Founded in 1967, Blue Ridge Community College has served the residents of the central Shenandoah Valley of Virginia for over 50 years. Its comprehensive program of instruction includes associate degrees, diplomas, and certificates in occupational/technical and college/university transfer programs. The College also provides non-credit workforce training and special interest classes for individuals, business, and industry.Blue Ridge Community College seeks applications for an Agriculture Admissions Advisor. This position is a vital role, serving as a resource and guide to prospective students and applicants interested in agriculture related fields and careers. The Ag Advisor will provide high-quality service allowing prospective student to successfully complete the college onboarding process. Agriculture Admissions Advisor will serve as the primary point of contact for new students interested in this field - decreasing fragmentation of services and providing quality care across a continuum of enrollment requirements. The admissions advisor will host community outreach events in order to increase information capture among adult prospects applicants in order to yield matriculated students. The Advisor will provide guidance, and direction for prospective and new students and support them from the moment of first inquiry, decreasing the length of time spent from being interested in college to register for college.These tasks are accomplished by: monitoring prospective students and applicants progress throughout the enrollment process, responding to all questions/inquiries, providing information about Blue Ridge Community College agricultural career and educational pathways and the enrollment process. The Admissions Advisor collaborates with college colleagues to remediate barriers to prospective student enrollment, with the goal of enrolling a prospect within 24-48 hours of first inquiry.
Outstanding customer service experience with demonstrated ability to interface with technology. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Experience in customer relations in a professional setting. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with diverse populations and constituencies to assist prospective students. Excellent organizational skills including flexibility and prioritizing tasks, attention to detail, record-keeping, and ability to work in a fast-paced environment
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.