The Assessment Team Member will be responsible for all of the components of Adult Opportunity Center student orientation including; assessment, scheduling, and orientation of students/potential students who are seeking one or more of the following: adult literacy; GED preparation; nursing program preparation; college refresher/readiness courses; workforce education; reading, writing; and math improvement; and English for speakers of other languages ( ESOL ).
The hours of this position will vary depending on the needs of the Adult Opportunity Center. Hours are typically scheduled in three to five hour blocks.
Scope of Supervision
Computer; printer; calculator; copier; fax machine; telephone; and other standard office equipment.
Student and other information covered by FERPA guidelines and agreed to in the College’s FERPA Confidentiality Agreement; and all other non-public and sensitive records.
Good general office working conditions.
Usual Physical Demands
The following physical demands are typically used to perform this job’s essential duties and responsibilities. They are not qualification standards, rather they may be used to help the College, employee, or applicant identify where and how reasonable accommodations may be made when an otherwise qualified person is unable to perform the job’s essential duties due to an ADA disability.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly exhibits manual dexterity when working on the computer, performing production typing and performing other related tasks, and regularly talks and hears when working with students and the general public. The employee frequently sits for extended periods of time, and occasionally stands and walks. Vision demands include close, relatively detailed vision, with the ability to adjust focus when typing or reading a computer screen.
An appropriate combination of education, training, course work and experience may qualify
an applicant to demonstrate required knowledge, skills, and abilities. An example of an
acceptable qualification is: Bachelor’s Degree in related field (preferred), ABLE staff training
is required but is provided between hiring and job commencement.
Applicant must successfully pass required background checks in accordance with Southern
State Community College’s policies and procedures and applicable laws.
Ability to document identity and employment eligibility as a condition of employment in compliance with Immigration Reform and Control Act requirements.
Licensure or Certification Requirements
$11.00 - $20.00
Essential Job Duties
To perform this job successfully, an individual must perform essential duties to expected performance standards. Reasonable accommodations are made as required for persons who are disabled under the Americans With Disabilities Act.
Meets student needs and help to maintain a warm and welcoming environment.
Provides basic orientation to student including general information.
Shares program information with student/potential students.
Helps students determine best placement: site, time, etc.
Administers appropriate assessment.
Keeps current and accurate records.
Works closely with records clerk to maintain accurate and current student files.
Provides data for instructors in a timely manner.
Attends applicable in-services, conferences, and trainings.
Promotes the ABLE Program within the college and in the community.
Facilitates communication among students, instructors, community, and the Director.
Assists in planning and continuous improvement.
Assists with and attends Recognition each year.
Willingness to work assigned schedule, including evenings on a regular basis. Works assigned schedule, exhibits regular and predictable attendance and works outside of normal schedule as needed to meet workload demands.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Knowledge of: standard business office practices and procedures; higher education office administration; English grammar, spelling, sentence structure and punctuation; Microsoft Office Suite; computer operations; basic mathematics; reporting formats.
Ability to: work under general direction of multiple faculty members and meet deadlines and priorities; exhibit a pleasant public manner and telephone etiquette; originate correspondence; work independently; exhibit attention to detail; originate an attractive and functional typing format; organize and file documents according to alphabetical, numerical and subject order; apply ethical standards to work situations; make work decisions in accordance with SSCC’s values; show respect and sensitivity for cultural differences, and promote an harassment-free environment; embrace and support constructive change; work efficiently and effectively to improve college operations; consistently follow safety and security procedures and practices; develop and maintain effective working relationships with students, learning community, associates and general public; contribute toward building a positive team working environment; treat others with respect as representative of SSCC .
Skill in: typing; application of Microsoft Office software including Word and Excel; operation of standard office equipment; customer service; office organization; creating functional and professional electronic report formats; verbal and written communications; performing mathematical calculations including decimals, percentages and fractions.
Other Duties and Responsibilities
Performs other related duties as required.