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Admissions Counselor, Military-affiliated and Non-Traditional Students – Part Time

Category

Part Time

Application Deadline

Open until filled

Department

Admissions

Contact

Admissions - admissions@carrollcc.edu

Salary

This position will be placed on the College hourly salary scale, Grade 9 with a minimum starting salary of $22.21 per hour.

Description

Pay Grade:   9 (minimum starting hourly rate is $22.21)

FLSA Status: Non-exempt

JOB SUMMARY

The Admissions Counselor (Military-affiliated and Non-traditional Students) is responsible for conducting activities related to outreach, recruitment, and retention of military-affiliated and non-traditional students including, but not limited to, facilitating admissions events, conducting information sessions, providing outreach off-site and virtually, managing inquiries, meeting with students to facilitate class registration for new and prospective students. This position reports to the Senior Director of Enrollment Development.

Military-affiliated students: The Admissions Counselor will help new military-affiliated students navigate the admissions process at Carroll CC, degree options, available veteran and military benefits, connect to College and community resources, including services available to students with disabilities, and career counseling. In addition, the Admissions Counselor will market military-affiliated resources, be the liaison with community agencies focused on veterans, and seek military-affiliated student to enroll in credit programs.

Non-traditional students: The Admissions Counselor will target non-traditionally-aged students, facilitating enrollment in career and degree programs.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Conducts activities related to outreach and recruitment of credit students
  • Coordinates with Dedicated Advisor to facilitate student retention
  • Prepares and conducts admissions presentations to military-affiliated prospective students to facilitate admissions processes for the College.
  • Manages the off-site military and veteran marketing and recruitment. Acts as liaison with veteran agencies in Carroll County and beyond
  • Develops rapport and maintains strong relationships with community agencies to support relationships and enrollment pipeline
  • May be responsible for one or more of the following regarding military-affiliated and non-traditional students:
    1. Facilitate financial aid and scholarship presentations, both on and off-site
    2. Design and facilitate new and effective events in virtual and face to face environments
    3. Facilitate registration process
    4. Participate in advisory boards as needed
  • Acts as the liaison between student and financial aid staff, Dedicated Advisor, and Student Veteran Organization
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS TO PERFORM WORK:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Two years’ experience (three or more, preferred) in advising, scheduling students for classes, and helping to explain options
  • Knowledge of or experience working with military-affiliated students and non – traditional student populations
  • Knowledge of student development and student success initiatives primarily for military-affiliated students
  • Student-centered/advising skills
  • Must be positive, cooperative, and supportive

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The work is normally light work which requires exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.  Additionally, the following physical abilities are required:

  • Hear/talk/communicate – Must be able to exchange information and communicate
  • Visual acuity – Ability to perceive or detect surroundings
  • Mental acuity – Ability to focus, concentrate, understand and convey subject matter
  • Repetitive motion (i.e. keyboarding)
  • Stand/sit/walk – Ability to move or traverse from one area to another

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

College campus, area high schools and related offsite locations. Direct contact with students, staff, faculty and the general public in classrooms, common areas, offices, and campus environments. Work environment involves everyday risks or discomforts which require normal safety precautions typical of such places as office, meeting, and training rooms.  Use of safe workplace practices with office equipment; computers for data entry and word processing; avoidance of trips and falls; observance of fire and building safety regulations and College policies; and observance of traffic laws if/when driving a College vehicle.

Carroll Community College has the right to revise this position description at any time, and this position description does not represent in any way a contract of employment.

Directions to Apply

Interested applicants must submit a resume and cover letter emailed to admissions@carrollcc.edu

This position is open until filled.

To qualify for employment, selected candidates must

  • successfully complete a criminal background check (for designated positions)
  • be able to work on campus as of the first day of employment
  • be a resident of DE, MD, PA, VA, WV, or DC as of the first day of employment
  • be currently authorized to work in the US, as the College does not offer Visa sponsorships
  • complete an employment application upon request, prior to progressing through the initial interview process

Carroll Community College is committed to creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment. Carroll Community College is committed to Equal Opportunity Employment.