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Coordinator, Orientation

Austin Community College
Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jul 1, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Other Business & Administrative Affairs
Employment Type
Full Time
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Austin Community College is a public two-year institution that serves a diverse population of approximately 41,000 credit students each Fall and Spring semester. We embrace our identity as a community college as reflected in our mission statement. We promote student success and community development by providing affordable access, through traditional and distance learning modes, to higher education and workforce training, including appropriate applied baccalaureate degrees, in our service area.

As a community college committed to our mission, we seek to recruit and retain a workforce that:
  • Reflects the diversity of our community
  • Values intellectual curiosity and innovative teaching
  • Is attracted by the college mission to promote equitable access to educational opportunities
  • Cares about student success and collaborates on strategies to facilitate success for under-represented populations
  • Welcomes difference and models respectful interaction with others
  • Engages with the community both within and outside of ACC
Commitment to Equity and Inclusion

ACC is committed to the ongoing systemic changes needed to ensure the increased recruitment, inclusion, retention, and completion of historically underserved and under represented populations. Through continual strategic community engagement and professional development of administrators, faculty, staff, and students, the college demonstrates its dedication to fostering a culture and climate for equitable outcomes.

As an open access and low-cost institution, ACC is proud to serve a diverse student body. Dedicated faculty members are excellent professors who help students achieve their educational goals and are sensitive to the diverse cultures and socio-economic backgrounds of our students. In 2017 our faculty adopted a Statement of ACC Faculty Values. This Statement affirms that ACC's faculty members value collaboration, service, agency, scholarship, inclusion, and teaching, all of which attest to our commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion at the heart of our mission.

Job Posting Title:

Coordinator, Orientation

Job Description Summary:

The Orientation Coordinator ensures orientation events are scheduled online and in person at multiple locations, pre-advising is completed, and communications are sent in a timely manner and updated as needed.

Job Description:

Description of Duties and Tasks
  • Works with orientation leadership to establish department standards, goals, and strategies to meet ACC’s objectives related to providing orientation to incoming associate’s degree and for-credit certificate students.

  • Represents the orientation team and acts as liaison to institutional partners to support new student enrollment including, sharing information and updates regarding orientation via presentations, training, and sharing data as needed.

  • In partnership with the Orientation Advising supervisor, develops and implements a regular schedule for group advising sessions

  • Mentors new staff and provides ongoing guidance. Coordinates with the Director and Supervisor on training manuals and related documents.

  • Assists with team leadership to effectively extract, merge, and use data from Salesforce, Ellucian Colleague, CVENT, and related databases.

  • Identifies underserved areas and develops re-engagement, registration, and retention plans.

  • Performs research to gather data on applicant experiences as it relates to orientation. Compiles data for reports.

  • Assists with updating department resources manuals, materials, policies, and procedures.

  • Creates and submits work orders, mojo tickets, and related forms.

  • May support Orientation Advising Specialists by pre-advising students, conducting application reviews, and facilitating group advising sessions, especially during peak times (January, May, August)

  • Assists with other initiatives, projects, and special projects as assigned.

  • College programs, services, and strategic directions

  • Data collection, verification, analysis, and compilation methods

  • Customer service principles and practices

  • Salesforce or similar contact management systems

  • Best practices for higher education and enrollment

  • College readiness documentation, college admissions procedures, advising procedures, programs, courses

  • Maintaining an established work schedule, including some evenings and weekends

  • Effectively use interpersonal and writing communication skills

  • Effectively use organizational planning, problem solving skills, attention to detail, and follow-through skills

  • Working collaboratively with a diverse group of stakeholders

  • Maintaining confidentiality of work information and materials

  • Effectively working with a diverse and multicultural community and student body

  • Calmly resolving unplanned issues in a timely fashion

Technology Skills
  • Use a variety of spreadsheet, word processing, database, and presentation software

Required Work Experience
  • Two years of related work experience

Preferred Work Experience
  • Experience with Customer Relationship Management (CRM), preferably Salesforce

  • Experience analyzing student data

Required Education
  • Bachelor’s Degree

Special Requirements
  • Valid Texas Driver’s License and reliable transportation for local Austin area travel

Physical Requirements
  • Work is performed in a standard office or similar environment

  • Subject to standing, walking, sitting, bending, reaching, pushing, and pulling

  • Occasional lifting of objects up to 10 points

  • Work safely and follow safety rules. Report unsafe working conditions and behavior. Take reasonable and prudent actions to prevent others from engaging in unsafe practices.

Salary Range

$41,304 - $59,006

Position Information

Location: Varies throughout the ACC District, hybrid work opportunity

Hours: Mondays through Fridays, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; periodic evenings and weekends required, especially at peak times (January, May, August)

Number of Openings:


Job Posting Close Date:

July 15, 2022

ACC Benefits Overview

Full-time faculty and staffing table employees who work in full-time and/or part-time positions at the college are eligible for ACC medical benefits effective the first of the month after their first 60 days of employment. Benefits include medical, dental, life insurance, short- and long-term disability, retirement plans and AD&D.

ACC does not participate in Social Security. ACC participates in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS) and the Optional Retirement Program (ORP-Faculty and Administrators Only). Part-time and Hourly employees participate in the ACC Money Purchase Plan (ACCMPP) as a retirement program required by federal law.

EEO Statement

The Austin Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, political affiliation or other protected categories.

Clery Act

As required by the US Department of Education, employees are required to report violations under the Title IX and, under the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), select individuals are required to report crimes. If this position is identified as a Campus Security Authority (Clery Act), you will be notified, trained, and provided resources for reporting.


The above description is an overview of the job. It is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities of the job, nor is it intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Duties and responsibilities may change with business needs. ACC reserves the right to add, change, amend, or delete portions of this job description at any time, with or without notice. Employees may be required to perform other duties as requested, directed, or assigned. In addition, reasonable accommodations may be made by ACC as its discretion to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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