Customer Service Rep
Department: Call Center
Location: Eastern Campus
Reports To: Director
Recruitment Type: External/Internal
Requisition ID: req35
Employment Type: Full-Time Support Staff
Vacancy Number: 167-18
Union Position: Union
Work Schedule: Monday 10:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Hours may vary based on business unit needs.
Number of Openings: 1
Receives phone calls and electronic communications from internal and external customers, in many cases serving as first point of contact with the College. Supports customer service by providing answers to inquiries or links to appropriate party or academic and student service support offices as needed.
Processes requests, prepares correspondence, and fulfills customer needs to ensure customer satisfaction.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
* Answers incoming calls to the College's call center from internal callers, community members, new, continuing and returning students and responds to their inquiries or directs call as appropriate.
* Serves as point of contact for electronic communications and mailings received from both students and non students. Responds to and processes requests for information including those initiated by the marketing and communications and the enrollment management departments related to recruitment and retention activities.
* Encourages potential students to enroll and provides support to potential and existing students by researching inquiries as needed, obtaining follow up information from the appropriate department, communicating the information and following up to ensure customer satisfaction.
Initiates external communications including welcome calls to new students and follow up calls to potential students. Provides information including course cancellations and changes.
Enters and updates student information into college-wide databases and systems. Provides other support functions related to the College enrollment/retention and marketing process.
Processes credit card payments.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Associate' s degree
Minimum of three (3) years experience working in a call center environment
Experience in a fast paced, high call volume, structured environment, with emphasis on inbound/outbound calling, telemarketing or telephone sales
Strong commitment to customer service
Skills in customer service, basic math, grammar and basic level skills in word processing (MS Word) and spreadsheet application (MS Excel)
Ability to handle a high call volume while maintaining integrity and accuracy Excellent communications skills (interpersonal ,verbal and written)
Ability to work as a member of a team as well as an individual contributor
Must have sensitivity to respond appropriately to the needs of a diverse population
Working knowledge of college academics and student affairs support systems Proficient in speaking both English and Spanish
Special Note:This is a Full-time 1199/ SEIU Bargaining Unit position, Grade 8. Full-time 1199/ SEIU bargaining unit employees at Cuyahoga Community College will be considered first for vacant position. Salary $46084
Special Instructions to Applicants: During the application process, you may be required to attach a cover letter and/or resume. It is recommended that you have these documents ready to be attached electronically to the online application. This system accepts only MS Word or PDF attachments. Any employment with the College is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background check and drug screen.
Affirmative Action Statement: Cuyahoga Community College is committed to attaining excellence through the recruitment and retention of a qualified and diverse workforce. Cuyahoga Community College is an equal employment/educational opportunity institution.