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Recruitment Coordinator

Revised Fall 2004

GENERAL FUNCTION AND SCOPE OF POSITION The SCA Recruitment Coordinator shall work to insure the successful operation of SCA through the recruitment of qualified new members. This is a part-time, year-round position, at approximately 10-15 hours per week.


  • Membership Recruitment: Working with the house membership coordinators, the Recruitment Coordinator shall give house tours, contact prospective members, and follow-up on deposits, applications, and returning members.
  • Special Projects, such as updating the SCA Membership Brochure, placing ads in newspapers and housing guides, contacting specific student groups (such as JSU, BSU, etc.), coordinating tabling at the EMU, room keys, membership policy review, direct mail to incoming students, sending handbooks to new members, and Fall Early Orientation Program presentations.
  • Obtain signed member contracts and pro-rate fees for late move-ins or early move-outs.
  • Make available brochures, applications, Membership materials in all locations (such as Campbell Club, Lorax Manor, and outside office.)
  • Organize member contribution to the Fall New Member Orientation program. (Co-op members will do the actual presentation.)
  • Make weekly written reports to the Board of Directors.
  • Promote a positive image of the co-ops on campus and in the community.
  • Attend all Membership Committee Meetings for which s/he has been given 48 hours' notice.
  • Attend all Board Meetings, if requested, for which s/he has been given 48 hours' notice.
  • Maintain office hours convenient to students and the SCA Business Manager.
  • Any other duties assigned by, and under the supervision of, the SCA Business Manage, Board of Directors and Membership Committee.
  • Check email on a regular basis.
  • Maintain and update SCA website.


  • General office skills (phones, word processing, copy machines.)
  • Familiarity with cooperative principals necessary, and knowledge of SCA is strongly desired.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and clearly in person, on the phone, and in writing.
  • Punctuality, attention to detail, a positive attitude, and ability to work well with people of diverse backgrounds and ages (especially students).
  • Able to attend two or more night or weekend meetings per month.
  • Must be able to work both independently, without supervision, and as part of a team.
  • Must be able to work throughout the summer.
  • Basic website design skills.


  • The Recruitment Coordinator is hired, fired, and supervised by the SCA Business Manager, SCA Board of Directors, and Membership Committee.
  • The Recruitment Coordinator's employment may be terminated because of, but not limited to: misconduct, negligence, incompetence, violating SCA policies, and/or failing to perform their duties as set forth in this job description.
  • Beginning hourly compensation for this position shall be $1 more than the Oregon Minimum Wage