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Flint Hills Technical College Admissions & Enrollment Specialist in Emporia, Kansas

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Admissions and Enrollment Specialist


JOB DESCRIPTION




PURPOSE :


The Admissions and Enrollment Specialist works with the Student Success Center staff to facilitate student success and promote the mission and goals of Flint Hills Technical College. This includes helping to develop a positive public image for the institution through regular contact with prospective students through travel to college planning conferences, and special high school and career events throughout the state. The Admissions and Enrollment Specialist will also provide a wide array of support services to students at the Downtown Campus and South Campus-welding facility including assistance with the admissions, advising and enrollment, and student activities.




CONTRACT :


Classified, FT- 12 Months




RESPONSIBLE TO:


Vice President of Student Services/Director of Financial Aid




PAYMENT RATE :


Based on qualifications and experience level.




QUALIFICATIONS :


+ Minimum of Associate degree required, technical education preferred.


+ Two years of experience working with students required, preferably at the post-secondary level.


+ Experience in customer service.


+ Bilingual-Spanish/English preferred.


+ Experience in using various computer software.


+ Excellent organizational and time management skills.


+ Excellent oral and written communication skills.


+ Excellent teamwork skills.


+ Ability to adapt to different situations when necessary.


+ Desire to continue career improvement.


+ Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the board may find appropriate and acceptable.




ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS :


+ Appropriately respond to all calls pertaining to admissions, programs and student services.


+ Provide college tours and meet with prospective students during campus visits.


+ Assist recruiter in attending college planning conferences and other recruitment events.


+ Maintain communication with prospective students via email, text, social media and phone calls.


+ Assist students with questions or concerns and maintain confidentiality of FHTC prospective and current students.


+ Assist with ACCUPLACER testing on campus and at high schools.




+ Work with the business office, student services office personnel and others on issues relating to student enrollment, financial aid, files, charges and other relevant issues.


+ Provide academic advising and enrollment and other student services as needed.


+ Organize and assist with various student activities and events.


+ Maintain positive relationships with community organizations and businesses.


+ Assist in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of recruitment strategies for secondary and post-secondary students.


+ Attend training and refresher training for all computer software necessary to efficiently manage and complete duties.




GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES :


+ React to change productively and handle other tasks as assigned.


+ Keep abreast of new information, innovative ideas and technology.


+ Ensure that all activities conform to FHTC guidelines.


+ Communicate effectively with all members of the college, FHTC Board of Trustees, students and community.


+ Appropriately operate all equipment as required.


+ Support the value of an education through lifelong learning.


+ Support the vision and mission of Flint Hills Technical College.


+ Adhere to all health and safety policies, including all precautions of the Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure Control Plan.


+ Other duties as assigned.




PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS / ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS :


+ Requires prolonged sitting or standing.


+ Requires physical exertion to manually move, lift, carry, pull or push heavy objects or materials.


+ Requires stooping, bending and reaching.


+ Requires extensive travel and overnight out-of-town stays during peak recruitment periods.


+ Must work in noisy and crowded environment.

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