Student Services Associates

Employer
Union County College
Location
Cranford, NJ
Posted
Aug 07, 2022
Closes
Aug 11, 2022
Ref
382634822
Position Type
Other
Hours
Full-time
Employment Type
Permanent
Organization Type
College / University
General DescriptionThe Student Service Associate is the initial contact with students seeking entry into the college and with existing students seeking services. Is responsible for advising and guiding participants to sustain successful participation in the UCC-CEWD Programs. This is a grant funded position.Characteristics, Duties, and Responsibilities
Guide and counsel participants in UCC-CEWD programs.
Orient students into assigned program.
Design employability plans with participant.
Aide participants in implementation of employability plan.
Develop and implement motivational workshops designed for employment support and retention.
Identify client supportive service needs and to perform liaison duties with cooperative agencies and programs to eliminate needs (i.e., childcare, housing, etc.).
Participate in the intake process.
Prepare and maintain necessary records and files on enrollment, counseling, and placement.
Initiate and conduct placement follow-up and placement confirmation.
Respond to all program requests.
Accept all other assignments which help CEWD realize contractual goals.
Travel to all campuses and satellite locations as needed.
Travel to worksites driving a College vehicle.
Some evenings and Saturdays may be required.
Other duties as assigned by unit supervisor and CEWD administration.
Education RequirementsAssociate degree required.ExperienceMinimum of one (1) year of office or related experience is requiredCompetencies and Skills Required
Competency in Word, Excel, Outlook & Windows required.
Must be able to read, write and speak English, ability to read, write and speak Spanish is a plus.
Must possess strong interpersonal skills to interact tactfully and courteously with students, the general public, faculty, and other staff members.
Must be a quick study to quickly grasp knowledge of policies and procedures relating to every aspect of student services that a prospective or current student may utilize.
Physical Demands and Work Environment
This positions duties are normally performed in a typical interior/residence work environment, based on the activity scheduled.
Some physical effort required; however, the employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
No or very limited exposure to physical risk.
Some travel required.
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