This position will assist appropriate college personnel, students, schools, and community agencies serving K-12 and college-bound populations in identifying opportunities for student recruitment, retention, collaboration and supporting resources.
30% - Performs a variety of student services functions such as: recruitment, testing, advisement, orientation and registration for new and continuing students; provides assistance in related student services processes including admissions, financial aid, campus tours, recruitment and retention activities; provides services for students participating in outreach programs and their parents/guardians; represents the college in various recruitment and retention activities and events, including travel to local high schools, community and other outreach related events; prepares and delivers group information sessions to new and prospective students and parents
30% - Monitors and maintains an appropriate campus outreach and retention based environment for college students, school age students, and the community at large by maintaining accurate records, assisting students with follow-up activities, responding to prospective student inquiries; enforces and/or explains federal, state, district and/or local policies; provides information to students, parents and other stakeholders regarding various student services and academic/occupational/workforce development programs; assists in student activities and participates in program events; serves as primary liaison for concurrently enrolled students and their parents/guardians
20% - Provides first semester academic advising to prospective, new and continuing students in person and via email, phone and chat; assists students in program planning and course selection through the interpretation of placement tests; assists students regarding degree and graduation requirements and university transfer requirements; corresponds with students to resolve problems related to student service functions; tracks progress of students from matriculation through graduation
10% - Prepares materials and communication mediums by assisting with the development of recruitment and advisement related materials and presentations; organizes and distributes information as necessary
10% - Assists with special projects as assigned; performs other duties as assigned commensurate to grade level of position
High School Diploma and earned college credits from a regionally accredited institution and experience working in advising, recruitment, or customer service in an educational environment.
- Associates degree from a regionally accredited institution
- Experience with computer software including databases, spreadsheets, or a customer relation management system
- Experience planning and coordinating events
- Experience developing and delivering group presentations
- Experience working with college-age students in high school or college/university levels
- Experience working in admissions, financial aid, recruitment, advising, and/or testing
Requires ability to commute off campus; users of campus vehicles must meet district minimum standards regarding driving: http://www.maricopa.edu/legal/rmi/vehicle.htm#requirements
Hours are generally between 8am-5pm but will vary depending on need of the department. May be required to work evenings, weekends, and early mornings (before 8am).