Recruitment Specialist - College Assistance Migrant Program (EXTENDED)

Salisbury, MD

Salisbury University


Salisbury University, a member of the University System of Maryland, is a regionally accredited four-year comprehensive institution offering 62 distinct graduate and undergraduate programs. Located on the historic Eastern Shore, SU's beautiful campus is some 30 miles from the Atlantic beaches and 2.5 hours from Baltimore and Washington, D.C.

Salisbury University is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Recruitment Specialist CAMP in the Early and Elementary Education Department.

Primary Job Duties: Under the supervision of the CAMP Director, this position will be responsible for promoting program services, soliciting prospective participants, collecting and analyzing required documentation based on the program's federal eligibility criteria to make recommendations to the CAMP Director; work closely with partner organizations and migrant educational program staff to identify potential participants. The CAMP Recruitment Specialist will assist the project director with program compliance by maintaining eligibility documents for potential participants and record documents of individuals recruited and enrolled in the program.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Social Work or related field and 1-3 years of experience. Experience working with CAMP or HEP Federal Programs

Must be detail oriented and have excellent interpersonal, customer service, organization and planning, prioritization, problem solving, follow through, time management, and oral & written communication skills. Must be flexible and possess the ability to successfully handle multiple tasks/projects simultaneously and work well under pressure, independently, and in a team-oriented environment. Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) is required.

Knowledge of CAMP or HEP federal programs as well as the locations on the Delmarva Peninsula where migrant and seasonal farmworkers reside, work and frequently visit, including roads, labor camps, and other housing areas where migrant and seasonal farmworker families typically live; knowledge of local organizations that may assist migrant and seasonal farmworkers and their families on the Delmarva Peninsula, including community agencies that may provide services to them; churches that they and their families attend; events that might attract them; and other local areas where they might gather; knowledge of the agricultural community on the Delmarva Peninsula, including the local growers, and agricultural production activities outlined in the project's recruitment plan; willingness and skills to collaborate with community organizations, faith based institutions, migrant educational program staff and a working knowledge of the services they provide; knowledge of the language(s) spoken by migrant and seasonal farmworkers in the project's recruitment area; knowledge of the migrant lifestyle, cultures, values, and beliefs, and the ability to develop a strong rapport with migrant and seasonal farmworker families; knowledge of the type of student who would most likely benefit from the CAMP project; knowledge of the secondary schools that potential participants have attended, and a willingness to communicate with faculty and staff at these schools; willingness to work flexible hours and drive to places migrant and seasonal farmworkers are likely to be found.

Preferred Qualifications: Knowledge of and experience working with migrant/seasonal farm workers. Ability to speak Spanish and/or Creole is preferred.

This is a full-time, exempt, Contingent II (contractual), position with a limited benefits package including medical, prescription, dental, paid leave, tuition remission and more. Position is subject to grant funding availability. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Applications will be accepted via Salisbury University's Online Employment Application System. Please visit our website http://www.salisbury.edu/hr/careers/ to apply online. See the FAQs of the Online Employment Application System for more information and instructions. Applications received by August 17, 2020 will receive full consideration; the position will be open until filled.

To be considered an applicant, you must apply online and submit a cover letter and resume. All documents that you wish to provide must be attached to your application in the Online Employment Application System. Please do not send any documents via E-mail. Three professional references will be requested and required before the final stages of the search. Candidates will be notified prior to references being contacted.

Diversity and inclusion are core values of Salisbury University. We strive to create a truly diverse and inclusive environment where the richness of ideas, backgrounds, and perspectives of our community is harnessed to create value for our University community to include students, faculty, and staff, today and in the future. To this end, the University recruits exceptional and diverse faculty, staff, and students from across Maryland, the United States, and around the world, supporting all members of the University community as they work together to achieve institutional goals and vision. To learn more about the University's commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive campus, please visit http://www.salisbury.edu/equity/ .

To apply please click here! Posted: 08/13/2020