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Student Services Associate -NJYC

Union County College
Cranford, NJ 07016
Position Information

Position Title Student Services Associate -NJYC
Campus Elizabeth
Department Center Economic & Workforce Development
Full-time, Part-time, Adjunct Part Time
Exempt or Non-Exempt Non-Exempt
Regular,Temporary, or Grant Grant
General Description

The Student Service Associate is the initial contact with students seeking entry into the college and with existing students seeking services. Is responsible for advising and guiding participants to sustain successful participation in the UCC-CEWD Programs. This is a grant funded position.

Characteristics, Duties, and Responsibilities

Guide and counsel participants in UCC-CEWD programs.
Orient students into assigned program.
Design employability plans with participant.
Aide participants in implementation of employability plan.
Develop and implement motivational workshops designed for employment support and retention.
Identify client supportive service needs and to perform liaison duties with cooperative agencies and programs to eliminate needs (i.e. child care, housing, etc.).
Participate in the intake process.
Prepare and maintain necessary records and files on enrollment, counseling and placement.
Initiate and conduct placement follow-up and placement confirmation.
Respond to all program requests.
Accept all other assignments which help CEWD realize contractual goals.
Travel to all campuses and satellite locations as needed.
Travel to worksites driving a College vehicle.
Some evenings and Saturdays may be required.
Other duties as assigned by unit supervisor and CEWD administration.

Education Requirements

Associates Degree required.


Minimum of one (1) year of office or related experience is required.

Competencies and Skills Required

Competency in Word, Excel, Outlook & Windows required

Knowledge and Abilities:
Must be able to read, write and speak English, ability to read, write and speak Spanish is a plus.
Must possess strong interpersonal skills to interact tactfully and courteously with students, the general public, faculty and other staff members.
Must be a quick study in order to quickly grasp knowledge of policies and procedures relating to every aspect of student services that a prospective or current student may utilize.

Physical Demands and Work Environment

This positions duties are normally performed in a typical interior/residence work environment, based on the activity scheduled.
Some physical effort required; however, the employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
No or very limited exposure to physical risk.
Some travel required.

Additional Information

Union County College does not discriminate and prohibits discrimination, as required by state and/or federal law, in all programs and activities, including employment and access to its career and technical programs.

Union County College is an EEO/AAP Employer/Protected Veteran/Disabled
Disclaimer: This job description outlines the general nature and key features performed by various positions that share the same job classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties and qualifications required of all employees assigned to the job. Nothing in this job description restricts managements right to assign or re-assign duties to this job at any time due to reasonable accommodations or other business reasons.

Terms of Employment

Part-time. Hours not to exceed 25 per week. Flexible schedule to meet department needs. Some evening, weekends, and extended hours will be required. Ability and willingness to travel on short notice to all on and off- campus sites as needed by the college. Mandatory overtime is required throughout the year, especially at peak times. Position may be required to work at any campus at any time. Employee must establish primary residency in New Jersey within one year of appointment unless an exemption applies.

Grant Positions:
Position will be terminated upon expiration of grant funding.

Posting Detail Information

Open Date 02/07/2020
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes


Posted: 2020-02-07 Expires: 2020-03-08

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Union County College
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