The Ambassador role is a part-time, project-based opportunity that entails representing Concordia University Texas within an assigned territory and attending diverse fairs and events. This role's primary focus is recruiting, specifically for Traditional Undergraduate students. By actively participating in various recruitment activities, the Ambassador will play a crucial role in expanding the program's presence in the designated territory, which involves engaging in events to attract and enroll new students, thereby contributing to the University's admissions enrollment plan. The Ambassador will act as a vital conduit, promoting Concordia University Texas to external stakeholders and conveying the myriad opportunities it offers.
Remuneration for this role is structured around completing assigned activities throughout a contract period. The Ambassador will be compensated per event, contingent upon completing all required reporting satisfactorily. Payment will be made following the successful conclusion of each event or activity, accompanied by the submission of necessary reports. This is an 8-9 month opportunity (depending on high school visits) where the pay can be up to $10,000 during the contract period, depending on the total activities.
Dallas, San-Antonio, Houston
- Recruitment/Outreach: Cultivate robust relationships within the designated market—public schools, community colleges, religious institutions, or businesses. Achieve this through visitation programs, electronic communications, persuasive presentations, and impactful promotional events. Collaborate with fellow admissions counselors to execute student orientation events that inform potential students about the University and its programs and inspire them to consider enrollment.
- Advising: Provide invaluable guidance to prospective students, families, and applicants, navigating them through pre-admission prerequisites, transfer protocols, financial aid prospects, and general academic advisory services where applicable.
- Support: Undertake administrative responsibilities encompassing student account management (if necessary) and maintaining the recruiting database. Serve as a vital point of contact between students and their respective counselors whenever required.
- Additional Responsibilities: Fulfill any other duties assigned as part of this role's multifaceted nature.
- A Bachelor's Degree or a blend of education and progressive experience in admissions initiatives
- A minimum of one year of customer service sales experience
- Strongly preferred proficiency in bilingual Spanish communication
- Adeptness at fostering teamwork and effectively collaborating with others in goal-setting, problem-solving, and decision-making endeavors.
- Exceptional organizational skills, including the ability to prioritize tasks, craft work schedules, oversee progress, and track outcomes
- Highly effective communication skills, both in writing and verbally
- Proficiency in leveraging print, web, and social media platforms
- Working knowledge of SIS (Student Information System) and CRM (Customer Relationship Management) database systems
- Familiarity with Concordia, either as an alumnus, a parent of a student, a partner, or a general supporter of the University's mission
- Ability to comprehend and adhere to Concordia Texas's values, mission, policies, and procedures
- The role necessitates non-traditional working hours, encompassing evenings, weekends, and daytime recruitment events across the designated territory, which could involve up to 100% local travel.
- The Ambassador should be capable of frequent walking on campuses throughout the day.
- Lifting objects weighing up to 30 lbs. may be required.
- The role might involve driving to set up recruiting tables multiple times a day.
Commitment to the Concordia Mission
Concordia University Texas is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Concordia University Texas empowers students of all backgrounds to lead lives of critical thought, compassionate action and courageous leadership. As a liberal arts university, Concordia develops the mind, heart, soul, and body, preparing leaders for lives of service. As a private, faith-based university, employees must be supportive of our mission. We actively seek candidates who have professional skills, experience, and willingness to strengthen campus diversity, equity, and inclusion in support of our mission as an institution and our strategic plan. To the extent allowed by law, we reserve the right to give preference in employment based upon religion. Concordia does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, color, age, national origin, disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, and any other basis protected by law.