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PT Community Engagement Specialist

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PT Community Engagement Specialist

  • https://jobs.vccs.edu/postings/56226
  • Roanoke, Virginia, United States
  • Enrollment Services (VW286)
  • Virginia Western Community College

Title: PT Community Engagement Specialist

Agency: Virginia Western Community College

Location: Roanoke (City) - 770

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Hiring Range: Minimum $14.31, pay commensurate based on qualifications

Full Time or Part Time: Part Time

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Job Description:



Virginia Western Community College is a two-year public institution of higher education operating under the Virginia Community College System, a statewide system of community colleges. The College operates under the policies established by the State Board for Community Colleges and the Virginia Western Community College Local Advisory Board.

Virginia Western is located on a 70-acre campus in southwest Roanoke, VA. The service region of the College includes Roanoke, Salem, Roanoke County, Craig County, Franklin County, and southern Botetourt County. The College was established in 1966 and has grown from an initial enrollment of 1,352 to its current annual enrollment of over 9,000 students in credit courses and more than 1,400 enrollments in fast-track workforce and continuing education courses.


Virginia Western Community College is accepting applications for a part-time Community Engagement Specialist in Enrollment Services. The purpose of this position is to actively facilitate a robust community engagement strategy for VWCC, with a particular focus on building relationships with local residents, community partners and service providers in under-represented areas of the college’s service region and in areas with identified access barriers. The Community Engagement Specialist will play a pivotal role in establishing Virginia Western’s presence in the Roanoke EnVision Center. This position will be located fully at the EnVision Center.
Minimum Qualifications:

Associates degree, or an equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience. Excellent interpersonal skills. The ability to work well with a highly diverse population in a team and change-oriented environment. The ability to perform well with or without direct supervision. Well-developed oral & written communication skills, including the ability to communicate intricate information in a palatable manner. Knowledge of the purpose and mission of the community college. Must be able to work occasional evening and weekend shifts. Experience providing student/client-facing support services to a diverse population. Experience using Microsoft Office Suite applications. Experience developing programs and coordinating events involving internal and external stakeholders.
Preferred Qualifications:

Work experience in a community college setting. Knowledge of Virginia Western’s degree, certificate and training/credentialing opportunities. Knowledge of available financial assistance and scholarship opportunities.

 

Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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