The University of Texas at Arlington Job Posting

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Student Development Specialist III

Hiring department Engineering - Dean
Monthly salary $3,166+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week 40.00 Variable
Posting number 13-04-16-01-3050
Job Status Closed
FLSA status Exempt
Earliest Start Date Immediately
Position Duration Funding expected to continue
Position open to all applicants
Location Arlington, TX
Number of vacancies 1
General Notes

This position is for undergraduate recruiting; local and out of town travel is required.

Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply
  • A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply.
  • A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.

Additional Information


This position recruits high school students to attend UTA's COE through college fairs, classroom presentations, and outreach events, represents COE at various conferences, serves as Asst Dir to the Summer Eng Camps, and supervises student recruiters.

Essential Functions

Recruiting - Attends college fairs and conducts classroom presentations both in DFW area and out of area high schools. Follows up with prospective students and student recruits. Supports and attends engineering outreach events on and off campus. Works closely with the University Admissions Office. Supervision - Hires, trains, and supervises undergraduate student recruiters. Schedules them to accompany him/her to area high schools and colleges; manages student recruiters' schedules; and provides students with necessary materials for events. Works to retain current students. Assistant Director of Summer Camp - Books fieldtrips to companies; serves as contact for camp questions and concerns; assists with teacher participants, assists with processing of applications; reviews applications for acceptance; manages student staff and campers; assists with post-camp follow-up. Special Events - Attends various national conferences and assists with outreach events; serves on Advisory and Scholarship Committees; helps review scholarship applications for various undergraduate programs; represent UT Arlington Engineering at special events which targets under-served populations such as "Introduce a Girl to Engineering" events.

Licenses: Class "C" Operator's Driver's License. Applicant selected must provide a current three year Driving Record from the current state of residence. If not currently a Texas resident, must obtain a Texas Driver's License within 30 days after entering Texas as a new resident.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

Bachelor's degree; 3 years of experience in an advisory, administrative, or educational capacity with college students or adolescent groups. Knowledge of student recruitment and retention issues. Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: names of companies, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties, and 2) Education: List college name(s), degree type(s), major, and graduation date(s). Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

Engineering coursework or experience in engineering-related work. Ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports. Ability to work effectively with diverse populations. Organizing and coordinating skills. Ability to plan and evaluate programs. Ability to develop, plan, and implement short and long-range goals. Ability to manage student workers. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Knowledge of standard office equipment; good knowledge of Microsoft Office Software (e.g., Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint); and Outlook. Ability to develop and deliver presentations.

Working conditions

May work in all weather conditions May work around standard office conditions Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity Lifting and moving Frequent off-campus local travel required; occasional other travel required. Interacting with student groups during regular work hours and evenings and/or weekends. Criminal background check conducted.

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