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College of Natural Resources & Sciences Recruiter

Categories: Pacific Region 9


Natural Resources & Sciences


Humboldt State University

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Position Description

(Job #14-24) CNRS Recruiter, Student Services Professional II $3,269 - $4,647/month. Appointments are typically made at the beginning of the salary range. This is a full-time, 11/12 pay plan (work 11 months with pay and benefits over 12), temporary three year position in the College of Natural Resources and Sciences with an anticipated starting date of June 1, 2014. Additional appointments will be dependent on available funding and performance.Position Summary: The CNRS Recruiter serves as the official recruitment officer for the College of Natural Resources and Sciences (CNRS) and liaisons with the University's Admissions Office and the United States Forest Service.  

The recruiter is responsible for recruiting prospective students to Humboldt State University. S/he recruits students through presentations at high schools, community colleges, Native American Indian Education Centers, military installations, and college fairs. A portion of the recruiting efforts are directed specifically towards prospective students interested in forestry. The CNRS Recruiter also assists the Admissions Office with recruitment programs such as Fall Admissions Day and Spring Preview and meets with prospective students during campus visits. Additional duties include coordination of on-campus conferences for community colleges that offer associate degrees in natural resources and promotion of course articulation agreements and transfer programs from the community colleges to HSU.  

Institution Information
Humboldt State University is committed to achieving the goals of equal opportunity and endeavors to employ faculty and staff of the highest quality reflecting the ethnic and cultural diversity of the state. Additional information about Humboldt State University can be found at State University is an Equal Opportunity/Title IX/ADA Employer. Applications from and nominations of qualified women, minority candidates, covered veterans and disabled persons are particularly encouraged. Humboldt State University hires only individuals authorized to work in the United States.The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.  

Additional Information
Review: April 30, 2014  

Application Process
Application Procedure: Applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume, and contact information for at least three professional references to Human Resources, 1 Harpst Street, Arcata, CA, 95521-8299 or via email to In addition to the above, please remember to complete the HSU Employment Application. Applications that do not include the HSU Employment Application will not be considered.Application Deadline: First review of applications will be Wednesday, April 30, 2014, but applications will be considered until an acceptable pool of qualified applicants has been received.HSU is committed to enriching its educational environment and its culture through the diversity of its staff, faculty, and administration. Persons with interest and experience in helping organizations set and achieve goals relative to diversity and inclusion are especially encouraged to apply.
Human Resources
Siemens Hall - Room 211
Arcata, CA 95521-8299
(707) 826-3626
Fax: (707) 826-3625
It is the responsibility of the applicant to provide complete and accurate employment information. Incorrect or improperly completed applications will not be considered for vacancies. Any reference in this announcement to required periods of experience or education is full-time activity. Part-time experience or education--or activities only part of which are qualifying- -will receive proportionate credit. In accordance with applicable Collective Bargaining Agreements, preference may be given to the campus applicants covered by these agreements. However, positions are open to all interested applicants, both on and off campus.Class Code: 3082Evidence of required degree(s), certification(s), or license(s) will be required prior to the appointment date. The successful candidate for a position at HSU is required to be fingerprint- ed through the Humboldt State University Police Department or their local law enforcement agency. The results of the fingerprint process must be received by the university prior to the candidate’s appointment. The cost of the fingerprinting is borne by the university.  

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Required Qualifications
Education & Experience: Education equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree, preferably in the natural resources (Fisheries, Forestry, Range, Wildlife, or other related fields) and two years of professional experience in a student services program or related field. A Master’s degree may be substituted for one year of professional experience.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: The CNRS Recruiter must have excellent writing and oral communication skills, demonstrate professional demeanor, and possess strong organizational skills; ability to explain, interpret and apply a wide variety of rules and regulations related to admission and financial aid information is essential; ability to quickly develop knowledge of California State University System policies and procedures related to admissions and enrollment management; demonstrated sensitivity to cross-cultural perspectives and experience working with staff and students of color, underrepresented, and/or students with disabilities; ability to interact in a caring manner with potential students, parents, high school and community college staff on a one-on-one basis and in a group settings. The successful candidate must have the ability to rapidly acquire a general knowledge of the overall operation, functions, and programs of Humboldt State University. An ability to speak Spanish is desirable.The successful applicant must be “customer service” oriented and willing to work evenings and weekends. This position requires a significant amount of time spent traveling to other geographical locations; applicants must possess and maintain a valid California Drive’s License and a good driving record. Successful applicants must also qualify for a University American Express Corporate Card.Successful applicants must be physically fit and able to effectively transport to and set-up marketing/presentation materials (weighing up to 40 lbs.) required at recruitment activity sites and actively participate in recruitment and promotional events up to four hours in length. Work environment may be outside in heat/cold and in confined spaces as well as typical office environments.