Educational Opportunities Center Support Specialist/Data Entry

Deadline

Full-Time: Review of applications begins Friday April 1, 2022 and continues until the position is filled.


SUMMARY

Southern University at Shreveport, Louisiana (SUSLA) is accepting applications for the Support Specialist/ Data Entry position. SUSLA is a comprehensive community college serving Shreveport, Bossier City, and surrounding areas in Northwest Louisiana.  It is one of five campuses constituting the Historically Black Southern University System.  The University serves approximately 3,000 undergraduate students and offers 32 undergraduate degrees and certificate programs in a variety of fields including Allied Health, Nursing, Aerospace Technology, Business Studies, Behavioral Science/Education and Science & Technology.

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Support Specialist/Data Entry Inputs participant data into records management system. Assist with data collections for Annual Performance Report (APR). Some basic clerical duties. May assist participants with completion of Financial Aid and Admissions applications. Develop educational plans for participants and conduct activities to implement these plans fully. Refer high school dropouts to Adult Education Programs. Reports to the Project Director. Provides information on secondary education, postsecondary programs, financial aid, admissions and enrollment. Perform other duties as assigned.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Support the Educational Specialist and Team with daily operations to maintain program.
  • Input participant data into records management system. Assist with data collections for Annual Performance Report (APR).
  • Supports the compliance with University and Federal regulations.
  • Some basic clerical duties. May assist participants with completion of Financial Aid and Admissions applications.
  • Develop educational plans for participants and conduct activities to implement these plans fully.
  • Provides information on secondary education, postsecondary programs, financial aid, admissions and enrollment. Perform other duties as assigned. Assist with bridging referrals of high school drop-out to adult literacy to further education, military, or employment.
  • Assures compliance with all regulations and assurances necessary for operation. Recruitment for EOC Program participants. Provide oversight to the EOC Orientation and host community workshops and information sessions.
  • Roles and duties vary and involve a mix of interpersonal, administrative and advocacy work. Depending on the setting, and case-by-case issues, daily duties may include: Meeting with participants to identify and discuss their educational enrollment, financial aid services, and providing support/advice in a one-on-one or group setting.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.

 

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in guidance and counseling education, or related field/disciplines; A minimum of 2 years’ experience in career counseling, educational assistance programs, such as postsecondary financial aid and admissions; Work experience in TRiO programs preferred. Technical knowledge required.
  • Demonstrated experience as a case manager in an adult education, job placement, vocational skills training, or welfare-to-work program
  • Knowledge of job training, education, and social service referral resources
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, strong computer skills, flexibility and ability to work well under pressure
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills, ability to multi-task, and meet deadlines.

 

  PREFERRED:

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • The ability to work independently
  • A non-judgmental attitude
  • Good planning and organizational skills
  • Initiative and leadership qualities, with the ability to relate to young people

  PREFERRED:

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • The ability to work independently

 

Compensation:

Salary: $29,000-$34,000

 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Send cover letter, resume, transcript(s), and three references to:

 

ATTN: Quiana Skidmore, Director of Human Resources

"EOC Support Specialist/Data Entry” Vacancy
Southern University at Shreveport
3050 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive
Shreveport, LA 71107
HResource@susla.edu  (NOTE: Please type “EOC Support Specialist/Data Entry” in the Subject line)

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications begins Friday April 1, 2022 and continues until the position is filled.

Southern University at Shreveport does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, age, disability or any other protected class. Title IX Coordinator: Dr. Johnetta Banks, Johnny L. Vance Student Activity Center, 2nd Floor/V-210, (318) 670-9201. Section 504 Coordinator: Dr. Anjelica Hart, NCR Building, Room 125, (318) 670-9367.


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform duties.

Criminal background check and reference verification is required.

Southern University at Shreveport, an institution within the Southern University and A & M System, seeks to provide quality education for its students, while being committed to the total community. This institution prepares students for careers in technical and occupational fields; awards certificates, diplomas and associate degrees; and offers courses and programs that are transferable to other colleges and universities. Dedicated to excellence in instruction and community service, this open enrollment institution promotes cultural diversity, provides developmental and continuing education, and seeks partnerships with business and industry.

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