Center Student Services Specialist (Hanford)
$48,816.00 - $65,316.00 Annually
6/17/2021 11:59 PM Pacific
Hanford Educational Center
Under the direction of the Provost and in cooperation with the
Dean, Student Services, the Center Student Services Specialist will
perform a variety of student services by providing enrollment,
academic, and career information to pre-college and college
The individual in this position will be responsible for providing
information to students, prospective students and the public thus
the incumbent must be knowledgeable of all academics programs in
the respective Center as well as all areas of student services and
student support services to include, but not limited to:
Admissions & Records Services
Financial Aid Services
Student Financial Services
Student Activity & Affairs
Access and Ability Services
LRC and Tutorial Services
his is a full-time positon. The work schedule is
7:45 a.m. - 4:45 p.m. Monday - Friday. Initial salary placement for
this positon will be $48,816.
College of the Sequoias Community College District serves a
diverse community of learners and is a designated Hispanic Serving
Institution. COS provides a wide range of opportunities in
transfer, general education, career and technical programs for our
students. We are dedicated to recruiting employees who are
committed to helping a diverse population of students achieve their
educational goals. We seek candidates who exhibit an understanding
and commitment to the community college mission, and who have a
passion for student success.
Job duties of the Center Student Services Specialist include:
Serve as first contact in person or over the phone for the
public including prospective students, community members, and
Provide relevant information for general college preparation,
admissions and records, financial aid, EOPS, AAC, and other student
activity and student support services of the college.
Explain the process for applying to colleges, seeking financial
aid and accessing other services.
Assist students in the college enrollment process.
Direct students to appropriate campus support services.
Understand the registration process and make appropriate
referrals for student support, study assistance and
Assist students in accessing various personal records and
resources via the website; Print unofficial transcripts.
Perform Admission and Records duties for the Center and
District such as processing of A&R forms, admission
applications, AB540 forms, and/or uploading documents into BDMS as
Serve as liaison for students and faculty in processing
paperwork for student services including but not limited to
admission, registration and records, utilizing District processes
Provide support for Student Activity and Affairs activities of
the Center including but not limited to distribution of student
ID's and related services.
Manage counseling appointments with appropriate District
software and perform related counseling support such as checking-in
appointments, calling students with appointments, receiving
documents, assisting students in processes such as lifting holds,
and working with others to ensure District processes are compatible
for all campuses.
Administer student assessment and testing utilizing District
processes or software and interpret results, as directed, for
appropriate course placement.
Perform support for AAC functions at the Center, as assigned,
to include administering tests to individuals and groups of
students in a wide variety of academic subject areas.
Answer questions and provide information regarding all offered
Make appropriate service/resource referrals to AAC.
Assist in outreach functions as assigned including interaction
with high school personnel, students and parents as well as
conducting presentations/tours on the college or HS campus.
Assist in the development and implementation of special
activities to promote COS services (financial aid, registration,
admissions, etc.) to internal and external groups.
Participate with others, including other programs, in
activities such as career fairs and college visitations.
Assist with planning and coordinating special events such as
guest speakers, field trips, workshops, registration events and
college orientations programs.
Operate District software and databases necessary to organize
and analyze data, generate reports, including but not limited to
admission, registration, counseling, assessment, testing,
orientation, student support services.
Coordinate with Financial Aid to answer questions and provide
financial aid assistance.
Assist students in completing FAFSA Form and explaining
financial aid policies and procedures and federal rules and
Serve as cashier for the Center, including but not limited to
sale and distribution of parking permits, testing packets, etc.
and/or collection of fees or deposits (Academy rentals, horse
Assist with Center general student support services including
but not limited to bookstore pick-up and returns, monitoring of
drop boxes, opening/closing doors, accepting deliveries, posting
electronic or paper signs.
Assist with creation, delivery and evaluation of internal
Train; provide work direction and process timesheets for
student workers (tutors, work-study, etc.)
Utilize the District's integrated software in performing the
required duties of the position.
Serve on committees and special projects/assignments and
perform duties as required.
Perform related duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications (Education
Any combination equivalent to:
Knowledge and Abilities:
- Graduation from high school supplemented by college-level
course work in business or related field and
- Two years of progressively responsible experience in a student
The hiring committee is seeking evidence of the following:
Student Services programs
Oral and written communications skills
College admission procedures
Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy
Correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation and
Word processing, presentation and spreadsheet software
Telephone techniques and etiquette
To communicate effectively with people from diverse
Demonstrate courtesy and tact in dealing with numerous members
of the professional and academic communities
Communicate effectively both orally and in writing
Provide support for a variety of services and activities to
assist students their academic achievement and personal growth
Maintain records and prepare reports
Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working
relationships with others.
Operate a computer and assigned software
Extensive contact with students/staff/public
Weekend/Evening hours as needed
Ability to read documents
Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time
Ability to lift moderately heavy objects
Ability to operate computer and office equipment
To be considered applicants must submit ALL
following required material before or by the filing deadline:
An online job application.
Letter of interest, which addresses how the applicant's
experience and/or education enables him/her to be able to perform
the job duties.
Unofficial Transcripts (Official will be required if
For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Linda
Reis at (559) 730-3867 or email@example.com.
The College of Sequoias does not support H1-B Visas
To apply, visit https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/cos/jobs/3101824/center-student-services-specialist-hanford
COLLEGE OF THE SEQUOIAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT IS AN EQUAL
OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: The College of the Sequoias Community College
District is committed to the principles of equal employment
opportunity. It is the District's policy to ensure that all
qualified applicants for employment and employees have full and
equal access to employment opportunity and are not subject to
discrimination in any program or activity of the District on the
basis of ethnic group identification, race, gender, color,
language, accent, citizenship status, ancestry national origin,
age, sex, religion, sexual orientation, transgender, parental
status, marital status, veteran status, physical or mental
disability or medical condition, or on the basis of these perceived