Recruitment / Retention Specialist, Veterans Upward Bound

  • Pensacola State College
  • 1000 College Blvd, Pensacola, FL 32504
  • Sep 13, 2021
Full time Admissions/Retention/Enrollment Mgmt.

Job Description



Job Description:

The Recruitment/Retention Specialist position is a full-time career service position. The Recruitment/Retention Specialist will perform duties in support of the Veterans Upward Bound Project (VUB) grant relating to the programs, services, and resources available to assist in the recruitment and retention of veteran students; establish a network of resources both within and outside the organization to assist in the recruitment and retention efforts; prepare timely written reports, graphs, and statistical data on recruitment and retention efforts; screen and disburse scholarship funds to eligible students. Additionally, the Recruitment/Retention Specialist will develop recruiting materials such as letters, flyers, and brochures to be used in support of the grant; plan and organize on-campus recruitment programs for prospective students; relieve the Director of administrative detail with considerable latitude for exercising judgment and discretion; and serve as liaison between various campus departments, community agencies, and the student. The position may require availability to work flexible hours, including some evenings and weekends.  This position reports to the Project Director, Veterans Upward Bound Project.  This is a grant-funded position.


Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited institution with an associate’s degree and experience in administrative and microcomputer applications. Successful results of a criminal background check are required. 


*Per F.S. 295.065 – Certain servicemembers and veterans, and the spouses and family members of such servicemembers and veterans, will receive preference and priority, and certain servicemembers may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements.


Pursuant to College policy, it is an employment eligibility requirement for an applicant to meet the requirements of § 435.04(2), Florida Statutes, related to background investigations.  Any person failing to meet the requirements of the statute will be deemed not qualified to hold employment in this position.  A Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) approved background check will be conducted on every successful candidate as a condition of employment, and any person who fails to disclose any adverse information contained in the background investigation at the time of submitting the employment application will be disqualified from employment.


Preferred Qualifications:  Prefer experience working with active duty military and/or veterans; and experience and understanding of veteran educational benefits programs.  


SALARY:  $31,000.00 ($15.90/hour)


Supplemental Materials:  All supplemental materials must be submitted electronically via the Workday applicant portal.  For questions or to obtain assistance uploading the supplemental materials, contact Monica Williams at


Application Deadline:   Open Until Filled – Review of applications will begin September 24, 2021. To receive full consideration, the online application and supplemental materials must be received by September 23, 2021.


The benefits package provided by the College includes major medical insurance, life insurance and Florida retirement contributions. Other benefits offered include participation in the wellness program, tuition waivers, educational opportunities, and paid sick leave.


Supplemental life, dental, vision, and disability insurance are available at group rates. 



Pensacola State College does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, color, gender/sex, age, religion, marital status, pregnancy, disability, sexual orientation, or genetic information in its educational programs, activities or employment. For inquiries regarding Title IX and the College’s nondiscrimination policies, contact the Executive Director of Institutional Equity and Student Conduct at (850) 484-1759, Pensacola State College, 1000 College Boulevard, Pensacola, Florida 32504.

  • jobRequisitionId: JR1293
  • startDate: 2021-09-13-07:00
  • company: Veterans Upward Bound (Rob Gregg)
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