The Academic Advisor/Marketing and Recruitment Specialist for the Department of Hospitality Leadership assists both newly declared and continuing Hospitality Leadership majors with the development of academic schedules, visits with prospective students, meets with those students interested in changing their majors to Hospitality Leadership, and serves as SOAR advisor for the Hospitality Leadership department. The Academic Advisor/Marketing and Recruitment Specialist helps to achieve the departmental enrollment and recruitment goals and objectives by establishing and maintaining effective communication with targeted high schools and community colleges and working with the Hospitality Leadership Student Ambassadors to visit at least ten high schools and community colleges each academic year. The Academic Advisor/Marketing and Recruitment Specialist maintains the Department of Hospitality Leadership website, coordinates the development of collateral and advising materials, manages social media for the department, and assists with departmental marketing initiatives including press releases and events.
Description of Primary Duties:
Advises current and prospective Hospitality Leadership majors, recruits at targeted high schools and community colleges, develops collateral materials, and manages marketing functions including the departmental website, event advertising, and social media sites.
Minimum Acceptable Qualifications:
Education: A Bachelor’s degree is required.
Experience: At least one year of experience in the hospitality industry or one year experience in recruitment, marketing, public relations, and/or advisement at the university/college level is required.
Skills: Excellent interpersonal skills are required. Strong verbal and written communication skills are required. The ability to work effectively with a diverse student population is required. Computer literacy is required.
Other: The scope of this position requires occasional overnight travel and the ability to lift and carry materials and equipment of awkward shape weighing up to 40 pounds. The position requires standing for long periods of time at trade shows, presentations, and job fairs.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
First date of consideration August 10, 2018.
Official transcripts will be required at the time of hire.
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