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PT Special Projects Assistant- School of Business, Supply Chain, and Logistics

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Work type: Part Time Hourly - Temporary
Location: South Bend/Elkhart, IN
Categories: Administrative/Professional

General Description of Position:

The Schools of Business and Information Technology currently seek a special projects assistant to support both enhanced enrollment and retention activities to support student growth, development, and persistence toward a college credential.   

Major Responsibilities:

Primary functions to include (but not be limited to): assisting with student outreach campaigns, including phone calls, emails, texts, and any other outreach as assigned, documenting the outcome. Candidate will work with reports and data to support school’s retention and enrollment activities. Data mining for students who fit a given criteria. Other duties may include assisting students with course enrollment; assisting the department chairs on these initiatives, and assist with administration of other services as required for successful outcomes.

Major Responsibilities

The employee will report to the Department Chairs of the School of Business and School of Information Technology. The individual will work with data manipulation, analysis, and building reports.  This position requires the candidate to be a continuous learner, understanding key information about Ivy Tech Community College, its services and software programsIn addition, solid interpersonal skills in dealing with students, faculty, staff and the community are required. Excellent telephone etiquette required.           

Overriding Expectation:

Demonstrate customer service and student advocacy through an attitude of approachability, adaptability, strong problem-solving, and desire to identify and support student success.

Engage in behaviors that create an inclusive environment in which all people are valued and supported.

Utilize critical thinking skills to get to the root cause of a problem, question, or issue.

 Key Responsibilities:

Data Manipulation

Report Creation

Faculty Support

Student Assistance

This is not to be construed as an exhaustive list. Other duties logically associated with this position may be assigned. All responsibilities will be conducted within the parameters of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), other applicable regulatory requirements, and professional standards.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • High school diploma, GED, or equivalent
  • This position requires: patience, diplomacy, confidentiality, communication, and organizational skills.
  • Advanced level of Excel proficiency.
  • Willingness to learn new systems: Banner, IvyAdvising, IvyLearn, MyIvy, NewT, and others as necessary.
  • Ability to work on own initiative, problem solve, and think critically.
  • This position requires a dependable individual (Timeliness and attendance).
Preferred Qualifications: Associate degree 
Other Requirements:

Position requires sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of the College students and employees.

Fully supports the College’s mission and strategic plan initiatives.

Selected candidate for employment will be subject to pre-employment background checks, including criminal history check, and any offer of employment will be contingent upon that outcome.

Work Hours: Monday - Saturday, flexible hours each day, dependent on candidate
Hiring Range: $15.00 per hour
Diversity Statement:

Diversity: At Ivy Tech Community College we honor and appreciate the diversity of our students, employees, and community. Ivy Tech seeks to embody individuals who vary in terms of race, national/ethnic origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical and mental ability, socioeconomic status, religious preference, veteran status, and citizenship, in the service of learning.

Equity: Ivy Tech Community College seeks to create opportunities for historically underrepresented populations to have equal access in hiring, compensating, promoting, providing services for, educating, and overall support.

Belonging: The active, intentional and ongoing engagement Ivy Tech Community College has with diversity – in its college community, in its curriculum, in its offices and workplace, and in the communities it serves. A sense of belonging refers to real and perceived social support on campus or in one’s department, a feeling or sensation of connectedness, and the experience of mattering or feeling cared about, accepted, respected, valued by, and important to the campus community, including peers, colleagues, faculty, and staff. Ivy Tech seeks to provide a sustained welcoming and protected environment for all people, regardless of their background and identity, as all belong at Ivy Tech.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Attach a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references (names, address, phone number).


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