Enrollment Services/Admissions Assistant


Posted: March 10, 2022
Level: Community College Professional 14, 12-month, tenure track position
Hours: Full-time, 35 hours per week
Closing Date: The committee will begin review of applications immediately. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, with materials submitted Thursday, March 24, 2022, receiving priority consideration.

Please note that currently, not all colleges have an opening, however we are accepting applications for all colleges within the CSCC system.
**This position is not remote**
Asnuntuck CC -170 Elm Street, Enfield, CT 06082-Current Need
Capital CC -950 Main Street, Hartford, CT 06103
Gateway CC -20 Church Street, New Haven, CT 06510-Current Need
Housatonic CC - 900 Lafayette Blvd, Bridgeport, CT 06604-Current Need
Manchester CC - Great Path, Manchester, CT 06040-Current Need
Middlesex CC - 100 Training Hill Rd, Middletown, CT 06457-Current Need
Naugatuck Valley CC - Waterbury and Danbury Campuses-Current Need
Northwestern CC -Park Pl, Winsted, CT 06098-Current Need
Norwalk CC - 188 Richards Ave, Norwalk, CT 06854-Current Need
Quinebaug Valley CC -742 Upper Maple St, Danielson, CT 06239
Three Rivers CC - 574 New London Turnpike, Norwich, CT 06360
Tunxis CC -271 Scott Swamp Rd 100 Building, Farmington, CT 06032

For more information on each college please click on the college to be directed to their website.

CT State Community College Mission:

Connecticut State Community College (CT State) provides access to academically rigorous and innovative education and training focused on student success. The College supports excellence in teaching and learning, makes data-informed decisions, promotes equity, advances positive change for the students, communities, and industries it serves, and awards associates degrees and certificates.

CT State Community College Vision:

CT State will be recognized for exceptional student success, educational leadership, and transformative collaboration with business and industry, government, educational, and key stakeholders while advancing diverse opportunities for Connecticut’s citizens and communities.

CT State Community College Equity Statement:

The CSCU system commits to bold and disruptive change by actively identifying, naming, and dismantling structural racism, systemic poverty, and other barriers; establishing equitable and anti-racist policies and practices; and empowering students, faculty, staff, and administrators to advance racial, social, and economic justice. Our core collective responsibility is to continuously assess practices and policies and transform the world we live in by eliminating inequities.  

Anticipated Start Date: 

April 2022

Position Summary:

The Enrollment Services/Admissions Advising Assistant performs a full range of operations and administrative tasks in support of the Admissions Office at a Connecticut Community College. The College serves a diverse and complex student body which includes those pursing two-year liberal arts degrees, as well as those working for specialized occupational and career certifications. The position provides support in admissions advisement, including enrollment and curriculum information, to prospective and current students.

Incumbents must possess proven ability to effectively work with a culturally, linguistically, and ethnically diverse faculty, staff, and student. They are expected to have excellent oral and written communication skills along with strong Information technology literacy skills such as Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Teams etc.)

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in education, counseling, communication, or an appropriately related field; or a combination of education, training, and experience which would lead to the competencies required for successful performance of the position’s essential duties.

Successful Candidate must have or must possess:

  • Experience in office administration including competence in use of personal computers with word processing and spreadsheet software applications as well as College databases and processing programs.
  • Experience in admissions advising or serving students and applicants.
  • Knowledge and understanding of undergraduate academic enrollment requirements.

Substitutions Allowed:

Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualifications as stated are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them for the responsibilities of this position and by providing appropriate references. Exceptions to the degree requirements may be made for compelling reasons.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • One (1) or more years’ experience in admissions, student recruitment, or a related field.
  • One (1) or more years’ experience in college databases and processing programs e.g., Banner and CRM Recruit.
Example of Job Duties:

Under the direction of the Director of Admissions, Enrollment Manager or other administrator, the Enrollment Services/Admissions Advising Assistant is accountable for providing services that ensure the successful operation of student enrollment, admissions, and financial aid by effective performance in these essential functional areas:

  • Admissions process advising.
  • Enrollment administration.
  • Outreach and student recruitment.
  • Record keeping and reporting.
  • CSCU system operations training.
  • Collaboration with faculty and staff.

In addition to the accountabilities listed above, the incumbent is required to carry out the essential duties of: Attendance and participation at convocation and commencement ceremonies; Service on assigned committees and task forces; Attendance and participation at committee, staff, informational and professional meetings.  These may involve attendance at evening or weekend events.

This posting includes qualifications, experience and skills but is not limited to the full specifications stated in the job description.

Starting Salary:

$49,048 approximate annual* plus excellent State of CT medical insurance, retirement, and related fringe benefits. Salary Range: $49,048-$89,025. (*New hires to State employment start at minimum of salary range).

We offer a comprehensive benefits package to help you stay well, protect yourself and your family, and plan for a secure future. Benefits include generous leave policies; several retirement plans; and many choices for comprehensive health insurance. You also have access to many additional benefits to save for retirement, protect your family & more with supplemental benefits. Tuition reimbursement may apply if applicable. 

Application Instructions:

To apply you must submit a cover letter and resume.

Incomplete applications or those submitted after the closing date will not be considered and links to other sources to view resumes are not acceptable.

Selection Procedure:

Following the closing date, application materials will be evaluated by a selection committee. Candidates selected for further consideration will be limited to those applicants who are best qualified based on the minimum and preferred qualifications and who have submitted all the required documents by the closing date and time listed on the job announcement. Candidates who have been selected and approved to Interview will be contacted, and finalists will be recommended for further consideration by the Hiring Manager for final selection and recommendation for employment. The selection process may also include practical exercises (i.e., teaching demonstration and/or other written, technical, manipulative, or simulation exercises) to evaluate candidates' qualifications.

Background Screening:

All employment, if offered, is contingent upon proof of citizenship or employability under the requirement of the Immigration and Control Act (IRCA) and the successful passing of a background check. CSCU is committed to providing a safe campus community. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check and, when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

Continuing Notice of Nondiscrimination

CSCC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder, learning disability or physical disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or criminal record. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Nicholas D'Agostino Manager of Affirmative Action, Diversity, and Inclusion [email protected]


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