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Recuiting & Outreach Specialist

Posting Details

Posting Details

Institution University of South Dakota
Working Title Recuiting & Outreach Specialist
Posting Number NFE00106P
Department USD-University Center
Physical Location of Position (City) Sioux Falls
Posting Text

Recruitment & Outreach Specialist
12 months, 100% time position
Hours: 9am-6pm, M-TH; 8am-5pm, Fri.

University Center is seeking a people-oriented, self-motivated individual for the position of Recruitment & Outreach Specialist. Qualified candidates must have a bachelor’s degree, knowledge in Microsoft Office Suite and Higher Education experience. Student Services experience preferred. This position must have the ability to work independently as well as on a team. Duties include: Develop and maintain communication protocols with Sioux Falls area businesses, schools and employers; attend recruitment activities/events & tradeshows. Meet with prospective students to provide admissions process information. Qualified candidates must be able to work with a diversified population and have a valid driver’s license. Salary commensurate with qualifications.

This position requires the following knowledge or experience:

  • Business English, including grammar, spelling, and punctuation; must be able to communicate effectively in oral and written form.
  • Modern office equipment, modern office practices, and procedures.
  • Experience using databases, and Microsoft Office to include Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Experience working in direct customer service/sales or group presentation positions.
  • Willing to work evening and/or weekend hours occasionally.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.
  • Bachelor’s Degree

Ability to:

  • Communicate information clearly and concisely.
  • Prepare documents and reports using data from a variety of sources, formulating logical and reasonable conclusions from available information.
  • Manage and interpret information in a database.
  • Sit or stand and use a computer for lengthy periods of time.
  • Lift 30 pounds, and ability to assemble and take down a display without assistance.
  • Work in a dynamic team environment with a diverse client base.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Apply online at (search job opportunities at University of South Dakota). Applicants must submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references. All offers of employment will be contingent on a background check using HireRight Services.

For more information, accommodations, or assistance, contact Human Resources at (605) 677-5671 or visit

The University of South Dakota is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff and students.

Posting Date 02/02/2018
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
First Consideration Date 02/19/2018
Advertised Salary Salary commensurate with qualifications.
Duration of the Term 12 months
If Other, describe duration
Appointment Percent 100
Work Hours

9am-6pm, M-TH; 8am-5pm, Fri.

Typical Hours Worked Per Week
Appointment Type Regular
Faculty Status No
Scope of Search External (includes Internal)
If internal, define scope of search N/A
This position requires Travel, Weekends/Holidays, Valid Drivers License
If other, please indicate
Department Description and Cultural Expectations

University Center – Sioux Falls is a student-centered and community-focused organization.

Affirmative Action Statement


Diversity Statement
Contact Information

Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Reference List
Optional Documents
  1. Other