<< Back

This job listing is no longer active.
Please use our Environment Jobs Search to find current vacancies.


Western Recruiting Representative

Reference   (Please mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application)
Sectors Sustainability, Climate, CSR, EMS
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Mid Level
Deadline 01/10/2011
Company Name SCA - Student Conservation Association
Contact Name
Telephone 603-543-1700
Fax 603-543-1828
Email Online Applications
Website Further Details / Applications
SCA - Student Conservation Association logo
Directory Entry : The Student Conservation Association (SCA) is America's conservation corps. Our members protect and restore national parks, marine sanctuaries, cultural landmarks and community green spaces in all 50 states.
Also Listing:
IMPORTANT:  This Advertiser has requested that applicants MUST be National Residents / Valid Work Permit-holders.  Other applicants need not apply.


The Student Conservation Association (SCA), a national force of conservation volunteers, has an exciting opportunity in our Admissions Department.  We are seeking a dynamic recruiting representative who will play an integral role in developing and managing SCA’s intern applicant pool.  This position will be responsible for managing the Campus Recruiting process for a portfolio of schools in California and the southwestern region of the United States, with a special emphasis on diversity recruiting, and assisting applicants through the admissions process.  The successful candidate will be an outgoing, mature self-starter who is comfortable working independently and speaking to large and small groups while promoting the life-changing experiences SCA has to offer.  This individual will travel about 15 weeks per year, between September 1st and March 15th, to target schools for 2-4 weeks at a time. The position is based in the SCA’s Oakland, Calif., Regional Office

Primary Responsibilities:

  • In conjunction with the Campus Recruiting Manager, develop and implement a recruitment strategy to achieve regional recruiting goals
  • Deliver timely and high-quality customer service, with a specific focus on building relationships with school contacts and phone and email communications to applicants.
  • Create and execute a sustainable plan for building relationships and increasing applicants at highly diverse schools in the region.
  • Travel at least 15 weeks of the year, 2-4 weeks at a time, to college campuses throughout western region, primarily during the academic year.
  • Manage all logistics for recruiting trips to include; planning trips, performing web research, emailing and calling contacts to secure meetings, booking plane tickets, reserving rental cars, making hotel reservations, conducting presentations and meetings and tracking budget expenses.
  • Act as an Admissions liaison to every applicant from the region to help them through the SCA application/placement process.
  • Devise and implement a strategy for utilizing SCA Alumni from regional schools.


  • 2-3 years professional experience required; marketing, admissions or recruiting experience preferred
  • Former Participant in SCA Program required
  • Excellent customer service and fearless telephone communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to speak confidently in public to audiences of various sizes
  • Valid driver’s license, minimum age of 25 and MVR that meets SCA standards
  • Experience in using MS Office software and Data entry skills required
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Very strong time management skills and the ability and desire to perform multiple and variable tasks
  • Willingness to travel between 15 – 20 weeks per year.
  • Must meet SCA’s criminal background check standards
  • Evidence of multicultural experience and competency a plus.

* Health and Dental * Basic Life Insurance * Short Term Disability * Long Term Disability * Flexible Spending Account * 403(b) Savings Plan * Generous Paid Time Off * Community Service Leave * Casual Dress
Please send cover letter and resume to Mike Maher at mmaher@thesca.org.

Add to My Account
<< Back