New job Enrollment Services/Admissions Assistant in Connecticut

Enrollment Services/Admissions Assistant
Enrollment Services/Admissions Assistant

Enrollment Services/Admissions Assistant

Company : CT State Community College
Salary : Details not provided
Location : Connecticut

Full Description


Posted: September 9, 2021
Level: Community College Professional 14, 12-month, tenure track position
Hours: Full-time, 35 hours per week
Job Posting #: CSCC 21-26
Closing Date: Applications must be submitted by 5:00pm (EST) on Thursday, September 23, 2021


Capital Community College (2 positions) 950 Main St, Hartford, CT
Gateway Community College (1 position)-20 Church Street, New Haven, CT
Manchester Community College (1 position)- 60 Bidwell St, Manchester, CT
Three Rivers Community College (1 position) 574 New London Turnpike, Norwich, CT

For more information on each college please click on the college to be directed to their website.

CT State Community College Mission:

Connecticut State Community College (CT State) provides access to academically rigorous and innovative education and training focused on student success. The College supports excellence in teaching and learning, makes data-informed decisions, promotes equity, advances positive change for the students, communities, and industries it serves, and awards associates degrees and certificates.

CT State Community College Vision:

CT State will be recognized for exceptional student success, educational leadership, and transformative collaboration with business and industry, government, educational, and key stakeholders while advancing diverse opportunities for Connecticut’s citizens and communities.

Anticipated Start Date:

Fall 2021

Position Summary:

The Enrollment Services/Admissions Assistant performs a full range of operations and administrative tasks in support of the Admissions Office at a Connecticut Community College. The College serves a diverse and complex student body which includes those pursing two-year liberal arts degrees, as well as those working for specialized occupational and career certifications. The position provides support in admissions advisement, including enrollment and curriculum information, to prospective and current students.

Incumbents must possess proven ability to effectively work with a culturally, linguistically, and ethnically diverse faculty, staff, and student. They are expected to have excellent oral and written communication skills along with strong Information technology literacy skills such as Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Teams etc.)

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in education, counseling, communication, or an appropriately related field; or a combination of education, training, and experience which would lead to the competencies required for successful performance of the position’s essential duties.

Successful Candidate must have or must possess:

  • Experience in office administration including competence in use of personal computers with word processing and spreadsheet software applications as well as College databases and processing programs.
  • Experience in advising students and applicants regarding academic courses appropriate for their preparation and career goals.
  • Knowledge and understanding of undergraduate academic enrollment requirements.

Substitutions Allowed:

Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualifications as stated are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them for the responsibilities of this position and by providing appropriate references. Exceptions to the degree requirements may be made for compelling reasons.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • One (1) or more years’ experience in admissions, student recruitment, or a related field.
  • One (1) or more years’ experience in college databases and processing programs e.g., Banner and CRM Recruit.

Example of Job Duties:

Under the direction of the Director of Admissions, Enrollment Manager or other administrator, the Enrollment Services/Admissions Assistant is accountable for providing services that ensure the successful operation of student enrollment, admissions, and financial aid by effective performance in these essential functional areas:

  • Admissions process advising.
  • Enrollment administration.
  • Outreach and student recruitment.
  • Record keeping and reporting.
  • CSCU system operations training.
  • Collaboration with faculty and staff.

In addition to the accountabilities listed above, the incumbent is required to carry out the essential duties of: Attendance and participation at convocation and commencement ceremonies; Service on assigned committees and task forces; Attendance and participation at committee, staff, informational and professional meetings. These may involve attendance at evening or weekend events.

This posting includes qualifications, experience and skills but is not limited to the full specifications stated in the job description.

Starting Salary:

$49,048 approximate annual plus excellent State of CT medical insurance, retirement, and related fringe benefits.

Application Instructions:

To apply you must submit a cover letter and resume.

Incomplete applications or those submitted after the closing date will not be considered and links to other sources to view resumes are not acceptable.

All employment, if offered, is contingent upon proof of citizenship or employability under the requirement of the Immigration and Control Act (IRCA) and the successful passing of a background check. CSCU is committed to providing a safe campus community. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check and, when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

Continuing Notice of Nondiscrimination

CSCC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder, learning disability or physical disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or criminal record. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Nicholas D'Agostino Manager of Affirmative Action, Diversity, and Inclusion