Enrollment Specialist, Upward Bound Grant

Location
Homestead, FL
Posted
Oct 04, 2017
Institution Type
Community College


Job Title Enrollment Specialist, Upward Bound Grant
Job ID 996764
Location Homestead Campus
Full/Part Time Full-Time
Regular/Temporary Temporary


Job Details



Job Family
ADMIN - Professional Exempt Non-Contractual (PENC)
Grade
14
Salary
$48,701 - $60,876
Department
Academic Affairs
Reports To
Grant Director
Closing Date
Open Until Filled
FLSA Status
Exempt - Not Eligible for Overtime Compensation


Job Summary


The Enrollment Specialist for the Upward Bound Grant is responsible for coordinating participant identification and selection activities. The position provides case management and retention services to Upward Bound participants. This is a temporary grant funded position.


Duties & Responsibilities


•Coordinates admission, advisement, registration, financial aid, and career services for new and continuing Upward Bound students
•Secures and maintains student information and performs follow-up; communicates with students on a regular basis via in-person, telephone, mail and e-mail to resolve difficulties
•Develops and maintains electronic databases for case management and tracking student progress and participation
•Contacts instructors to monitor student performances and follow-ups with students as needed in an effort to promote retention and educational opportunities
•Assists students with advisement and career services
•Coordinates with Grant Director to develop and implement strategies to achieve grant goals and objectives
•Works with students to resolve academic difficulties; coordinates services and tracks performance and participation
•Participates in dissemination of project information to potential participants
•Supervises part-time employees
•Participates in various departmental, campus and College initiatives related to recruitment, retention and student success
•Performs other duties as assigned


Minimum Requirements


•Bachelor's degree in education, psychology or related field and five (5) years of experience working with at-risk college students including providing academic advisement and implementing intervention strategies; or Master's degree in education, psychology or related field and one (1) year of experience working with at-risk college students including providing academic advisement and implementing intervention strategies
•All degrees must be from a regionally accredited institution
•Knowledge and understanding of College organization, goals and objectives and policies and procedures
•Demonstrates working knowledge of College programs and procedures regarding admission, advisement, registration, financial aid, graduation and career services
•Knowledge of Microsoft Office software applicable to area of responsibility
•Possess good communication skills and have excellent public relations, organizational, and decision-making skills
•Ability to effectively present information to groups of administration, faculty, students, and the community
•Ability to define problems, collect and manage student data in a secure environment
•Ability to organize and manage tasks in a timely manner
•Ability to work flexible schedule including days, evenings, and some weekends
•Ability to work in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment with students, faculty and staff

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