Automotive Program Recruiter - San Juan College in Farmington New Mexico

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San Juan College

Farmington, New Mexico

United States

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Detailed Job Description

This position reports to the Automotive Program Coordinator and is responsible for the recruitment of students for the Automotive Manufacturers and other programs when needed within the School of Trades and Technology.

Duties & Responsibilities


• Recruits students for the automotive Manufacturers programs and Trades and Technology programs; Assists in the development and distribution of brochures, fliers, and other promotional materials. This may result in a time split of 50% travel during the school year and office time.

• Attends college night and career fair programs.

• Distribute other Trades and Tech. program information to students and councilors with-in service area as defined by the Dean of Trades & Technology.

• Forward potential student contact information to the appropriate school/program supervisor.

• Assists in the management and updating of program websites.

• Recruits students for dealership programs.

• Coordinates and leads campus tours for manufacturer’s students.

• Advises students on educational and career opportunities in the automotive field and helps connect them to college and community resources.

• Assists students in the admissions and financial aid process.

• Assists students in the completion of student housing processes.

• Coordinates communication between high schools, program instructors, dealerships, state agencies, and parents.

• Performs related duties.


• Knowledge of student recruitment principles and practices.

• Knowledge of marketing principles and practices.

• Knowledge of college and community resources available to students.

• Knowledge of program policies and procedures.

• Knowledge of college policies and procedures.

• Skill in the operation of computers and job related software programs.

• Skill in decision making and problem solving.

• Skill in interpersonal relations and in dealing with the public.

• Skill in oral and written communication.

• Skill in working effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.


The Automotive Coordinator assigns work in terms of recruitment/dealership visits, presentations and dealership follow- up as well as other program needs with-in the school of Trades and Technology The supervisor spot-checks completed work for compliance with procedures and the nature and propriety of the final results.


Guidelines include college and program policies and procedures. These guidelines require judgment, selection, and interpretation in application.


• The work consists of varied student recruitment and advising duties. The variety of student needs contributes to the complexity of the position.

• The purpose of this position is to recruit students to Automotive Manufacturers programs. Success in this position results in the recruitment of eligible students.


• Contacts are typically with co-workers, other college personnel, faculty, staff, students, potential students, parents, high school personnel, industry professionals, and members of the general public.

• Contacts are typically to give or exchange information, to resolve problems, to provide services, or to motivate or influence persons.


• The work is typically performed while sitting at a desk or table or while intermittently sitting, standing, or stooping. The employee frequently lifts light and occasionally heavy objects.




MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS • A Bachelor’s Degree in a course of study related to the occupational field is required. • One to two years of similar work experience/apprenticeship/internship is required. • Sufficient automotive knowledge and experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position is required. • Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license issued by the State of New Mexico for the type of vehicle or equipment operated. VALUES STATEMENT San Juan College is committed to serving the needs of our students through a process of continuous quality improvement. We uphold and affirm the following iCARE values: • Innovation • Collaboration • Accountability • Respect • Excellence

Starting Salary


Keyword Phrases

  • Automotive Program Recruiter
  • School of Business & Information Technology
  • Innovative, Dynamic Learning College
  • Community College
  • Admissions & Enrollment / Recruiting
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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