Mgr, Student Services - Valencia College in Orlando Florida

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Valencia College

Orlando, Florida

United States


Detailed Job Description

Supervises student services specialist located in the Answer Center, who work with students concerning admissions requirements, graduation procedures, and general financial aid information.  

Primary Work Location

Lake Nona Campus  


1. Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution
[required]; master's degree preferred.
2. Experience working with students in an educational setting, preferably a two-year college.
3. A demonstrated commitment to diversity.
4. Acceptable eyesight (with/without correction aid).

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

1. Ability to assess student's developmental needs and translate theory into practice.
2. Ability to effectively lead employees to achieve peak performance goals, recognize need for training and education to improve performance and implement an improvement plan.
3. Ability to independently initiate, develop, and implement programs.
4. Strong interpersonal communication skills and the ability to provide excellent customer service.
5. Computer skills proficiency in a Windows environment.
6. Ability to work in a flexible and fast paced environment; reason and exercise judgment and discretion; and work efficiently and accurately without close supervision.
7. Ability to work effectively in a diverse community and meet the needs of diverse student populations.

Essential Job Functions

1. Manages day-to-day functions of the Answer Center.
2. Makes hiring recommendations, trains and supervises Answer Center staff.
3. Understands student systems and relational databases to assist in the analysis and resolution of systemic problems and concerns related to operations of the Answer Center.
4. Collaborates with admissions and records, business office and financial aid staff on processes and system improvements.
5. Assists Dean of Students with student discipline.
6. Provides evaluation reports regarding progress in achieving measurable student services outcomes of program quality and student performance.
7. Makes recommendations to the Dean of Students on matters related to student needs.
8. Maintains communications with student services on campus with direction from the Dean of Students.
9. Provides leadership on assigned councils and committees, and represents Student Services to various college and non-college groups.
10. Participates in implementing college policies, guiding principles, objectives, and functions in accordance with the philosophy of the College.
11. Assumes responsibility for the suspension and 4th attempt process for students. Oversees special programs implemented in Answer Center.
12. Other duties as assigned.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Internal Recruitment Only

For consideration, the following is required: a completed on-line Valencia College employment application. A resume & cover letter must be attached at the time of application.

During the online application process, you will be required to provide a response to specific questions to complete the application process.

All letters of reference must be attached at the time of application.

The size of your documents must be less than 2 MB in MS Word or PDF format.

Proposed salary

$36,829 to $56,630 per year  

Keyword Phrases

  • Lake Nona Answer Center
  • Mgr, Student Services
  • Inclusive Excellence
  • Learning-Centered
  • Multi-cultural
  • Student Affairs and Services
  • Admissions & Enrollment / Recruiting
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Not Specified
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: See Job Description