Job Description - Specialist, Recruiting/Advising - Mobile Go Center Driver
Description View created on 12/22/2014

Specialist, Recruiting/Advising - Mobile Go Center Driver

FLSA Status: Exempt
Pay Grade: 14
Job Title ID: 12055
Job Series/Job Family: Student Support & Success Series / Student Recruitment & Success Family

Reports To

Director, Enrollment Management

Job Purpose

Responsible for driving the Mobile Go Center in the Central Texas area, set up and operation of related equipment, computer laptops, and assisting/advising potential students and their families with college-related information. The person in this position serves to represent Austin Community College to the general public, public and private agencies and local school districts and is expected to be an enthusiastic advocate for access to higher education.

Description of Duties and Tasks

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Makes presentations and recruiting visits to provide information to prospective students on options and programs available. This includes assisting in completing admissions applications, financial aid applications, collecting/assessing transcripts, assessment and testing, orientation, advising, and registration.
  2. Participates in the College Connection program. Attends college fairs, conducts tours, and participates in other special events in to recruit prospective students to the college.
  3. Advises students; explains degree plans, admissions and registration procedures, provides assessment and financial aid information, and other requirements necessary for enrollment.
  4. Assists in developing recruitment and advising materials. Maintains and updates records and files and submits recruiting reports as appropriate. May coordinate, document, and track data and other details of Mobile Go Center program
  5. Drives the Mobile Go Center; a three-quarter or one ton pickup truck capable of towing a 42 foot trailer with Gross Trailer Weight of 15,000 pounds. Tows the Mobile Go Center trailer with 14-20 internal computer terminals to high schools, shopping centers, sporting events, flea markets, and other community events and locations in the Central Texas area. Hooks up the trailer to the truck and inspects hitch connections prior to travel.
  6. Upon arrival and before use by visitors: disconnects, secures, and levels trailer; connects electrical outlets or sets up generator; unpacks and sets up tables, establishes satellite link, and computer equipment for use. After events, shuts down and repacks equipment and power sources prior to connecting the truck and trailer. Ensures security system is used as appropriate.
  7. Sets up and operates Mobile Go Center equipment; aligns satellite dish, plays video tapes or DVDs, prepares computers for visitor use. Prepares equipment for storage during travel.
  8. Plans destination and return routes, confirms set up locations prior to arrival; inspects the truck and trailer for safety equipment and physical condition before traveling; may assist with scheduling participation in events.
  9. Maintains vehicle and trailer maintenance and repair logs and schedules standard maintenance and repairs with minimal downtime of Mobile Go Center.
  10. Ensures all appropriate materials are safely stored within the trailer prior to travel to event.

Knowledge

Must possess required knowledge and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

Required

Skills

Must possess required skills and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

Required

Computer Skills

Required

Physical Requirements

Work Experience

Required

Education

Required

Licenses/Certifications

Required

Other

Required

Preferred

Safety