, religious organizations, and social services.
  • Ability to establish goals, prioritize, and plan events
  • Skilled in using social media applications
  • Proficient in Microsoft applications
  • Extensive travel, nights, and weekends
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications require a cover letter, a current resume, contact information for three professional references, and responses to the supplemental mission questions.

Marian University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
Preferred Qualifications

Please Review Marian University’s Mission & Identity Statement before responding to the supplementary questions on your application:
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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How do you think Marian University’s mission, as well as the Catholic Franciscan identity, will support your work as a professor/administrator?

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * How will the work you do in your role at Marian University be different in light of the mission and identity of the University?

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * How will you promote the success of those from marginalized groups?

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * In what ways will your work promote and support transformational leaders that are trustworthy, healthy, skilled and inquisitive?

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents


Marian University

At Marian University, our vision is to provide an education distinguished in its ability to prepare transformative leaders for service to the world. Our mission is to be a great Catholic university dedicated to achieving excellence in learning, which is achieved through teaching, research, and scholarly activities in the Franciscan and liberal arts tradition. We welcome students of all faiths who seek an educational experience framed within the context of our Franciscan values of dignity of the individualpeace and justicereconciliation, and responsible stewardship. Our understanding of these values is informed by reflection on the life of Jesus Christ and prayer.

The institution grew out of the dedication and vision of Sister Theresa Hackelmeier and the Sisters of St. Francis, Oldenburg, who established a school in Oldenburg, Indiana, in 1851. The college was founded in Oldenburg in 1936 and moved to Indianapolis in 1937. On July 1, 2009, Marian College became Marian University.

Marian University is proud to be a higher education institution just ten minutes away from downtown Indianapolis. Here, you’ll not only get to benefit from the exceptional employment and internship opportunities the city has to offer but also its diverse culture and lively personality. From cool cultural districts with unique entertainment, shopping, and dining options to outdoor festivals, professional and amateur sports events, hiking and biking trails, and more, Marian University is conveniently located in the heart of it all. Whether it’s walking around Monument Circle, floating down the canal in a paddleboat, visiting the various historical sites and museums, or dining on Mass Ave, you’ll quickly find your favorite local hangouts and love this city just as much as we do.

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