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Interim Admissions Specialist

Employer
Indian River State College
Location
Saint Lucie West, FL
Closing date
Jul 14, 2024

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Specialty
Admissions
Position Type
Specialist
Hours
Full-time
Employment Type
Permanent
Organization Type
College / University
Working at IRSC has its perks! In addition to helping drive change and having a positive impact by supporting our students, staff, and faculty, IRSC offers a benefits package:
  • Wellness Wonders: Dive into a world of well-being with perks that nourish your body and soul. Health benefits that prioritize your fitness, mental health, and overall happiness await you with our employee only coverage paid by the college.
  • Retirement Radiance: Picture your future shining as bright as your career! Our retirement benefits are designed to turn your golden years into a sunlit oasis. With robust plans and strategic investments, we're planting the seeds for your retirement bliss.
  • Generous Time-Off Universe: Recharge and rejuvenate with ample vacation time, ensuring you return to work with newfound enthusiasm.
  • Career Launchpad: Propel your career forward with projects that are not just tasks but missions, shaping industries and driving change.

Shine Bright with Us: Join Our Team as an Interim Admissions Specialist!

Are you passionate about education and community impact? We're seeking a dynamic individual to join our team as an Interim Admissions Specialist. In this role, you'll play a crucial part in disseminating information about IRSC programs to students and the community. If you're a great communicator, problem-solver, and thrive in a fast-paced environment, read on!

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:
  • Be the Face of IRSC: As the front-line staff at the Welcome Desk in the Student Success Center, you'll greet and assist students and visitors, creating a positive first impression.
  • Be A Communication Champion: You'll provide information, respond to inquiries, and make engaging presentations about IRSC programs. Your passion for education will shine through!
  • Be An Admission Process Expert: Assist potential students by answering inbound calls, assessing their needs, and guiding them through the admission process. Your friendly demeanor and problem-solving skills will make a difference.
  • Be An Academic Advising Guru: Help students succeed by advising them on admission requirements, course planning, registration, and graduation. Your guidance will shape their educational journey.
  • Be A Resource Navigator: Monitor student progress, connect them to campus and community resources, and intervene when needed. You'll be their go-to support system.
  • Be A Team Player: Collaborate with colleagues on projects, reports, and assignments to enhance IRSC programs' success.

We offer competitive pay, a comprehensive benefits package, and a supportive work environment. If you are passionate about working students and want to make a difference in their lives, we encourage you to apply today!

JOB SUMMARY:

Under general supervision, this position disseminates communication about IRSC programs among students and the community for the College and implements an effective IRSC admission process for students. Duties include: assisting in establishing two-way communication with IRSC and students; developing and participating in public outreach activities; handling many inbound and outbound calls to and from customers; listening to their needs or problems, and supplying helpful resolutions to their issues.

SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Serving as front line staff at the Welcome Desk in Student Success Center, W-Building and assisting in the Communication Center.
  • Provides information and responds to inquiries and makes presentations regarding IRSC programs.
  • Participates in related recruitment activities and events.
  • Answers inbound calls for the College.
  • Assessing the customers' needs in person, via phone and email.
  • Advises students in areas related to their academic success (admission requirements, course information, program planning, registration, graduation).
  • Works to solve issues related to student educational success.
  • Monitors to ensure that potential students receive program planning and academic advising as needed to achieve their goals.
  • Guides students toward resources both on campus and in the community.
  • Reviews student progress toward completion and provides intervention when necessary to ensure student success.
  • Assists others in the Department with projects, reports, and assignments to support the success of IRSC programs.
  • Performs various basic office assistance duties.
  • Ensures updated information is available within the Communication Center.
  • Creates and reviews communications to students as well as other customers.
  • Develops student service materials, resources, and documentation as assigned.
  • Completes all other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS:
  • High Diploma. Associate's Degree preferred.
  • Minimum of three (3) years of proven clerical experience in a student services related field.
  • Knowledge of the admissions process, including analysis of transcripts, credit transfer, and articulated 2+2 programs.
  • Skill in delivering customer service.
  • Skill in organizing, analyzing, time management, and prioritizing.
  • Skill in working with Microsoft Office and Windows based applications including using a student information system.
  • Skill in developing and delivering presentations.
  • Ability to meet deadlines, solve problems, be student oriented, maintain confidentiality, be discrete, use sound judgment, be a self-starter, apply initiative, and work independently as well as with others.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

This position classifies the physical exertion requirements as sedentary work involving lifting no more than 10 pounds at a time and occasionally lifting or carrying articles like docket files, ledgers, and small tools. Although a sedentary job is defined as one which involves sitting, a certain amount of walking and standing is often necessary in carrying out job duties. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required occasionally, and other sedentary criteria are met.

Classification

Staff

Supervisory

No

FLSA Exempt

No

Employment Type

Temporary With Benefits (Fixed Term)

Compensation and Application Deadline

Pay range starts at: $16.85/hour | All salary calculations start at the minimum salary and will be based on candidate's education and experience. | Open until filled.

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