Location: Roxbury, MA Category: Staff Posted On: Mon Jul 25 2022 Job Description:
Under the supervision of Director of Admissions, assist coordinating the admissions process. The Counselor in this role performs student admissions advising, administrative work, and is responsible for evaluating admission applications, interviewing applicants, evaluating transfer credits, recruiting students, and processing/maintaining documentation. Performs related work as directed.
Provides information to applicants via telephone, walk-in visits, or scheduled appointments;
Assist prospective students in selecting the program of study that best fits their educational needs;
Facilitate the admissions process for new students to create a seamless matriculation experience
Register students for placement tests and advising appointments
Organizes information sessions, make presentations, and conduct recruitment activities;
Promote programs through collaboration with selected local high schools
Evaluates Applications of prospective students;
Maintains a tracking process to keep all informed about the status of applicants
Promotes Dual Enrollment Program through recruitment activities;
Plans and conducts Technical Preparation Days for High school students visits;
Processes Transfer Credits for technical preparation students upon enrollment in the College;
Participates in Open Houses, and information sessions for admissions of students;
Communicates with the Director and other department's employees, the current / prospective students, parents, faculty members and other Colleges to coordinate activities and exchanges information or resolve problems.
All Candidates must have legal authorization to work in the United States
Bachelor's degree required
Two years of full-time experience in recruiting, outreach, counseling and advising; (preferably in academic setting)
Must demonstrate excellent communication skills in a multi-cultural environment
Highly experienced in Microsoft office, MS Word, Power Point, Excel and Access
Excellent problem solving skills
Strong interpersonal, organizational, and time management skills
Possess general knowledge of the admissions process
Occasional weekend and evening work required, and travel necessary
Salary Range: Grade 3, $47,597 - $62,247*, Unit Professional. *Actual salary will be commensurate with Education and Experience in accordance with the MCCC Collective Bargaining Agreement.
As an employee of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts you are offered a great career opportunity influencing a wide-spectrum of services to the diverse populations we serve. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits which you should consider towards your overall compensation. Including but not limited to:
Reasonable Health, Dental and Vision Plans
Low cost basic and optional life insurance
Retirement Savings: State Employees' Pension and a Deferred Compensation 457(b) plan
12 paid holidays per year and competitive Sick, Vacation and Personal Time
All offers of employment at Roxbury Community College are contingent upon clear results of a thorough background check review. Background checks will be conducted on all final candidates and/or all persons who have an employment relationship with RCC, as deemed necessary.
COVID VACCINATION REQUIREMENT:
Candidates for employment should be aware that all Community College students, faculty and staff are required to be fully vaccinated by January 3, 2022. Accordingly, initial employment is dependent upon receipt and verification of full vaccination status records; details of how to fulfill vaccine record verification requirements will be provided during the hire and onboarding process.
Roxbury Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation, or sexual violence shall be referred to the College's Affirmative Action Officer/Title IX Coordinator, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.
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Roxbury Community College is an urban, public, 2-year College serving a diverse community including people of color, recent immigrants and nontraditional populations. The College mission is to facilitate student success in achieving educational goals through the delivery of high quality transfer and career programs. RCC strives to honor traditional commitments, and to be responsive to new challenges and insights through workforce training, ESOL and community education.