The Student Outreach and Recruitment Specialist is a key component of the Miskwaadesi Head Start Project at Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College. This position provides services and resources to students to support their success, both inside and outside the classroom, from the time they enroll through their graduation. This position coordinates intervention and brings together academic success resources for students that may be experiencing barriers to achieving their potential. In collaboration with key departments, faculty, staff and community resources, this position will prioritize a holistic approach to student success.
This position develops, implements, and evaluates recruitment and outreach activities, strategies, and programs to recruit, admit and enroll students into the Child Development Program and the Miskwaadesi Head Start Program. This position will develop and maintain relationships with identified partners within the institution and community, especially with our partner Tribal Head Start programs.
Two years of professional experience related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
Experience supporting students in a higher education or K-12 setting, or other comparable experience
Experience summarizing and presenting information in both written and verbal formats.
Experience in student development/engagement, academic advising, early alert intervention, and working with high‐risk students from diverse backgrounds.
Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings, weekends, and occasional overnight travel.
Proficient in the use of e‐mail, word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation software and use of the Internet to access data, maintain records, generate reports, and communicate with others.
AA or BA degree
Experience with reviewing, evaluating, and making improvements based on results.
Experience with, and commitment to, working with American Indian students and other underrepresented populations.
Experience with student advisement
Experience and knowledge working with a Head Start organization, especially a Tribal Head Start organization.
Demonstrated ability to initiate, manage, and evaluate recruitment-related programs and activities.
Ability to plan and execute complex travel schedule and arrangements.
Demonstrated ability to use technology to communicate with prospective students and evaluate recruitment programs (i.e.. Social media, relationship management databases).
Knowledge of college recruitment concepts and procedures.
Demonstrated commitment to fostering a diverse working and learning environment.
The mission of Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College is to provide higher education opportunities for its communities in a welcoming, culturally diverse environment.
To achieve this mission we will:
Promote scholarship and academic excellence through transfer and career education, and provide access to higher education by offering developmental education.
Respectfully promote the language, culture, and history of the Anishinaabeg.
Provide programs which will celebrate the cultural diversity of our community and promote global understanding.
Promote a sense of personal respect and wellness.
Provide technological opportunities and experiences, preparing students for the future.
Provide programs and baccalaureate degrees that fulfill our commitment to American Indian communities, our land grant status, and the union of cultures.
Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College offers a postsecondary education to honor the past, for those living in the present and dreaming the future, through a spirit of respect, cooperation, and unity.
During 2013 and 2014, Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College identified five core values to be used as guiding principles on campus. Our core values are:
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At Minnesota State, we have a GREATBENEFITSPACKAGE! Our generous benefits include 11 paid Holidays, Vacation Time, Sick Time, six weeks of Paid Parental Leave, low cost medical and dental insurance with low deductibles, a Pension Plan, 457(b) and 403(b) retirement plans and other retirement investment options, pre-tax medical and dental expense (with roll-over option) and dependent care accounts, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, as well as professional development and a tuition waiver program for employees and their dependents, etc. We promote the health and well-being of our employees and take work/life balance seriously.
Through a close Tribal and State partnership, Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College has a unique mission in providing education to the public. This unique collaboration offers all students, regardless of demographic background, the opportunity to learn in a comfortable and diverse environment.Founded in 1987, the College offers two-year associate degrees and certificates across a wide range of program areas, including Law Enforcement, Human Services, Nursing, Business, Clean Energy, Early Childhood Development, and Environmental Science. Through the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum, the College?s liberal arts curriculum provides a solid undergraduate transfer education for approximately forty-percent of the college?s students each year.Every staff and faculty member at Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College believes in the advantages of a quality education. The college has made the commitment to provide excellent teaching, student services, and college activities in a positive, friendly, and respectful manner. The goal is to provide a well-rounded experience for students so they can be successful in their educational endeavors.