Administrative Positions

Area Coordinator

Texas Lutheran University invites applications for an Area Coordinator. This is a twelve (12) month Residence Life position. The Area Coordinator is responsible for the overall operation of a residential area on campus ranging from one-ten (1-10) buildings housing 170-300 residents. Duties include: facilitating educational programming and community building; adjudicating student disciplinary cases; participating in the selection, training and supervision of paraprofessional staff; assisting students with personal needs; enforcing policies; facilitating housing assignments; managing area occupancy, overseeing the facility management of buildings; and maintaining an environment within the area that is conductive to living and learning. Position will maintain a summer collateral assignment of either Summer Programs, Summer Housing or RA Training. Qualified candidates will meet the following criteria:

  • Bachelor’s degree is required; master’s degree is preferred in Student Personnel or related field. Coursework/experience in a combination of the following: educational programming, student conduct adjudications, mediation, supervision, advisement, or counseling is required. 
  • One to two (1-2) years related experience in college or university operated residence halls or apartments and summer conferencing is required. 
  • Ability to establish and maintain a living learning environment 
  • Ability to demonstrate administrative skills and personnel management 
  • Demonstrated ability to administer a budget 
  • Demonstrated programming ability and leadership 
  • Ability to plan, prioritize, schedule, and coordinate simultaneous activities 
  • Ability to work independently 
  • Demonstrated decision making based on university policy and precedent 
  • Ability to effectively establish rapport, build relationships, and mentor a diverse student body 
  • Ability to perform well under stress, be consistent, and diffuse conflict 
  • Ability to lead in a crisis situation 
  • Ability to read, understand and explain policies and procedures 
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills 
  • General computer competence 
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends, if necessary 
  • Ability to multitask and have creative thinking skills 
  • Understand and support the mission of Texas Lutheran University

Benefits are competitive. Texas Lutheran University, an accredited university affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, is located 35 miles from downtown San Antonio. For more information about TLU, consult our web site at www.tlu.edu. Please submit an application, a resume, and the contact information for at least three professional references to: 

Human Resources 

Texas Lutheran University 

1000 W. Court Street 

Seguin, Texas 78155 

FAX: (830) 372-6409 

E-mail: humanresources@tlu.edu

Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until an appointment is made. Texas Lutheran University is a Hispanic Serving Institution that has been recognized as a “Great College to Work For” by the Chronicle of Higher Education. The University is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and also is subject to the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (IRCA). Texas Lutheran University is committed to diversity.

Assistant Director for Admissions - San Antonio

Texas Lutheran University invites applications for the Assistant Director for Admissions with responsibility for recruiting students in the San Antonio area. The Assistant Director performs all significant recruiting and admissions functions and serves the admissions needs of the constituents of the university. This includes, but is not limited to, evaluating, testing, and measuring the learning potential and academic achievement of prospective students and determining whether there is a good match between the student and the university. The Assistant Director reports to the Executive Director for Admissions.

Responsibilities include:

  • Travel within the state. Represent the university and promote the programs and opportunities available to students at high schools, college night programs, conferences, and other events as required.
  • Evaluate credentials submitted by applicants - reviewing admissions applications, transcripts, essays, evaluating test scores, and conducting interviews to determine a student’s potential for success at Texas Lutheran University.
  • Make admission or denial recommendations based on a student’s academic credentials and other relevant factors. Such recommendations will be made with the goal of enhancing the academic standards and quality of the university and predicting the future success of the student.
  • Develop and implement an individual marketing plan. The plan will include knowledge of high school history; area alumni, clergy, and friends of TLU; competitors; and factors of influence.
  • Plan and carry out recruitment events that will attract quality students to the university and inform the public about programs offered by the institution.
  • Serve as guest speaker on higher education topics (e.g., the college search and application process, applying for financial aid, scholarships and awards, etc.) for a variety of constituents, including professional organizations, high school counselors, prospective students, and parents.
  • Serve as the primary university contact for the San Antonio territory, counseling prospective students and parents regarding academic programs of study, program requirements, and scholarship programs.
  • Ensure effective and timely communication with prospective students, parents, and other constituents.
  • Investigate complaints or disputes on behalf of constituents and work with appropriate staff to resolve such issues. Significant matters may include: financial aid awards, scholarships, admission criteria, required documents, and appeals.
  • Participate in departmental planning by offering ideas and recommendations for Admissions functions and goals.
  • Demonstrate working knowledge of higher education issues and trends.
  • Participate in the development of admissions marketing materials for college fairs, visit packets, and mailings.
  • Make large and small group presentations to prospective students and families regarding programs offered by TLU.
  • Facilitate prospective student campus visits.
  • Coordinate special projects as assigned.
  • Understand and support the mission of Texas Lutheran University.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree is required.
  • At least one year of higher education, public relations, or marketing experience is preferred.
  • Excellent critical thinking skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of computers and communication technology, to include MS Office and CRM (Slate).
  • Excellent problem-solving ability.
  • Excellent leadership and time management skills; must be a self-starter.
  • Considerable judgment is required to work independently and make decisions based on precedent and established policy.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
  • Excellent communication skills and a willingness to be a part of an aggressive marketing plan.

