Job Description - Specialist, Early College Start Description View created on 09/02/2015
Specialist, Early College Start
Director, Early College Start
To provide pre-enrollment services and act as liaison relationship with assigned high schools.
Description of Duties and Tasks
Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Coordinates and delivers on-site services promoting ECS programs at high school campus locations to include admissions, collecting transcripts, reviews assessment testing, orientation, advising, and registration.
Resolves concerns for program participants/students, faculty, ACC departments, and high schools; responds to emails, phone calls, and visitors, to meet student, parent, school, and faculty, and program needs.
Develops the semester schedule for ACC courses on high school campus; works with high schools and academic departments; verifies information; reviews the campus schedule for accuracy.
Serves as primary contact for ACC faculty teaching ACC restricted courses on a high school campus; provides beginning semester information for high school campus and resolves student registration issues.
Establishes and maintains an active role on the high school campus in order to recruit prospective students. Creates recruitment and advising materials for assigned high school campus.
Develops and delivers large and small group presentations to assigned high schools, including student/parent information nights or ECS training
Serves on high school, college, and community committees, as assigned.
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.
Student support services
Educational institutions'' programs and functions
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.
Maintaining an established work schedule, including some evenings and weekends.
Effectively using interpersonal and communications skills including tact and diplomacy.
Effectively using organizational and planning skills with attention to detail and follow through.
Coordinating administrative support services.
Making individual and group presentations.
Maintaining confidentiality of work related information and materials.
Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships
Demonstrated proficiency using standard office software applications.
Occasional lifting of objects up to 10 pounds
Subject to standing, walking, sitting, bending, reaching, kneeling, pushing and pulling
Work is routinely performed in office environments
Two years related work experience to include one year of academic advising in a higher education setting.
Two years related work experience in higher education, to include one year in academic advising.
Bachelor's degree in related field.
Valid Driver's License.
Reliable transportation to travel frequently within ACC service area.
Work safely and follow safety rules. Report unsafe working conditions and behavior. Take reasonable and prudent actions to prevent others from engaging in unsafe practices.