Admissions Specialist (Continuing Education) (El Centro)

Dallas, Dallas County
Jun 18, 2014
Location: El Centro
Division: CE Admin-N - El Centro
Position Number: 051406053
Position Type: Professional Support Staff
Exempt or Non-Exempt: Non-Exempt
Appointment Type: Full Time
Is Grant Funded?:
Salary: $1,878.92/Monthly, Range C04
Work Days/Hours: Mon. - Fri. 10am - 7pm and some weekends
Posting Number: 03094
Job Description Summary/Essential Duties:

An entry level position that provides a variety of general assessment/enrollment services in an admissions office environment (credit/non-credit). Usually, a front-line individual processing in-person, phone, and/or mail-in admissions/registration requests requiring considerable amount of attention to detail. Also provides general office support to work area. Acts as an information source, providing information related to DCCCD policies and procedures and state and federal regulations related to admissions/registration. Processes general applications for enrollment; accepts applications, inputs data, verifies for completeness and accuracy and screens students for eligibility. Processes department related forms. Provides general office support to work area, such as, maintaining files, ordering supplies, manage wait lists, print certificates, etc. Distributes department related forms. Responsible for scanning documents into district digital imaging records management system. Participate in recruiting activities. Assign students to classes on flexible schedule as space is available. Notifies appropriate persons of assignments and maintains student records. Coordinate the admissions and registration processes for special programs and populations. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Physical Demands:

Works with light, easy to handle materials requiring little physical effort.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Evening shift Mon. – Fri. 10:00am – 7:00pm and some weekends, including some morning 8:00am – 5:00pm shift rotation. Will also be required to rotate work locations between El Centro and the Bill J. Priest campus located at 1402 Corinth St. Dallas, 75215 – near the Dallas downtown area.

Experience must be presented in employment section of the application for consideration.

# of Months:
Close Date: 07/01/2014
Open Until Filled: NoMinimum Qualifications:

High school graduate or equivalent plus two years of admissions and/or general office experience. Ability to utilize computer technology to access data, maintain records, generate reports and communicate with others and ability to interpret and communicate DCCCD policies and procedures and external agency regulations to varying levels of DCCCD staff and students from diverse backgrounds. Ability to maintain restraint and keep calm when faced with emotional or irate individuals. Strong knowledge and experience providing effective customer service. Official transcript will be required. *Will be subject to a criminal background check.*

Position Specific Qualifications:

Office work requiring some relocation and archiving of document files. Must be able to endure heavy incoming calls and long periods of speaking, typing and sitting.

Bilingual (English/Spanish) applicants are encouraged to apply.