Benefits are competitive. Texas Lutheran University, an accredited university affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, is located 35 miles from downtown San Antonio. For more information about TLU, consult our website at www.tlu.edu

Please submit an application, a resume, and the contact information for at least three professional references to:

Human Resources

Texas Lutheran University

1000 W. Court Street

Seguin, Texas 78155

FAX: (830) 372-6409

Email: humanresources@tlu.edu

Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until an appointment is made. Texas Lutheran University is a Hispanic Serving Institution that has been recognized as a “Great College to Work For” by the Chronicle of Higher Education. The University is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and also is subject to the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (IRCA). Texas Lutheran University is committed to diversity.

Admissions Representative - Houston Region

Texas Lutheran University invites applications for an entry-level Admissions Representative position to be part of its Admissions and Marketing team that takes a team-oriented and integrated approach to recruiting and marketing. This position will be based on campus in Seguin but will serve college-bound students in the Houston area. Primary responsibilities will include the management of the Houston territory which includes substantial travel to high schools and college fairs, meeting with individual families, leading presentations for groups of students, correspondence with students and counselors, and application review. Involvement in other programs and projects is expected, based on the experience and interest of the individual selected, as is participation in planning, implementing and evaluating the general activities of the admissions office.

Successful candidates will possess outstanding communication and organizational skills, a strong, self-motivated work ethic, and the ability to work well independently and as part of the admissions team. High energy, creative initiative, technical proficiency and a proven ability to work with people of varying backgrounds are essential. As several weeks of recruitment travel are required, a valid driver's license is required at the time of hiring and throughout the term of employment. A bachelor's degree is required and experience in admissions as a professional or an undergraduate is preferred, as is proficiency in Spanish and an understanding of and appreciation for a church-related university. A minimum commitment of two years is expected.

This is a full-time position, with frequent evening and weekend work required. The review of candidates will begin immediately.

Position requirements include:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
  • Between one and three years of related (higher education, public relations, or marketing) experience is preferred
  • Knowledge of CRMs, preferably Technolutions Slate
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent critical thinking skills
  • Excellent problem-solving ability
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality
  • Excellent telephone skills and a willingness to be a part of an innovative marketing plan
  • Excellent leadership and time management skills; must be a self-starter
  • Considerable judgment is required to work independently and make decisions based on precedent and established policy
  • Travel is required, including overnight travel; attendance at some weekend or evening events is required
  • Knowledge of computers and communication technology, to include MS Office
  • Understanding of and appreciation for a church-related university

Benefits are competitive. Texas Lutheran University, an accredited university affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, is located 35 miles from downtown San Antonio. For more information about TLU, consult our web site at www.tlu.edu

Please submit an application, a resume, and the contact information for at least three professional references to:

Human Resources

Texas Lutheran University

1000 W. Court Street

Seguin, TX 78155

Fax: (830) 372-6409

Email: humanresources@tlu.edu

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a selection is made. Texas Lutheran University has been recognized as a “Great College to Work For” by the Chronicle of Higher Education and also is on the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. The University is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and also is subject to the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (IRCA). Texas Lutheran University is committed to diversity.

Graphic Designer

Texas Lutheran University is seeking applicants for a Graphic Designer for our Office of Admissions and Marketing. This full-time position is responsible for creating marketing materials, both online and print, to support and enhance the university's branding efforts. This position is responsible for applying the university's branding guidelines and standards to graphics and images developed for the TLU website as well as online and printed marketing and recruiting campaigns and materials that support the university's goals. The graphic designer provides creative and graphic design support to Admissions, Student Life & Learning, Academic Affairs, Athletics, the President's Office and various other administrative and academic departments and ensures TLU's brand image and messages are consistently and effectively applied throughout all materials.

Position requirements include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in graphic design
  • Minimum two years related experience
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Knowledge of and experience with Adobe Creative Suite and Mac OS X
  • Excellent attention to detail and copyediting skills
  • Must be collaborative and willing to be part of a fast-paced team
  • Must be able to take initiative and work independently, but ask questions and seek input
  • Understanding of supporting devices such as scanners, printers, and removable media
  • Knowledge of offset printing, digital printing, color separations, and preparation of electronic files for film output
  • Ability to manage several projects simultaneously and meet deadlines
  • Understanding of and appreciation for a church-related university

Benefits are competitive. Texas Lutheran University, an accredited university affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, is located 35 miles from downtown San Antonio. For more information about TLU, consult our web site at www.tlu.edu. Please submit an application, a resume, and the contact information for at least three professional references to:

Human Resources

Texas Lutheran University

1000 W. Court Street

Seguin, Texas 78155

Email: humanresources@tlu.edu

Fax: (830) 372-6409

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until an appointment is made. Texas Lutheran University has been recognized as a “Great College to Work For” by the Chronicle of Higher Education and also is on the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. The University is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and also is subject to the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (IRCA). Texas Lutheran University is committed to diversity.

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