Careers at South Hills

If you want to join an organization that is truly changing peoples’ lives, South Hills School of Business & Technology could be just the place for you. There are many things about South Hills that make it a smart choice for students, but our employees can tell you that it's also a great place to work.

Our faculty and staff enjoy the benefits and advantages of working in a smaller setting that enables them to know each other on a personal level and encourages team building that ultimately enhances the quality of service to our students. The South Hills team works well together and genuinely cares for our students' welfare.

South Hills is full of enthusiastic, passionate, committed people - employees and students alike!

Status Update Issued on 02-19-2018

The Mechanical Design Instructor and .NET Framework Instructor positions have been filled.

We have made our selections. Thank you to everyone who applied for your interest in a career at South Hills School of Business & Technology.

Staff Openings

Admissions Recruiter

Date Announced: 05/19/2017
Campus/Location: Altoona, PA (with area travel)
Full/Part-time: Full-time

Function of Position:

South Hills School of Business & Technology is seeking an Admissions Recruiter who has the skills, ability, and personality needed to help increase the overall enrollment. This position will be responsible for recruiting activities for all three campus locations of South Hills (Altoona, Lewistown and State College). This individual must be highly motivated, be able to communicate effectively and market South Hills with high a level of energy and enthusiasm. The position requires the ability to research, develop, and implement recruitment strategies. Candidate must be willing to travel at least 75% of the time and be available to work extended hours, nights and some weekends during peak recruiting periods. Candidate must be able to transport, set up and tear down displays and tent/canopy independently.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work independently with excellent decision-making, oral and written communication skills.
  • Schedule visits and presentations at schools (primary, secondary, post-secondary) and community agencies (public and private).
  • Attend college fairs and other student recruitment events.
  • Prepare/present programs to groups from various socio-economic and demographic backgrounds.
  • Maintain and continually update contact lists of guidance counselors, teachers and other essential school personnel.
  • Maintain spreadsheet of all recruiting activities.
  • Provide assistance to prospective students concerning admissions requirements and programs of study.
  • Communicate effectively with all South Hills faculty and staff with regards to recruitment activity.
  • Work in close collaboration with the admissions, marketing, career services & student services depts.
  • Assist with campus-wide recruitment efforts.
  • Assist with the development of recruitment materials, plans and strategies.
  • Work closely with and report directly to the Director of Student Outreach and Recruitment (daily).
  • Execute all other duties as assigned by SHSBT Administration.


This position is directly supervised by the Director of Student Outreach and Recruitment.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Associate or Bachelor’s Degree required; business, marketing, sales or communications preferred
  • Minimum of two years related work history
  • Passion for career and technical education
  • High level of computer literacy
  • Experience with trending social media platforms and communications
  • Able to lift and carry up to 50
  • Valid PA Driver’s License
  • Reliable transportation
  • Must be able to pass all criminal background checks and PA Child Abuse History Clearance

To Apply: Send cover letter and résumé to Human Resources at:

Marketing and Admissions Assistant

Date Announced: 01/30/2018
Campus/Location: State College, PA
Full/Part-time: Full-time

Position Overview: Support South Hills’ Marketing and Public Relations efforts and assist in implementing promotional strategies, as well as assisting the Admissions Team with contacting leads and setting appointments. Report to both Marketing Director and Admissions Director.

Responsibilities and Duties

Primary job functions:

  • Assist in writing and editing public relations and marketing content, including social media posts, press releases, community news releases, alumni success stories, e-blast and e-newsletter content, and more
  • Complete marketing-related administrative projects such as distributing information to community and media contacts, gathering price quotes, placing orders for materials, and coordinating with vendors
  • Assist in researching industry topics and articles to share/post on social media, the website, and the newsletter
  • Assist with logistics for photo or video shoots – i.e. gathering Media Release forms, coordinating with models/interviewees, etc.
  • Maintain media and community contact lists
  • Assist in maintaining the department's routine reports such as the Project & Task List and Marketing Activities by Week
  • May help to generate purchase orders and track expenses
  • Interface with students, alumni, staff, faculty, and directors/leaders from all three campus locations
  • Other tasks and duties assigned including learning to back up other Marketing/PR Team members
  • Enter incoming lead cards into database
  • Contact leads (new and aged) with the intention of setting admissions appointments: phone, text, Facebook, email, Instagram, mail
  • Document all activity in database
  • Assist with Admissions/Marketing events
  • Must be able to work some evening and weekend hours (possibly some work from home)

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Solid organizational skills
  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to work independently and contribute within a team environment
  • Ability to meet deadlines and adapt to changing priorities
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word) required, PowerPoint experience preferred
  • Experience with any of the following would be a PLUS: Photoshop®, Adobe InDesign, WordPress, Constant Contact or other e-mail marketing software, Facebook/Instagram Marketing, YouTube, Photography, Video production, Survey Monkey
  • Experience with sales, telemarketing or customer service a PLUS

To Apply: Send cover letter and résumé to Human Resources at:

Office Assistant - STATUS UPDATE

Due to overwhelming response, we are no longer accepting resumes for this position at this time while we sort through the ones we have already received. This position has not yet been filled, and we may accept resumes for it again in the future.

Date Announced: 01/30/2018
Campus/Location: Altoona, PA
Full/Part-time: Full-time

Function of Position

Reports to the Director for performing general reception duties such as answering phones, maintaining calendars, greeting visitors, processing mail, and so forth.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities


  • Answer telephone, transfer calls, log all incoming calls, etc…
  • Greet & assist prospective students, visitors, current students, etc…
  • Receive & deliver vendor packages


  • Enter all lead cards from recruiter
  • Assist with admissions calls, emails, text, etc…
  • Maintain interview packets
  • Appointment reminder calls
  • Audit new student “admissions” files
  • Tour prospective students (as needed)
  • Assist with admissions events

Financial Aid

  • Maintain “Meet & Greet” information packets
  • Appointment Reminder Calls
  • Assist prospective students with FA PIN# (as needed)
  • Assist with FA events

Career Services

  • Assist with events (orientation, luncheons, picnics, career fairs, etc…)
  • Follow-up calls to interns, graduates, employers, etc…

Academic Affairs

  • Assist with clerical duties (as needed)
  • Orientation (mailings, completion of paperwork, photos, etc…)
  • Audit academic student files


  • Mail delivery between the 508 & 541 buildings
  • Inner-office mail prep (AL to SC)
  • Daily student sign-in sheets
  • Newspaper (Library)
  • Water plants in 541 building

Other duties as assigned.


The employee proceeds alone on routine work following the pre-established standard practice. All questionable cases are referred to the supervisor.

Minimum Qualifications and Skills

Knowledge equivalent to a high school diploma plus five to six months of effective experience.