Student Services Associate

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Employer
Union County College
Location
Cranford, NJ
Posted
Nov 22, 2022
Closes
Dec 10, 2022
Ref
709954278
Position Type
Other
Hours
Full-time
Employment Type
Permanent
Organization Type
College / University
Union County College is a public comprehensive community college providing quality, affordable, accessible educational programs that serve the greater Union County region. It is the oldest of New Jerseys 19 Associate Degree Colleges, serving both career-minded and transfer-oriented students since 1933. The College enrolls almost 30,000 credit, non-credit and continuing education students and is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. Many programs lead to the Associate in Arts, Science and Applied Science degrees.
Campus: Elizabeth
General Description:
The 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 Union College- CEWD programs.
- Orient students into assigned program.
- Participate in the intake process.
- Prepare and maintain necessary records and files on enrollment, counseling, and placement.
- Designs employability plans with participant.
- Aids participants in implementation of employability plan.
- Identify client supportive service needs and to perform liaison duties with cooperative agencies and programs to eliminate needs (i.e., childcare, housing, etc.).
- Initiate and conduct placement and outcome follow-up and 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.
- Some Saturdays may be required.
- Other duties as assigned by supervisor and CEWD administration.
Education Requirements:
Associate degree required.
Experience:
Minimum of one (1) year of office or related experience is required.
Competencies and Skills Required:
Minimum of one (1) year of office or related experience is required.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
- Competency in MS Word, Excel, Outlook & Windows required. Knowledge of MS Access preferred.
- 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" in order to quickly grasp knowledge of policies and procedures relating to every aspect of student service that a prospective or current student may utilize.
Union County College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, marital status, religion, age, disability, handicap or other legally protected status in its provision of employment, education, and activities, or other services. Union County College is an EEO/AAP Employer/Protected Veteran/Disabled Disclaimer: This job description outlines the general nature and key features performed by various positions that share the same job classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties and qualifications required of all employees assigned to the job. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or re-assign duties to this job at any time due to reasonable accommodations or other business reasons. Union County College offers a competitive compensation package and salaries that are commensurate with experience and qualifications. The following benefits are also provided: Medical benefits and pension plan offered through the State of NJ; Dental and vision benefits; Vacation days based on accrual system; Ten paid holidays and three floating holidays that are determined by the College; Tuition remission for employee, spouse, and eligible children for credit and non-credit courses; and Tuition reimbursement for approved degree programs at an accredited college or university.

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