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Gateway Student Support Assistant (Akron)

Posted on May 14, 2019 by Stark State College

Canton, OH 44701
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Gateway Student Support Assistant (Akron)

Stark State College

It is the policy of Stark State College to ensure equal employment opportunity in accordance with Ohio Revised Code and all applicable federal regulations and guidelines. Employment discrimination against employees and applicants on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender, national origin, military status, pregnancy, disability, age, genetic information, or sexual orientation is illegal.

Stark State College seeks a candidate with high energy, a collaborative spirit, experience, and the capability of ensuring quality, exhibiting a positive demeanor, modelling professionalism, and with a manifest commitment to the Stark State College mission, vision and values including diversity, social equity, and student access and success.

Position Summary:
Stark State College Akron is looking for a part time Afternoon Gateway Student Support Assistant. The individual will assist and guide students through the college community with the admissions application process, financial aid application process, registering for classes, and answering questions concerning admissions and financial aid eligibility issues. Each Assistant, in addition to serving students, has their own individual job responsibilities in the processing of student records.

These responsibilities may include:
document scanning and imaging, processing of applications, verification of eligibility, award processing, updating and reporting of student records, and student outreach. Each Assistant is cross trained in one or more areas of responsibility to ensure consistent and timely processing.

Education Requirements: Associate degree required from an accredited institution.

Field: Preferred in Business and Accounting.

Experience/Qualifications Requirements: A minimum of one (1) year of experience working in an office environment with a high functioning team.

Preferred Qualification: Knowledge of admissions and financial aid regulations and experience within a college environment. Experience with MS Office and data base software. Exceptional customer service skills and the ability to multi-task.

Stark State College is committed to the success of all students and the meaningful engagement of all employees in the College's work and mission. The collective sum of individual employee work, life experiences, knowledge, inventiveness, innovation, self-expression, unique capabilities and talents contribute to the College's culture, reputation and success. We embrace and encourage employee individuality in working together to accomplish shared goals and create a cohesive and effective institution. We aspire to have a workforce representative of the diversity in our communities we serve.

Reference: 704696756