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Next Degree Navigator

Bellevue University McAllen, TX Salary, Varies
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Position Overview

            Bellevue University, the largest, private, non-profit and fastest growing institute of higher education in Nebraska has an immediate opening for a Next Degree Navigator who acts in the capacity of Student Outreach and Recruiter at our partner school of South Texas College in McAllen, Texas.  This individual will need to be caring and enjoy guiding students as their “next-degree” navigator through the completion of their degree at South Texas College to a degree with Bellevue University.  Responsible for building connections across the campus, the best candidate will thrive exploring and developing outreach and marketing opportunities. 


Essential Functions:

  • Develops and implements a comprehensive and unique annual strategic business plan customized to the particular needs of the students, faculty and staff of the partnership location.
  • Develops/delivers presentations to students, faculty and staff in a professional and effective manner.
  • Uses proven student centric communication and servicing techniques that aids the student in completion of enrollment process for University programs.



  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred. 
  • Minimum of three (3) years of progressively responsible recruiting or sales experience, preferably in an educational field environment.
  • Driving is an essential function of this position. Must have a valid driver’s license, good driving record, and be insurable under BU’s insurance policy.
  • Demonstrated strengths in customer service, interpersonal communication, conflict resolution and organizational skills. 
  • Effective professional presentation skills.
  • Must be goal oriented and results driven.
  • Demonstrated ability to learn quickly; listen and communicate effectively.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality regarding student files and information.
  • Ability to work independently and exhibit an entrepreneurial approach in your setting.
  • Available to work flexible hours to-occasionally-include, evening and some weekends, as required. 
  • Flexibility to travel to other locations as needed and to BU main campus for training.


NOTE:  The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work involved for this job.  It is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of this job.  This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” relationship.


The Higher Education Opportunity Act requires institutions participating in federally funded financial aid programs to make information about the institution available to the public, current and prospective students, and current and prospective employees. The Bellevue University Consumer Information webpage, found at, provides readily accessible information to help consumers make informed decisions about post-secondary education. Bellevue University’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (ASR), found at, provides information about campus crime statistics and institutional security policies and procedures as well as information about student housing fire statistics and fire safety policies. You can obtain a paper copy of these reports from the Bellevue Dean of Students office by calling 402-557-7028. In addition to this, Bellevue University is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Date Posted July 12, 2024
Date Closes July 21, 2024
Requisition 484915
Located In McAllen, TX
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Salary, Varies
Shift Custom
SOC Category 11-9033.00 Education Administrators, Postsecondary
Zipcode 78501
Name Cameron Byers
Address 1000 Galvin Road South
City, State and Zip Bellevue University
Phone (402) 557-7371

This job offers the following benefits

  • 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life Insurance
  • Medical
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Vision
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Sick Leave
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Wellness Program

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