Student Affairs Specialist - Effingham Campus

State of Georgia
Effingham County, GA
Nov 27, 2022
Dec 16, 2022
Student Affairs
Position Type
Employment Type
Organization Type
Savannah Technical College is seeking a well-organized professional to serve as the Student Affairs Specialist. The Student Affairs Specialist is responsible for performing specialized duties in support of student affairs functions. This position will be based at the Effingham Campus, but may require travel to other Savannah Technical College campus locations.

Major duties include, but are not limited to:

* Advises students during early registration, open registration, and drop/add periods;
* Conducts information sessions for prospective students;
* Interprets college transcripts and makes acceptance decisions;
* Answers application processing questions for new students;
* Process new student applications;
* Certify and assist Veteran Students;
* Makes recruitment visits to high schools, career fairs, etc.;
* Answers community inquiries via telephone, email, and in person;
* Assists faculty with student issues impacting registrations, advisement, and academics;
* Assists with the annual college Job Fair;
* Advises student groups; and
* Performing other duties as assigned.


* Knowledge of the mission and postsecondary technical education;
* Knowledge of college programs of study;
* Knowledge of financial aid requirements;
* Knowledge of related state and federal regulations;
* Knowledge of budget development and management principles;
* Skill in the operation of computers and job-related software;
* Oral and written communications skills;
* Skill in interpersonal relations and in dealing with the public;
* Decision-making and problem-solving skills.

Minimum Qualifications

* Associates degree *and* three (3) years of related work experience.
* Note: Experience may substitute for the degree on a year-for-year basis.

Preferred Qualifications

* Bachelor's degree in Business Management, Public Administration or related field with a minimum of three years of student/customer service experience.
* Banner experience.

Physical Demands

Work is typically performed in an office environment with intermittent sitting or walking in various settings. Must frequently lift and carry lighweight objects. Full-range of hand and finger motion is utilized for data entry purposes.


Salary is commensurate with education and work experience. Benefits include paid state holidays, annual and sick leave, and the State of Georgia Flexible Benefits package.

Application Deadline

Position considered open until filled. Candidates must pass a criminal background check. Applicants must submit an electronic application through Team Georgia Careers, and attach cover letter and resume (incomplete submissions will not be considered). Please include your annual salary for each position held.


Note: No phone inquiries please. Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to personally contact each applicant. If we are interested in scheduling an interview, a representative from our college will contact you.

All male applicants between the ages of 18 and 26 years of age must present proof of Selective Service Registration. Savannah Technical College is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, religion, disability, age, political affiliation or belief, genetic information, disabled veteran, veteran of the Vietnam Era, or citizenship status (except those special circumstances permitted or mandated by law). Invitation to Self-Identify For compliance activities, contact Melissa Banks, Title IX and Equity Coordinator, Room A110 or (912) 443-3388, Send written correspondence to Savannah Technical College, Attn: Melissa Banks, 5717 White Bluff Road, Savannah, GA 31405. STC is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award

Associate degree in a related field *and* Three (3) years of work experience in a related field.

Additional Information

* Agency Logo: Requisition ID: EDU0579
* Number of Openings: 1
* Shift: Day Job