The Veterans Center Outreach Recruiter serves as a primary contact and is responsible for recruiting prospective students to achieve admission goals and aid in the retention of student veterans and family members in addition to facilitating student veterans’ learning and development outside of the classroom. This position represents the university at military installations, community colleges and high schools to promote, recruit, and advise for Central Washington University’s (CWU) Veterans Program. The Veterans Center Outreach Recruiter will individually present Central Washington University’s philosophy, programs, services, etc. to prospective students and the general public in individual and group settings.
All employees are expected to support CWU’s commitment to diversity and to bring and support inclusion into the university environment.
Bachelor’s Degree or any combination of education and experience which clearly demonstrates the ability to perform essential functions of the position.
Ability to travel extensively; including a valid driver’s license.
Experience with culturally and economically diverse populations.
Experience working in student services or a customer service setting.
Experience giving oral presentations to small and large groups.
Experience or training that demonstrates the ability to use computers, Word, Excel, Outlook, Internet and/or similar software applications to produce written correspondence, create and maintain spreadsheets, and receive and respond to e-mail inquiries, and tasks.
Experience working with active duty, veterans and/or family members.
Strong interpersonal, writing, and speaking skills.
Excellent networking, organizational, and planning skills.
Demonstrated willingness and/or experience working with students and/or co-workers from a wide range of abilities, backgrounds and experiences.
Experience with VA Education certification process.
Knowledge of the unique needs of active duty, veterans, and their families in a student center environment.
Military Service: Time served with honorable discharge or currently serving.
Experience working in admissions, career services, or any recruiting area.
A record of promoting inclusivity in the work environment.
Experience or interest in mentoring students from a variety of backgrounds.
Ability to incorporate multicultural perspectives and issues into everyday conversations.
Demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for students through various activities.
Located in historic Ellensburg, Washington, Central Washington University is a public four-year university. Home to over 10,000 students, Central has a commitment to hands-on learning and discovery, which takes students beyond the limits of the classroom and books. Central prepares students to become well-educated citizens who are ready for high-demand careers in the workforce and offers over 150 undergraduate majors as well as graduate studies programs and research. To prepare and enable students to succeed in a global economy, Central partners with over 30 colleges and universities around the world.CWU is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/Title IX/Veteran/Disability Employer.