Education Recruitment & Retention Specialist

Location
Miami, FL
Posted
Jul 13, 2018
Institution Type
Community College


Job Title Education Recruitment & Retention Specialist
Job ID 997622
Location Wolfson Campus
Full/Part Time Full-Time
Regular/Temporary Temporary


Job Details



Job Family
STAFF- Support Non-Exempt (SNE)
Grade
12
Salary
$19.22 - $24.02
Department
Engineering & Technology
Reports To
Director/ Dean/Department Chair
Closing Date
Open Until Filled
FLSA Status
Non-Exempt


Job Summary


The Education and Retention Specialist is responsible for coordinating recruitment and retention activities. This individual works closely with faculty and students to identify and refine educational and career goals and provides ongoing advisement and other support services to those students. This grant position will be eligible for participation in the Florida Retirement System (FRS) after 6 consecutive months of continuous employment. This is a temporary grant funded position.


Duties & Responsibilities


  • Coordinates admission, advisement, registration, financial aid, textbooks and career services for new and continuing students and resolves related issues
  • Assists students with graduation process and transfer to degree programs
  • Secures student information and performs follow-up; communicates with students on a regular basis via-in-person, telephone, mail and e-mail to resolve difficulties
  • Visits external organizations to promote related programs
  • Develops and maintains electronic databases for marketing and tracking student progress
  • Contacts instructors to monitor student performance and follow-up with students as needed in an effort to promote retention and educational opportunity
  • Designs appropriate marketing material to students and external organizations
  • Provides guidance to students with career services and works closely with the Career Center
  • Participates in various departmental, campus and college initiatives related to recruitment, retention and student success
  • Guides the work of part-time employees
  • Performs other duties as assigned



Minimum Requirements


  • Bachelor's degree in Business related discipline and three (3) years of related experience
  • All degrees must be from a regionally accreditted institution.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the College organization, goals and objectives, policies and procedures
  • Working knowledge of College programs and procedures regarding admission, advisement, registration, financial aid, graduation and career services
  • Possess demonstrated technology skills in spreadsheet and database management to support marketing and other program activities
  • Possess good oral and written communication skills and have excellent public relations, organizational, and decision-making skills
  • Ability to work in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment with students, faculty and staff
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule that may include evening and weekend assignments


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