Registration Assistant – Enrollment Services

Salem, Oregon
Apr 17, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

Chemeketa Community College welcomes applications for a full-time Registration Assistant – Enrollment Services

Position Summary:

Chemeketa Community College is seeking a qualified candidate for a Registration Assistant position working in Enrollment Services. A successful candidate will be detail oriented and have the ability to provide outstanding customer service in a fast-paced and diverse team-environment.  Problem solving abilities, good communication, a positive attitude, and a strong work ethic are characteristics which are highly valued our office.

This position serves as front line, specializing in processing student transactions; processes registrations; add/drops; receives and processes payment; balances, deposits, and refunds; distributes and intakes forms. Provides assistance to students, staff, and the public for services related to general college and department information and refers to resource person as appropriate.


Embraces diversity and actively collaborates effectively with a variety of students, staff and the public from diverse cultural, social, economic and educational backgrounds
Actively participates in the retention and recruitment of students
Embraces appropriate technology tools to accomplish job functions; understands and utilizes available technology as communication and data gathering tools
Registers and enrolls students using administrative software system (Banner); processes add/drops; builds and updates student records; uses Axiom software to process student applications; reviews, approves and processes Administrative Add/Drop requests; provides back up in the review and approval of Petitions for Exception to College Policy; processes enrollment verifications, and distributes and intakes forms as needed.
Intakes and processes general admission, limited enrollment, underage student, and dual enrollment applications according to procedures.
Assists with grade monitoring; processes grade changes, audit requests, pass/no pass requests; processes transcript requests; researches and verifies outgoing transcripts.
Provides college-wide customer service to students, staff, and/or outside individuals for the Enrollment Center. Receives monies and processes accounting transactions using Banner and Nelnet (QuikPay) software; maintains, and balances cash till; prepares deposits; may process refunds according to college policy, procedures and guidelines
Researches problems with student records in Banner, QuikPay, Axiom, Parchment and any other software that our department utilizes, and makes correcting entries to student accounts/records as appropriate to ensure accuracy; may prepare summary reports
Provides customer service related to general college and specific departmental information in person, on the phone, and via e-communications to students, staff, and/or outside individuals. Advises students and staff of college policy and federal regulations related to academic records, making necessary referrals; researches and problem solves student account issues; keeps current on departmental and college-wide policies and procedures
Performs a variety of clerical work in maintaining accurate and detailed records and documents related to student records both physical and electronic
May assist in the ongoing archival needs of the department including boxing, labeling, and transporting items to the departmental archives location as well as organizing location to maximize space and access needs
Assembles, types, copies, files, distributes, tracks, and proofs forms, materials, and other documents in a prescribed manner; monitors and maintains supply of forms for the department
Trains part-time hourly, student employees, and other staff and remains an ongoing resource
Performs all other job related duties as assigned


May assist with special projects or other related duties as assigned
May use LEAN principles and methodologies

Closing Date: Friday, April 28, 2017

Why Chemeketa?

You would be challenged to find a college that matters more to its community than Chemeketa means to the residents of Oregon’s Mid-Willamette Valley. If you can affirm our vision to transform lives and communities through exceptional learning experiences, then Chemeketa will be a rewarding workplace to fulfill your potential and contribute your expertise.

The Community We Serve

Chemeketa Community College is the third largest post-secondary institution in Oregon, with approximately 50,000 students enrolled from a diversity of backgrounds. Chemeketa has seven locations, Salem campus, Yamhill Valley campus, Brooks Regional Training facility, Woodburn center, Polk center, Center for Business & Industry and Viticulture at Eola. Chemeketa's district encompasses nearly 2,700 square miles of the Mid-Willamette Valley and includes all of Marion, Polk, and most of Yamhill counties with a small portion of Linn county. About 465,000 citizens live in the district, with Salem, the capitol city of the state of Oregon, comprising the largest single concentration of citizens. Full-time enrollment increased by 35% in the last five years.

Chemeketa provides opportunities for students to explore, learn, and succeed through quality educational experiences and workforce training.

We are a college community enriched by the diversity of our students, staff, and community members. Each individual and group has the potential to contribute in our learning environment. Each has dignity. To diminish the dignity of one is to diminish the dignity of us all.

What We Have to Offer

The college also provides an excellent benefits package, which includes medical, dental, and vision coverage (subject to employee and college collective bargaining agreements).  Other benefits also include generous vacation/holidays as well as: life, and disability insurance and membership in the Public Employee Retirement System (PERS) or Oregon Public Services Retirement Plan (OPSRP).


$2,433.00 - $3,501.00 Monthly


High School Diploma/General Equivalency Diploma (GED)
Two years of experience in public relations or customer service environment
One year experience in clerical work involving computers and some cashiering

Application Process

To be considered for this position, a complete online application is required. For complete information on this and other job opportunities, please visit our web site at  

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