FULL-TIME ENROLLMENT/ACADEMIC COUNSELOR - Northern Essex Community College in Haverhill Massachusetts

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Northern Essex Community College

Haverhill, Massachusetts

United States
(POST# 37637)

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Detailed Job Description

FULL-TIME ENROLLMENT/ACADEMIC COUNSELOR: (Enrollment Services) (Lawrence, primarily Lawrence Campus Career Planning and Advising Center) 37.5 hours per week, with adjustable work hours, including evenings and weekends, to accommodate off campus recruitment activities, special events, activities and assignments at the Haverhill campus, and during peak enrollment periods (MCC/MTA Unit Position) Anticipated starting date: January 2014

The Enrollment/Academic Counselor will work with the Admissions and Recruitment team of three counselors; serve as a member of the whole One-Stop Student Services Team and report to the Director of Admissions & Recruitment. The position includes recruitment of adult and high school populations, dual enrollment, early college programs and related activities with a primary focus on the Greater Lawrence area and particularly Spanish-speaking populations. S/he will practice comprehensive developmental advising and enrollment services (with an emphasis on financial aid) to support prospective, new and returning students within the One Stop Student Services Centers. As a productive member of the Admissions and Recruitment Team, working to meet the enrollment goals of the department and the college as a whole, s/he:

  • Represents the college at high schools, college fairs, financial aid nights, community agencies and youth programs, alternative high schools, after school programs, businesses, on and off campus special events.
  • Plans and conducts open houses, tours and information sessions.
  • Maintains and updates existing relationships and cooperation agreements with high school guidance departments and initiates new agreements.
  • Serves as the primary person responsible for recruitment and admission processes of students to health and other selective programs.
  • Conducts ongoing outreach and support to prospective, new and returning students in person, via email, mail, telephone and other current communication/media means.

Master’s Degree and three years of experience/training in college admissions, recruitment and advising. Fluency in English and Spanish and the ability to work effectively with demonstrated commitment to diversity and student success. Excellence in oral and written communication skills in English and Spanish . Well organized, resilient, flexible and have the ability to work independently on a variety of projects and as a member of a team. Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and Student Information Systems (preferably Banner Student Information System by Ellucian). Experience working in a fast paced environment as an admissions representative, planning and implementing recruitment activities and events.  Preference given to those with prior experience working or studying in a 2-year/Community College setting, developmental advising experience and working with individuals from diverse and/or underrepresented populations.

Salary: $50,785.00 to $73,639.00 annually with complete fringe benefit package. Actual salary calculated in compliance with MCCC/MTA classification system; Pay grade 5

Deadline Date: January 31, 2014  

POST# 37637

NECC is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer

Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply

Keyword Phrases

  • Enrollment Services
  • Prizes, Initiative, Innovation
  • Appreciative Inquiry
  • Diverse Workforce
  • Admissions & Enrollment / Recruiting
  • Academic Advising
  • Counseling
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
Best if Apply By 1/31/2014