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ENROLLMENT SPECIALIST

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The University of Texas - Rio Grande Valley
Location
Edinburg

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ENROLLMENT SPECIALIST

Posting Number: SRGV5115
Number of Vacancies: 1
Location: Edinburg, Texas
Department: Student Service Centers
FLSA: Non-Exempt

Scope of Job:
To provide front line customer service to students regarding all Enrollment Services, including but not limited to admissions, registration, and financial aid. Responsible for assisting students in successfully completing enrollment services transactions and providing specific counseling to students regarding the implications and potential consequences of these transactions.


Description of Duties:
• Provides a one-stop help to students with regards to admissions, enrollment and financial aid to prospective and current students using the best customer service practices.
• Distributes, collects and reviews forms for completeness as well as researches student inquiries.
• Counsels students on all Enrollment Services processes including but not limited to payment processes and requirements, sources of funding and other related areas.
• Assists students in completing Enrollment Services applications, forms, and other transactions.
• Informs students of deadlines.
• Advises students concerning disbursement policies and procedures.
• Maintains knowledge of regulations, eligibility, and documentation requirements concerning financial aid, admissions, and registration.
• Responds to customer inquiries regarding Enrollment Services forms, records, policies, and procedures.
• Advises students regarding standard financial aid options and the availability of other supporting programs and refers the students to the respective subject matter expert for in detail counseling.
• Reviews and verifies accuracy and completeness of applications and other documents.
• Provides assistance and general knowledge in the completion of Enrollment Services applications including but not limited to Financial Aid, Scholarship, and Admissions applications.
• Maintains up-to-date knowledge of regulations, policies and procedure regarding
o Admissions: application process, application completion, orientation, and deadlines;
o Financial Aid: financial aid process, program eligibility requirements, and the financial aid process;
o Registration: registration process, policies, and deadlines
o Billing: billing process, policies, and deadlines
• Serves as a contact person for assigned student cases.
• Performs other duties as assigned.


Supervision Received:
Specific supervision from assigned supervisor.

Supervision Given:
Direct supervision of assigned staff.

Required Education:
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university.

Preferred Education:
N/A

Licenses/Certifications:
None.

Required Experience:
• One (1) year work experience in student program related field, enrollment services and/or in customer services in an office environment, or
• Three (3) years of the required experience with an Associate Degree or 60 hours of College Credit.


Preferred Experience:
Bilingual. Work experience in Financial Aid, Registration, Admissions, or other university administration.


Equipment:
Use of standard office equipment.


Working Conditions:
Requires strong customer service and communication skills. Needs to be able to successfully perform all required duties. Good, standard office environment.


Other:
Must have strong interpersonal and communication skills as well as excellent organizational and public speaking skills. Ability to respond effectively in a variety of situations, multi-task, and to interact effectively with diverse and multi-cultural audiences. Must work effectively in team situations and be detail oriented. Flexibility to work evenings and/or weekends may be required.

The guiding principles of the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley place the highest priority on student success. As such, the Office of Student Enrollment is organized to be student-centered and keenly focused on student success. The Student Services Center will work closely with other Enrollment Services functional areas to meet student needs.


Physical Capabilities:
Employment Category: Full-Time
Minimum Salary: Commensurate with experience
Posted Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Position Available Date: 06/14/2021
Grant Funded Position: No
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EEO Statement:
It is the policy of The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley to promote and ensure equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or protected veteran status. In accordance with the requirements of Title VII of the civil rights act of 1964, the title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended, our University is committed to comply with all government requirements and ensures non discrimination in it’s education programs and activities, including employment.


Special Instructions to Applicants:
Dear Applicant,

Human Resources will not be held responsible for redacting any confidential information from the documents you attach with your application. The confidential information includes the following:

*Date of Birth
*Gender
*Ethnicity/Race

Please make sure that you omit this information prior to submission. We are advising that Human Resources will be forwarding your application to the department as per your submission. The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley reserves the right to discontinue accepting applications prior to the stated close date of this position, after meeting the posting requirement of three (3) calendar days.

If you have any questions, please visit our Careers site at https://careers.utrgv.edu for detailed contact information.


Additional Information:
UTRGV is a distributed location institution and working location is subject to change based on need.

All UTRGV employees are required to have a criminal background check (CBC). Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Substitutions to the above requirements must have prior approval from the Chief Human Resources Officer.


To apply, visit https://careers.utrgv.edu/postings/28705





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A New University with a Long History

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley was created by the Texas Legislature in 2013 in a historic move that brings together the resources and assets of UT Brownsville and UT Pan American and, for the first time, makes it possible for residents of the Rio Grande Valley to benefit from the Permanent University Fund—a public endowment contributing support to the University of Texas System and the Texas A&M University System.

 

Our new university will also be home to a School of Medicine and will transform Texas and the nation by becoming a leader in student success, teaching, research, and health care. UTRGV will enroll its first class in the fall of 2015, and the School of Medicine will open in 2016.

 

UT Brownsville and UT Pan American

The shared history of The University of Texas Pan American and The University of Texas at Brownsville goes back to 1927, when Edinburg College was founded. In 1973, Pan American opened a second campus in Brownsville, which later became an independent institution of The University of Texas System in 1991. Over the years, the missions and the identities of these great institutions have continually evolved to serve the communities of the Rio Grande Valley.

Now, the evolution and connection between these two institutions is coming full circle as UT Brownsville and UT Pan American are being established as a single, new university and medical school, with a single, new identity—The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley.

Learn more about UTRGV here.

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