Kansas State University
Office of International Programs
Peace Corps Campus Recruiter
K-State 2025: By 2025 Kansas State University will be recognized as one of the nation’s Top 50 Public Research Universities. Our engagement with the international community is critical to the future of our students, our university, and our state. Internationalization is a “common element” underlying the vision and goals of the K-State 2025 initiative. This high level commitment to internationalization underscores the value we place on providing our students international experiences, and enhancing the student world experience and that of our learning community.
This person is a representative of the Peace Corps while maintaining effective working relationships with Kansas State University and the Office of International Programs (OIP) staff, campus connections, and partners. The Peace Corps Campus Recruiter is responsible for working with the various campus and community units/departments to provide information related to the Peace Corps experiences; provide that information to students, parents, faculty, and staff on the Peace Corps programs and coordinates with relevant campus and community offices. He or she also assists with coordinating program and application processes, and participates in campus recruitment and promotion. The position is designed to collaborate with academic departments to integrate international experiences into student plans and provide initial and ongoing advising and assistance in support of Peace Corps opportunities for Kansas State University students.
Kansas State University invites applicants for the position of Peace Corps Campus Recruiter. This position reports to the Assistant Provost for International Administration, Office of International Programs.
Duties include: Coordinate specified recruitment activities including: distribution of recruitment materials; promote all public and recruiting events through campus media (e.g. radio, website, etc) and social media(e.g. Facebook, twitter, LinkedIn, etc.); develop and facilitate strategic recruitment activities; develop and/or maintain partnerships and collaboration with university department heads, student organizations, RPCV groups and Coverdell Fellows/MI program; generate new applications for Peace Corps service from the host university, surrounding campus and communities; Provide detailed Peace Corps monthly progress and final reports.
- Bachelor’s degree
- Must be a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer (RPCV) who is approved by the Regional Recruitment Office.
- Excellent organizational and communication skills
- Valid driver’s license
- Experience/knowledge of the K-State community.
- Experience in student advising and/or teaching, sales, marketing, or advertising
Application Deadline: Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Conditions of Appointment: A background check is required prior to finalizing an offer of employment. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States for any employer.
Salary: $17.00 / hour and no more than 20 hours per week.
Start date: Negotiable, with preference for August 17th 2015
To apply: Applications must be submitted in pdf form to firstname.lastname@example.org with Peace Corps Campus Recruiter in the subject line. Submit a letter of interest; résumé; names and contact information for three references.
Kansas State University is an EOE of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.
Kansas State University actively seeks diversity among its employees.
Background check required.