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Student Success Specialist-Indian Hills Community College

Posted: 11/21/2022

Student Success Specialist
Indian Hills Community College
 
Impact & Responsibilities: Recruits new transfer students to the University with an emphasis on transfer students in online and distance programs; advises students on admissions process and application status, tuition and fees, scholarships, academic program offerings, etc.; builds strong professional relationships with TRIO advisors, faculty, staff, and community members in the Indian Hills Community College district; provides ongoing mentoring and guidance for Indian Hills Community College transfer students; assists with college fairs and other university recruitment events; prepares data-based reports; and administers scholarship program for online distance students, including the Future Ready Scholarships, in partnership with the Office of Financial Aid, Online & Distance Education, and the Foundation Office.
This position will be based in Ottumwa, IA, primarily working with Indian Hills Community College students. This is a two year, term appointment, with a possibility of renewal.
 
Requirements: Bachelor's degree; at least one year of experience in a student services field such as multicultural affairs, student success, admissions, residence life, or academic advising.
Occasional work outside normal work hours and occasional travel will be necessary.
Student experience will be considered.
 
Preferred: Experience with admission recruitment processes and procedures such as tour guide, phone bank, telecounseling, office worker, or orientation leader; experience working with underrepresented populations; experience using social media in a professional setting; and experience conducting individual or group presentations to student and families.
 
UNI actively seeks to enhance diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University encourages applications from persons of color, women, individuals living with disabilities, and veterans. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, or any other basis protected by federal and/or state law.
 
The University offers an excellent benefits package including a vacation plan, employer sponsored retirement plans, health and dental insurance, and life and disability insurance. Benefits package details can be viewed at uni.edu/jobs/why. Application materials received by Monday, November 14, 2022 will be given first consideration. For more information or to apply, visit http://jobs.uni.edu. Criminal and other relevant background checks required.
 

Type of Employment: Full-Time

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