FT Admissions and Outreach Specialist

FT Admissions and Outreach Specialist


Johnston Community College
245 College Road
Smithfield, NC 27577
Phone: 919-934-3051

Job Location


245 College Road

Smithfield, NC   27577


$31,200.00 - $46,689.00 Annually


Full Time

Job Category

  • Technical/Paraprofessional

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, November 29, 2022
Closes: Tuesday, December 13, 2022

Target Start Date

Sunday, January 1, 2023

Expected Work Hours

Monday - Friday 8-5

Reports to

Director/Department Chair

Employment Type

Full Time

Minimum Qualifications


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and Experience Minimum:  Associate’s degree in a related field or at least 3 years of experience in an office or education setting.

Preferred Qualifications


Position Description

 Under the direct supervision of the Director of Admissions and Student Engagement, the Admissions and Outreach Specialist will facilitate admissions and outreach efforts for potential students to the College.   Primary functions will include recruitment of new students, admissions application processing, and outreach throughout the enrollment cycle.


 Knowledge & Responsibilities:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Utilizes CFNC Cross Connect to import the CFNC application and student transcripts.
  • Builds and delivers automated correspondence through the College’s texting and email platforms.
  • Works within OnBase to facilitate the movement of student applications and transcripts through the admissions workflows.
  • Ensures compliance with all State Residency and International Student policies.
  • Ensures compliance with all FERPA regulations.
  • Reviews applicant data for SAT/ACT scores, placement test, and credits to determine the need for placement testing.
  • Maintains and updates admission records and student files.
  • Uses Colleague to process, admit, and maintain applicant records.
  • Supports the JCC Strategic Enrollment Management (SEM) committee in planning communication to applicants and newly admitted students.
  • Communicates with other college staff to ensure best practices, efficient workflow and integrated student services.
  • Assist in the implementation of the comprehensive recruitment plan for potential students.
  • Provides outreach to students, staff, and families from local K-12 schools.
  • Facilitates and coordinates campus visits and tours.
  • Assists potential students who visit the Student Success Center with applications, residency, and other admissions processes.
  • Represents the College to the off-campus community, higher education, business, industry agencies, and or individuals as assigned.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Supervisory Responsibilities

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

 Additional Information:Language Skills

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public. 

Mathematical Skills

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Reasoning Ability

  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables i n situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Computer Skills

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual should be proficient in Colleague, OnBase, Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point.

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 may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to use hands and fingers, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus.
Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounter while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodation   may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet. 


How to Apply

Please apply on our website at https://www.johnstoncc.edu/employment/index.aspx

Job Post Contact

Human Resources