Interested in a career assisting students with academic success and educational planning?Southside Virginia Community College (SVCC) is seeking a Student Services Coordinator to coordinate the operations and activities at the Southern Virginia Education Center (SVEC) associated with Enrollment Management and Student Success functions in order to assist students with college onboarding, academic success, educational planning, community resources, and wraparound support.This position serves as the primary SVCC contact at the Southern Virginia Education Center in Emporia, VA. Duties include ensuring daily operation of the Center and management of designated EMSS staff. The position maintains a direct working relationship with key internal and external stakeholders and provides direct, student-centered services in the areas of admissions, outreach, recruitment, enrollment, financial aid, and advising.Responsibilities include but are not limited to:Daily Center Operations - Coordinate daily facility management activities to ensure effective implementation of SVCC classes, programs and services; Serve as a reliable point of contact at the Center to ensure that internal and external constituents are properly advised and aware of SVEC programs, services and events; Serve as the SVEC central point of contact for emergency management communications, functions, and activitiesOutreach and Student Support - Partner with the Student Experience Coordinator to design, implement and lead highly visible, year-round student recruitment functions and engagement activities at the SVEC; Represent SVCC at community events and programs as appropriate, with a focus on activities in the Centerâs service area; Design and implement ongoing SVEC internal marketing initiatives that promote and increase utilization of advising, tutoring, Single Stop/SNAP 50-50, and other support services; Proactively use NAVIGATE, the CRM and other technology tools to encourage and facilitate enrollment-driven, systemized student communication/follow-up activities; Partner with college stakeholders to coordinate and implement Panther Prep Advising Week and other college-wide initiatives for currently enrolled students each semester to increase semester-to-semester persistence and annual retention rates; Initiate and maintain partnerships with various SVCC service departments and stay current with all policies and procedures for the purpose of addressing time-sensitive student requests; Provide direct guidance to prospective and enrolled students to include student onboarding, advising, career development, and retention servicesProgram Management & Evaluation - Manage part-time and full-time Enrollment Management & Student Success staff as appropriate; Lead Center-specific strategic projects with the approval of the Vice President of Enrollment Management & Student Success; Engage in strategic planning and budgeting activities; manage budgets appropriately within college and state guidelines; Continuously assess and evaluate the effectiveness of SVEC programs and activities; use assessment results to continuously improve systems and student experiences at the SVECThank you for considering employment with Southside Virginia Community College. We are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that enhances our status as a recognized Great College to Work For by the Chronicle of Higher Education for 12 years! With the goal of ensuring the equal educational opportunity for all students, SVCC embraces diversity among our students, faculty, staff and the communities we serve as an integral part of our history, a recognition of the complexity of our present state and a call to action for a better future.SVCC is located in a rural setting of rolling hills, pine and hardwood forests, and farmland. There is easy access to nearby metropolitan Richmond, Virginia, the stateâs capital, as well as Raleigh, North Carolina, and Lynchburg, Virginia. The area is famous for its two lakes, Gaston and Kerr, and a multitude of state and national parks which offer recreational opportunities such as fishing, boating, skiing, jet-skiing, hiking, horseback riding, picnics, and relaxation. The area also offers sports arenas for baseball, softball, soccer and beautiful golf courses. There are cultural activities including various theaters and arts councils offering concerts, plays, and live entertainment, and there are many local festivals held throughout the year.
Established in 1970, SVCC is one of the 23 colleges in the Virginia Community College System. The Christanna Campus near Alberta and the John H. Daniel Campus near Keysville serve ten counties and one city - the largest community college service region in the state. In 1985, SVCC opened the Southside Virginia Education Center. The college is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award Associate degrees. SVCC is dedicated to the belief that all citizens should be given an opportunity to acquire an educational foundation which develops and extends their skills and knowledge. The college's goal is to provide diverse instructional programs ranging from developmental studies to associate degree curricula in academic, technical, and lifelong education. Through various activities, students will also have the opportunity to develop their roles and responsibilities as participants in a changing society.