Academic Recruitment Specialist 
Dillard College of Business Administration 
Health Sciences and Human Services  
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$3020.67 Monthly W/ Benefits 
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Assists the Deans in the Dillard College of Business Administration and Health Sciences & Human Services with administrative duties to provide leadership in the implementation of policies, practices, and programs which enable the colleges, and University, to achieve enrollment goals. Represents the University to the general public through scheduled presentations and assists with administrative duties in coordination of scheduling and hosting events sponsored by the Dillard College of Business Administration and Health Sciences & Human Services. Responsible for counseling prospective students, parents, educational administrators, and other interested persons to provide expert knowledge and advice on the colleges programs of study and admission requirements. Travels extensively throughout the state of Texas to high schools and junior colleges for recruitment/retention of prospective MSU students. Works independently to manage office procedures. Reports to the Deans of Dillard College of Business Administration and Health Sciences & Human Services.


Coordinates and assists the Deans with weekly recruiting schedules. Counsels prospective students, applicants and their parents regarding eligibility status. Responds to emails, mail, telephone calls and in-person meetings that require admissions guidance or counseling. Revises and updates all forms of publications, social media, web sites, and communication plans associated with the Dillard College of Business Administration and Health Sciences & Human Services. Assists with specialized tasks involving implementation of on-campus recruitment activities and special events such as prospective student programs within the colleges. Responsible for recruitment activities in selected geographical areas. Develops and maintains relationships with high schools, community colleges, and other community programs which impact recruitment. Assists in compiling reports; developing college specific recruitment materials; Performs other related duties as assigned.

Physical Condition

Must be able to drive independently and lift a minimum of 20 pounds.


One or more years of experience in a college or university environment, preferably in a related area such as student affairs, school relations and/or college admissions counseling.


Requires working knowledge of MSU admission policies and procedures, academic requirements, and residency policies, to include knowledge of admissions procedures for beginning freshmen, transfer students and re-enrolling MSU students. Proficiency in the use of personal computers and knowledge of commonly used computer software programs such as Word, Excel and Outlook.


Bachelor's degree required; Master's degree in higher education student personnel or related field is preferred and may be substituted for experience.

Additional Requirements

Requires the ability to work well with diverse populations and maintain positive working relationships with students, faculty, staff, and the community. Must have strong oral and written communication skills and the ability to plan and coordinate complex, cross-related tasks. Must be a strong, positive representative of Midwestern State University. Must have a team orientation; be adaptable, flexible, and cooperative; have strong interpersonal skills; and the ability to work with diverse populations. Personal cell phone usage may be required to complete position duties, including multi-function authentication requirements.*Must be able to work evenings and weekends and hours that may exceed the regular workweek. *Regular reliable attendance is required. *Requires a valid driver's license. * Must be available some nights and weekends. Must periodically serve on a standby or on-call basis. *This position is designated as security sensitive (Mod) and requires a criminal background check.

AN EEO/ADAAA Compliance Employer

To apply, submit a state of Texas application, letter of application, resume and list of three references to the Human Resources Department at the address below

Midwestern State University
Human Resources Department
3410 Taft Boulevard
Wichita Falls, TX 76308
Phone: 940-397-4221
Fax: 940-397-4780
E-mail: human.resources@msutexas.edu

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