The following position requires familiarity with the community college philosophy and the ability to work within a culturally diverse college population.
Date: March 20, 2013
TITLE OF POSITION/RANK: Eligibility Clerk (Spanish Speaking)
DEPARTMENT/DIVISION: Educational Opportunity Center (EOC)
The Educational Opportunity Center (EOC) of Westchester, a division of Westchester Community College, is seeking an experienced, energetic, innovative, results oriented professional to join its team. Located in Yonkers, NY, this non-traditional adult education institution provides tuition-free academic and vocational training to eligible underserved adults seeking to develop basic academic and vocational skills competencies and credentials needed for enrollment in college and/or entry into the workforce.
RESPONSIBILITIES: The Eligibility Clerk (Spanish Speaking) is assigned to the Admissions Office and is responsible for processing applications and verifying applicant eligibility for enrollment in EOC training programs. The Eligibility Clerk handles inquiries regarding eligibility and the enrollment process, guides applicants to complete and submit required on-line applications and other required forms, reviews applications and eligibility documents for completeness, accuracy and eligibility, schedules applicants for testing and assists in administering and scoring tests, enters data into the student records system, and processes applications for enrollment. The Eligibility Clerk tracks enrollment activities, maintains student records, assists the Admissions Office in preparing for and conducting Welcome Sessions and outreach activities, provides interpretation services in English/Spanish, and provides clerical support and general assistance with admissions activities.
QUALIFICATIONS: The successful candidate must possess a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent and three years of clerical experience, one year of which must have included the use of automated systems and involved the processing, examination or evaluation of completed forms. *This is a Civil Service position. The final candidate will be required to take and pass the Civil Service Exam.*
POSITION EFFECTIVE: The position will remain open until filled.
SALARY: The starting salary is $37,965 plus competitive benefits.
TO APPLY: Please submit salary history with cover letter, resume, and three references to: email@example.com. Please indicate CODE: IHE and “Eligibility Clerk (Spanish Speaking)” in the subject line of the email or mail to:
Director, Human Resources
Westchester Community College
HR Department, Administration Building- Suite 111
75 Grasslands Road
Valhalla, NY 10595
Fax: (914) 606-7838
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Westchester Community College provides accessible, high quality and affordable education to meet the needs of our diverse community. We are committed to student success, academic excellence and lifelong learning.