Part Time Student Support Specialist (Education Support Spec III)
Brightpoint Community College
Location: Midlothian/Chester, Virginia
Internal Number: 47775
Brightpoint Community College is a two-year, public institution of higher education and the fifth largest of the 23 community colleges in Virginia. Our college adds value to the greater Richmond community by offering freshman- and sophomore-level classes that easily transfer to top-notch colleges and universities, more than 60 in-demand career and technical programs, personal enrichment and professional development classes for lifetime learning, professors committed to excellence in teaching, and high-quality, easily accessible, and affordable education for our entire community.Brightpoint is hiring for part-time staff members to support students with a variety of different tasks including but not limited to onboarding, application, registration/course selection, advising, career planning, etc. These Student Support Specialists will work up to 29 hours per week in the Welcome Center on either the Chester or Midlothian campus. Hours will vary throughout the year with the heaviest need being during the summer months (Fall registration cycle) and during December and January (Spring registration cycle). Limited telework may be available but is not guaranteed.Duties will include assisting new and returning students in-person, by phone, or virtually. Positions require a dedication to customer service and student success, the willingness to assist students with a variety of questions and tasks, and an ability to collaborate with staff members from a variety of student services departments. Utilize PeopleSoft Student Information System and the EAB Navigate platform to assist students and record appointments. Must attend monthly mandatory trainings and staff meetings in order to remain current on college policies, procedures, and programs.
High school diploma or equivalent. Experience in a customer-service position. Commitment to student success and the community college mission. Ability to effectively work with diverse student populations. Experience with the use of Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.) and Google Suite/Workspace. Ability to work a flexible schedule that may vary seasonally and include some evenings during peak enrollment periods. Successful completion and passing of a criminal background check.
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.