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Student Aide - Admissions Outreach Front Desk Staff

Harper College
Palatine, IL

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Administrative Jobs
Institutional & Business Affairs, Admissions & Enrollment
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Community College

Job Details


Admissions Outreach is the first point of contact for prospects, new students, and their families. Student aides will work at the front desk of Admissions Outreach. Student aides must be able to provide exceptional service and accurate information in-person and via telephone.

Schedule Information: will determine schedule based on student’s availability. Must have availability to work during the following office hours:

Monday: 8am to 7pm

Tuesday: 8am to 7pm

Wednesday: 8am to 7pm

Thursday: 8am to 7pm

Friday: 8am to 4:30pm

Maximum hours per week: 20 hours


Greeting prospects, new students, and their families
Checking in appointments and walk-ins
Answering incoming phone calls and making outgoing phone calls
Helping prospects complete a Harper College application and submitting admissions documents
Referring students to other departments for additional support
Provide campus tours
Assist with other recruitment duties and events as assigned


Founded in 1965, William Rainey Harper College is a dynamic comprehensive community college situated on a 200-acre campus in Chicago’s northwest suburbs. The College is committed to diversity, and encourages the development of multicultural perspectives.

harper_college1.gifAnnually, the College serves approximately 25,000 students from 23 communities. Providing both transfer and career programs, Harper offers degrees and a wide range of credit, continuing education and corporate training for students of all ages and interests. In order to provide accessible higher education to all, we offer a flexible schedule of daytime, nighttime and weekend classes at our main campus and at several other sites conveniently located throughout our service area.

Harper College is fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, and has received the coveted Bond Rating of Aaa from Moody’s Investor Service. We are committed to our Institutional Core Values of Integrity, Respect, Excellence and Collaboration.

Our Vision:

William Rainey Harper College is committed to academic integrity and excellence. The College is a leader in teaching and learning, transforming lives by responding to the needs of the individual and the community.

harper_college2.jpgBenefits offered to employees include tuition reimbursement/professional expense, health/life/dental/disability insurance, participation in the State University Retirement System (SURS) and tax deferred annuity plans as well as fourteen paid holidays. Harper also offers some on-site childcare, a summer camp for children, and much more.

Harper College is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer that encourages applications from women, minority group members and persons with disabilities.

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