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Enrollment Communications Specialist

Employer
Hudson County Community College
Location
New Jersey, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Nov 5, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Admissions, Enrollment, Retention & Registrar
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Part Time
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Hudson County Community College

Position Vacancy Notice

Enrollment Communications Specialist

Part-time, Grant-funded

Posting date: November 5, 2021

 

College Overview

Hudson County Community College (HCCC) is an award-winning, comprehensive urban college serving one of the most historic and ethnically diverse areas of the United States. HCCC students were born in 119 countries and speak 29 different languages. The diversity and the multitude of our community’s cultures, life experiences, skills and aspirations, are the very values and traits that empower us to be productive and caring members of our society.

 

HCCC embodies an unwavering commitment to student success and an intentional focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion. In 2019, the President’s Advisory Council on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (PACDEI) was instituted to develop new levels of understanding and access and advance the College’s commitment to transparency and inclusion. We are proud of the differences we share, which are the foundation for the life changing and transformational education we offer and the social mobility we provide to the communities we serve.

 

HCCC has three campuses located just minutes from Manhattan: the Journal Square campus in Jersey City and North Hudson Campus in Union City are adjacent to vital transportation hubs; the Secaucus Center has abundant parking. Fully accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, the College offers courses and classes in a wide variety of disciplines to the people and businesses of Hudson County, one of the most ethnically diverse areas of the United States. The College was recently recognized with the 2021 Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) Northeast Regional Equity Award, and the 2021 INSIGHT Into Diversity’s Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award. In 2016 the Gabert Library was one of three academic libraries in the United States to receive the Excellence in Academic Libraries Award from the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL), and in 2019 the HCCC Tutoring Center received the Frank L. Christ Outstanding Learning Center Award for Two-Year Institutions. In 2019, the College joined Achieving the Dream, a network of high achieving community colleges, part of its expanding effort toward continuous improvement in student success.

 

HCCC has partnerships with every major four-year college and university in the greater New Jersey-New York area and beyond, accommodating seamless transfer of credits for further undergraduate and graduate education. Hudson County Community College is proud of its culture of care and invites applications from those wishing to join a community dedicated to promoting student success in all forms.

 

Department

Enrollment Services

Position Summary/Job Description

Part-time staff are authorized to work up to 24 hours a week. The Enrollment Communications Specialist will develop, implement, and assess enrollment communications at all stages of the student experience, including print, email, text, and social media. The position requires writing and designing email, text, print, social media communications, building and managing communication plans and workflows, and providing metrics of campaign performance.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Create and execute an enrollment communication calendar.
  • Develop and deliver communications in multiple platforms, including but not limited to Ellucian Recruit and Colleague, texting and chat platforms, the College website, and department social media platforms.
  • Review and edit enrollment materials for consistency and accuracy.
  • Develop and manage email campaigns to prospective, admitted, and enrolled students based on the admission cycle, events schedule, and communications calendar.
  • Collaborate with the Marketing and Communications department for creation of new marketing collateral in multiple languages and collecting student testimonials.
  • Provide reports and metrics on the outcomes and impact of communication campaigns and other outreach.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Required/Minimum Qualifications

 

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college/university, preferably in English, Communications, or a related area of study.
  • At least two years of experience working in higher education, admissions/enrollment management, or communications-related field.
  • Excellent technology skills including demonstrated hands-on knowledge of utilizing Customer Relations Management (CRM) platforms.
  • Experience creating and designing content for written, digital, social media and email platforms.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to analyze data, report outcomes to multiple audiences using strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to interact with a culturally diverse population and to effectively and respectfully function and communicate within the context of varying beliefs, behaviors, orientations, identities, and cultural backgrounds.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with Ellucian Recruit Customer Relationship Management (CRM) systems, Ellucian Colleague or other student information systems.
  • Bilingual in Spanish or Arabic

Closing Date of Applications

Open until Filled

 

Review of applications to begin

Immediately

 

Applications

For full consideration please send resume and cover letter to Lisbety Ferrer at lferrer@hccc.edu.

 

COVID-related Information and Vaccination Requirements. https://www.hccc.edu/community/returntocampus/index.html

 

As a New Jersey First Act Employer, new employees must establish a primary residence in New Jersey within one year unless an exemption applies.

HCCC is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We are committed to ensuring a diverse and inclusive learning and working environment. Decisions on employment are made on the basis of the qualifications of an individual for the particular position being filled. Women, veterans and minorities are encouraged to apply.

 

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