Specialist, Admissions Outreach Team (Work Study)

Position Information

Position Information

Position Title Specialist, Admissions Outreach Team (Work Study)
Open Internally or Externally External
If faculty, tenure track status
Reports to (title) Manager, Admissions Outreach
Department Outreach & Access
Requisition Number W17097
Position Type One Year Temporary
Job Category Work Study - Variable
FT/PT Part-time
Initial Work Location Taylorsville Redwood Campus
Starting Salary $9.86 - $10.85
Job Open Date 03/05/2018
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Priority Review Date
Job Summary

Working as a member of the Admissions Outreach Team, serving future students currently in low-income, first-generation or underserved populations. Working in alternative highs and adult education schools and with community partners.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties

This specialist will assist with and track prospective students in a database through the admissions and financial aid process: admission, placement testing, FAFSA, residency and transition these students into First Year Experience.
The Specialist will assist the Outreach & Access Advisor 2 with tabling events, preparing for events, assisting with presentations and presenting tours for targeted schools and communities. The Specialist will become familiar with and promote college resources available to prospective students and their parents.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties Continued
Preferred Qualifications

Ability to speak another language is preferred:
Spanish, Arabic, Swahili

Minimum Qualifications

a. Must communicate clearly in English both in writing and orally.
b. Must be a work study student.
c. Ability to type accurately at least 30 wpm and use basic Microsoft computer programs.
d. Be able to adapt to change
e. Work some evening and weekend events

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Knowledge of:
a. Diverse populations and ability to work well with diverse people.
b. SLCC college resources & admissions procedures (application, financial aid, catalog, schedule,)
c. Computer database and software programs such as student information systems, Microsoft Office Word, Excel, Access Database, Publisher and presentation media equipment including laptops and LCD projectors
Ability to:
d. Track and enter student information accurately into a database
e. Communicate well in writing and orally
f. Learn the requirements of SLCC departments, majors, and schools
g. Communicate effectively in maintaining good working relationships with other team members and with other College staff.
h. Facilitate presentations and College tours.
i. Drive to locations and have a valid Utah Driver’s License.
j. Multi-task and learn all phases of the job requirements.
Ability to communicate effectively with a broad range of diverse people, ability, culture, ethnic background, to maintain good working relationships across the College. Ability to work with all groups in a diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic background of community college students, faculty and staff, including those with disabilities and special needs.

Non-Essential Responsibilities and Duties
Special Instructions

Please complete the online application and attach your resume.
One position available. Federal Work Study is awarded to SLCC students through the Federal College Work Study program, which requires establishing financial need through the FAFSA application from the Financial Aid Office. If you do not have work study awarded to you, you will not be eligible for work under work study positions.

Salt Lake Community College may complete a criminal background check on the finalist.

FLSA Non-Exempt

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you first learn about this position?
    • Newspaper
    • Ethnic Media
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Professional Organization
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • SLCC Website
    • Referral Agency
    • Workforce Services
    • College Placement Center
    • Friend
    • Employee
    • SLCC Email
    • SLCC HR Office
    • Other (please specify below)
  2. If other referral source, please specify:

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you have a Work Study award from Salt Lake Community College's Financial Aid Office?
    • Yes
    • No
    • I don't know what Work Study is

Required Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume / Curr. Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Letters of Reference
  4. Other Doc