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Columbus, Ohio
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Position type:
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Experience level:
3-5 Years
Education level:
High School or equivalent

Specialist- Residency

Requisition ID: req2314

Job Title: Specialist- Residency

Department: Residency

Location: Columbus Campus

Employment Type: Staff

Employment Status: Board Approved

Bargaining Unit: Non-Bargaining Unit

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Compensation Type: Hourly

Compensation: $15.93

Schedule: M,T, and Th 8am-5pm, W 9am-6pm, F 8am-4:30pm, Saturdays and evenings as needed.

Job Description:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each essential duty listed below. Reasonable accommodations will be made for persons with disabilities, covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act, in accordance with its requirements.

Duties are numbered for convenience and do not indicate order in terms of importance, frequency that the duty is performed, or the amount of time spent on the duty.

1) Provides comprehensive customer service in a high volume and challenging, fast-paced environment.

2) Interprets and responds to student inquiries in-person, via the telephone and electronically regarding residency and general college policies and procedures.

3) Serves as a College Residency Officer. Assisting individuals with understanding State of Ohio Residency requirements.

4) Gathers information from students in order to understand and evaluate individual circumstances.

5) Reviews incoming documentation for completeness and responds to student in a timely manner.

6) Interprets relevant policies, procedures and guidelines to determine best course of action and ensures compliance.

7) Maintains responsibility for the granting of Ohio residency to eligible students including monitoring those in contingent standing, moving them to permanent standing upon eligibility.

8) Provides computer navigation support to students utilizing CougarWeb and other electronic tools. Assists students with self-serve processing actions including, but not limited to, course drop/adds, making tuition payments, resetting passwords, etc.

9) Works assigned schedule and exhibits regular/predictable attendance. Works overtime as required and approved to meet workload demands. Performs other related duties as required.

10) Maintains confidentiality of student records in accordance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act.

Usual Physical Demands: The incumbent of this position typically exhibits the physical demands identified in the Functional Job Analysis on file in the College's Human Resources Department and which is periodically reviewed and updated. Physical demands listed in the Functional Job Analysis are not job qualification standards, but are used to help the College assess and determine reasonable accommodations for otherwise qualified individuals covered by the American's with Disabilities Act.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly exhibits digital dexterity when entering data into computer. The employee frequently sits for extended periods of time, and occasionally stands and walks. Vision demands include close, relatively detailed vision when focusing on a computer screen. Employee regularly talks and hears. Employee occasionally lifts items up to 10 pounds.

Working Conditions: Normal office working conditions

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of: Student enrollment services, specifically Ohio residency requirements. Skill in: Serving customers; problem solving; performing administrative duties; application of job-related computer software; operation of job-related equipment including computer and other equipment; effectively communicating in writing and verbally. Ability to: Develop and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, supervisors, students, general public, and other job contacts; work with persons of diverse backgrounds; work independently as well as in a team environment; demonstrate initiative; exhibit a pleasant telephone manner; answer routine and specific inquires; maintain confidential and sensitive information; maintain accurate and complete work records; speak effectively to large and small groups and individuals and demonstrate flexibility.

Minimum Qualifications:

High School Diploma or GED with at least three years progressively responsible clerical experience in the area of the assigned specialized function. Employee typically gains the necessary level of expertise by demonstrating job competency acquired through on-the-job training, development, and experience with Columbus State. State Motor Vehicle Operator's License or demonstrable ability to gain access to work site(s).

Preferred Qualifications: Associate's degree. Previous experience working at a College or University in a residency program.