Danville Community College developed from two institutions, Danville Technical Institute and the Danville Division of Virginia Polytechnic Institute opened in 1936 as Danville Textile School, becoming Danville Technical Institute just after World War II. The Danville Division of Virginia Polytechnic Institute first began as an engineering division in 1946, and was later expanded to include the first two years of course work for all engineering, business administration, liberal arts, and science majors.Â Beginning in the summer of 1966, all programs taught by Danville Technical Institute were brought under the Virginia Department of Community Colleges. Effective July 1, 1968, the Danville Division of Virginia Polytechnic Institute merged with the existing community college providing the comprehensive programs now offered.Contact student inquiries with enrollment information.Participate in College recruitment activities and follow-up activities.Support students through the onboarding and enrollment process from inquiry to academic advising and registration. Â Assist students with program information, career exploration and program placement.Â Manage and maintain student data. Â Answer phone/email, greet visitors and provide excellent customer service to assist students to apply, be admitted and register online and in person.Â Review, interpret and discuss program placement eligibility and academic records. Â Process student record data and updates in Student Information System.Â Working knowledge of office practices and procedures.Assist with college events (i.e. graduation/commencement, orientation, open houses, student activities, etc.).
Bachelor's degree in an appropriate field from an accredited institutionExperience in a higher education environmentAbility to work with people from diverse backgrounds, interests, and abilitiesAbility to work in a dynamic student environment and with a diverse student populationStrong interpersonal and written communication skillsOutstanding organizational skillsExcellent Customer service skillsA focus on student and program successExtensive experience with MS Office and Google applicationsCommitment to the community college mission
Virginia's Community College's educate 240,000 credit students annually and over 170,000 non-credit students at 23 Community Colleges with over 40 campus locations throughout the Commonwealth. Our mission is to provide comprehensive higher education and workforce training programs and services of superior quality. These programs are financially and geographically accessible to meet the individual, business, and community needs of the Commonwealth.