The Admissions department strives to create a welcoming environment for prospective students to ensure a smooth transition for students enrolling in the college.
The Admissions Advisor & PSEO Outreach Specialist will assist Post-Secondary Enrollment Option (PSEO) students and the public to access higher education opportunities. This position serves as the primary contact for the PSEO program and will work to increase awareness of the PSEO program. Additionally, this position will assist in marketing efforts, community outreach, financial aid assistance, and admissions for PSEO students, and all underrepresented student populations.
This is a full-time position working 40 hours a week in the Admissions department on the Rapids campus. Shifts will consist of Monday-Friday 8:00 am-4:30 pm. Hours and/or days may change during summer and non-class days. Some weekends and evenings will apply. Anoka-Ramsey currently operates in a hybrid work environment, which includes the option of some telework days. The hiring manager and the successful candidate will work together to determine a schedule that meets department needs.
Associates degree and two (2) years of experience in outreach, event planning, customer service, advising, or other student services experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Oral, written and communications skills sufficient to explain Admissions information.
Ability and willingness to work as part of a team and independently.
Commitment to working with and fostering an inclusive environment for individuals from diverse backgrounds.
Experience working with one or more of the following populations: underrepresented students, EAP/ELL/ESL students, multicultural students, or career program students.
Knowledge of Post-Secondary Enrollment Options program.
Experience with public speaking sufficient to conduct presentations.
Previous work experience such as Academic, Financial Aid and/or Admissions advising.
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Anoka-Ramsey Community College (ARCC) is an open-door, comprehensive higher education institution committed to excellence in teaching and learning. ARCC has campuses in both Cambridge and Coon Rapids, Minnesota.
The aligned institutions of Anoka-Ramsey Community College and Anoka Technical College (ATC) are members of Minnesota State. With over 100 degree, certificate, and transfer programs across three campuses, ARCC and ATC have served the citizens of the Twin Cities and East Central Minnesota since 1965. Annually, the two colleges (three campuses) serve more than 16,000 learners of all ages and ethnicities as they pursue associate degrees that transfer as the first two years of a bachelor's degree, or technical and certificate programs that lead immediately to rewarding careers.
We are committed to responding to the educational needs of our changing communities and to providing opportunities for enhancing knowledge, skills, and values in a supportive learning environment. We recognize and assert the value of inclusion as an ethical imperative and as a necessity for academic rigor, student success, and lifelong learning. Our goal is to strive for inclusive excellence in our commitment to preparing all students and employees for success. Our commitment to inclusive excellence seeks to extend beyond academic offerings to meet diverse student interests as well as regional and economic needs.
Our college prides itself in our support for students' holistic needs. We have many students who are first-generation students, students with disabilities, veteran students, post-traditional students, and students who identify as LGBTQIA. The student population at ARCC is composed of 0.4% American Indian/Alaska Native, 6.6% Asian, 11.7% Black or African American, 5.7% Hispanic of any race, 0% Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander, 63.5% White, and 4.6% multiracial and 19.9% post-traditional students. We are committed to creating a vibrant and diverse community of employees composed of first-generation students, employees with disabilities, veterans, and employees who identify as LGBTQIA. Our employee population at ARCC consists of 16.4% Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC).
Our benefits aim to balance four key elements that make life and work meaningful: health and wellness, financial well-being, professional development, and work/life harmony. As an employee, your benefits may include:
Programs, resources and benefits eligibility varies based on type of employment, agency, funding availability, union/collective bargaining agreement, location, and length of service with the State of Minnesota.
Anoka-Ramsey Community College (ARCC) is a multi-campus institution and a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system. The Coon Rapids Campus is located on the banks of the Mississippi River twentymiles north of downtown Minneapolis. The Cambridge Campus is located on west Highway 95 on the Rum River in Cambridge. Beginning in 1965 with 600 students in a wing of Centennial High School in Circle Pines, Anoka-Ramsey Community College has grown considerably. In 1967 the college moved to the current Coon Rapids Campus of approximately 103 acres. The Cambridge Campus opened in 1978 and has shown consistent growth in enrollment and facilities. In addition, students may complete many ARCC college courses at convenient off-site locations throughout neighboring communities. During the 2008-2009 academic year, more than 11,000 students completed credit classes at the college.