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Admissions Advisor

Company: San Joaquin Valley College
Location: Salida
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Schedule:Mon-Thurs, 8am-6pm. Friday, 8am-NoonSummary: In relation to contributing to SJVC's mission and goals, under the direct supervision of the Enrollment Services Director an Admissions Advisor encourages prospective students to use higher education to prepare for professional success. Matching abilities and interests of the applicant with a career education program offered by the College, the advisor offers support, guidance and accountability throughout the enrollment process.Essential Duties and Responsibilities:Answers telephone inquiries.Schedules appointments with prospective students.Makes admissions presentations to prospective students.Completes enrollment package.Gives prospective students a tour of the college.Schedules placement exams and discusses results with applicants.Refers applicants to financial services.Follows up by telephone and correspondence for orientation, start date, uniform and supplies.Develops leads to supplement general marketing.Performs other duties as assignedSupervisory Responsibilities: This job has no supervisory responsibilities.Competency: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:Core CompetenciesIntegrity - Acts in a way that demonstrates personal integrity; serves as a positive example of why others should trust the motives of the organization; views self as a reflection of the organization by following through on commitments and accepting ownership of mistakes; leaves others with the clear impression that integrity is a core organization value.Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; reacts well under pressure; treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; accepts responsibility for own actions; follows through on commitments.Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; manages competing demands; changes approach or method to best fit the situation; able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.Organization Support - Follows policies and procedures; completes projects and tasks correctly and on time; supports organizations goals and values.Communication - Communicates effectively and appropriately; uses good judgment as to what to communicate to whom as well as the best way to get that accomplished; speaks in clear and credible manner, selecting the right tone for the situation and audience; listens to others and allows them to make their point.Job CompetenciesCustomer Focus - Personally demonstrates that external or internal customers are a high priority; identifies customer needs and expectations and responds to them in a timely and effective manner; anticipates and prevents delays or other things that can adversely affect the customer; keeps customer informed about the status of pending actions and inquiries about customer satisfaction with products or services.Value and Ethics - Treats people with respect; keeps commitments; inspires the trust of others; works with integrity and ethically; upholds organizational values.Results Driven - Achieves results within established timelines; understands and demonstrates that intentions, activities, and results are not the same; expects that obstacles will occur and refuses to accept favorably those who seek to justify poor results [by describing intentions or activities, who get derailed by obstacles and fail to take effective steps to avoid or overcome them, and /or who frequently miss deadlines without giving prior warning].Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Education and/or Experience - Associate's Degree and related work experience. Required degree(s) must be from institutions accredited by recognized U.S. accrediting agencies. Degrees from non-U.S. institutions are recognized only if equivalence has been established and provided.Language Skills - Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions; short correspondence, and memos; ability to write simple correspondence; ability to affectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to applicants and employees.Mathematical Skills - Ability to add and subtract, multiply and divide, calculate percentages and ratios.Reasoning Ability - Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form; ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.Computer Skills - To perform this job successfully, an individual must have knowledge of Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, Access and Outlook; and master proprietary software used to maintain student records.Other Qualifications: Must be available evenings for workshops and some weekends for seminars.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 regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to sit, stand and/or walk. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Keywords: San Joaquin Valley College, Modesto , Admissions Advisor, Other , Salida, California

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