Location: Batavia, NY Category: Administrative/Professional Posted On: Wed Jun 5 2019 Job Description:
The Outreach and Enrollment Specialist is responsible for providing a variety of services, including counseling, group and/or individual informational sessions, and resource access to AEOC clients at a variety of locations.
Provide financial aid, admissions, and career counseling functions as outlined in the GCC Title IV EOC proposal.
Conduct individual and group sessions relative to admissions, financial aid and career counseling.
Assist clients to complete admissions and financial aid applications.
Develop and maintain positive relationships with referral sources in county to which assigned.
Develop and maintain library of resource materials.
Complete AEOC Intake/Enrollment Form, Assessment Record and other required reports in a clear, comprehensive and timely manner for a minimum of 10-20 students per month.
Participate in staff development training programs as assigned.
Fulfill other AEOC responsibilities as assigned by the AEOC Director.
Bachelor's or Associate's degree required. Master's Degree in counseling, education, human services or related field preferred.
A minimum of three years' experience (or five with an Associate's) in the human services field, student personnel services, or teaching is required. Experience in admissions or financial aid, and experience with culturally diverse, disadvantaged populations are preferred.
Ability to work independently with academically under-prepared and economically disadvantaged persons. Ability to conduct workshops in admissions, financial aid and career decision making. Ability to provide individual counseling. Ability to work at a variety of off-campus sites. Knowledge of geography and resources in assignment area. Preference will be given to candidates whose experience and/or background is similar to those of Educational Opportunity Center participants. Must be able to demonstrate a strong commitment to diversity.
This is a grant-funded, part time (19.5 hours/week) position through 8/31/19. Must have reliable transportation for local, regional, and occasional statewide statewide travel. Evening and weekend hours are required as needed.
Genesee Community College is a student-centered collegiate community that annually serves more than 6,000 students with 70 academic degrees and certificates, and seven campus locations in Western New York. Genesee Community College is a committed to providing the educational experiences which promote intellectual and social growth, workforce and economic development and global citizenship. Additional information about GCC is available at www.genesee.edu.