The Enrollment Services Advisor must understand, explain, deliver, and enforce a wide array of enrollment policies and related services in a manner characterized by strong customer service and a student-centric approach. The position will advise and consult with individual students regarding best practices and strategies for navigating these processes, with an emphasis on pro-active, pre-emptive, and preventative approaches.
Bachelor's degree completed by start date with minimum of 2 years of experience providing direct service to students in an enrollment services area or related field.
Demonstrated success participating as a member of an interdependent work team. Demonstrated success communicating with students and others about enrollment services or related policies and procedures.
Ability to navigate a complex ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning system), SIS (Student Information System), or other complex shared database environment strongly preferred.
Essential Functions and percent of time::
Student Enrollment Advising and Services: 70%
Use accepted practices and exercises independent judgment to provide students and their families with guidance and enrollment services in a manner characterized by strong customer service, a student-centric approach, and a thorough knowledge of related policy, best practices, and legislation delivered through phone, face-to-face, e-mail, and other modes of communication.
1. Perform high quality intake assessment of student needs. 2. Accurately refer student to other staff member and/or service modes as applicable for the student needs. 3. Reduce referrals beyond the center as applicable, by making inquiries to other campus resources on the student's behalf. 4. Answer frequently asked questions efficiently and accurately. 5. Provide efficient and knowledgeable express services to students, including accurate processing as applicable. 6. Help students understand their available options and potential outcomes. Advise students as applicable. 7. Explain policies and procedures, and their rationale. 8. Enforce policies and procedures, end exercise judgment to recognize and refer to supervisor as applicable. 9. Help students understand and accept responsibility for the consequences of their prior choices. 10. Explain and demonstrate ownership of enrollment policies or related administrative decisions or interpretations made by this or other departments or entities. 11. Read notes reflecting advising and service activities. 12. Write notes reflecting advising and service activities according to department expectations.
Examples of enrollment advising and services may include but are not limited to:
1. Registration activity for classes, and related functions. 2. Records release requests. 3. Seek, obtain, accept, receive, maintain eligibility for, and return loans, scholarships, and grants. 4. Meet financial obligations to the University via available payment methods and strategies. 5. Apply for Ohio Residency for the purposes of paying tuition at in-state rates. 6. Learn to use and increasingly using self-service resources (such as WINGS Express, Schedule Planner, WINGS, WINGS Resource Center) and electronic forms, scanning to submit paper forms, and performing other self-service functions that reduce phone calls and foot traffic. 7. Request special review through appeals, petitions, escalations, or other processes. 8. Other services to be determined.
Analysis and Recommendations 10% Experience, observe, analyze and help improves the impact of policies and services on student success in these processes. 1. Identify polices, services, and their intersections that suggest the opportunity for process improvements. 2. Collect or assist with the collection of data or case studies that help illustrate such opportunities. 3. Craft and advance to supervisor descriptions, supporting evidence, and recommendations.
Office environment providing direct service to students.
Wright State University, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, is committed to an inclusive environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities.
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