Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) is the second largest community college in the United States and the largest public educational institution in Virginia. NOVA has more than 71,000 students and 2,600 faculty and staff members. As one of the most internationally diverse colleges in the United States, with a student body consisting of individuals from more than 180 countries, NOVA is committed to creating a diverse, inclusive, and equitable Virginia by fostering excellence in higher education. As an Achieving the Dream âœLeader College,â NOVA is committed to the principles of access, opportunity, student success, and excellence by meeting the educational and training needs of the region and its people with excellent and affordable courses and programs, offered by an inspired and committed diverse faculty and support staff.Â With six unique locations throughout our region, each conveniently located within 40 miles of Washington D.C, we have Northern Virginia covered. NOVAâ™s Alexandria Campus is located seven miles from the nationâ™s capital, just across the Potomac River from Washington DC; the Annandale Campus, with its urban feel and suburban appeal, is ranked as the most diverse in Virginia and boasts a thriving Koreatown; the Loudoun Campus is located in a comfortable suburb steeped in colonial history; the Manassas Campus is located next to Manassas Battlefield Park, site of the first major battle of the Civil War; the Woodbridge Campus is home to municipal parks, state parks, and national wildlife refuges; and the Medical Education Campus, located in Springfield, is a uniquely specialized campus that stands apart from what most community colleges can offer, with the area boasting an abundance of hiking and biking trails, and parks with nature and wildlife areas.Â NOVA offers an opportunity to make a difference with outstanding career opportunities and competitive total rewards benefits, including a comprehensive health and dental insurance program, generous paid leave, deferred compensation plans, paid parental leave, state employee discounts, and a solid and secure retirement system. NOVA embraces opportunities to create a college community that is a welcoming and inclusive place to learn and work. We do this by fostering a sense of belonging and ensuring equity while maintaining an open, civil, and safe environment for our students, faculty, staff, and guests. In so doing, NOVA fulfills its mission to offer world-class teaching and learning to the Commonwealth of Virginia.Â The security of our students, faculty, and staff is very important at NOVA. Please take a moment to review NOVAâ™s Annual Security ReportsÂ Provides generic information to students on a variety of student service programs, activities and procedures regarding admissions, placement testing, domicile, payment, financial aid, registration and student activities. Assists students with referrals to other departments as needed.Duties and Tasks: The purpose of this position is to serve as the primary contact and provider ofÂ registration and general student development services for students. Make referrals as needed within the college community. Works as a member of the Student Service Center.
Required KSAs:Â â¢Â Â Â Â Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.Â â¢Â Â Â Â Ability to establish goals and priorities and make decisions based on program and institutional policies.Â â¢Â Â Â Â Knowledge of college programs, including financial aid, international students, admissions, testing, parking, etcÂ â¢Â Â Â Â Familiarity with People Soft Student Administration System.Â â¢Â Â Â Â Possess the flexibility and motivation to learn new systems. Â â¢Â Â Â Â Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing with strong customer service skills.â¢Â Â Â Â Experience with computer software applications.Minimum Qualifications:Â â¢ Associateâ™s degree or higher; OR an equivalent combination of training and experience.â¢ Some experience working in a college or university Registrarâ™s office.Â â¢ Working experience with computer software applications such as Microsoft Office.Â
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.