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Admissions Specialist
Summary
Title:Admissions Specialist
ID:918
Department:Admissions
Division:Enrollment Management and Student Services
Location:Main Campus
Closing Date:N/A
Description

 

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Division: Enrollment Management and Student Service

Department: Admissions

Job title: Admissions Specialist

Reports to: High School Partnership Coordinator

Supervises: None

Position type: Full-Time

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Job Purpose: The Admission Specialist is responsible for developing and coordinating programs, partnerships, and initiatives with high schools in the Kansas City Kansas Community College district. This person works directly with high school administrators and counselors, KCKCC faculty and staff, and facilitates partnerships between high schools and KCKCC to foster educational growth and development with each respective school district. Partnerships include Concurrent and Dual Enrollment Programs, Career & Technical Pathways, Articulation of high school/college courses, High School consortiums, and Academies.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Establish and maintain strong working relationships with all area high school districts.
  • Work closely with assigned high schools to provide advising on career pathways, coordinate student and parent information nights, and carry out liaison activities between the students, high school and internal College services.
  • Identify and meet the various needs of each respective district in relation to services and partnerships with KCKCC.
  • Assist with the administrative set-up of courses, sections, and registrations. Ensure students meet pre-requisites and are officially registered.
  • Assist with resource provision to ensure adequate supplies, textbooks, updates, and review of materials.
  • Maintain knowledge of current and future initiatives funded by the state or federal government to promote high school and community college partnerships.
  • Work with area high school personnel to develop plans and initiatives for their respective districts.
  • Facilitate communication between the College, concurrent instructors and participating high schools. Maintain knowledge of state and national (National Association of Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships) policies and best practices regulating programming with high schools.
  • Annually update school registration forms and prepare advising materials
  • Assist with compliance of NACEP Accreditation and new instructor orientations and planning annual professional development activities for concurrent faculty.
  • Monitor and support all initiatives in progress and report findings to the appropriate parties.
  • Develop marketing strategies and materials including newsletters, brochures, catalogues, web pages, and other misc. promotional pieces.
  • Support and contribute efforts to establish district-wide goals for KCKCC High School Partnerships and support activities designed to meet program goals and NACEP standards

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Ability to confidently operate a computer with speed, accuracy, and efficiency.
  • Outstanding written and oral communications skills.
  • Superior interpersonal skills that facilitate working with individuals of various abilities and capabilities, from various ethnic, cultural and age groups.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Two years of customer service or related experience preferred
  • One year of experience working in a professional office or business setting preferred
  • Valid Driver's License - Must be willing to travel to local high schools and work some evening and weekend hours when required.
  • Dual language preferred

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand and talk or hear and sometimes walk and sit.  Occasionally the employee will bend or twist at the neck more than the average person.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee may occasionally push or lift items.  The employee is directly responsible for safety, wellbeing, and work output.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision such as the ability to read handwritten or typed material, and the ability to adjust focus. The position requires the individual to meet multiple demands from several people and interact with the public and other staff.

SALARY:                 $34,000-$39,000

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the essential functions that will be required of position given this title and should not be construed as a declaration of specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees will be assigned specific job related duties through their hiring department. Specific job related duties assigned by hiring department shall be consistent with the representative essential functions listed above and shall not be expanded in role or scope.

PLEASE COMPLETE A KCKCC APPLICATION WHICH MAY BE FOUND AT WWW.KCKCC.EDU UNDER EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES.  IF A POSITION REQUIRES A DEGREE, PLEASE ATTACH COPY OF TRANSCRIPTS/AND OR/ DEGREE CERTIFICATE TO YOUR APPLICATION.  OTHER ATTACHMENTS SUCH AS COVER LETTER OR RESUME CAN ALSO BE UPLOADED AND ATTACHED TO THE APPLICATION.

                                     

 

 

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