POSITION: Senior Student Recruitment Specialist
ASSIGNMENT: Administrative, 1.0 FTE
POSITION CLASSIFICATION: ASPR – Senior Academic Support Professional
This senior administrative position projects an effective and consistent image of ACC by working directly with area secondary school administrators to create partnerships to increase the number of prospective students and families that apply or continue at Arapahoe Community College. Supervise day-to-day Recruitment and Outreach Office activities and welcome desk.
Provides information to prospective students by telephone, in office appointments and correspondence. Participates in student recruitment programs in high schools, community events and college fairs. Develops and maintains effective communication with constituents in the College, high schools, other institutions of higher education, government agencies, and professional organizations regarding the recruitment of students to ACC.
Coordinates communication between the Office of Student Recruitment and Outreach and Concurrent Enrollment to develop recruitment and retention strategies. This may include collaboration with CE administrators & faculty, classroom presentations, parent communication etc. Requires significant event planning including: determining the agendas, finding presenters, determining the resources needed for the program, assigning staff to work the event, developing communications about the events, soliciting feedback from attendees, and upholding fiscal responsibilities. This position must communicate effectively and be detailed oriented.
Manages and supervises welcome desk. Assure that the welcome desk is staffed at all times during business hours and staff is trained in quality customer service.
Supervises the Student Ambassador program; oversees our 12-15 student ambassadors. Develops a training plan to ensure that the Ambassador are well trained in customer service; will assure that the group is a representation of ACC demographic. Develops and conducts training on giving tours, serving on panels, and representing the college in a professional manner.
As appropriate, supervises, trains and evaluates professional and nonprofessional staff members including students staff. Participates in staff development activites including appropriate college workshops, conferences and programs, and state and national professional organizations.
Required to attend academic advising meeting to learn about various academic programs and will be a liaison with an academic Dean. Other duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Bachelor Degree in Education, Communications, Management, Marketing or a related field
Three years of experience in college admissions, recruitment, student services or a combination of experiences and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills, and abilities have been achieved.
Previous management/supervisory experience.
Strong, effective interpersonal communication skills.
Excellent writing skills required.
Experience with event planning.
Must be willing to work weekends and evenings.
Valid State of Colorado Driver’s License.
Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
Master’s Degree in Education, Communications, Management, Marketing or a related field.
Experience working with diverse populations.
Experience working in a community college setting.
Knowledge of SCT/Banner Student Records System.
Knowledge of all academic and financial provisions in C.R.S. Title 22, Article 35 and Title 22, Article 34.
Work requires a large amount of travel to service area high schools and community organizations. Also standard office environment setting.
The following are some of the physical demands commonly associated with this position.
Occasionally lifts, carries, pulls or pushes up to 50 lbs.
May need to stoop, reach, handle, have manual dexterity and the ability to talk and hear.
Mental function demands include comparing, copying, computing, compiling, analyzing, coordinating, synthesizing, negotiating, communicating, instructing, and interpersonal skills.
Reasonable Accommodation Statement Arapahoe Community College provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities on a case-by-case basis. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact Angela Williams, Director of Human Resources, at (303) 797-5715 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please include in your cover letter a description of your education, background and experience related to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications.
PROJECTED STARTING DATE: July, 2013
Compensation is commensurate with education, experience and higher education industry standards. The anticipated full time starting salary will be in the upper $30’s to low $40’s. ACC offers a competitive benefit program including health, dental and life insurance.
All applicants must submit a detailed letter of interest addressing the job announcement in addition to a résumé, unofficial transcripts, names and contact information for three current professional references, and a College Employment Application and Voluntary Applicant Self-Identification Form. Former employees of the Colorado Community College System or one of its thirteen colleges, who were disciplinarily terminated or resigned in lieu of termination, must disclose this information on his/her application. Official transcripts will be required of all finalists. Only those applicants with complete files will be forwarded to the Screening Committee for consideration. For information, a College Application and Voluntary Applicant Self-Identification form, please access http://www.arapahoe.edu/about-acc/job-opportunities.
Candidates will be evaluated on the basis of their qualifications as related to the duties and responsibilities of the position. Final candidates will be invited to travel to the College, at their own expense, to interview. A criminal background check is required as part of the selection process and will be considered before an offer of employment is finalized.
WHERE TO APPLY: Office of Human Resources
Arapahoe Community College
5900 South Santa Fe Drive
Littleton, CO 80160-9002
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Arapahoe Community College (ACC) is an equal opportunity employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, sex, creed, color, age, national origin, sexual orientation, religion, veteran status or individual disability in the admission or access to, treatment of, or employment in, its educational programs or activities. The College complies with regulations Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972 in regard to sex discrimination and Section 504 of the Vocational Rehabilitation Act of 1973 in regard to disability discrimination, as well as other applicable Federal and State laws and regulations pertaining to discrimination.
Inquiries or specific complaints of alleged discrimination concerning the Equal Opportunity policy and/or compliance with Federal and State regulations should be directed to ACC’s Chief Operating Officer (who also functions as the ADA Coordinator for Facilities), Arapahoe Community College, 5900 South Santa Fe Drive, P.O. Box 9002, Littleton, Colorado 80160-9002, 303.797.5704. Inquiries or specific student complaints of alleged discrimination concerning academic accommodations provided in the classroom or through ACC’s Office of Disability Services should be directed to the College’s Dean of Students (who also functions as the ADA Coordinator for Academic Accommodations), Arapahoe Community College, 5900 South Santa Fe Drive, P.O. Box 9002, Littleton, Colorado 80160-9002, phone 303.797.5601. Complaints may also be filed with the Vice President for Legal Affairs and Vocational Education Administration, Colorado Community College System, 9101 East Lowry Blvd., Denver, Colorado 80230-6011, phone 303. 595.1549; or the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, Region VIII, Federal Office Building, 1244 Speer Blvd., Suite 310, Denver, Colorado 80204, phone 303.844.5695.
NOTICE TO ALL APPLICANTS: The State of Colorado must comply with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. If hired, you will be required to provide documents to show your identity and authorization to work. This law applies to ALL PERSONS HIRED.
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