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Part-Time Admissions Advisor

San Jacinto College
Houston, TX 77049
  • Job Code
    115723569

San Jacinto College

Equal Opportunity Statement: The San Jacinto College District is committed to equal opportunity for all students, employees, and applicants without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, pregnancy, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, genetic information, marital status, or veteran status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.

Part-Time Admissions Advisor

Responsibilities:
  • Advise prospective students and families about the admissions and enrollment process; application, testing requirements, orientation, transcript, immunization, and FASFA.
  • Advise students about degree pathways, academic requirements, and first semester course selection.
  • Review and interpret placement and other standardized test scores, unofficial transcripts, and course pre-requisites. Make appropriate recommendations for course placement.
  • Assist students with course registration for their first semester courses.
  • Input immunization records, high school and college transcripts, and test scores to update student's admissions status.
  • Monitor student registration activities and recommend solutions to course availability.
  • Refer students to the appropriate specialized staff for such issues as disability services, counseling, financial assistance, tutoring, etc.
  • Assist with advising, registration, and SOS navigation.
  • Initiate and maintain systematic and frequent contact with advisees.
  • Assist with early alerts for first semester college students.
  • Understand the institution's interpretation of FERPA rules of the release of student information to faculty, parents, students, etc.


Additional Job Functions:
  • Serve as a liaison and foster intentional relationships with other advisors, offices, and departments
  • Stay abreast of changing institutional information including admissions requirements, new programs, course changes, deadlines, important dates, costs, expanding facilities, updates in college-wide initiatives, and state and federal mandates.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Required Education/Experience:
  • Associate's Degree or equivalent coursework
  • 2 years of office experience in a college/educational environment or related education/training
  • Must be extremely accurate and have excellent communication, proof-reading, grammar and spelling skills
  • Must be willing to adapt to changes in policies and procedures
  • Must be able to work unsupervised and multitask in a fast-paced office environment
  • Must possess personal PC computer literacy
  • Must possess outstanding customer service skills and interpersonal skills
  • Must be team-oriented with the ability to work well with other staff members in the development
  • Knowledge of admissions processes and requirements.
  • Knowledge of TSIA and academic requirements.
  • Knowledge of intentional and proactive advising practices.
  • Knowledge of institutional policies and procedures.
  • Understand the institution's interpretation of FERPA rules of the release of student information to faculty, parents, students, etc.
  • Understand and be able to use MySanJac GPS to perform and interpret educational planning and degree audits.
  • Know graduation requirements for future planning.
  • Detail oriented in order to maintain accurate records (including electronic records) of interactions with students.
  • Be a student advocate when appropriate.
  • Serve as a liaison and foster intentional relationships with other advisors, offices, and departments.
  • Knowledge of other student support services and specialized staff for such issues as disability services, counseling, financial assistance, tutoring, etc.
  • Stay abreast of changing institutional information including admissions requirements, new programs, course changes, deadlines, important dates, costs, expanding facilities, updates in college-wide initiatives, and state and federal mandates
  • Have working knowledge of Banner Student module and Webextender


Preferred Education/Experience:
  • In-depth knowledge of Banner Student modules preferred
  • In-depth knowledge of current Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board rules and regulations preferred
  • In-depth knowledge of and ability to enforce institutional policies and procedures preferred
  • Understanding of FERPA law
  • Bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply


Salary Grade: $15/hr.

Salary is based on the Board-approved salary schedule for the current fiscal year. See Salary Schedule

Requisition Number: req2236

Posting Close Date: 12/6/2019

PI115723569

<br/><b>San Jacinto College</b><br/><br/><b>Equal Opportunity Statement:</b> The San Jacinto College District is committed to equal opportunity for all students, employees, and applicants without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, pregnancy, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, genetic information, marital status, or veteran status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.<br/><br/><b> Part-Time Admissions Advisor </b><br><br><strong> Responsibilities: </strong> <br><ul><li> Advise prospective students and families about the admissions and enrollment process; application, testing requirements, orientation, transcript, immunization, and FASFA. </li><li> Advise students about degree pathways, academic requirements, and first semester course selection. </li><li> Review and interpret placement and other standardized test scores, unofficial transcripts, and course pre-requisites. Make appropriate recommendations for course placement. </li><li> Assist students with course registration for their first semester courses. </li><li> Input immunization records, high school and college transcripts, and test scores to update student's admissions status. </li><li> Monitor student registration activities and recommend solutions to course availability. </li><li> Refer students to the appropriate specialized staff for such issues as disability services, counseling, financial assistance, tutoring, etc. </li><li> Assist with advising, registration, and SOS navigation. </li><li> Initiate and maintain systematic and frequent contact with advisees. </li><li> Assist with early alerts for first semester college students. </li><li> Understand the institution's interpretation of FERPA rules of the release of student information to faculty, parents, students, etc. </li></ul><br><br><strong> Additional Job Functions: </strong> <br><ul><li> Serve as a liaison and foster intentional relationships with other advisors, offices, and departments </li><li> Stay abreast of changing institutional information including admissions requirements, new programs, course changes, deadlines, important dates, costs, expanding facilities, updates in college-wide initiatives, and state and federal mandates. </li><li> Other duties as assigned. </li></ul> <br><br><strong> Required Education/Experience: </strong> <br><ul><li> Associate's Degree or equivalent coursework </li><li> 2 years of office experience in a college/educational environment or related education/training </li><li> Must be extremely accurate and have excellent communication, proof-reading, grammar and spelling skills </li><li> Must be willing to adapt to changes in policies and procedures </li><li> Must be able to work unsupervised and multitask in a fast-paced office environment </li><li> Must possess personal PC computer literacy </li><li> Must possess outstanding customer service skills and interpersonal skills </li><li> Must be team-oriented with the ability to work well with other staff members in the development </li><li> Knowledge of admissions processes and requirements. </li><li> Knowledge of TSIA and academic requirements. </li><li> Knowledge of intentional and proactive advising practices. </li><li> Knowledge of institutional policies and procedures. </li><li> Understand the institution's interpretation of FERPA rules of the release of student information to faculty, parents, students, etc. </li><li> Understand and be able to use MySanJac GPS to perform and interpret educational planning and degree audits. </li><li> Know graduation requirements for future planning. </li><li> Detail oriented in order to maintain accurate records (including electronic records) of interactions with students. </li><li> Be a student advocate when appropriate. </li><li> Serve as a liaison and foster intentional relationships with other advisors, offices, and departments. </li><li> Knowledge of other student support services and specialized staff for such issues as disability services, counseling, financial assistance, tutoring, etc. </li><li> Stay abreast of changing institutional information including admissions requirements, new programs, course changes, deadlines, important dates, costs, expanding facilities, updates in college-wide initiatives, and state and federal mandates </li><li> Have working knowledge of Banner Student module and Webextender </li></ul><br><br><strong> Preferred Education/Experience: </strong> <br><ul><li> In-depth knowledge of Banner Student modules preferred </li><li> In-depth knowledge of current Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board rules and regulations preferred </li><li> In-depth knowledge of and ability to enforce institutional policies and procedures preferred </li><li> Understanding of FERPA law </li><li> Bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply </li></ul><br><br><b> Salary Grade: </b> $15/hr. <br><br> Salary is based on the Board-approved salary schedule for the current fiscal year. <b> See Salary Schedule </b> <br><br><b> Requisition Number: </b> req2236 <br><br><b> Posting Close Date: </b> 12/6/2019 <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/PdRV7PhQpDOLSMNmTPPjw"> <p>PI115723569</p>

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Posted: 2019-11-22 Expires: 2019-12-23

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