We at Massasoit Community College pride ourselves in our tradition of excellence and in our historic mission of accepting all who desire to learn. We are dedicated to creating a challenging and supportive environment where the members of our community can attain their educational and personal goals. We encourage all to take responsibility for their learning, to discover their potential, and to achieve their ambitions. Massasoit Community College is solidly committed to diversity, equal opportunity, and affirmative action in the development of its policies, programs, procedures, and practices. Our mission, vision, and values emanate from the principles of diversity and opportunity for all.
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Responsible for representing and promoting Massasoit Community College to prospective students, including and especially those from underrepresented populations, parents and support persons, school and agency counselors, business and professional partners and others within an assigned geographic recruitment territory. Assists the Director of Admissions in the development and execution of recruitment strategies designed to meet admissions goals. Assists Director with the planning and implementation of recruitment and enrollment events (i.e. Open Houses, One-Stop Enrollment programs, etc.), development of recruitment materials, and coordination and processing of admissions applications.
Assist in making the presence of the College, its programmatic and support service offerings as well as financial aid opportunities known to prospective traditional and non-traditional students, including underrepresented and first-generation college students within an assigned geographic territory.
Cultivate partnerships and strengthen working relationships with various community agencies and business partners; develop outreach activities to reach target recruitment populations.
Perform admissions functions for the campuses including attending college fairs and nights, participate in community based events, conduct on-site admissions events as well as day, evening and weekend information sessions, and classroom presentations.
Coordinate the college admission process for assigned competitive entry programs including advising prospective students on admission and program requirements through individual appointments and group information sessions; liaise with department chairs and program coordinators; reviews transcripts and supporting application materials, determines eligibility, acceptance or rejection of applicants.
Provide enrollment service counseling to prospective students, parents, secondary school and agency counselors including assistance with the admission process, financial aid application process, general career and academic advising; promotes statewide initiatives associated with MassTransfer.
Assists in coordination and promotion of Dual Enrollment Programs with state department of education and participating area high schools.
Provide referrals to placement testing, advising and counseling, disability, Veterans Services, ESL, New Student Orientation and other College support services as appropriate.
Collect data and assist in maintaining statistics on the success of various marketing & recruitment events, including data pertaining to underrepresented student enrollment.
Maintain an in-depth understanding of FERPA (Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974) in order to explain this regulation, as needed, to students, parents, faculty and staff; reads literature, attends conferences and workshops to enhance and continue professional development in areas related to college admissions, recruitment and student success.
Participate in development and administration of campus policies and procedures
Produce a monthly report (as directed) to summarize activities in the community and on campus.
Serve on college committees.
Perform other duties as required to enhance success of students and college initiatives.
Master's degree in Business Management, Marketing, Public Relations, Education, Counseling, Psychology, or closely related field; minimum of two (2) years of professional experience and/or training that includes college admissions, recruitment, academic counseling/advisement, marketing, public relations, credit evaluation or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience; working with technology such as student information and data management systems; strong oral and written communication skills; demonstrated commitment to access to higher education and diversity; and proven ability to work effectively with a diverse faculty, staff, and student body. Ability to work early mornings, evenings and occasional weekends. Valid Massachusetts or Rhode Island driver’s license and reliable transportation required.
Experience working in a student information system such as Banner, Peoplesoft, Datatel or Jenzabar; experience with ARGOS and DegreeWorks or similar software preferred. Bilingual, French, Spanish or Portuguese preferred. Previous experience within a community college setting is ideal.
Full-time benefited Massachusetts Community College Council (MCCC) position
Hours: 37.5 hours a week, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm, Monday - Friday; requires some early mornings, nights and weekends.
A cover letter and resume are required, please apply online.
Please Note: Applicants MUST apply online. Faxed, emailed, or mailed in resumes and/or materials will NOT be accepted. Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are unable to provide individual feedback on application statuses. Please refrain from contacting the hiring manager and/or hiring department via phone, email, fax, mail, third person party or vendor and in person. Failure to comply, may result in application withdrawal.
Massasoit Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence, Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation, or sexual violence shall be referred to the Chief Diversity Officer, Executive Director of Affirmative Action and Title IX, Yolanda Dennis, Office of Diversity and Inclusion, 508-588-9100 ext. 1309, Brockton Campus, Administration Building, Room 229, firstname.lastname@example.org, or the Director of Human Resources & Deputy Title IX Coordinator, Donna R. Boissel, 508-588-9100 ext. 1505, Brockton Campus, Administration Building, Room 233, email@example.com, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission, or the United States Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights. The policy on Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity and Diversity can be found at www.massasoit.edu/EEO
We at Massasoit Community College pride ourselves in our tradition of excellence and in our historic mission of accepting all who desire to learn. We are dedicated to creating a challenging and supportive environment where the members of our community can attain their educational and personal goals. We encourage all to take responsibility for their learning, to discover their potential, and to ach...ieve their ambitions.Recognizing that our diversity is an important source of our strength, we respond to the needs of our community and expect that everyone at Massasoit respects the rights and affirms the dignity of all people. We strive to construct a safe and trustful environment where together we can engage in open dialogue.