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Student Services Advisor/Recruiter

Student Services Advisor/Recruiter

Closing Date: 10/22/2014

Opened Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Closes Wednesday, October 22, 2014 @ 5 pm

Duties and responsibilities:


This position is under limited supervision and under the direction of the Director within the Admissions and Recruitment Department. The Student Services Advisor/Recruiter oversees the activities related to student admissions and recruitment. Plans, coordinates, and promotes the Community and Continuing Education Program, (including arrangements with potential instructors). Assists potential instructors in completing the course application process (including the arrangement of class locations), equipment and instructor contracts, coordinates course offerings, and manages on-going registration for mini-courses offered by the College. All functions are not limited to, online and on and off-site admissions, student recruitment, development of recruitment schedules, policies and procedures, and program calendars.


Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act may include, but are not limited to the following characteristics, duties, responsibilities, knowledge, skills and other characteristics.

This list of characteristic duties and responsibilities is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all responsibilities and duties performed by positions in this class. At the discretion of the immediate supervisor other job related duties may be assigned as necessary, to include recruitment, radio show, and an article for the Luna Light.


Contacts high school students and the general public to provide information about Luna Community College. Develops recruitment success reports for all recruitment activities, to include number of contacts, and number of contacts registered.

Participates in strategic planning and attends college fairs, career days, open house programs, and multiple other recruitment events. Participates in and develops newspaper articles, radio announcements, and other media to promote Luna Community College.

Assists leadership in the development of marketing strategies for online and on-site enrollment. Assists Academic departments in the development of informational brochures, program literature and other information essential for recruitment activities. Provides admission information to include tuition information, financial assistance, scholarships, student services, and application and registration procedures, processes and general information.

Arranges with potential instructors for Community Education classes and assists them in completing the course application process, including arranging class location, equipment and advertising and instructor contacts.


Knowledge of educational advising/counseling methods and techniques.
Knowledge of LCC academic, vocational/technical and community education programs.
Knowledge of policies and procedures for admissions, recruitment, testing, advisement, tutoring, placement and registration.
Knowledge of on-line admissions, recruitment, testing, tutoring and registration.
Knowledge and skills in working with individuals in a group or individual basic.
Knowledge of computer-based testing and machine scoring.
Knowledge of planning and scheduling techniques.
Knowledge of educational development test administration and interpretation.
Skill in interpreting tests and relating them to student’s educational and vocational goals
Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with other department staff, faculty, students and the public.
Skill in the design of print media, flyers, and brochures.
Skill in photography for displays, brochures, print media and flyers.
Ability to supervise and train tutors, to include organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments.
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.


Bachelors’ degree in social science, science or related field. One (1) year of related higher education or related experience. Knowledge of post-secondary services available to students. Knowledge of academic advisement, interpretation of assessments and other related areas. Must be computer literate. 1Year of related or closely related experience. Must have a valid New Mexico Driver’s License


Salary is based on the LCC salary schedule and is commensurate with education and occupational-related experience. Range 33 Standard LCC benefits apply.

Application Process:

Submit LCC application form, letter of interest, resume, unofficial transcripts (official transcripts required prior to employment) to:

Luna Community College
Sandra Rivera, Human Resourses Specialist
366 Luna Drive
Las Vegas, NM 87701

Phone: (505) 454-2574
Fax: (505) 454-2520

Additional Info:

LCC Application for Employment

Luna Community College is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate against any applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. A pre-employment drug test may be required.

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