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Enrollment Specialist


Position: Enrollment Specialist


Minimum Qualifications:
• Bachelor degree from a regionally accredited institution.
• Minimum of one (1) year documented supervisory experience.
• Three (3) years of experience in enrollment management.
• Experience in student support programs.
• Experience in an educational setting.
• Documented experience in the use of current educational technologies in the workplace including word processing, spreadsheet, database, social media and presentation software (e.g. Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Blackboard, etc).
• Master degree from a regionally accredited institution is preferred.
• Experience in advising, guiding, or counseling individuals and/or groups is preferred.
• Experience in advising academically under-prepared students preferred.
• Experience working with enrollment services in the areas of career placement, dual enrollment non-traditional and early colleges students is preferred.
• Experience in facilitating placement tests is preferred (e.g. Accuplacer).


Campus: Main


Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
• Knowledge in advising students regarding degree/certificate plans as appropriate to programs.
• Knowledge of current employment trends.
• Ability to speak, comprehend, and write professionally.
• Proficiency in basic computer operations.
• Knowledge of Bishop State Community College and the Alabama Community College System policies and procedures.
• Knowledge of technical and terminal programs and curriculum.
• Knowledge of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).
• Knowledge of college admissions, advising, and financial aid processes.
• Effective human relations skills, professionalism, enthusiasm and commitment to career exploration.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills.
• Ability to utilize and search the internet for information.
• Ability to effectively motivate others.
• Ability to use the computer effectively for word processing, institutional application, electronic communication, information and data management.
• Ability to coordinate campus visits for prospective students and
• Skills in planning and implementing effective enrollment management strategies.


Major Duties and Responsibilities:
• Assist applicants, prospective students, and enrolled students with their educational planning and life goals, including: registration, course selection, advisement, career and social life decisions at the community college.
• Assist in the selection of a transfer institution and identify procedures and equivalent Bishop State courses the student should complete prior to transfer.
• Design and maintain a student success monitoring system.
• Develop and implement intervention strategies for retention.
• Instruct/facilitate Orientation ORI101 “Strong Start” Courses.
• Assist with career placement, dual enrollment and help identify non-traditional and early college prospects.
• Assist the Student Services Division with program activities, focusing on the goals of each area.
• Participate in the planning and execution of Division events and student activities.
• Maintain the College’s enrollment management strategies and update data for such plan.
• Improve retention rates for existing students.
• Improve yields at inquiry, application, and enrollment stages.
• Prepare a variety of records and reports regarding student enrollment.
• Track and monitor prospective students from application stages to enrollment.
• Participate in annual planning and evaluation sessions in support of the College’s vision, statement of purpose, and institutional goals and objectives.
• Seek out, participate, and present at professional development events related to the position.
• Have a focus on being friendly and patient in responding to customer needs.
• Have a willingness to maintain flexibility in order to meet customer needs.
• Have a willingness and desire to learn new things and apply that learning.
• Comply with Bishop State Community College, Alabama Community College System policies, and FERPA guidelines.
• Engage in career assessment training and monitor employment trends.
• Perform other duties as assigned by Dean of Students, Vice President of Operations and/or President.


Salary: Salary level will be determined by educational attainment level and years of applicable experience according to the ACCS Board of Trustees Salary Schedule: C3 ($56,810-$83,890)
Continued employment is contingent upon funding from the grant.


Application Procedure:
Position announcements and employment applications are available at www.bishop.edu and by contacting the Office of Human Resources at (251) 405-7052. Application materials may be delivered to the Office of Human Resources, Room 326 of the Yvonne Kennedy Business Technology Center, submitted via U.S. mail to the following address: Office of Human Resources, 351 North Broad Street, Mobile, AL 36603, or emailed to humanresources@bishop.edu. Applications currently on file must be resubmitted for this position. Delinquent and/or unsigned application packets and/or documents will not be accepted. Only complete application packets will be given consideration for employment.
A completed application packet consists of:


• Completed Bishop State Community College employment application (must be signed)
• Letter of interest with reference to the position announcement
• Current resume
• Copy of Transcripts (official required if hired)
• Verification of Work Experience form for directly related work experience from current and/or previous employers (form included as last page of application) and/or letters from current and/or previous employers verifying directly related work experience (letters must include employment dates, job title, full-time equivalent, and must be on company letterhead and signed by authorized personnel). If minimum qualifications on position announcement indicate an amount of required experience, verification of work experience to support such requirement must be submitted.


Application Deadline:
A complete application packet must be received in the Office of Human Resources no later than Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at 5:00p.m. In accordance with Alabama Community College System policy and guidelines, the applicant chosen for employment will be required to sign a consent form and to submit a nonrefundable fee of $17.40 (additional charges may apply) for a criminal background check. Employment will be contingent upon receipt of a clearance notification from the criminal background check. Bishop State Community College is an active participant in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-verify). E-verify electronically confirms an employee’s eligibility to work in the United States as required by the Department of Homeland Security.


Other Information:
The Selection Committee will screen all applicants for the position. The Committee will select applicants for in-person interviews which may consist of question/answer session and /or skills assessments. Applicants must adhere to the College’s prescribed interview schedule and must travel at their own expense. The College reserves the right not to fill the positions in the event of budgetary or operational constraints. Bishop State Community College is a multi-campus organization and employees of the College are required to travel among various work sites for both day and evening responsibilities and must provide their own mode of transportation. Bishop State Community College is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of the Alabama Community College System, including postsecondary community and technical colleges under the control of the Alabama Community College Systems Board of Trustees, that no employee or applicant for employment or promotion, on the basis of any impermissible criterion or characteristic including, without limitation, race, color, national origin, religion, marital status, disability, sex, age, or any other protected class as defined by federal and state law, shall be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program, activity, or employment. Bishop State Community College will make reasonable accommodations for qualified disabled applicants or employees. Bishop State Community College reserves the right to withdraw this job announcement at any time prior to the awarding.