This position will serve as point of contact for both internal & external customers within the college by performing Call Center operations for Northern Virginia Community College (NVCC). The incumbent will perform a variety of administrative & programmatic duties in support of educational programs. This position will support both inbound and outbound programs within the Call Center. This position is responsible for providing informational advising to the public, students, parents, faculty & staff on a variety of programs, activities, procedures related to admissions, enrollment, college programs & activities through the telephone, email, and online chat; the types of information provided includes how to complete the admission application, registration & graduation process, paying for tuition, general financial aid info and process, student account info, updates on College and campus activities, academic programs requirements, location to college departments and personnel, accessing online map applications for driving directions to College and facilities.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: strong customer service orientation which includes being pleasant with others on the job, displaying cooperative attitude, maintaining composure, controlling anger and avoiding aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations; being reliable, responsible and dependable to thoroughly complete work tasks and fulfill obligations paying attention to details; excellent oral & written communication skills; ability to learn college programs and policies; ability to multi-task and navigate multiple applications simultaneously; ability to learn web base communication applications i.e. email and online chat; ability to make decisions & work independently; ability to work flexible schedule including evenings and weekends; ability to take on responsibilities and challenges; ability to accept feedback calmly and effectively in high stress situations; ability to learn new systems and adapt to positive and negative changes in the workplace; ability to communicate with students from diverse backgrounds fluently in English and Spanish; ability to use basic office equipment and computer programs; including Microsoft Office suite- Word, Outlook and Excel specifically Required qualifications: Associate of Arts (AA), Associate of Science (AS), Associate of Applied Science (AAS) or a combination of education, training, and experience; experience working in a high call volume environment; several years of experience working in a customer service related position; experience with computers and various software programs; specifically Microsoft Office applications including email and web communications.
Internal Number: 31734
About NV280-Office of Student Services
Virginia's Community College's educate 240,000 credit students annually and over 170,000 non-credit students at 23 Community Colleges with over 40 campus locations throughout the Commonwealth. Our mission is to provide comprehensive higher education and workforce training programs and services of superior quality. These programs are financially and geographically accessible to meet the individual, business, and community needs of the Commonwealth.