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Recruitment Specialist

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Work type: Staff
Location: Los Angeles
Categories: Unit 4 - APC - Academic Professionals of California, Administrative, Temporary, Full Time, Time Varies, Education Support Professionals, Student Services, Counselor (Non-instructional Faculty)

Job No: 514040; 5/12/2022

Student Services Professional II
Admissions & Recruitment

Salary Range: $4,304 - $6,120/Monthly

Work Schedule: Full-Time, Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; some evenings and weekends; exempt classification; temporary position, expires on or before one year from start date; may become permanent.

Essential Functions: Under the direction of the Associate Director of Recruitment, the incumbent is responsible for providing information regarding California State University admission policy and requirements, developing relationships with prospective students, parents, the on and off campus community, and encouraging qualified students to apply, and enroll at Cal State LA.; provide unofficial transcript review when appropriate. Responsible for the implementation of all recruitment at assigned schools/regions including weeknight and weekend events. Research and respond to inquiries and assist with resolution of concerns as appropriate. Assist in the hiring, training, and providing work direction to student ambassador staff that are placed at local high schools and community colleges. Serve as Cal State LA liaison for on- and off-campus partnerships as assigned. Provide assistance in the planning and coordination of recruitment related events. Responsible for conducting continuous awareness and follow-up for all prospects, applicants and admits in order to increase the enrollment yield. Incumbent will regularly communicate, present, and speak fluently in Spanish to students and parents.

Required Qualifications & Experience: Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university in one of the behavioral sciences, public or business administration or job-related field. Additional specialized experience during which the applicant has acquired and successfully applied the knowledge and abilities shown above may be substituted for the required education on a year for year basis. Equivalent of two years of professional experience in one of the student services program areas or in a related field; experience should give evidence of competence and indicate the potential for future growth. A master's degree in a job-related field may be substituted for one year of the professional experience. The incumbent must demonstrate effective written and oral communication skills and ability to speak in public forums and conduct presentations. Access to a reliable form of transportation is required in order to travel. The incumbent must have a demonstrated interest and/or ability in working in a multicultural/multiethnic environment. A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who may apply for the position.

CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so.  Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The system wide policy can be found at and questions may be sent to

California State University, Los Angeles, as part of the CSU system, is a State of California Employer. As such, the University requires all employees upon date of hire to reside in the State of California.

As of January 1, 2022 the CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California.

Desired Qualifications: Ability to communicate, present, and speak fluently in Spanish. Direct experience working with the recruitment of underrepresented student populations; multiple constituencies including students of color, underrepresented students, and/or undocumented students.

Closing Date: Review of applications will begin on 5/26/2022 and will continue until the position is filled; however, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received. A COMPLETED ON-LINE CAL STATE LA EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION IS REQUIRED. RESUMES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED IN LIEU OF A COMPLETED APPLICATION.

The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 revised July 21, 2017, as a condition of employment.

In addition to meeting fully its obligations under federal and state law, California State University, Los Angeles is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can live and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual. To that end, all qualified individuals will receive equal consideration without regard to economic status, race, ethnicity, color, religion, disability, national origin or cultural background, political views, sex or sexual orientation, gender, or other personal characteristics or beliefs.

Candidates must demonstrate ability and/or interest in working in a multicultural/multiethnic environment. Certain positions require fingerprinting. The University actively encourages qualified minorities, women and persons with a disability to apply.  Upon request, reasonable accommodation will be provided to individuals with protected disabilities to (a) complete the employment process and (b) perform essential job functions when this does not cause an undue hardship. We are an Equal Opportunity/Title IX Employer.

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