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Recruiter, Student, Spanish-speaking

Guilford Technical Community College
Jamestown, North Carolina, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
May 2, 2024

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Job Title
Recruiter, Student, Spanish-speaking

Job Description

The Spanish-speaking Student Recruiter will focus on recruiting and supporting prospective Spanish-speaking students through the onboarding and admissions process. The Spanish-speaking Student Recruiter will build partnerships with key external community contacts, like nonprofit leaders, relevant school system contacts, career and college counselors, employers, and faith-based organizations. They will identify and cultivate student prospects, applicants, and admitted Spanish-speaking students through direct communications, including in-person, phone, text, email, and the CRM system. The Spanish-speaking Student Recruiter will create and deliver presentations for prospective Spanish-speaking students and partners about the benefits of community college at on-campus and external events. As needed, this person will assist as a translator to support Financial Aid and Student Advising as they assist Spanish-speaking students.

Mid Salary
$61,593.05 - We offer a competitive salary package that will be determined based on the candidate's experience level and qualifications related to the job. Compensation will be commensurate with your level of experience.

  • Recruit and cultivate prospects, applicants, and admitted Spanish-speaking students, including first-generation in Guilford County and surrounding areas.
  • Create and foster working relationships with key community leaders, area school system leaders, middle and high school Career and College Counselors, colleges/universities, businesses, and community agencies that support Spanish-speaking students and individuals.
  • Develop a strategic plan focused on recruiting Spanish-speaking students throughout Guilford County. This plan will include conducting information sessions and classroom visits, assisting with college application week in high schools, participating in college and career fairs, and creating communications and marketing materials in Spanish to contribute to the overall Student Recruitment Plan.
  • Plan and host targeted Spanish-speaking recruitment events on campus and in the community (ex. YMCA, faith-based organizations, Goodwill, etc.).
  • Communicate effectively in person and in writing with traditional (high school graduates), non-traditional (adult learners), Spanish-speaking students, and prospective students.
  • Design and deliver group presentations in person and virtually highlighting the benefits of community college, GTCC’s course offerings, navigating college as a Spanish-speaking learner, etc.
  • Partner with Adult Education and Workforce Development Departments to create pathways for students to transition from Adult Education to curriculum programs.
  • Support Spanish-speaking students and their families throughout the application, financial aid, and onboarding process by serving as a translator and trusted resource.
  • Represent the college in Guilford County and the Triad region.
  • Document and track recruitment activities and communication.
  • Participate in national, regional, and state professional development initiatives to improve knowledge and skill base.
  • Demonstrate and model the College’s employability skills: adaptability, communication, information processing, problem-solving, responsibility, and teamwork.
  • Maintain confidentiality of student records
Difficult Challenges
  • Competing priorities
  • Maximizing efforts
  • Scheduling
  • Local travel including night and weekend programs
  • Keeping up to date on all college programs and staying versed in all areas of student services.
  • Working in competitive higher-education region
  • Daily: Director, Student Recruitment, Marketing
  • Daily: Student Recruitment team
  • Daily: Referral sources
  • Daily: Student Services team
  • Weekly: Networking contacts (community leaders, business owners, etc.)
  • Monthly: College Advancement Team, key faculty
  • As appropriate: GTCC Foundation Board, Trustees, College Leadership
Education Required
  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited post-secondary institution
Education Preferred
  • Master’s degree in Education, Social Work, Counseling or related field from a regionally accredited post-secondary institution.
Experience Required
  • 2-4 years’ experience networking for business/sales or higher education admissions, recruiting, or marketing
  • 2-4 years’ experience supporting Spanish-speaking community (translator, volunteer, tutor, etc.)
Experience Preferred
  • 1-2 years’ experience in college admissions/recruiting
  • Higher education/community college experience
KSA Required
  • Strong understanding of the community college’s mission and a focus on student success.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of College Admissions and student success initiatives.
  • Ability to utilize data to assess practices and effectiveness of programs
  • Knowledge of current and emergent practices in higher education which facilitate student success.
  • Strong computer skills.
  • Ability to work independently
  • Fluent in Spanish
  • Ability to make data-driven decisions to promote the success of recruitment initiatives
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong public speaking skills
  • Comfortable using/learning technology to support communication and recruitment activities
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule. Registration, graduation and other heavy work periods will require additional hours, including evening and weekend hours.
KSA Preferred
  • College recruitment
  • High school/college advising

Department/Job Specific Requirements
  • Valid driers license
The following (compliance) training is required and must be completed within the first 30 days of hire with annual refresher training thereafter:
  • Ethics
  • Safety/Shooter on Campus
  • Personal Information Protection Training ( PIP )
  • Anti-Discrimination/Harassment & Title IX
  • Other training may be required as determined applicable.
Physical Demands
  • Physical Activity: Long periods of standing and or walking
  • Environmental Hazard(s): <15%
  • Lifting: <=20lbs.
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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you fluent in Spanish?
    • Yes
    • No
Documents Needed To Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Transcripts
  3. Other


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