Strategic Enrollment Advisor (Student Services Professional II) (500547), Rohnert Park, California

Employer Sonoma State University
Created 05/23/2021
Reference 428321
Job type Full Time
Country United States
State California
City Rohnert Park
Zip 94928

Application Process
This position is open until filled. For full consideration, please submit application, along with cover letter and resume, by 8am on Thursday, June 3, 2021.

Evidence of degree(s) or certificate(s) and/or license(s) required at time of hire.

Please review the position description listed above for full scope of responsibilities and qualifications.
Job Summary
Reporting to and under the general supervision of the Director of Student Outreach and Recruitment, the Strategic Enrollment Advisor (EA) is responsible for achieving undergraduate and supporting graduate enrollment goals established each term and year. This includes, but is not limited to, goals developed from the University Strategic Enrollment targets from which lead generation and applicant conversion goals will be met by the EA and conducted by recruitment, outreach events, and other activities within an assigned territory. The EA is responsible for generating leads through recruitment travel and managing lead generation tactics deployed in the assigned territory; conducts appropriate follow-up with leads generated to gain their application to the college; interviews prospective students and supports new applicants through the enrollment process.
Key Qualifications
This position requires the equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university in one of the behavioral sciences, public or business administration or job-related. Additional specialized experience during which the applicant has acquired and successfully applied the knowledge and abilities shown above may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis. Possession of these knowledge and abilities is typically demonstrated through the equivalent of two years of professional experience in admissions, one of the student services program areas or in a related field; experience should give evidence of competence and indicate the potential for further growth. A Master's degree in a job-related field may be substituted for one year of the professional experience. One to three years of prior or current experience with sales, recruitment or marketing in higher education or related industries is highly preferred. Intermediate proficiency with computers, including standard office technology and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel) required. Knowledge of Google Suite, PeopleSoft , CRM tools, student information systems, virtual and mobile devices, and online applications preferred. Bilingual such as, Spanish, Arabic, Mandarin, Cantonese or any other language preferred.
Salary and Benefits
Starting salary placement depends on qualifications and experience and is anticipated to be $4,304 a month. This is a full time, exempt position which will lead toward permanent status following the successful completion of a probationary period.

This position is eligible for a broad range of benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurances, retirement (CalPERS), tuition waiver, vacation and sick leave. In addition, 14 paid holidays are offered each year; 13 scheduled on specific days and a Personal Holiday that may be taken any time during the year.

A comprehensive benefits summary for this position is available online by clicking here to be taken to the CSU benefits page.
Supplemental Information
Sonoma State University is committed to achieving excellence through teaching, scholarship, learning and inclusion. In line with our Strategic Plan and our Seawolf Commitment, our values include diversity, sustainability, community engagement, respect, responsibility, excellence and integrity. We strive to cultivate a community in which a diverse population can learn and work in an atmosphere of civility and respect. We encourage innovation, experimentation and creativity, as well as contributions to equity and inclusion, in the pursuit of excellence for all members of our university community.

The University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status. Mandated Reporting: This position may be considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current employees who apply for this position.

Sonoma State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff positions (i.e. H-1B visas).

Positions are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days.

For questions related to the application process, please reach out to Human Resources ( The ADA Coordinator is also available ( to assist individuals with disabilities in need of accommodation during the hiring process.

Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

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