Mgr, Student Services - Valencia College in Orlando Florida

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Valencia College

Orlando, Florida

United States


Detailed Job Description

Responsible for the development, coordination, and supervision of student services which may include the Answer Center, Advising, Career Center, Student Development, Orientation, and ATLAS labs.  

Primary Work Location

Lake Nona Campus  


1. Master's degree from a regionally accredited institution [required] preferably in counseling, student personnel, or related field.
2. Experience working with students in an educational setting, preferably a two-year college.
3. A demonstrated commitment to diversity.
4. Must be able to perform all of the essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

1. Knowledge of student development theory.
2. Knowledge of the principles and practices of supervision.
3. Skill in effectively communicating, orally, in writing, and in individual and group settings.
4. Skill in the use of personal computers, general office software, and related technology, such as: relational databases; reporting systems; and student portals.
5. Ability to provide guidance and leadership to a diverse student services staff.
6. Ability to assess student's developmental needs and translate theory into practice.
7. Ability to work in a flexible and fast-paced environment, and meet deadlines.
8. Ability to reason, exercise judgment and discretion, and make sound decisions.
9. Ability to analyze operational data, prepare reports, and make recommendations.
10. Ability to work efficiently and accurately with minimum supervision.
11. Ability to work independently, to initiate, develop, and implement programs.
12. Ability to work in and travel to multiple campus locations, including transitioning multiple times on a daily basis.
13. Ability to work effectively in a diverse community and meet the needs of diverse student populations.

Essential Job Functions

1. Supervises Student Services Advisors located in the Answer Center, who advise students concerning admissions requirements, registration and new student processes, graduation procedures, financial aid information and processing, and resolve enrollment issues.
2. Plans, implements and supervises activities and programs for student services.
3. Hires, trains, and supervises staff in the Answer Center and in student services.
4. Analyzes student systems and relational databases in order to resolve systemic problems and concerns related to the overall enrollment process.
5. Implements college policies, guiding principles, objectives and functions in accordance with the philosophy of the College.
6. Manages the campus' enrollment processes.
7. Provides evaluation reports regarding progress in achieving measurable student services outcomes related to program quality, student performance, and student learning outcomes.
8. Coordinates campus student services managers on enrollment processes and system improvements.
9. Develops and implements plans to provide increased student services access during peak enrollment periods.
10. Implements system and process changes related to the student experience in collaboration with the Dean of Students.
11. Resolves complaints regarding the enrollment process.
12. Provides leadership and serves as a resource person on assigned councils and committees.
13. Represents Student Services and the campus to various college and community groups.
14. Makes recommendations to the Dean of Students and the Executive Dean on matters related to student needs.
15. Assumes responsibility and works with students resolving discipline problems suspensions issues, 4th attempt process and academic probation.
16. Provides evaluation reports regarding progress in achieving measurable student services outcomes of program quality and student performance.
17. Performs 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

$42,645 - $64,807 per year  

Keyword Phrases

  • Lake Nona Answer Center
  • Mgr, Student Services
  • Inclusive Excellence
  • Learning-Centered
  • Multi-cultural
  • Student Affairs and Services
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