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Outreach and Engagement Specialist

Treasure Valley Community College

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The HEP Outreach/Engagement Specialist will follow the High School Equivalency Program’s mission by recruiting eligible migrant and seasonal farm workers (MSFW) students through personal contacts, referrals, professional contacts, and printed materials. The Outreach/Engagement Specialist provides information to target communities and prospective HEP students about eligibility requirements to participate in HEP and the support and services that HEP can provide in helping students from migrant/seasonal farm worker families to access and succeed at TVCC. The person in this position will help the program meet and/or exceed the important goal of serving the target number of 45 students each year of the grant cycle.



MANDATORY: Associates degree or any satisfactory combination of experience and training which demonstrates the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the duties of this position. Valid Driver’s license and reliable transportation is necessary to recruit potential students for TVCC sites in Ontario and Caldwell (Eastern Oregon and Western Idaho).Bilingual in English-Spanish.


PREFERRED: Bachelor’s degree. One year working with students of backgrounds similar to MSFW (migrant and seasonal farm workers) population. One year of experience in student recruitment and database management.



Visit high schools, agencies, labor camps, and housing projects locally and in region (eastern Oregon and western Idaho) to recruit students for TVCC sites in Ontario and Caldwell. Conduct bilingual presentations at events to local agencies; keep contact with migrant liaisons.

Build partnerships with existing public and private organizations, businesses, and persons who are already interacting with the MSFW population.

Maintain personal contact with recruits via phone, electronic media and in person as necessary to accomplish project work.

Meet with potential students to determine eligibility into the program. Assist students in completing enrollment application.

Proctor and monitor HEP admission tests.

Maintain recruiting records. Evaluate recruiting efforts for effectiveness and recommend necessary changes to the Director.

Manage social media accounts for HEP.

Work with Admissions, CTE, Multicultural Services and other key college departments to coordinate recruitment efforts.

Attend professional development training and/or conferences as budgeted and directed by the Director.


This is a full-time, Professional, grant funded, exempt position.


Benefits include medical insurance for employee and eligible dependents, Oregon retirement plan as well as 160 hours of annual vacation leave, 16 hours of annual personal leave and 8 hours per month of sick leave accrual.


A complete application file consists of the following:

  • A letter of interest stating how you are qualified to perform the duties of the position.
  • A resume
  • College transcripts (copies are acceptable at this time)
  • A TVCC application for employment. A pdf fillable application may be downloaded at
  • If applicable, a completed DD Form 214 in order to establish veteran preference per OAR 839-006-0445 and OAR 839-006-0450(3)

APPLICATION SUBMISSION: All application materials should be submitted or mailed to: Human Resources, Treasure Valley Community College, 650 College Boulevard, Ontario, OR 97914. Please reach out to Faith at 541-881-5836 for additional submission options.


Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $38,952.00 per year


  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance


  • Monday to Friday

Work Location: One location

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