JOB ALERT: Part-Time Student Enrollment Manager

LIFT is seeking a part-time Student Enrollment Manager.   The position will pay between $19,000 to $23,500 for 20 to 25 hours per week.   Applicants should send a resume and cover letter to careers@lift-texas.org.  The detailed job description is attached below.

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POSITION TITLE:  Student Enrollment Manager and Career Navigator (Part-Time)

EXEMPT STATUS:  Non Exempt

REPORTS TO:  President and CEO

SUPERVISES:  Volunteers, as needed

EDUCATION:  Bachelor’s Degree in a directly related field

EXPERIENCE:  Three years directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified

 

POSITION FUNCTION/PURPOSE:

Administers programs for student assessment, enrollment, and ongoing advisement.  Provide coordination of career pathway system under guidelines and standards set by the Texas Workforce Commission for AEL programs and activities. 

 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Coordinate and implement career pathways system that recruits adult students; allows students to set career goals based on regional labor market demands and student interests and abilities; provides career guidance, transition, and retention support; and successful transition to training and job placement.
  2. Manages and coordinates community workshops, special events, and recruitment efforts; arranges visits and tours for prospective adult students.
  3. Manages student enrollment processes in CRM system.
  4. Coordinates record-keeping for student and organizational payments.
  5. Coordinates and implements various recruitment programs and marketing strategies for adult programs and special events.
  6. Provides career and academic counseling, planning, and advising to potential students utilizing specific knowledge gained of training and educational programs and degrees.
  7. Coordinates student transportation processes, including bus transportation.
  8. Prepares reports and other documents as required.
  9. Develops operating goals and objectives for student recruitment, student enrollment, and assist with program coordination; implements and administers methods and procedures to enhance and continually improve operations.
  10. Performs all other tasks and duties as assigned.
  11. All grant funded incumbents of this position must comply with time and effort reporting

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of the purpose and general operation of adult, community education, and workforce development programs.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of U.S. Department of Labor and O*Net Online resources.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Texas CTE Career Clusters and Resource Center Programs of Study.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and implement career counseling and workforce development programs.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of state AEL and educational curricula standards and requirements.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with other departments, volunteers, and community partners.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of basic computer skills and software.
  • Ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports.
  • Ability to make administrative/procedural decisions and judgments.
  • Excellent organizational and coordination skills.
  • Ability to analyze course prerequisites and/or curricula requirements.
  • Ability to use independent judgment and to manage and impart confidential information.
  • Ability to develop and deliver presentations.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Skill in examining and re-engineering operations and procedures and developing and implementing new strategies and procedures.
  • Ability to plan, assess, and evaluate programs.
  • Program planning and implementation skills.
  • Ability to develop, plan, and implement short- and long-range goals.
  • Skill in the configuration and use of computerized database programs.
  • Ability to provide leadership and guidance to administrative support staff and/or students and volunteers.
  • Ability to travel by personal vehicle.
  • A valid driver’s license and proof of insurance is required for this job.
  • Demonstrated ability to work a flexible schedule when required, including evenings and/or weekends.
  • Demonstrated competence in working with linguistically and culturally diverse constituencies.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to

successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations will be made if

necessary:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands or finger,

handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must routinely lift and/or exert force of up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The environmental characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters

while performing the essential functions of this job:

The noise level in the work environment is normally moderate.

Public Works Dallas “Storytelling Workshop” returns to LIFT in March

Public Works Dallas will be returning to LIFT on March 15 to host storytelling workshops every Thursday.  The workshops will go from 12:15 pm to 1:15 pm.  The workshops are open to all LIFT students, staff and volunteers as well as the community at large.  Participants will learn storytelling techniques, improvisation, movement, and other skills needed for stage productions.  The workshops are being led by Chris Ramirez. The previous workshop instructor, Ace Anderson, is busy working on The Great Society and Trials of Sam Houston productions. 

The workshop will conclude with the participants auditioning for roles in a community production of “A Winter’s Tale” by William Shakespeare.  The performance will take place later this year at the Wiley Theater in the Dallas Theater Center.  Last year’s workshop culminated in the production of The Tempest by William Shakespeare.  Over 200 members of the community participated in the production, which included several professional actors and community groups.

LIFT is one of 5 community organizations that are participating in Public Works Dallas workshops.

For questions, please contact Leah Harris at Public Works Dallas.

WorkPaths Hospitality and Construction Training Programs

CitySquare WorkPaths offers free training programs for adults who are interested in construction and hospitality careers.  Adults who complete these programs will earn a certification and receive job placement assistance.  Applicants must be over 18 years old and legal to work in the U.S. Information sessions for both programs take place at 10 am on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month at The Opportunity Center, 1610 S. Malcolm X Blvd, Building 100, Dallas, Texas  75226.

Construction Program

  • Next class begins:  April 2, 2018
  • Duration: 5 weeks
  • Cost: Free
  • Overview:  The Accelerated Electrical/Plumbing program will focus on electrical, plumbing, OSHA 10 and how to get a job.  Participants will receive certificates, continuing education credits, personalized financial coaching, and job matching after graduation.
  • For more information: please contact Dana Branch at dbranch@citysquare.org or 214-823-4409

Hospitality Program 

  • Next class begins:   April 23
  • Duration:  5 weeks
  • Cost: Free
  • Overview: The Hospitality program will focus on food prep, “front of the house” training and how to get and keep a job.  Certified chefs teach the class. Participants will receive food handler certificate and TABC certificate.
  • For more information: please contact Dana Branch at dbranch@citysquare.org or 214-823-4409