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Part-Time Work-Study Student, Admissions & Recruitment (2)

Raritan Valley Community College
North Branch, NJ

Job Details

Category:: Part-Time Student-Work Study
Department:: Admissions
Locations:: North Branch, NJ
Posted:: Jan 12, 2023
Closes:: Open Until Filled
Type:: PT No Benefits
Ref. No.:: PT WS Admissions
Position ID:: 157817

About Raritan Valley Community College:

Ranked by and as the #1 community college in New Jersey, Raritan Valley Community College has been serving as an academic and cultural center for Somerset and Hunterdon County residents for 50 years. The College has been nationally recognized for its service to the community, environmental stewardship, and commitment to diversity. It is home to a Planetarium, Science Education Institute and 3M Observatory, a 1,000-seat Theatre, an Honors College for high achieving students and much more.

The College offers more than 90 associate degrees and certificates, as well as career training, small business assistance through the Small Business Development Center, professional development, and adult and youth personal enrichment courses. RVCC is located at 118 Lamington Road in Branchburg, NJ. For further information, visit

Job Description:

Share your RVCC experience peer-to-peer! Prospective students and families love to hear from current students and learn about their experiences. Our expectation for this position is to provide excellent customer service to our guests (prospective students & their families, current students, RVCC colleagues, external colleagues, etc.).

We would like someone to be available for at least 20 hours per week, but we are flexible and can make adjustments to fit your class schedule. There is a requirement to be committed to the position for one academic year (fall and spring semester). In addition, we would like you to participate in the open houses.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Maintaining front office area - Following opening and closing procedures.

Confidentiality - Following FERPA, GDPR and COVID-19 guidelines.

Communication via: telephone, voicemail, email and utilizing Microsoft Teams-with RVCC staff (includes pulling phone messages)

Event Support.

Student speaker panel (virtual and in-person)

Campus Tour Guide - in-person.

Print our Photo ID's using the Photo ID System.

Mail - Open mail.

Transcripts - check for seal (raised or flat), Official/Unofficial, (Place Stickers) (highlighting- Student Name, DOB, Graduation Date, NJ State ID, Weighted GPA, Class Rank, Languages taken) SAT/ACT, PARCC/NJSLA, AP Scores. Immunizations - make copy for Immunization File)

Preparing mailings.

Data entry in Microsoft Excel.

Filing (Transcripts, Immunizations, etc.)


Student needs to be federal work-study eligible. Please check with the Financial Aid office to determine eligibility.

Minimum Qualifications:

Full-time or Part-time RVCC student and Eligible for Federal Work Study.

Good academic standing.

Strong customer service skills.

Ability to work independently and to know when to ask for assistance.

Comfortable speaking with prospective students and their families.

Willingness to be flexible in work assignments as they will change at different points in the year.


Bilingual preferred.

ELIGIBILITY: You must have completed the FAFSA, have financial need and submit all financial aid required documents. Please verify eligibility with Financial Aid at

Additional Information:

Federal Work-Study positions are for financial aid applicants whose applications deem eligibility.

Dress - business casual.

Application Instructions:

As a New Jersey First Act Employer, new employees must establish a primary residence in New Jersey within one year unless an exemption applies.

For consideration of one of the above positions, please submit your cover letter and resume, by clicking the "apply now" button. RVCC's starting rate is commensurate with educational qualifications and experience.

We regret that we are unable to respond to each and every resume received. Only those candidates of interest will be contacted directly. Contact Information:


Welcome to Raritan Valley Community College, where we’re dedicated to transforming lives by providing high-quality, affordable, and innovative education. RVCC is committed to meeting the higher education needs of the communities we serve, whether it’s preparing students for transfer to a four-year institution or offering technical training for those interested in pursuing a new career path or upgrading their skills. RVCC is nationally recognized for its educational excellence, innovative programming, extensive service to the community, and environmental leadership.

RVCC is a great place for students to start their college education and then transfer to a four-year college or university. To facilitate students’ seamless transfer after graduation, the College has agreements with close to 80 colleges and universities in New Jersey, across the country, and abroad. Our students have transferred to the top colleges and universities in New Jersey and across the nation, including Columbia, Cornell, Stanford, the University of Pennsylvania, and New York University. 

For students looking to train for a career, RVCC is leading the way thanks to a $4.6 million workforce training grant from the U.S. Department of Labor. In partnership with local industry, RVCC is reinventing workforce and technical training by identifying the long-term workforce needs of the region and developing programs that provide students with all the skills and hands-on experience they need to succeed.

We also recognize that there is more to a successful college experience than just classroom learning. Our co-curricular offerings—including clubs, student government, athletic programs, and leadership development opportunities—are thriving. RVCC’s chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa honor society and its Enactus team have earned regional and national honors. And the College’s Service Learning Program has been included on the President’s Community Service Honor Roll for eight consecutive years. Service Learning provides students with the opportunity to serve their communities while enabling community organizations to benefit from the students’ time, energy, and knowledge. 

(President’s Welcome)

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